P B Mellen
Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
- Whole grain intake and cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysisPhilip B Mellen
Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:283-90. 2008..This study sought to quantitate the available observational evidence on whole grain intake and clinical cardiovascular events...
- Post-challenge glucose predicts coronary atherosclerotic progression in non-diabetic, post-menopausal womenP B Mellen
Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Diabet Med 24:1156-9. 2007..We sought to determine whether fasting or post-challenge glucose were associated with progression of coronary atherosclerosis in non-diabetic women...
- Serum uric acid predicts incident hypertension in a biethnic cohort: the atherosclerosis risk in communities studyPhilip B Mellen
Section of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Hypertension 48:1037-42. 2006..More research is warranted concerning the physiological and clinical consequences of hyperuricemia, especially in blacks...
- Whole-grain intake and carotid artery atherosclerosis in a multiethnic cohort: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis StudyPhilip B Mellen
Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:1495-502. 2007..Whole-grain intake has been shown to be inversely associated with cardiovascular events, but an association with atherosclerosis is less well established...
- Effect of muscadine grape seed supplementation on vascular function in subjects with or at risk for cardiovascular disease: a randomized crossover trialPhilip B Mellen
Hypertension Center of Excellence, Hattiesburg Clinic, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 29:469-75. 2010..Muscadine grape seeds have high concentrations of polyphenolic compounds with antioxidant and other properties that would be expected to have favorable effects on endothelial function...
- Diabetes, the metabolic syndrome, and angiographic progression of coronary arterial disease in postmenopausal womenPhilip B Mellen
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:189-93. 2006..02)], and the MS demonstrated a similar trend [odds ratio, 1.98 (95% CI, 0.90 to 4.33)]. CONCLUSIONS: Among postmenopausal women with coronary heart disease, the presence of diabetes predicted disease progression, but the MS did not...
- Prevalence of nutrition and exercise counseling for patients with hypertension. United States, 1999 to 2000Philip 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..Physicians need to recognize the importance of nonpharmacologic treatment in hypertension...
- Pharmacogenomics of blood pressure response to antihypertensive treatmentPhilip B Mellen
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
J Hypertens 23:1311-25. 2005..The inclusion of pharmacogenomic studies in large clinical trials and other more innovative investigative methods may provide greater clarity of the potential role for genotyping in the treatment of patients with hypertension...
- Deteriorating dietary habits among adults with hypertension: DASH dietary accordance, NHANES 1988-1994 and 1999-2004Philip 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...
- Nonpharmacological treatment of hypertension: impact on prevalence estimatesPhilip B Mellen
Hypertension 50:e1; author reply e2. 2007