F Nieto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sleep disordered breathing and mortality: eighteen-year follow-up of the Wisconsin sleep cohort
    Terry Young
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Sleep 31:1071-8. 2008
  2. pmc The Wisconsin Assessment of the Social and Built Environment (WASABE): a multi-dimensional objective audit instrument for examining neighborhood effects on health
    Kristen C Malecki
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, 610 N, Walnut Street, Madison WI 53726, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:1165. 2014
  3. pmc Nutritional status of Palestinian preschoolers in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study
    Salwa G Massad
    Department of Economics, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestinian Territory
    BMC Public Health 12:27. 2012
  4. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and cancer mortality: results from the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 615 Walnut Street, WARF Building 707C, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:190-4. 2012
  5. pmc Health-related quality of life of Palestinian preschoolers in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study
    Salwa G Massad
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestinian Territory
    BMC Public Health 11:253. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the epidemiology of self-deprecation
    F J Nieto
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Population Health Sciences, 610 Walnut Street, 707C WARF Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1124-7. 2002
  7. pmc Sleep disordered breathing and metabolic syndrome
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 707C WARF Office Building, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    WMJ 108:263-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea and markers of vascular endothelial function in a large community sample of older adults
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2397, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:354-60. 2004
  9. pmc The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a novel infrastructure for population health research: rationale and methods
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:785. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Infective agents and cardiovascular disease
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Semin Vasc Med 2:401-15. 2002

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Publications66

  1. pmc Sleep disordered breathing and mortality: eighteen-year follow-up of the Wisconsin sleep cohort
    Terry Young
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Sleep 31:1071-8. 2008
    ..SDB is linked to incident cardiovascular disease, stroke, and other morbidity. However, the risk of mortality with untreated SDB, determined by polysomnography screening, in the general population has not been established...
  2. pmc The Wisconsin Assessment of the Social and Built Environment (WASABE): a multi-dimensional objective audit instrument for examining neighborhood effects on health
    Kristen C Malecki
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, 610 N, Walnut Street, Madison WI 53726, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:1165. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Nutritional status of Palestinian preschoolers in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study
    Salwa G Massad
    Department of Economics, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestinian Territory
    BMC Public Health 12:27. 2012
    ..The authors examined factors associated with nutritional resilience/vulnerability among preschoolers in the Gaza Strip in 2007, where political violence and deprivation are widespread...
  4. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and cancer mortality: results from the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 615 Walnut Street, WARF Building 707C, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:190-4. 2012
    ..Results from in vitro and animal studies suggest that intermittent hypoxia promotes cancer tumor growth...
  5. pmc Health-related quality of life of Palestinian preschoolers in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study
    Salwa G Massad
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestinian Territory
    BMC Public Health 11:253. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the epidemiology of self-deprecation
    F J Nieto
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Population Health Sciences, 610 Walnut Street, 707C WARF Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1124-7. 2002
  7. pmc Sleep disordered breathing and metabolic syndrome
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 707C WARF Office Building, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    WMJ 108:263-5. 2009
    ..This article examines the association between SDB and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in a community-based sample...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea and markers of vascular endothelial function in a large community sample of older adults
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2397, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:354-60. 2004
    ..Whether these relationships are entirely independent of obesity is unclear. This association might be one of the mechanisms explaining the relationship between sleep apnea, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease...
  9. pmc The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a novel infrastructure for population health research: rationale and methods
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:785. 2010
    ..This manuscript describes the rationale and methods of the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a novel infrastructure for population health research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infective agents and cardiovascular disease
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Semin Vasc Med 2:401-15. 2002
    ..Areas for future research are discussed in light of the strengths and limitations of the existing evidence...
  11. ncbi request reprint No association between hepatitis C virus seropositivity and acute myocardial infarction
    Christine M Arcari
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e53-6. 2006
    ..We investigated the association between HCV seropositivity and acute myocardial infarction using a well-established cohort of young men in the US military and found no evidence to support this association...
  12. pmc Acculturation and cigarette smoking among pregnant Hispanic women residing in the United States
    M Gabrielle Detjen
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53726, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2040-7. 2007
    ..We explored whether higher levels of acculturation were associated with higher rates of cigarette smoking among pregnant Hispanic women residing in the United States...
  13. pmc Olfactory impairment in adults
    Carla R Schubert
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1170:531-6. 2009
    ..Preliminary data from the BOSS suggest the prevalence of olfactory impairment may be lower in younger generations. All these factors point to a continuing need for epidemiological studies of olfaction...
  14. pmc Burden of sleep apnea: rationale, design, and major findings of the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort study
    Terry Young
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    WMJ 108:246-9. 2009
    ..With approximately 15% of the US population affected, understanding of the total health burden is necessary to guide policy, population initiatives, and clinical practice to reduce the prevalence of this condition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between Chlamydia pneumoniae and acute myocardial infarction in young men in the United States military: the importance of timing of exposure measurement
    Christine M Arcari
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1123-30. 2005
    ..However, the data remain controversial. To address this hypothesis, data and specimens were collected from a well-established prospective cohort of active-duty personnel from the US military...
  16. pmc Obesity and depression symptoms in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study population
    Wenjun Zhong
    Population HealthSciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:846-51. 2010
    ..Depression and obesity are both important public health problems. However, it is not clear whether obesity contributes to depression. Our study aims to evaluate the association between obesity and possible depression...
  17. pmc Measuring refraction in adults in epidemiological studies
    Elizabeth M Krantz
    Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:88-92. 2010
    ..To compare refraction measured before and after pharmacologic cycloplegia...
  18. pmc Effects of sleep-disordered breathing on cerebrovascular regulation: A population-based study
    Barbara J Morgan
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin Madison, Middleton Veterans Administration Hospital, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:1445-52. 2010
    ..Cerebrovascular regulation is impaired in patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea; however, it is unknown whether this impairment exists in individuals with less severe sleep-disordered breathing...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sleep-disordered breathing in community-dwelling adults: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Terry Young
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:893-900. 2002
    ..Information on demographic patterns of SDB occurrence and its predictive factors in the general population is needed to target high-risk groups that may benefit from diagnosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and cognitive impairment in middle-aged persons: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Stroke 33:1487-92. 2002
    ..Here, we examine the relation of retinal microvascular abnormalities with cognitive function in middle-aged persons free of stroke...
  21. pmc Impact of jail sanctions during drug court participation upon substance abuse treatment completion
    Randall T Brown
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Family Medicine, Madison, WI, USA
    Addiction 106:135-42. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of blood and hair mercury with blood pressure and vascular reactivity
    Leonelo E Bautista
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Population Health, Department of Population Health Sciences, 610 Walnut St, 703 WARF, Madison, WI 53726 2397, USA
    WMJ 108:250-2. 2009
    ..Some studies suggest that high levels of blood and hair mercury (Hg) increase the risk of atherothrombotic diseases, an effect that may be explained by oxidative damage to the vascular endothelium...
  23. ncbi request reprint Associations of sleep-disordered breathing and cerebral changes on MRI
    John Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:159-65. 2005
    ..This study tested the significance of associations of SDB with evidence of brain injury or ischemia determined by cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Progression and regression of sleep-disordered breathing with changes in weight: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Anne B Newman
    Department of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2408-13. 2005
    ..This study aims to determine the relationship between change in weight and progression or remission of SDB by polysomnography...
  25. pmc Correlates of serum C-reactive protein (CRP)--no association with sleep duration or sleep disordered breathing
    Shahrad Taheri
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Sleep 30:991-6. 2007
    ..The inflammatory marker, C-reactive protein (CRP), is an important predictor of CVD. We investigated potential associations between circulating CRP, sleep duration, and SDB...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sleepiness in patients with moderate to severe sleep-disordered breathing
    Vishesh K Kapur
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington Sleep Disorders Center, Box 359803, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sleep 28:472-7. 2005
    ..We investigated the prevalence of sleepiness as well as factors associated with sleepiness in individuals with moderate to severe sleep-disordered breathing (apnea-hypopnea index > or = 15)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cardiovascular event recurrence in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55454 1015, USA
    Am Heart J 149:606-12. 2005
    ..However, few studies have examined whether established risk factors, novel blood markers, carotid ultrasonography, or ankle-brachial index can predict recurrent CVD events...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep time with diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance
    Daniel J Gottlieb
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, 715 Albany St, Mail Stop R 304, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:863-7. 2005
    ....
  29. pmc The association of the ankle-brachial index with incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study, 1987-2001
    Beth D Weatherley
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, P, O, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:3. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent associations between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension: importance of discriminating between systolic/diastolic hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension in the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Donald C Haas
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 111:614-21. 2005
    ..Prior investigations may have underestimated an association between SDB and systolic/diastolic hypertension in the elderly by categorizing individuals with ISH as simply hypertensive...
  31. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and 10-year cardiovascular mortality: a population-based case-control study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center and National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 110:933-40. 2003
    ..Retinal microvascular abnormalities reflect persistent arteriolar damage from hypertension and independently predict stroke. We examined their associations with long-term cardiovascular mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Variation in symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing with race and ethnicity: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    GEORGE T O'CONNOR
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118 2394, USA
    Sleep 26:74-9. 2003
    ..To examine the relation of sleep-related symptoms to race and ethnicity in a diverse sample of middle-aged and older men and women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and sleep-disordered breathing
    Eyal Shahar
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1186-92. 2003
    ..36; 95% confidence interval, 0.21 to 0.60). If the observed associations are causal, hormone replacement therapy could have a role in preventing or alleviating sleep-disordered breathing...
  34. ncbi request reprint Short-term variability of respiration and sleep during unattended nonlaboratory polysomnography--the Sleep Heart Health Study. [corrected]
    Stuart F Quan
    Arizona Respiratory Center and Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Sleep 25:843-9. 2002
    ..To determine the short-term variability of indices of disturbed respiration and sleep during 2 nights of unattended nonlaboratory polysomnography conducted several months apart...
  35. ncbi request reprint Measures of cognitive function in persons with varying degrees of sleep-disordered breathing: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Lori L Boland
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sleep Res 11:265-72. 2002
    ..In this sample of free-living individuals with mostly mild to moderate levels of SDB, the degree of SDB appeared to be unrelated to three measures of cognitive performance...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of risk factors for white matter disease in the brain stem: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W6009, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 22:275-82. 2003
    ..However, no epidemiologic study has examined the associations between cardiovascular risk factors and WMD in the brain stem...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and cerebral abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging in a community-based population of middle-aged adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 6009, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stroke 35:16-21. 2004
    ..We examined the associations of alcohol intake with MRI-defined cerebral abnormalities in a middle-aged, population-based cohort...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship between chronically disrupted sleep and healthcare use
    Vishesh K Kapur
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Sleep 25:289-96. 2002
    ..To determine whether chronic sleep deprivation, sleep disruption, sleepiness, insomnia, and OSA are associated with increased healthcare use in a community-based population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics and coronary heart disease
    F Javier Nieto
    JAMA 291:302-3; author reply 303. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and hemostatic factors: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Pamela J Schreiner
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:228-36. 2002
    ..To determine whether homocyst(e)ine (H(e)) is related to hemostatic factors in a population-based sample without evidence of cardiovascular disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of Helicobacter pylori infection with coronary artery disease and frequency of acute myocardial infarction or death
    Jianhui Zhu
    Cardiovascular Research Institute of the MedStar Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:155-8. 2002
    ..pylori seropositivity was 1.12 (95% confidence interval 0.81 to 1.54). Our data suggest that prior infection with H. pylori is not a major factor determining either risk of CAD, AMI, or death in patients with CAD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of usual sleep duration with hypertension: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Daniel J Gottlieb
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, R 304, Boston, MA 02118 2394, USA
    Sleep 29:1009-14. 2006
    ..This study assesses the relationship between usual sleep duration and hypertension in a community-based cohort...
  43. pmc The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-Up (CHIS.FU) Study: design, methods, and response rate
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 3:12. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to describe the main characteristics of the design, including response rates, of the Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up Study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sleep and reported daytime sleepiness in normal subjects: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Joyce A Walsleben
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, New York University School of Medicine, USA
    Sleep 27:293-8. 2004
    ..To describe the distribution of nocturnal sleep characteristics and reports of daytime sleepiness in a large well-defined group of healthy adults...
  45. ncbi request reprint Associations between gender and measures of daytime somnolence in the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Carol M Baldwin
    College of Medicine and Arizona Respiratory Center University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 50301, USA
    Sleep 27:305-11. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship of gender to subjective measures of sleepiness, including the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), in a community-based population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and white matter disease in the brainstem in older adults
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep 27:474-9. 2004
    ..To examine whether sleep-disordered breathing is associated with white matter disease in the brainstem...
  47. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease risk prediction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Lloyd E Chambless
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, CB 8300, 137 East Franklin Street, Suite 400, Bank of America Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 4145, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:880-90. 2003
    ..These factors substantially improved prediction of future CHD for men, less for women, and also increased attributable risks...
  48. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the prevalence of hypertensive retinopathy
    Tien Yin Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Singapore National Eye Center and National University of Singapore
    Hypertension 41:1086-91. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Is early age-related maculopathy related to cognitive function? The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Singapore Eye Research Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:828-35. 2002
    ..We describe the association between cognitive function and ARM in middle-aged persons...
  50. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disadvantage and change in blood pressure associated with aging
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 106:703-10. 2002
    ..Few studies have examined how the longitudinal change in blood pressure associated with aging differs across social groups within industrialized countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint The association between trait anger and incident stroke risk: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Janice E Williams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Stroke 33:13-9. 2002
    ..This study examined the relation between trait anger and incident stroke risk among participants without a history of stroke at the first follow-up examination of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Phone tracking in a follow-up study
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Soz Praventivmed 50:63-6. 2005
  53. doi request reprint Subjective and objective sleep quality and aging in the sleep heart health study
    Mark L Unruh
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1218-27. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which subjective and objective sleep quality are related to age independent of chronic health conditions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of BMI with socioeconomic characteristics
    Mahasin S Mujahid
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Obes Res 13:1412-21. 2005
    ..To examine cross sectional and longitudinal associations of socioeconomic position and neighborhood environments with BMI in a middle-aged and bi-ethnic cohort...
  55. ncbi request reprint Anger temperament is modestly associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Atheroslcerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:325-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if anger proneness predicted type 2 diabetes using prospective analyses...
  56. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:429-35. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether depressive symptoms predict type 2 diabetes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity arterial disease assessed by ankle-brachial index in a middle-aged population of African Americans and whites: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Zhi Jie Zheng
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:42-9. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to estimate the prevalence of LEAD and its associations with cardiovascular risk factors in a biracial population of men and women aged 45 to 64 years...
  58. ncbi request reprint Retinal arteriolar diameter and risk for hypertension
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Ann Intern Med 140:248-55. 2004
    ..Narrowing of the small arterioles has been hypothesized to contribute to the pathogenesis of hypertension, but prospective clinical data are lacking...
  59. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid predicts incident hypertension in a biethnic cohort: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Philip 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship between low-normal blood pressure and kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Dr, Singapore 117597
    Hypertension 49:48-54. 2007
    ..Interventional trials are desirable to clarify the clinical significance of this association...
  61. ncbi request reprint Lung function and incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Emily B Schroeder
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1171-81. 2003
    ..Similar results were obtained for forced vital capacity. This analysis indicates an association between lung function and incident coronary heart disease that may be stronger in women than in men...
  62. ncbi request reprint Association between serum uric acid level and peripheral arterial disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Block MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Atherosclerosis 196:749-55. 2008
    ..We examined the association between increasing serum uric acid levels and PAD in the US general population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Race-gender differences in the association of trait anger with subclinical carotid artery atherosclerosis: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Janice E Williams
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1296-304. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these findings document disparate race-gender patterns in the association of trait anger with subclinical carotid artery atherosclerosis...
  64. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in long-term mortality rate after hospitalization for myocardial infarction: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am Heart J 146:459-64. 2003
    ..This study examined the racial disparity in mortality rates after MI and possible explanatory factors...
  65. ncbi request reprint B vitamin status and inflammatory markers
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 169:169-74. 2003
    ..In ostensibly healthy adults, B-vitamin status is not a strong correlate of circulating levels of inflammatory markers, cellular adhesion molecules, or thrombogenic factors...
  66. ncbi request reprint Association between C-reactive protein level and peripheral arterial disease among US adults without cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hypertension
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Am Heart J 154:495-501. 2007
    ..We examined the association between CRP levels and PAD among US adults free of CVD, diabetes, and hypertension...

Research Grants1

  1. SDB, metabolic syndrome, and vascular function
    F Nieto; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..