Janet M Wojcicki

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Publications

  1. pmc Bimodal distribution of risk for childhood obesity in urban Baja California, Mexico
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 89:628-38. 2012
  2. pmc Adolescent nutritional awareness and use of food labels: results from the National Nutrition Health and Examination Survey
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:55. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Peptide YY in children: a review
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 500 Parnassus Ave MU 4E, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:227-32. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Acculturation, dietary practices and risk for childhood obesity in an ethnically heterogeneous population of Latino school children in the San Francisco bay area
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:533-9. 2012
  5. pmc Infant formula, tea, and water supplementation of latino infants at 4-6 weeks postpartum
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Hum Lact 27:122-30. 2011
  6. pmc Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a review of the literature
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:341-7. 2011
  7. pmc Chronic maternal depression is associated with reduced weight gain in latino infants from birth to 2 years of age
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16737. 2011
  8. pmc Bridewealth and sexual and reproductive practices among women in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    AIDS Care 22:705-10. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Traditional practices and exposure to bodily fluids in Lusaka, Zambia
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:150-5. 2007
  10. pmc Maternal knowledge of infant feeding guidelines and label reading behaviours in a population of new mothers in San Francisco, California
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 5:223-33. 2009

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  1. pmc Bimodal distribution of risk for childhood obesity in urban Baja California, Mexico
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 89:628-38. 2012
    ..Additionally, future studies need to examine the processes of acculturation on both sides of the US-Mexican border that contribute to increased risk for obesity in children in relation to SES...
  2. pmc Adolescent nutritional awareness and use of food labels: results from the National Nutrition Health and Examination Survey
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:55. 2012
    ..Relationships between nutrition programs, use of food labels and risk for overweight and obesity have rarely been evaluated in adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Peptide YY in children: a review
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 500 Parnassus Ave MU 4E, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:227-32. 2012
    ..There is some indication that PYY levels may differ in early childhood in comparison with adult studies. Studies of PYY in children have yet to be synthesized...
  4. doi request reprint Acculturation, dietary practices and risk for childhood obesity in an ethnically heterogeneous population of Latino school children in the San Francisco bay area
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:533-9. 2012
    ..Interventions should focus on ensuring that all children eat a nutritious breakfast and take into consideration ethnicity when working with Latino populations...
  5. pmc Infant formula, tea, and water supplementation of latino infants at 4-6 weeks postpartum
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Hum Lact 27:122-30. 2011
    ..3-2.9), and infant formula use (relative risk, 1.3; 95% confidence interval, 1.1-1.6). Early supplementation with water or teas and infant formulas should be discouraged in Latinos, given the high frequency observed in this population...
  6. pmc Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a review of the literature
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:341-7. 2011
    ..My objective was to evaluate the relationship between maternal prepregnancy BMI, including comorbidities associated with overweight and obesity such as diabetes mellitus, and BF initiation and duration...
  7. pmc Chronic maternal depression is associated with reduced weight gain in latino infants from birth to 2 years of age
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16737. 2011
    ..Latino children are at increased risk for mirconutrient deficiencies and problems of overweight and obesity. Exposures in pregnancy and early postpartum may impact future growth trajectories...
  8. pmc Bridewealth and sexual and reproductive practices among women in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    AIDS Care 22:705-10. 2010
    ..Bridewealth may be a relevant area of traditional culture to further examine in relation to HIV risk, for its potential association with co-factors that can reduce risk of HIV infection among women in Southern Africa...
  9. ncbi request reprint Traditional practices and exposure to bodily fluids in Lusaka, Zambia
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:150-5. 2007
    ..To ascertain if there are specific sociocultural and behavioural practices associated with the exposure to saliva, semen and vaginal fluids, particularly through child-rearing practices and the use of traditional medicine in Lusaka, Zambia...
  10. pmc Maternal knowledge of infant feeding guidelines and label reading behaviours in a population of new mothers in San Francisco, California
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 5:223-33. 2009
    ..More comprehensive interventions need to target low-income mothers including current WIC participants to help close the nutritional advantages gap conferred by income and education...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients postcolectomy for pediatric-onset ulcerative colitis
    Deepal H Dalal
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:425-8. 2012
    ..Ulcerative colitis in children can have a negative effect on quality of life (QOL)...
  12. doi request reprint Use of food labels, awareness of nutritional programmes and participation in the special supplemental program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2005-2006)
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of California, San Francisco, California 94116, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 9:299-308. 2013
    ..Future studies should evaluate possible reasons for the low use of nutrition labels among WIC participants in comparison with eligible non-participants...
  13. pmc Early exclusive breastfeeding and maternal attitudes towards infant feeding in a population of new mothers in San Francisco, California
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 94134 0136, USA
    Breastfeed Med 5:9-15. 2010
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  14. pmc Healthier choices and increased participation in a middle school lunch program: effects of nutrition policy changes in San Francisco
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1542-7. 2006
    ..This case study and additional district data show that provision of healthy menu options led to increased student participation in the federal school lunch program...
  15. pmc Reducing childhood obesity by eliminating 100% fruit juice
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1630-3. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Healthy hospital food initiatives in the United States: time to ban sugar sweetened beverages to reduce childhood obesity
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue MU4E, San Francisco, CA 94134 0136, USA
    Acta Paediatr 102:560-1. 2013
    ..If US hospitals comprehensively remove sugar sweetened beverages from their cafeterias and vending machines, these programs could subsequently become a model for efforts to address childhood obesity in other areas of the world...
  17. pmc Gastroesophageal reflux is not associated with dental erosion in children
    Yvette K Wild
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0136, USA
    Gastroenterology 141:1605-11. 2011
    ..We investigated the prevalence of dental erosion among children with and without GER symptoms, and whether salivary flow rate or bacterial load contribute to location-specific dental erosion...
  18. pmc High-dose infliximab for treatment of pediatric ulcerative colitis: a survey of clinical practice
    Roy Nattiv
    Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Benioff Children s Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 18:1229-34. 2012
    ..To assess attitudes and trends regarding the use of high-dose infliximab among pediatric gastroenterologists for treatment of pediatric ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  19. doi request reprint The use of the RESPeRATE device to lower blood pressure in inner city obese adolescents and children: a pilot feasibility study
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 20:89-92. 2013
    ..Future studies are needed to assess the efficacy of the RESPeRATE device in lowering blood pressure and helping with weight loss/weight management in obese and overweight children...
  20. doi request reprint Risk factors for early childhood infection of human herpesvirus-8 in zambian children: the role of early childhood feeding practices
    Kay L Crabtree
    Authors Affiliations Nebraska Center for Virology and School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital, Zambia and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:300-8. 2014
    ..Specific routes of transmission have not been clearly delineated, though HHV-8 is present in high concentrations in saliva...
  21. pmc Postoperative outcome of colectomy for pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis
    Dana Patton
    Department of Pediatrics and Surgery, UCSF Children s Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:151-4. 2010
    ..Few studies have reported on the surgical outcomes of colectomy in pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  22. pmc Risk factors for high anti-HHV-8 antibody titers (> or =1:51,200) in black, HIV-1 negative South African cancer patients: a case control study
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, United States
    BMC Infect Dis 3:21. 2003
    ..However, the geographic distribution of HHV-8 and KS both prior to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and with HIV/AIDS suggest the presence of an additional co-factor in the development of KS...
  23. pmc Impact of gluten-free camp on quality of life of children and adolescents with celiac disease
    Tasce R Simon Bongiovanni
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Pediatrics, 500 Parnassus Ave, MU 4 East, Box 0136, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e525-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of gluten-free camp on quality-of-life indicators for children and adolescents with CD...
  24. pmc Maternal omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and risk for perinatal maternal depression
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:680-6. 2011
    ..A systematic review was conducted to assess the possible association between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) supplementation and intake in the perinatal period and the risk of maternal perinatal depression...