M A Allison

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A Randomized Trial of a Low-Fat Diet Intervention on Blood Pressure and Hypertension: Tertiary Analysis of the WHI Dietary Modification Trial
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Hypertens 29:959-68. 2016
  2. pmc Cuban Americans have the highest rates of peripheral arterial disease in diverse Hispanic/Latino communities
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 62:665-72. 2015
  3. pmc Adiponectin is independently associated with NT-proBNP: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    M A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 25:780-6. 2015
  4. pmc Effect of dietary modification on incident carotid artery disease in postmenopausal women: results from the women's health initiative dietary modification trial
    Matthew A Allison
    From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego M A A WHI Coordinating Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA A A Department of Family Medicine and Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, RI C E Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Boston W L Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL L V H Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago M L D and Department of Medicine, New York University J S B
    Stroke 45:1748-56. 2014
  5. pmc Relation of leptin to left ventricular hypertrophy (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:726-30. 2013
  6. pmc Peripheral arterial disease and osteoporosis in older adults: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    D Von Muhlen
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:2071-8. 2009
  7. pmc The association between lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and cardiovascular disease and total mortality in vascular medicine patients
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:500-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns and risk factors for systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:331-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium is independently associated with hypertension
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1578-83. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A high ankle-brachial index is associated with increased cardiovascular disease morbidity and lower quality of life
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1292-8. 2008

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Publications63

  1. pmc A Randomized Trial of a Low-Fat Diet Intervention on Blood Pressure and Hypertension: Tertiary Analysis of the WHI Dietary Modification Trial
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Hypertens 29:959-68. 2016
    ..This post hoc analysis determined if the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Diet Modification intervention (DM-I) resulted in a significantly different rate of incident hypertension (HTN), as well as longitudinal changes in blood pressure...
  2. pmc Cuban Americans have the highest rates of peripheral arterial disease in diverse Hispanic/Latino communities
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 62:665-72. 2015
    ..Because Hispanic ethnicity in the United States is heterogeneous, the purpose of this study was to determine the epidemiology of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) within U.S. Hispanic/Latino groups defined by national background...
  3. pmc Adiponectin is independently associated with NT-proBNP: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    M A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 25:780-6. 2015
    ..To investigate the associations between selected adipokines and the N-terminal prohormone of B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)...
  4. pmc Effect of dietary modification on incident carotid artery disease in postmenopausal women: results from the women's health initiative dietary modification trial
    Matthew A Allison
    From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego M A A WHI Coordinating Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA A A Department of Family Medicine and Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, RI C E Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Boston W L Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL L V H Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago M L D and Department of Medicine, New York University J S B
    Stroke 45:1748-56. 2014
    ..Because the diagnosis and treatment of carotid artery disease may reduce the rate of stroke, the aim of this study was to determine whether a diet intervention was associated with incident carotid artery disease...
  5. pmc Relation of leptin to left ventricular hypertrophy (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:726-30. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the results indicate that higher levels of leptin are associated with more favorable values of several measures of LV structure and function...
  6. pmc Peripheral arterial disease and osteoporosis in older adults: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    D Von Muhlen
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:2071-8. 2009
    ..We found a weak association between PAD and osteoporosis and bone loss only in women, but the association was not independent of age. PAD was not associated with fractures in this community-based population...
  7. pmc The association between lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and cardiovascular disease and total mortality in vascular medicine patients
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:500-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that Lp-PLA(2) is independently predictive of mortality in high-risk patients from a vascular laboratory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns and risk factors for systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:331-6. 2004
    ..In this study, we aim to determine the patterns of systemic atherosclerotic calcification...
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium is independently associated with hypertension
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1578-83. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that renal artery calcium (RAC), a marker of atherosclerotic plaque burden, is also significantly associated with higher blood pressure levels and a diagnosis of hypertension...
  10. doi request reprint A high ankle-brachial index is associated with increased cardiovascular disease morbidity and lower quality of life
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1292-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if an ankle-brachial index (ABI) >or=1.40 is associated with reduced quality of life (QoL)...
  11. pmc Oophorectomy, hormone therapy, and subclinical coronary artery disease in women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative coronary artery calcium study
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Menopause 15:639-47. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed to determine the associations between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and hormone therapy use with a focus on the duration of menopause for which there was no hormone therapy use...
  12. doi request reprint The epidemiology of abdominal aortic diameter
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:121-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the associations between the diameter of the abdominal aorta at three distinct locations and the traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors as well as calcified atherosclerosis...
  13. doi request reprint Association between different measures of blood pressure and coronary artery calcium in postmenopausal women
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Hypertension 52:833-40. 2008
    ..03 to 2.90; P=0.04). In postmenopausal women, higher levels of pulse pressure and systolic blood pressure were strong determinants of CAC, whereas diastolic blood pressure was inversely related...
  14. pmc Ethnic-specific risks for atherosclerotic calcification of the thoracic and abdominal aorta (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:812-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, compared to whites, African-Americans and Hispanics, but not Chinese, have evidence of less atherosclerosis in the thoracic and abdominal aortas, which does not appear to be accounted for by traditional CVD risk factors...
  15. pmc The relevance of different methods of calculating the ankle-brachial index: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:368-76. 2010
    ..0, where the largest relative magnitudes of association were found using ABI-LO. PAD prevalence and its associations with CVD risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis measures depend on the ankle pressure used to compute the ABI...
  16. pmc Adipokines are associated with lower extremity venous disease: the San Diego population study
    M A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1912-8. 2010
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for venous disease. We tested the associations between adipokines and the presence and severity of venous disease...
  17. pmc Vasomotor symptoms and coronary artery calcium in postmenopausal women
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0965, USA
    Menopause 17:1136-45. 2010
    ..We assessed whether vasomotor symptoms (VMS) are associated with coronary artery calcium (CAC) and how hormone therapy (HT) may influence this association...
  18. pmc Genetic ancestry and lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0965, USA
    Vasc Med 15:351-9. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Resting heart rate and coronary artery calcium in postmenopausal women
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0965, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:661-9. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis of a significant association between resting heart rate (RHR) and coronary artery calcium (CAC)...
  20. doi request reprint Calcified atherosclerosis in different vascular beds and the risk of mortality
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 32:140-6. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine differences in risks for total and cause-specific mortality related to calcified atherosclerosis in different vascular beds...
  21. pmc Sedentary behavior and adiposity-associated inflammation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0965, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:8-13. 2012
    ..Sedentary behavior is associated with adiposity and cardiometabolic risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint The differential associations between HDL, non-HDL and total cholesterols and atherosclerotic calcium deposits in multiple vascular beds
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    Atherosclerosis 194:e87-94. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the magnitude of associations between four different cholesterol measures and systemic atherosclerotic calcification...
  23. ncbi request reprint Body morphology differentially predicts coronary calcium
    M A Allison
    University of California at San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C203, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:396-401. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that three measures of body morphology would be differentially correlated with and predictive of coronary artery calcification...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between the ankle-brachial index and carotid intimal medial thickness in the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1105-9. 2006
    ..05 for all). In conclusion, an ABI of 1.10 to 1.26 was associated with the lowest levels of cardiovascular disease risk factors and carotid atherosclerosis, suggesting that a new cut point for ABI risk stratification should be considered...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age and gender are the strongest clinical correlates of prevalent coronary calcification (R1)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California at San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C203, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Cardiol 98:325-30. 2005
    ..To determine which of the standard cardiovascular risk factors have the strongest associations with prevalent coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of novel cardiovascular risk factors on the ethnic-specific odds for peripheral arterial disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1190-7. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium: relationship to systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 11:232-8. 2006
    ..These relationships are independent of traditional CVD risk factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic calcification and intimal medial thickness of the carotid arteries
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California at San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C203, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Cardiol 103:98-104. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the significance and magnitude of association between IMT and atherosclerotic calcification of the carotid arteries...
  29. ncbi request reprint The association between aspirin use and the incidence of colorectal cancer in women
    Matthew Allison
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:567-75. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Association between the ankle-brachial index and future coronary calcium (the Rancho Bernardo study)
    Matthew A Allison
    The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:181-6. 2006
    ..Men whose ABI was below this same cutpoint had a similar but nonsignificant increase in risk (odds ratio 2.1, p = 0.1). In conclusion, ABI was significantly associated with the presence and extent of future CAC measured 7 years later...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mitral and aortic annular calcification are highly associated with systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Circulation 113:861-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether atherosclerotic calcification in multiple vascular areas is significantly associated with aortic or mitral annular calcification independent of traditional risk factors...
  32. pmc Higher leptin is associated with hypertension: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    M A Allison
    1 Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA 2 Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 27:617-22. 2013
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Association between systemic calcified atherosclerosis and bone density
    J A Hyder
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, MC 0817, La Jolla, CA 92093 0817, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 80:301-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that lumbar BMD is significantly associated with the presence of arterial atherosclerotic calcium in the carotid, coronary, and iliac vascular beds as well as the aorta...
  34. pmc Abdominal aortic diameter and vascular atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    G A Laughlin
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0620, United States
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:481-7. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc The associations of adipokines with selected markers of the renin-angiotensinogen-aldosterone system: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    M A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 29:127-33. 2015
    ....
  36. pmc Carotid plaque in Alzheimer caregivers and the role of sympathoadrenal arousal
    Susan K Roepke
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:206-13. 2011
    ..Providing care for a spouse with Alzheimer's disease has been associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, potentially due to the impact of caregiving stress on the atherosclerotic disease process...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and peripheral arterial disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Circulation 112:2703-7. 2005
    ..Previous studies have indicated higher rates of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in blacks than in non-Hispanic whites (NHWs), with limited information available for Hispanics and Asians. The reason for the PAD excess in blacks is unclear...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationships between symptoms and venous disease: the San Diego population study
    Robert D Langer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jalla 92093 0978, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1420-4. 2005
    ..The associations between symptoms and venous disease of the lower extremities are poorly characterized...
  39. pmc Do socioeconomic gradients in subclinical atherosclerosis vary according to acculturation level? Analyses of Mexican-Americans in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Linda C Gallo
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:756-62. 2009
    ..e., worse health with higher SEP)...
  40. pmc Self-efficacy buffers the relationship between dementia caregiving stress and circulating concentrations of the proinflammatory cytokine interleukin-6
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:64-71. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential protective role of coping self-efficacy on the relationship between caregiving stress and circulating concentrations of IL-6...
  41. pmc Correlates of spirituality in older women
    Ipsit V Vahia
    Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:97-102. 2011
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of endothelial activity in patients with peripheral arterial disease and cardiovascular risk factors
    Arnost Fronek
    Department of Surgery and Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Endothelium 14:199-205. 2007
    ..Importantly, the EA response was reduced in the upper and lower extremities, indicating systemic disease of the endothelium in PAD patients...
  43. pmc Subthreshold depression and successful aging in older women
    Ipsit V Vahia
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:212-20. 2010
    ....
  44. pmc Measurement and predictors of resilience among community-dwelling older women
    Amanda J Lamond
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92093, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 43:148-54. 2008
    ..Resilience, the ability to adapt positively to adversity, may be an important factor in successful aging. However, the assessment and correlates of resilience in elderly individuals have not received adequate attention...
  45. ncbi request reprint The predictive power of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol for coronary calcification
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California at San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C203, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Cardiol 90:281-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the correlation and predictive power of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol for calcified atheromatous disease as measured by electron beam computed tomography...
  46. pmc Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
    Hypertension 52:847-55. 2008
    ..01 (95% CI: 0.96 to 1.06.) In postmenopausal women, calcium plus vitamin D3 supplementation did not reduce either blood pressure or the risk of developing hypertension over 7 years of follow-up...
  47. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in vascular patients
    Ramin Shadman
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92093, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2172-81. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the prognostic role of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and NT-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) for mortality end points in the vascular population...
  48. ncbi request reprint A comparison of HDL and LDL cholesterol for prevalent coronary calcification
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California at San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C203, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Cardiol 95:55-60. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the correlation and predictive power of HDL-C with LDL-C for prevalent coronary calcification...
  49. ncbi request reprint Estrogen therapy and coronary-artery calcification
    JoAnn E Manson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2591-602. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between estrogen therapy and coronary-artery calcium in the context of a randomized clinical trial...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association between cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer in the Women's Health Initiative
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Population Sciences, Center for Population Health and Health Disparities, and School of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1729-35. 2007
    ..03, 95% CI = 0.77 to 1.38), compared with never smokers. Passive smoke exposure was not associated with colorectal cancer in adjusted analyses. Thus, active exposure to cigarette smoking appears to be a risk factor for rectal cancer...
  51. doi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, hormone use, and the risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hypertension 51:1115-22. 2008
    ....
  52. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for subclinical cardiovascular disease in selected US Hispanic ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811
    Am J Epidemiol 167:962-9. 2008
    ..This finding was also present for the other subclinical CVD measures. These results suggest a differential relationship between risk factors and either prevalence or extent of subclinical disease by Hispanic subgroup...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis (the Rancho Bernardo Study)
    Won Young Lee
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:99-102. 2007
    ..The association of IL-6 was independent of CRP, but not vice versa, suggesting an effect of IL-6 on an earlier state of atherosclerosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dementia severity of the care receiver predicts procoagulant response in Alzheimer caregivers
    Kirstin Aschbacher
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:694-703. 2006
    ..Research has demonstrated that spousal dementia caregivers have elevated levels of D-dimer relative to their non-caregiving peers...
  56. doi request reprint Novel cardiovascular risk factors do not completely explain the higher prevalence of peripheral arterial disease among African Americans. The San Diego Population Study
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2347-54. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether novel cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors explain the high prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) among African Americans...
  57. ncbi request reprint The vital prognosis of subclavian stenosis
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1540-5. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess the prognosis of subclavian stenosis (SS) as a potential marker of total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  58. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-specific prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in the United States
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:328-33. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the age-, gender-, and ethnic-specific burden of PAD in the United States for the year 2000...
  59. ncbi request reprint Observational studies and clinical trials of menopausal hormone therapy: can they both be right?
    Matthew A Allison
    Menopause 13:1-3. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a responsible conduct of research course: a preliminary study
    Sean T Powell
    Research Ethics Program, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0612, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 13:249-64. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Use of natriuretic peptides in pre-participation screening of college athletes
    Lori B Daniels
    Int J Cardiol 124:411-4. 2008
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Women s Health Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1500-11. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on incidence of treated diabetes among generally healthy postmenopausal women...
  63. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the women's health initiative: cohort study
    Frank A Lederle
    VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 337:a1724. 2008
    ..To assess the association between potential risk factors and subsequent clinically important abdominal aortic aneurysm events (repairs and ruptures) in women...