Stephen Kritchevsky

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Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A review of scientific research and recommendations regarding eggs
    Stephen B Kritchevsky
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:596S-600S. 2004
  2. pmc Reduced peripheral arterial blood flow with preserved cardiac output during submaximal bicycle exercise in elderly heart failure
    Chirapa Puntawangkoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:48. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion genotype, exercise, and physical decline
    Stephen B Kritchevsky
    The Sticht Center on Aging and Center for Human Genomics, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    JAMA 294:691-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and cardiovascular health in older adults
    Stephen B Kritchevsky
    Sticht Center on Aging, Section of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 66:265-75. 2005
  5. pmc The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P): 2-year follow-up
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:462-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical function and its response to exercise: associations with cytokine gene variation in older adults with knee osteoarthritis
    Barbara J Nicklas
    Sticht Center on Aging, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1292-8. 2005
  7. pmc Physical function in older candidates for renal transplantation: an impaired population
    Erica L Hartmann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Section on Nephrology, Medical Center Boulevard Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:588-94. 2009
  8. pmc Modifiable risk factors for pneumonia requiring hospitalization of community-dwelling older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Manisha Juthani-Mehta
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1111-8. 2013
  9. pmc Physical activity in prefrail older adults: confidence and satisfaction related to physical function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P19-26. 2008
  10. pmc Pericardial adipose tissue and coronary artery calcification in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    JILL MCCLAIN
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1056-63. 2013

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint A review of scientific research and recommendations regarding eggs
    Stephen B Kritchevsky
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:596S-600S. 2004
    ..Based on the epidemiologic evidence, there is no reason to think that such a healthy eating pattern could not include eggs...
  2. pmc Reduced peripheral arterial blood flow with preserved cardiac output during submaximal bicycle exercise in elderly heart failure
    Chirapa Puntawangkoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:48. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that reduced lower extremity blood flow (LBF) due to reduced forward cardiac output would contribute to submaximal exercise intolerance in older HF patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion genotype, exercise, and physical decline
    Stephen B Kritchevsky
    The Sticht Center on Aging and Center for Human Genomics, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    JAMA 294:691-8. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and cardiovascular health in older adults
    Stephen B Kritchevsky
    Sticht Center on Aging, Section of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 66:265-75. 2005
    ..Thus it is possible that, in older age-groups, interventions designed to prevent cardiovascular disease through the modulation of inflammation would also be helpful in reducing disability and mortality...
  5. pmc The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P): 2-year follow-up
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:462-7. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical function and its response to exercise: associations with cytokine gene variation in older adults with knee osteoarthritis
    Barbara J Nicklas
    Sticht Center on Aging, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1292-8. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Physical function in older candidates for renal transplantation: an impaired population
    Erica L Hartmann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Section on Nephrology, Medical Center Boulevard Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:588-94. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the baseline physical function in older adults with renal failure referred for transplantation and compare them with older adults with other significant comorbidity...
  8. pmc Modifiable risk factors for pneumonia requiring hospitalization of community-dwelling older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Manisha Juthani-Mehta
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1111-8. 2013
    ..To identify novel modifiable risk factors, focusing on oral hygiene, for pneumonia requiring hospitalization of community-dwelling older adults...
  9. pmc Physical activity in prefrail older adults: confidence and satisfaction related to physical function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P19-26. 2008
    ..This is an important finding in light of the importance of these process variables in behavior change and quality of life...
  10. pmc Pericardial adipose tissue and coronary artery calcification in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    JILL MCCLAIN
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1056-63. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship of pericardial adipose tissue (PAT) with coronary artery calcification in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of inflammation on the relationship among alcohol consumption, mortality, and cardiac events: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Cinzia Maraldi
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1490-7. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship of alcohol intake with all-cause mortality and cardiac events and evaluated whether this relationship is mediated or modified by inflammatory markers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in elderly persons: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    Nicole Vogelzangs
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:563-9. 2007
    ..This study investigated the cross-sectional relationship between psychosocial risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in a community-based sample of older persons...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, inflammation, and functional decline in older adults: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition (ABC) study
    M Kathleen Figaro
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center GRECC, 1310 24th Ave South, Room 4B111, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2039-45. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) on the incident mobility limitation in older adults with and without diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Renal function and heart failure risk in older black and white individuals: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94143 1364, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1396-402. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine whether the association of chronic kidney disease with incident heart failure differs between blacks and whites...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of long-distance corridor walk performance with mortality, cardiovascular disease, mobility limitation, and disability
    Anne B Newman
    Department of Epidemiology, Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 295:2018-26. 2006
    ..Extended walking tests have been examined as outcome predictors in medically ill populations but not in community-dwelling older adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Myeloperoxidase polymorphism and cognitive decline in older adults in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Sandra K Pope
    Department of Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1084-90. 2006
    ..Interactions between MPO and race, sex, or the apolipoprotein gene were not significant. In this sample, MPO AA, associated with decreased production of myeloperoxidase, was found to be a risk factor for cognitive decline...
  17. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults
    Javed Butler
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1595-602. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) predicts a higher risk for cardiovascular events in older adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of inflammatory markers with socioeconomic status
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:284-90. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake from food and supplements is associated with bone mineral density in healthy older white subjects
    Kathryn M Ryder
    Department of Medicine, Health Science Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1875-80. 2005
    ..To determine whether magnesium intake from supplemental and dietary sources is associated with bone mineral density (BMD) in older men and women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cystatin C and mortality risk in the elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Michael G Shlipak
    University of San Francisco, General Internal Medicine Section, VA Medical Center 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:254-61. 2006
    ..39], 0.95 [0.68 to 1.32], 1.11 [0.79 to 1.57], 1.16 [0.86 to 1.58]). Cystatin C is a strong, independent risk factor for mortality in the elderly. Future studies should investigate whether cystatin C has a role in clinical medicine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 levels but not with myocardial infarction or stroke
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1109-15. 2006
    ..We investigated the association of polymorphisms and common haplotypes of the PAI-1 gene with plasma PAI-1 levels, as well as the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of birth cohort and age on body composition in a sample of community-based elderly
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:405-10. 2007
    ..The effect of the recent obesity epidemic on body composition remains unknown. Furthermore, age-related changes in body composition are still unclear...
  23. pmc Lean mass loss is associated with low protein intake during dietary-induced weight loss in postmenopausal women
    Melanie J Bopp
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, General Clinical Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1216-20. 2008
    ..Therefore, inadequate protein intake during caloric restriction may be associated with adverse body-composition changes in postmenopausal women...
  24. pmc The association of pericardial fat with calcified coronary plaque
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1914-9. 2008
    ..Pericardial fat has a higher secretion of inflammatory cytokines than subcutaneous fat. Cytokines released from pericardial fat around coronary arteries may act locally on the adjacent cells...
  25. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome is associated with circulating adipokines in older adults across a wide range of adiposity
    Tongjian You
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:414-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of metabolic syndrome to several adipokines and the role of total and visceral adiposity in influencing this relationship in older adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and depressed mood in older persons: results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:566-72. 2003
    ..In old age, depressed mood is associated with high levels of inflammatory markers, suggesting that depressed mood is causing and/or caused by systemic inflammation...
  27. doi request reprint Total insulinlike growth factor 1 and insulinlike growth factor binding protein levels, functional status, and mortality in older adults
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:652-60. 2008
    ..To assess the association between total insulinlike growth factor (IGF)-1, IGF binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1), and IGFBP-3 levels and functioning and mortality in older adults...
  28. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology Section, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3122-32. 2007
    ..This study examines the association between incident mobility limitation and 4 lifestyle factors: smoking, alcohol intake, physical activity, and diet in well-functioning obese (n = 667) and non-obese (n = 2027) older adults...
  29. ncbi request reprint Kidney dysfunction and fatal cardiovascular disease--an association independent of atherosclerotic events: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study
    Rajat Deo
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 155:62-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether impaired kidney function predicted risk of fatal cardiovascular disease independent of prevalent and incident cardiovascular events...
  30. ncbi request reprint Kidney function as a predictor of loss of lean mass in older adults: health, aging and body composition study
    Linda F Fried
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1578-84. 2007
    ..To assess the association between kidney function and change in body composition in older individuals...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with impaired appetite in well-functioning community-dwelling older adults
    Jung Sun Lee
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Nutr Elder 26:27-43. 2006
    ..5 (1.6- 4.1)), poor self-reported health (2.4 (1.7-3.2)), current smoking, chewing problems, reported visual impairment, weight loss since age 50, and log (TNF-alpha) were significantly related to impaired appetite...
  32. pmc 4G/5G plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with pneumonia
    Sachin Yende
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1129-37. 2007
    ..Whether variation within the PAI-1 gene is associated with increased susceptibility to infection is unknown...
  33. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, glycemic control, and incident depressive symptoms among 70- to 79-year-old persons: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Cinzia Maraldi
    Institute on Aging, University of Florida, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1137-44. 2007
    ..The causal mechanisms and temporal sequence of this association have not been clearly delineated. This study investigated the prospective relationship between DM and depressive symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and serum leptin concentration independently estimate percentage body fat in older adults
    Constance E Ruhl
    Social and Scientific Systems Inc, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1121-6. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Macular pigment optical density in the elderly: findings in a large biracial Midsouth population sample
    Alessandro Iannaccone
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 930 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1458-65. 2007
    ..5 degrees of eccentricity from the fovea in elderly subjects participating in ARMA, a study of aging and age-related maculopathy (ARM) ancillary to the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein peroxidation and mobility limitation: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Matteo Cesari
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville 32608, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2148-54. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the predictive value of a lipoprotein peroxidation marker, oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) for incident mobility limitation (ML)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of inflammatory markers and cancer risk in the health aging and body composition cohort
    Dora Il'yasova
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2413-8. 2005
    ..This study examined the relationships between circulating levels of the inflammatory markers interleukin-6 (IL-6), C-reactive protein (CRP), and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and total as well as site-specific cancer incidence...
  38. ncbi request reprint Weight change and the conservation of lean mass in old age: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Anne B Newman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:872-8; quiz 915-6. 2005
    ..Weight loss may contribute to the loss of lean mass with age...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship of alcohol intake with inflammatory markers and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 in well-functioning older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Stefano Volpato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola, 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Circulation 109:607-12. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between weekly alcohol intake and interleukin-6 (IL-6), C-reactive protein (CRP), tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)...
  40. ncbi request reprint How does low back pain impact physical function in independent, well-functioning older adults? Evidence from the Health ABC Cohort and implications for the future
    Debra K Weiner
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    Pain Med 4:311-20. 2003
    ..To determine the relationships between low back pain (LBP) frequency and intensity and self-reported and performance-based physical function in a large cohort of well-functioning older adults...
  41. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements in the eighth decade of life
    Stephane Blanc
    University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:303-10. 2004
    ..Knowledge of energy requirements among relatively healthy elderly is limited...
  42. ncbi request reprint Edentulism and nutritional status in a biracial sample of well-functioning, community-dwelling elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Jung Sun Lee
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:295-302. 2004
    ..Edentulism may affect dietary intake in older adults, but the relation between edentulism and nutritional status is not completely understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia: alternative definitions and associations with lower extremity function
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1602-9. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Neck and shoulder pain in 70- to 79-year-old men and women: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Molly T Vogt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine J 3:435-41. 2003
    ..Musculoskeletal pain in the cervicobrachial region is considered a major health problem among adults of working age, but little is known about the impact of this pain in the elderly...
  45. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and onset of cardiovascular events: results from the Health ABC study
    Matteo Cesari
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Circulation 108:2317-22. 2003
    ..Inflammation plays an important role in cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study is to investigate the predictive value of several inflammatory markers on the incidence of cardiovascular events in well-functioning older persons...
  46. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and cardiovascular disease (The Health, Aging and Body Composition [Health ABC] Study)
    Matteo Cesari
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:522-8. 2003
    ..Thus, our findings suggest an important role for IL-6 and TNF-alpha in clinical as well as subclinical cardiovascular disease. In this study, CRP had a weaker association with cardiovascular disease than the cytokines...
  47. ncbi request reprint Walking performance and cardiovascular response: associations with age and morbidity--the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:715-20. 2003
    ..The long-distance corridor walk is a timed 400-meter walk test used to assess walking endurance in well-functioning men and women aged 70-79 in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of high coronary heart disease risk status with circulating oxidized LDL in the well-functioning elderly: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Paul Holvoet
    Center for Experimental Surgery and Anesthesiology, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1444-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, we studied the association between high, predicted CHD risk and oxLDL in the Health ABC cohort...
  49. ncbi request reprint Anti-oxidized LDL antibodies and wine consumption: a population-based epidemiological study in Dicomano, Italy
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Section of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 13:189-95. 2003
    ..This study was carried out to identify factors associated with ox-LDL-Ab, with particular emphasis on the association with wine consumption...
  50. ncbi request reprint One- and two-year change in body composition as measured by DXA in a population-based cohort of older men and women
    Marjolein Visser
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije University Medical Center, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 94:2368-74. 2003
    ..Loss of ALST was greater in men compared with women, and greater in blacks compared with whites, suggesting that men and blacks may be more prone to muscle loss...
  51. ncbi request reprint The association of race and socioeconomic status with cardiovascular disease indicators among older adults in the health, aging, and body composition study
    Ronica N Rooks
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S247-56. 2002
    ..But, accounting for a broad interpretation of socioeconomic status (SES) (i.e., education, family income, home ownership, and other assets) would reduce these differences...
  52. ncbi request reprint Leg muscle mass and composition in relation to lower extremity performance in men and women aged 70 to 79: the health, aging and body composition study
    Marjolein Visser
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:897-904. 2002
    ..Our aim was to determine whether low leg muscle mass and greater fat infiltration in the muscle were associated with poor lower extremity performance (LEP)...
  53. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome, circulating oxidized LDL, and risk of myocardial infarction in well-functioning elderly people in the health, aging, and body composition cohort
    Paul Holvoet
    Center for Experimental Surgery and Anesthesiology, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
    Diabetes 53:1068-73. 2004
    ..22-4.15). We concluded that the metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for CHD, is associated with higher levels of circulating oxLDL that are associated with a greater disposition to atherothrombotic coronary disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and weight loss in older adults
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:547-53. 2004
    ..To determine the association between periodontal disease and weight loss in an elderly cohort...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of usual gait speed in well-functioning older people--results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Matteo Cesari
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32608, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1675-80. 2005
    ..To define clinically relevant cutpoints for usual gait speed and to investigate their predictive value for health-related events in older persons...
  56. ncbi request reprint Short-term weight changes in community-dwelling older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Weight Change Substudy
    Jung Sun Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:644-50. 2005
    ..The frequency and short-term natural history of weight loss in community-dwelling older adults have not been described. Unintentional weight loss may be more likely to continue than intentional weight loss...
  57. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and load, measures of glucose metabolism, and body fat distribution in older adults
    Nadine R Sahyoun
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:547-52. 2005
    ..Recent evidence suggests that the rate of carbohydrate digestion and absorption may influence the development of type 2 diabetes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lower serum albumin concentration and change in muscle mass: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Marjolein Visser
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:531-7. 2005
    ..Low albumin concentrations in older persons increase the risk of poor health outcomes, including functional decline...
  59. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory markers, periodontal diseases, and periodontal infections in an elderly population
    Walter A Bretz
    Division of Pediatric and Developmental Science, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1532-7. 2005
    ..To study the levels of systemic markers for inflammation with parameters of periodontal diseases in older people...
  60. ncbi request reprint Weight change, weight change intention, and the incidence of mobility limitation in well-functioning community-dwelling older adults
    Jung Sun Lee
    Healthy Aging Research Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1007-12. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether weight, weight change, and weight change intention are associated with risk for mobility limitation in elderly persons...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia, obesity, and inflammation--results from the Trial of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibition and Novel Cardiovascular Risk Factors study
    Matteo Cesari
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:428-34. 2005
    ..Age-related body-composition changes are associated with health-related outcomes in elders. This relation may be explained by inflammation and hemostatic abnormalities...
  62. ncbi request reprint Muscle mass, muscle strength, and muscle fat infiltration as predictors of incident mobility limitations in well-functioning older persons
    Marjolein Visser
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:324-33. 2005
    ..This study aims to investigate whether low muscle mass, low muscle strength, and greater fat infiltration into the muscle predict incident mobility limitation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle fatigue, strength, and quality in the elderly: the Health ABC Study
    Andreas Katsiaras
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:210-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, older men were more fatigue resistant than women, although in both men and women greater fatigue was not related to muscle weakness...
  64. ncbi request reprint The association of regional fat depots with hypertension in older persons of white and African American ethnicity
    Jingzhong Ding
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:971-6. 2004
    ..Fat distribution has been shown to be a strong correlate of hypertension, independent of general obesity. However, population-based studies are lacking on the association of regional fat depots with hypertension...
  65. ncbi request reprint Correlates of serum lutein + zeaxanthin: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Michael Gruber
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Nutr 134:2387-94. 2004
    ..Each 10% increase in dietary lutein + zeaxanthin was associated with a 1% increase in serum conditional on other terms in the model. Many factors that influence the level of serum lutein + zeaxanthin remain unknown...
  66. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and incident mobility limitation in the elderly
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Sticht Center on Aging, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1105-13. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between indicators of inflammation and the incidence of mobility limitation in older persons...
  67. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, exercise, and inflammatory markers in older adults: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Lisa H Colbert
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1098-104. 2004
    ..To examine the association between physical activity and inflammatory markers, with consideration for body fatness and antioxidant use...
  68. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and differences in muscle mass in older persons: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:961-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether older persons using angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors have a larger lower extremity muscle mass (LEMM) than users of other antihypertensive drugs...
  69. ncbi request reprint B-mode ultrasound-detected carotid artery lesions with and without acoustic shadowing and their association with markers of inflammation and endothelial activation: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kelly J Hunt
    CVD Program, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin St, Bank of America, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Atherosclerosis 162:145-55. 2002
    ..38 (95% CI: 1.10, 1.74)], a marker of endothelial activation. Associations with endothelial adhesion molecules were inconsistent. Further studies aimed at elucidating the mechanisms of arterial mineralization are warranted...

Research Grants3

  1. Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Errors
    Stephen Kritchevsky; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Health Care Quality & Effectiveness Research SS KRITCHEVSKY, STEPHEN B. Each organization is providing unique abilities and expertise to address the important issue of antimicrobial prophylaxis errors. ..
  2. Predicting Pulmonary Function Decline in the Elderly
    Stephen Kritchevsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because this study is being done as an ancillary study to an established cohort in which many of the study measures either have or will be performed, these hypotheses can be tested in a cost-efficient manner. ..
  3. Vitamin D, falls, fractures and function in community-dwelling older adults
    Stephen Kritchevsky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....