M Z Vitolins

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Soy use and vasomotor symptoms: Soy Estrogen Alternative follow-up study
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Int J Womens Health 2:381-6. 2010
  2. pmc Effect of a weight loss intervention on anthropometric measures and metabolic risk factors in pre- versus postmenopausal women
    Peter Deibert
    Department of Rehabilitation, Prevention and Sports Medicine, Centre for Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Freiburg Germany
    Nutr J 6:31. 2007
  3. pmc Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) trial: baseline evaluation of selected nutrients and food group intake
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1367-75. 2009
  4. doi request reprint BMI influences prognosis following surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy for lymph node positive breast cancer
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Breast J 14:357-65. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Older adults in the rural South are not meeting healthful eating guidelines
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Biostatistical Science, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:265-272. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring adherence to behavioral and medical interventions
    M Z Vitolins
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Control Clin Trials 21:188S-94S. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Aging and eating in the rural, southern United States: beliefs about salt and its effect on health
    Shannon L Smith
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:189-98. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of diets consumed by older rural adults
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Rural Health 18:49-56. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Soy protein and isoflavone effects on vasomotor symptoms in peri- and postmenopausal women: the Soy Estrogen Alternative Study
    Gregory L Burke
    Departments of Public Health Sciences, Pathology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Lyndhurst Gynecology Associates, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Menopause 10:147-53. 2003
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Soy use and vasomotor symptoms: Soy Estrogen Alternative follow-up study
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Int J Womens Health 2:381-6. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Effect of a weight loss intervention on anthropometric measures and metabolic risk factors in pre- versus postmenopausal women
    Peter Deibert
    Department of Rehabilitation, Prevention and Sports Medicine, Centre for Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Freiburg Germany
    Nutr J 6:31. 2007
    ..The present study examines changes in body weight, fat mass, metabolic and hormonal parameters in overweight and obese pre- and postmenopausal women who participated in a weight loss intervention...
  3. pmc Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) trial: baseline evaluation of selected nutrients and food group intake
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1367-75. 2009
    ..Little has been reported regarding food and nutrient intake in individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and most reports have been based on findings in select groups or individuals who self-reported having diabetes...
  4. doi request reprint BMI influences prognosis following surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy for lymph node positive breast cancer
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Breast J 14:357-65. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Older adults in the rural South are not meeting healthful eating guidelines
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Biostatistical Science, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:265-272. 2007
    ..To evaluate diet quality of rural older adults using national dietary guidelines and the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring adherence to behavioral and medical interventions
    M Z Vitolins
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Control Clin Trials 21:188S-94S. 2000
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of these methods for measuring adherence to dietary, physical activity, and pharmacological interventions are reviewed. Control Clin Trials 2000;21:188S-194S..
  7. ncbi request reprint Aging and eating in the rural, southern United States: beliefs about salt and its effect on health
    Shannon L Smith
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:189-98. 2006
    ..These older adults' narratives demonstrate their attempts to reconcile the important role of traditional foods in their identity as Southerners with their attempts to meet medical recommendations for healthy eating...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of diets consumed by older rural adults
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Rural Health 18:49-56. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Soy protein and isoflavone effects on vasomotor symptoms in peri- and postmenopausal women: the Soy Estrogen Alternative Study
    Gregory L Burke
    Departments of Public Health Sciences, Pathology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Lyndhurst Gynecology Associates, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Menopause 10:147-53. 2003
    ..To investigate the efficacy of dietary soy proteins containing differing amounts of isoflavones on the number and severity of vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes and night sweats) in peri- and postmenopausal women...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. pmc Consumption of sugar- and fat-modified foods among rural older adults: the Rural Nutrition and Health (RUN) Study
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:23-40. 2006
    ..Diabetes status was associated with higher use of sugar-modified foods. This study shows high level of acceptance of sugar- and fat-modified foods among rural older adults across variety of demographic and health characteristics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Whole-grain intake and carotid artery atherosclerosis in a multiethnic cohort: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Philip 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint High levels of low energy reporting on 24-hour recalls and three questionnaires in an elderly low-socioeconomic status population
    Janet A Tooze
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Nutr 137:1286-93. 2007
    ..Underreporting seemed to be due to omitting foods from major food groups as well as from omitting discretionary energy foods. There was a high degree of low energy reporting in this population, particularly by men, even with six 24HR...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative validation of standard, picture-sort and meal-based food-frequency questionnaires adapted for an elderly population of low socio-economic status
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:524-32. 2007
    ..To compare the validity of a modified Block food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ), a picture-sort administration of the FFQ (PSFFQ) and a meal pattern-based questionnaire (MPQ) in a multi-ethnic population of low socio-economic status (SES)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 295:629-42. 2006
    ..The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Food consumption patterns of rural older African American, Native American, and white adults in North Carolina
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Nutr Elder 23:1-16. 2003
    ..These data provide greater insight into the dietary patterns of rural elders than examining nutrient intakes...
  17. pmc Dietary fat reduction behaviors among African American, American Indian, and white older adults with diabetes
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Nutr Elder 28:143-57. 2009
    ..Older men and ethnic minorities with diabetes should be targeted for dietary change education...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and insulin sensitivity in a triethnic population: the role of obesity. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    E J Mayer-Davis
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:79-87. 1997
    ..Among individuals already at increased risk for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus because of obesity, high intake of dietary fat may worsen insulin sensitivity. This effect may be mediated by the relation of dietary fat to obesity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nutritional self-management of elderly widows in rural communities
    S A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 25717, USA
    Gerontologist 40:86-96. 2000
    ..g., meal skipping, reduced home food production, less dietary variety). Rural communities need to develop ways to identify such widows and assist them in finding acceptable ways to meet nutritional needs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Soy protein isoflavones, lipids and arterial disease
    M Z Vitolins
    Departments of aPublic Health Sciences and bPathology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157-1063, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 12:433-7. 2001
    ..This review focuses on the scientific literature published during 1999-2001, evaluating the effects of soy protein isolate, soy foods, and purified isoflavones on plasma lipid concentrations and other cardiovascular disease outcomes...
  21. pmc Conjugated equine estrogen influence on mammographic density in postmenopausal women in a substudy of the women's health initiative randomized trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, M4 B874, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98019, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:6135-43. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of CEE alone on mammographic density in a subsample of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trial participants...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    JAMA 295:643-54. 2006
    ..Observational studies and polyp recurrence trials are not conclusive regarding the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on risk of colorectal cancer, necessitating a primary prevention trial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    JAMA 295:655-66. 2006
    ..Multiple epidemiologic studies and some trials have linked diet with cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, but long-term intervention data are needed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Statin use and breast cancer: prospective results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Jane A Cauley
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:700-7. 2006
    ....