Suma Vupputuri

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria, peripheral artery disease, and cognitive function
    S Vupputuri
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, CB no 7156, 6005 Burnett Womack Building, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7156, USA
    Kidney Int 73:341-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of blood pressure on early decline in kidney function among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 42:1144-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The risk for mild kidney function decline associated with illicit drug use among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:629-35. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood mercury level and blood pressure among US women: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000
    Suma Vupputuri
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Environ Res 97:195-200. 2005
  5. pmc Linkage analysis of glomerular filtration rate in American Indians
    Amy K Mottl
    UNC Kidney Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7155, USA
    Kidney Int 74:1185-91. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure in overweight US men and women: first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, Mail Box SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1619-24. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US adults: the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:93-9. 2002
  8. pmc Orthostatic hypotension and incident chronic kidney disease: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Hypertension 56:1054-9. 2010
  9. pmc A simple algorithm to predict incident kidney disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2466-73. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Agreement on nutrient intake between the databases of the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the ESHA Food Processor
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:78-85. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria, peripheral artery disease, and cognitive function
    S Vupputuri
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, CB no 7156, 6005 Burnett Womack Building, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7156, USA
    Kidney Int 73:341-6. 2008
    ..But in those with peripheral artery disease, the odds of microalbuminuria associated with cognitive function in the lowest and middle tertiles was 6.5 and 3.5, respectively...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of blood pressure on early decline in kidney function among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 42:1144-9. 2003
    ..These results indicate that better blood pressure control might prevent the onset of chronic kidney disease among hypertensives...
  3. ncbi request reprint The risk for mild kidney function decline associated with illicit drug use among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:629-35. 2004
    ..Few studies have examined the deleterious effect of illicit drug use on kidney function...
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood mercury level and blood pressure among US women: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000
    Suma Vupputuri
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Environ Res 97:195-200. 2005
    ..While an adverse effect of mercury exposure at background levels on BP was not present overall, an adverse association was present among non-fish-consuming young and middle-aged women...
  5. pmc Linkage analysis of glomerular filtration rate in American Indians
    Amy K Mottl
    UNC Kidney Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7155, USA
    Kidney Int 74:1185-91. 2008
    ..This evidence for linkage of a quantitative trait locus influencing estimated glomerular filtration rate to a region of chromosome 12p in a large cohort of American Indians will be worth studying in more detail in the future...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure in overweight US men and women: first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, Mail Box SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1619-24. 2002
    ..We studied the relationship between dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF) in the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study participants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US adults: the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:93-9. 2002
    ..Epidemiologic studies report inconsistent findings on the association of fruit and vegetable intake with the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  8. pmc Orthostatic hypotension and incident chronic kidney disease: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Hypertension 56:1054-9. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that orthostatic hypotension increases the risk of chronic kidney disease in middle-aged persons, but race effects vary by choice of chronic kidney disease definition...
  9. pmc A simple algorithm to predict incident kidney disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2466-73. 2008
    ..Despite the growing burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD), there are no algorithms (to our knowledge) to quantify the effect of concurrent risk factors on the development of incident disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Agreement on nutrient intake between the databases of the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the ESHA Food Processor
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:78-85. 2002
    ..These findings support the validity of expanding existing nutrient intake databases to explore current hypotheses, provided that food formulation, enrichment, and fortification practices have not changed substantially over time...
  11. pmc Association of C-reactive protein and microalbuminuria (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999 to 2004)
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Kidney Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:401-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, elevated CRP levels were associated with microalbuminuria in a large, nationally representative data set. Vascular inflammation, as measured by CRP, may be a common contributor to early heart and kidney disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Blood lead level is associated with elevated blood pressure in blacks
    Suma Vupputuri
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Hypertension 41:463-8. 2003
    ..08 (95% CI, 0.99 to 1.19) for black men and 1.39 (95% CI, 1.21 to 1.61) for black women. These findings suggest that increased levels of blood lead remain an important environmental risk factor for elevated blood pressure in blacks...
  13. pmc Low documentation of chronic kidney disease among high-risk patients in a managed care population: a retrospective cohort study
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:25. 2009
    ..We examined this issue in a Kaiser Permanente Georgia (KPG) CKD cohort...
  14. pmc Linkage analysis of albuminuria
    Amy K Mottl
    UNC Kidney Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1597-606. 2009
    ..4) and 10q25.1 using model 2 (logarithm of odds = 3.3). These loci replicate findings from multiple other genome scans of kidney disease phenotypes with distinct populations and are worthy of further study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease in life-course socioeconomic context: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    David A Shoham
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and UNC Kidney Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7156, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:217-26. 2007
    ..Persons belonging to the working class or living in an adverse social environment at particular periods of their life course may have an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:891-7. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a general population or have included a biochemical marker of current smoking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Blood lead and chronic kidney disease in the general United States population: results from NHANES III
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 63:1044-50. 2003
    ..High lead exposure is associated with hypertension and renal dysfunction but the effect of low-level environmental exposure is not as well studied...
  18. ncbi request reprint Community perspectives on kidney disease and health promotion from at-risk populations in rural North Carolina, USA
    Caroline E Jennette
    UNC Kidney Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Rural Remote Health 10:1388. 2010
    ..This study utilized focus groups to assess community perceptions of kidney disease, barriers to health care, and educational interventions...
  19. pmc Low medication adherence and the incidence of stroke symptoms among individuals with hypertension: the REGARDS study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:479-86. 2011
    ..20 (1.04-1.39), 1.23 (0.94-1.60), and 1.59 (1.08-2.33), respectively (P<.001). Worse adherence was also associated with higher multivariable adjusted hazard ratios for each of the 6 stroke symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate and risk of stroke in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 33:1183-8. 2002
    ..This study examines the association between dietary intake of folate and the subsequent risk of stroke and CVD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarette smoking with albuminuria in the United States: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Susan L Hogan
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7155, USA
    Ren Fail 29:133-42. 2007
    ..S. population. No study has evaluated the association between serum cotinine (a biological marker for tobacco exposure) and kidney damage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the development of CKD in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Jaime Lucove
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:21-8. 2008
    ..This study documents the prevalence and incidence of CKD and the prospective association between metabolic syndrome and CKD in American Indians without diabetes in the Strong Heart Study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle risk factors and chronic kidney disease
    Suma Vupputuri
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research, Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:712-20. 2003
    ..To examine the effects of lifestyle risk factors such as alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and body mass index (BMI) on the development of chronic kidney disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and life course socioeconomic status: a review
    David A Shoham
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Norh Carolina, Chapell Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:56-63. 2005
    ..An argument is made for incorporating area-level SES measures. Future research should incorporate both individual and area-level SES and be placed in the context of the life course...
  25. ncbi request reprint History of kidney stones as a possible risk factor for chronic kidney disease
    Suma Vupputuri
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:222-8. 2004
    ..The incidence of treated end-stage renal disease has increased progressively in the United States over the past several decades. It has been suggested that kidney stones may be a contributing factor for a small percentage of these patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED): a simple prediction model for chronic kidney disease
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:374-81. 2007
    ..Despite the wide availability and low cost of serum creatinine measurement, at-risk populations are not routinely tested for chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and costs of chronic kidney disease in North Carolina
    Suma Vupputuri
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, 3495 Piedmont Rd, Building 10, Suite 205 Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
    N C Med J 69:205-7. 2008

Research Grants1

  1. Lifecourse Socioeconomic Status and Kidney Disease
    Suma Vupputuri; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Valuable new, information on the effects of SES across life course on chronic kidney disease and on putative intervening mechanisms that are amenable to preventive and therapeutic approaches will be ascertained. ..