Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
- Utility of waist circumference percentile for risk evaluation in obese childrenReda Bassali
Georgia Prevention Institute, Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
Int J Pediatr Obes 5:97-101. 2010..This study was designed to examine whether routinely assessing waist circumference in obese children adds predictive value for the development of diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors...
- Exercise dose and diabetes risk in overweight and obese children: a randomized controlled trialCatherine L Davis
Georgia Prevention Center, Institute for Public and Preventive Health, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th St, Ste 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
JAMA 308:1103-12. 2012..Pediatric studies have shown that aerobic exercise reduces metabolic risk, but dose-response information is not available...
- Relations of body fatness and cardiovascular fitness to lipid profile in black and white adolescentsBernard Gutin
Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, 1499 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Pediatr Res 58:78-82. 2005..These results suggest that interventions to improve lipid profile in youths should be designed primarily to minimize fatness...
- Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in schoolchildren in a rural Georgia communityCatherine L Davis
Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912, USA
Am J Med Sci 330:53-9. 2005..In the context of a national childhood obesity epidemic, this study sought to document the cardiovascular risk status of children in a rural Georgia community...
- A 16-week randomized clinical trial of 2000 international units daily vitamin D3 supplementation in black youth: 25-hydroxyvitamin D, adiposity, and arterial stiffnessYanbin Dong
Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4584-91. 2010..Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is commonly observed in black youth...