David Goff

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Baseline comparison of three health utility measures and the feeling thermometer among participants in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes trial
    Dennis W Raisch
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:35. 2012
  2. pmc The association of patient trust and self-care among patients with diabetes mellitus
    Denise E Bonds
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 5:26. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of heart attack symptoms in 20 US communities. Results from the Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment Community Trial
    David C Goff
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Prev Med 38:85-93. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for secondary prevention for patients with coronary heart disease: results of the Hastening the Effective Application of Research through Technology (HEART) trial
    David C Goff
    Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am Heart J 146:1045-51. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus: current knowledge and rationale for the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial
    David C Goff
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:4i-20i. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in severity of hospitalized myocardial infarction: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study, 1987-1994
    D C Goff
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am Heart J 139:874-80. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and adiposity influence lipoprotein size and subclass concentrations. Results from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    David C Goff
    Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Meicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Metabolism 54:264-70. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and the risk of incident hypertension: insights from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:805-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the quality of care for patients with coronary heart disease: the design and baseline results of the hastening the effective application of research through technology (HEART) trial
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:1069-78. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhancing quality of heart failure care in managed Medicare and Medicaid in North Carolina: results of the North Carolina Achieving Cardiac Excellence (NC ACE) Project
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am Heart J 150:717-24. 2005

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. pmc Baseline comparison of three health utility measures and the feeling thermometer among participants in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes trial
    Dennis W Raisch
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:35. 2012
    ..We assessed relationships between HU and FT values and patient demographics and clinical variables...
  2. pmc The association of patient trust and self-care among patients with diabetes mellitus
    Denise E Bonds
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 5:26. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if patient trust is associated with reduced difficulty and hassles in altering lifestyle and completing self care tasks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of heart attack symptoms in 20 US communities. Results from the Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment Community Trial
    David C Goff
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Prev Med 38:85-93. 2004
    ..An intervention designed to reduce delay was tested in the Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment (REACT) Community Trial. In this report, the impact on knowledge of heart attack symptoms is presented...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for secondary prevention for patients with coronary heart disease: results of the Hastening the Effective Application of Research through Technology (HEART) trial
    David C Goff
    Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am Heart J 146:1045-51. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus: current knowledge and rationale for the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial
    David C Goff
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:4i-20i. 2007
    ..The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial will test hypotheses to address these unanswered questions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in severity of hospitalized myocardial infarction: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study, 1987-1994
    D C Goff
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am Heart J 139:874-80. 2000
    ..Declining mortality rates of coronary heart disease in the United States could be attributable to declining incidence, declining severity, and/or improvements in treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and adiposity influence lipoprotein size and subclass concentrations. Results from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    David C Goff
    Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Meicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Metabolism 54:264-70. 2005
    ..We examined the association of insulin resistance and adiposity with lipoprotein particle size, concentration, and subclass concentrations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and the risk of incident hypertension: insights from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:805-9. 2003
    ..Previous studies have documented cross-sectional associations between insulin sensitivity (S(I)) and blood pressure or prevalent hypertension. Prospective data have been sparse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the quality of care for patients with coronary heart disease: the design and baseline results of the hastening the effective application of research through technology (HEART) trial
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:1069-78. 2002
    ..Effective therapies exist for reducing mortality in persons with coronary heart disease (CHD), but they remain underused...
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhancing quality of heart failure care in managed Medicare and Medicaid in North Carolina: results of the North Carolina Achieving Cardiac Excellence (NC ACE) Project
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am Heart J 150:717-24. 2005
    ..To evaluate an intervention to improve the quality of care of patients with heart failure in managed Medicare and Medicaid plans in North Carolina...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidemia prevalence, treatment, and control in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA): gender, ethnicity, and coronary artery calcium
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Circulation 113:647-56. 2006
    ..In addition, this report provides information about the presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) across groups defined by risk and recommendations for the use of lipid-lowering drugs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein concentrations and carotid atherosclerosis by diabetes status: results from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    D C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1006-11. 2000
    ..The relative strength of these associations could differ by diabetes status as a result of diabetes-related lipoprotein modifications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic heart failure in a managed care setting. Baseline results from the Achieving Cardiac Excellence Project
    John F Schmedtje
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, USA
    N C Med J 64:4-10. 2003
    ..Effective therapy for chronic heart failure (CHF) is underutilized despite a broad consensus regarding treatment recommendations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of heart failure care in managed Medicare and Medicaid patients in North Carolina
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:714-8. 2004
    ..Opportunities for improvement remain, particularly for beta-blocker use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heart failure prevalence, incidence, and mortality in the elderly with diabetes
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:699-703. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine heart failure prevalence and incidence rates, subsequent mortality, and risk factors for heart failure among older populations in Medicare with diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of cholesterol screening and management with respect to the National Cholesterol Education's Third Adult Treatment Panel (ATPIII) guideline in primary care practices in North Carolina
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 152:785-92. 2006
    ..We assessed whether lipid screening and management was consistent with the National Cholesterol Education's ATPIII in a sample of primary care practices participating in a quality improvement study...
  17. pmc Appropriateness of cholesterol management in primary care by sex and level of cardiovascular risk
    Ann Hiott Barham
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Prev Cardiol 12:95-101. 2009
    ..The challenge facing implementation of ATP III guidelines is much greater for intermediate- and high-risk patients than for low-risk patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of race and region on cardiovascular morbidity among elderly Americans with diabetes
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2620-5. 2005
    ..Because geographic region is known to influence the risk of CVD in the U.S., we sought to determine the effects of race and region on cardiovascular morbidity among elderly Americans with diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome national statistics: challenges in definitions
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 149:1055-61. 2005
    ....
  20. pmc Lack of association between thiazolidinediones and macular edema in type 2 diabetes: the ACCORD eye substudy
    Walter T Ambrosius
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:312-8. 2010
    ..To assess the cross-sectional association of thiazolidinediones with diabetic macular edema (DME)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diabetic cardiomyopathy and subclinical cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alain G Bertoni
    Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:588-94. 2006
    ..We examined whether diabetic cardiomyopathy is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis and if abnormalities are found with impaired fasting glucose (IFG)...
  22. pmc Association between carotid intima-media thickness and pericardial fat in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:58-65. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the association between carotid IMT and PF, and to examine whether such an association is independent from common atherosclerosis risk factors including measures of overall adiposity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicted risk of coronary heart disease among persons with type 2 diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 18:595-600. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether there are racial/ethnic differences in predicted probability of CHD among persons with type 2 diabetes from the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, insulin sensitivity, and hypertension among US adults: findings from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Capri Gabrielle Foy
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:921-8. 2006
    ..33, 95% CI: 0.26, 0.41). These results suggest that longitudinal studies are warranted to determine whether insulin sensitivity is a mediator of the relation between physical activity and hypertension...
  25. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and ethnicity: the known, the unknown and the paradox
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Future Cardiol 5:547-56. 2009
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  26. pmc Value of recruitment strategies used in a primary care practice-based trial
    Shellie D Ellis
    Department of Outcomes Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, U S A
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:258-67. 2007
    ..However, yields are variable; and the approach can be costly and lead to biased, unrepresentative samples. We sought to explore the potential efficiency of alternative methods...
  27. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive decline in older adults with hypertension: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kaycee M Sink
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1195-202. 2009
    ..Hypertension (HTN) is a risk factor for dementia, and animal studies suggest that centrally active angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (those that cross the blood-brain barrier) may protect against dementia beyond HTN control...
  28. pmc Association of arachidonate 12-lipoxygenase genotype variation and glycemic control with albuminuria in type 2 diabetes
    Yongmei Liu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, UAS
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:242-50. 2008
    ..These products can induce cell hypertrophy, cell proliferation, and extracellular matrix deposition, potentially leading to diabetic nephropathy...
  29. pmc Ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of atrial fibrillation and its impact on understanding the ethnic distribution of ischemic stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Stroke 40:1204-11. 2009
    ..Hence, this study aimed to use the ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of AF as measures of AF propensity in different ethnic groups...
  30. pmc Impact of a multifaceted intervention on cholesterol management in primary care practices: guideline adherence for heart health randomized trial
    Alain G Bertoni
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:678-86. 2009
    ..Physician adherence to National Cholesterol Education Program clinical practice guidelines has been poor...
  31. pmc Control of blood pressure in North Carolina primary care: baseline data from the GLAD Heart Trial
    Erica L Rosenberger
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 69:441-6. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Smoking and incidence of diabetes among U.S. adults: findings from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Capri Gabrielle Foy
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2501-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between smoking and incident diabetes among U.S. adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities: control of glycemia, blood pressure, and LDL cholesterol among US adults with type 2 diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1489-501. 2005
    ..To examine ethnic disparities in the quality of diabetes care among adults with diabetes in the US through a systematic qualitative review...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hypertension treatment in the ambulatory setting: comparison by race and gender in a national survey
    Denise E Bonds
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:223-8; quiz 229-30. 2004
    ..51; 95% CI, 1.20-1.91) and diuretics (OR, 1.37; 95% CI, 1.08-1.74). Low use of recommended therapies was found. Although variation by race was seen, it did not systematically favor groups associated with poor outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality related to diabetes mellitus in elderly Medicare beneficiaries
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:362-7. 2004
    ..To determine whether diabetes remains an important contributor to mortality among the elderly...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and racial differences in diabetes care: The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Denise E Bonds
    Section on General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1040-6. 2003
    ..Complications could be prevented with appropriate medical care. We compared five processes of care and three outcomes of care among African Americans, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is insulin sensitivity a causal intermediate in the relationship between alcohol consumption and carotid atherosclerosis?: the insulin resistance and atherosclerosis study
    Daniel E Cooper
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1425-31. 2002
    ..This raises the question of whether insulin sensitivity (S(I)) is a causal intermediate in the alcohol-atherosclerosis relationship...
  38. ncbi request reprint Partnership approaches to reducing socioeconomic disparities in diabetes care in North Carolina
    Vanessa T Duren-Winfield
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:600, 602, 604 passim. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Sex disparities in procedure use for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, 1995 to 2001
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 147:1054-60. 2004
    ....
  40. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in cardiac catheterization for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, 1995--2001
    Alain G Bertoni
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:317-23. 2005
    ..for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) to determine whether disparities documented from the 1980s through mid-1990s persist, and evaluate whether patient and hospital characteristics are associated with any observed disparities..
  41. ncbi request reprint Improving diabetes care among low-income North Carolinians: Project IDEAL
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 66:96-102. 2005
    ..To address this, the North Carolina Project IDEAL (Improving Diabetes Education, Access to Care, and Living) Diabetes Initiative was created..
  42. ncbi request reprint A qualitative review of studies of diabetes preventive care among minority patients in the United States, 1993-2003
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:349-60. 2005
    ..To review existing data to determine whether ethnic disparities exist for diabetes-related preventive care among adults in the United States...
  43. pmc Healthy Living Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes: recruitment and baseline characteristics
    Caroline S Blackwell
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:40-9. 2011
    ..These differences, reflecting in part the community in which HELP PD was conducted, may have implications for retention and adherence in the lifestyle intervention group...
  44. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of high blood cholesterol concentrations in the United States
    David C Goff
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:913-9. 2002
    ..Mean concentrations of total cholesterol (TC) among adults have declined in the United States for decades. Whether the decline has been owing to prevention of high TC levels or treatment of high TC levels once present is not known...
  45. pmc Prevalence of nutrition and exercise counseling for patients with hypertension. United States, 1999 to 2000
    Philip B Mellen
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:917-24. 2004
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of nutrition and exercise counseling for patients with hypertension...
  46. pmc A multifaceted intervention to improve blood pressure control: The Guideline Adherence for Heart Health (GLAD) study
    Denise E Bonds
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA
    Am Heart J 157:278-84. 2009
    ..We conducted a randomized trial in primary care practices of a multifactorial intervention targeted to improve providers' adherence to hypertension guidelines...
  47. pmc Effect of intensive glycemic lowering on health-related quality of life in type 2 diabetes: ACCORD trial
    Roger T Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:807-12. 2011
    ..To compare the effect of intensive versus standard glycemic control strategies on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in a substudy of the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial...
  48. pmc Healthy Living Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes (HELP PD): design and methods
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:71-81. 2010
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  49. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered outcomes of diabetes self-care. Associations with satisfaction and general health in a community clinic setting
    Roger T Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 64:58-65. 2003
    ..This study examined correlates of three patient-centered outcomes of diabetes self-care (awareness of self-care components, difficulties in diabetes self-care, and adherence to self-care) among low-income diabetic patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Essential features of a surveillance system to support the prevention and management of heart disease and stroke: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Councils on Epidemiology and Prevention, Stroke, and Cardiovascular Nursing and th
    David C Goff
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    Circulation 115:127-55. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services endorsed by the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Phy
    Randal J Thomas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1400-33. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Managed care patients with heart failure: spectrum of ventricular dysfunction and predictors of medication utilization
    Carla A Sueta
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina 27511 8598, USA
    J Card Fail 11:106-11. 2005
    ..We examined the spectrum of ventricular dysfunction, and investigated the predictors of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, beta-blocker, and spironolactone prescription in 1613 managed care patients with HF...
  53. ncbi request reprint Differences in LDL oxidizability by glycemic status: the insulin resistance atherosclerosis study
    Dawn C Schwenke
    Carl T Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85012, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1449-55. 2003
    ..To investigate differences in LDL oxidizability by glycemic status within the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study cohort...
  54. doi request reprint Factors associated with discharge lipid-lowering drug prescription in patients hospitalized for coronary artery disease (from the Get With the Guidelines database)
    Nancy M Albert
    Institute of Nursing and Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1242-6. 2008
    ..Additional efforts are needed to improve evidence-based lipid-lowering therapy prescription for eligible patients...
  55. doi request reprint Effects of intensive glucose lowering in type 2 diabetes
    Hertzel C Gerstein
    N Engl J Med 358:2545-59. 2008
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Neighborhood income, health insurance, and prehospital delay for myocardial infarction: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Randi E Foraker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Ste 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1874-9. 2008
    ..Outcomes following an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are generally more favorable if prehospital delay time is minimized...
  57. ncbi request reprint Nuclear magnetic resonance lipoprotein abnormalities in prediabetic subjects in the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Andreas Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Circulation 111:3465-72. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure control in Hispanics in the antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation PO Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Hypertension 50:854-61. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Patients with chest pain calling 9-1-1 or self-transporting to reach definitive care: which mode is quicker?
    Caroline B Hutchings
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 1284, USA
    Am Heart J 147:35-41. 2004
    ..We examined differences in transport times for patients with chest pain who used private transportation compared with patients who used emergency medical services (EMS) to reach definitive medical care...
  60. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic contribution of gender and ethnicity to normal ankle-brachial index values: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:319-27. 2007
    ..Consequently, an ABI threshold that disregards these fundamental gender-related and ethnicity-related differences could partly contribute to reported prevalence differences...
  61. ncbi request reprint Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial: design and methods
    John B Buse
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7172, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:21i-33i. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and C-reactive protein in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Walter Palmas
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
    Am J Hypertens 20:233-41. 2007
    ..The effects of different antihypertensive medication classes on C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are still not well characterized, and might be of relevance to treatment choices...
  63. pmc Outcomes in ambulatory chronic systolic and diastolic heart failure: a propensity score analysis
    Ali Ahmed
    University of Alabama at Birmingham and VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Am Heart J 152:956-66. 2006
    ..In this analysis, we examined long-term mortality and hospitalization in a propensity score matched cohort of ambulatory chronic systolic and diastolic HF patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacological treatment of hypertension: impact on prevalence estimates
    Philip B Mellen
    Hypertension 50:e1; author reply e2. 2007
  65. pmc A propensity-matched study of the effect of diabetes on the natural history of heart failure: variations by sex and age
    Ali Ahmed
    University of Alabama at Birmingham and VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Heart 93:1584-90. 2007
    ..Poor prognosis in heart failure (HF) patients with diabetes is often attributed to increased co-morbidity and advanced disease. Further, this effect may be worse in women...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes using doxazosin vs. chlorthalidone for the treatment of hypertension in older adults with and without glucose disorders: a report from the ALLHAT study
    Joshua I Barzilay
    Division of Endocrinology, Kaiser Permanente of Georgia, Tucker, GA 30084, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:116-25. 2004
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Heart disease and stroke statistics--2006 update: a report from the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee
    Thomas Thom
    Circulation 113:e85-151. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Pleiotropy and heterogeneity in the expression of atherogenic lipoproteins: the IRAS Family Study
    John E Hokanson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    Hum Hered 55:46-50. 2003
    ..Dyslipidemia is an important determinant of coronary disease. Phenotypic correlations between atherogenic lipids are well established, but the contribution of common genetic influences is less clear...
  69. doi request reprint Deteriorating dietary habits among adults with hypertension: DASH dietary accordance, NHANES 1988-1994 and 1999-2004
    Philip B Mellen
    Hypertension Center of the Hattiesburg Clinic, 5909 US Hwy 49, Ste 30, Hattiesburg, MS 39402, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:308-14. 2008
    ..Although the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension trial) diet is among the therapeutic lifestyle changes recommended for individuals with hypertension (HTN), accordance with the DASH diet is not known...
  70. ncbi request reprint Trends in prehospital delay time and use of emergency medical services for acute myocardial infarction: experience in 4 US communities from 1987-2000
    Aileen P McGinn
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am Heart J 150:392-400. 2005
    ..Prolonged delay in seeking care for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with decreased use of time-dependent treatments and increased mortality and morbidity...
  71. pmc Changing drinking pattern does not influence health perception: a longitudinal study of the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Marsha L Eigenbrodt
    Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health and Division of Cardiology in the College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:345-50. 2006
    ..To investigate if dynamic changes in the pattern of alcoholic beverages consumption are associated with modifications in health perception. Design, setting, and..
  72. ncbi request reprint LDL particle subclasses, LDL particle size, and carotid atherosclerosis in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Samia Mora
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 192:211-7. 2007
    ..Previous studies showing that smaller low-density lipoprotein (LDL) size is associated with greater atherosclerotic risk did not adequately control for small and large LDL particle correlation...
  73. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA key data elements and definitions for measuring the clinical management and outcomes of patients with atrial fibrillation: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Com
    Robert L McNamara
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:475-95. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/HRS 2006 key data elements and definitions for electrophysiological studies and procedures: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (ACC/AHA/HRS Writing Committee to Develop D
    Alfred E Buxton
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2360-96. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2007 methodology for the development of clinical data standards: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards
    Martha J Radford
    Circulation 115:936-43. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers for prediction of cardiovascular events
    Diane M Becker
    N Engl J Med 356:1473; author reply 1474-5. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2007 methodology for the development of clinical data standards: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards
    Martha J Radford
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:830-7. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA key data elements and definitions for measuring the clinical management and outcomes of patients with atrial fibrillation: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Com
    Robert L McNamara
    Circulation 109:3223-43. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA key data elements and definitions for measuring the clinical management and outcomes of patients with chronic heart failure: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing C
    Martha J Radford
    Circulation 112:1888-916. 2005

Research Grants10

  1. Translating Research into Prevention of Diabetes (TRIP Diabetes)
    David Goff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Personal Digital Assistant for Guideline Adherence Trial
    David Goff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Hence, this innovative strategy holds great promise for making a substantial public health impact through the prevention of CVD and through subsequent translation to other important conditions. ..