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Core Faculty Publications, 2008 


December 2008

Shafi T, Appel LJ, Miller ER 3rd, Klag MJ, Parekh RS. Changes in serum potassium mediate thiazide-induced diabetes. Hypertension. 2008 Dec;52(6):1022-9. (abstract)

Cheng TY, Wen SF, Astor BC, Tao XG, Samet JM, Wen CP. Mortality risks for all causes and cardiovascular diseases and reduced GFR in a middle-aged working population in Taiwan. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Dec;52(6):1051-60. (abstract)

Tello MA, Yeh HC, Keller JM, Beach MC, Anderson JR, Moore RD. HIV women's health: a study of gynecological healthcare service utilization in a U.S. urban clinic population. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 Dec;17(10):1609-14. (abstract)

Strouse JJ, Lanzkron S, Beach MC, Haywood C, Park H, Witkop C, Wilson RF, Bass EB, Segal JB. Hydroxyurea for sickle cell disease: a systematic review for efficacy and toxicity in children. Pediatrics. 2008 Dec;122(6):1332-42. (abstract)

Korthuis PT, Saha S, Fleishman JA, McGrath MM, Josephs JS, Moore RD, Gebo KA, Hellinger J, Beach MC; HIV Research Network. Impact of patient race on patient experiences of access and communication in HIV care. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Dec;23(12):2046-52. (abstract)

Franco M, Diez Roux AV, Glass TA, Caballero B, Brancati FL. Neighborhood characteristics and availability of healthy foods in Baltimore. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Dec;35(6):561-7. (abstract)

Crawford SO, Ambrose MS, Hoogeveen RC, Brancati FL, Ballantyne CM, Young JH. Association of lactate with blood pressure before and after rapid weight loss. Am J Hypertens. 2008 Dec;21(12):1337-42. (abstract)

Epstein SA, Hooper LM, Weinfurt KP, Depuy V, Cooper LA, Harless WG, Tracy CM. Primary care physicians' evaluation and treatment of depression: results of an experimental study using video vignettes. Med Care Res Rev. 2008 Dec;65(6):674-95. (abstract)

Gutman RE, Ford DE, Quiroz LH, Shippey SH, Handa VL. Is there a pelvic organ prolapse threshold that predicts pelvic floor symptoms? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Dec;199(6):683.e1-7. (abstract)

Mezuk B, Eaton WW, Golden SH, Wand G, Lee HB. Depression, antidepressants, and bone mineral density in a population-based cohort. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Dec;63(12):1410-5.  (abstract)

Mezuk B, Eaton WW, Albrecht S, Golden SH. Depression and type 2 diabetes over the lifespan: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Care. 2008 Dec;31(12):2383-90. PMCID: PMC2584200 [Available on 2009/12/01]  (abstract)

Dehghan A, Köttgen A, Yang Q, Hwang SJ, Kao WL, Rivadeneira F, Boerwinkle E, Levy D, Hofman A, Astor BC, Benjamin EJ, van Duijn CM, Witteman JC, Coresh J, Fox CS. Association of three genetic loci with uric acid concentration and risk of gout: a genome-wide association study. Lancet. 2008 Dec 6;372(9654):1953-61.(abstract)

Reis JP, Michos ED, von Mühlen D, Miller ER 3rd. Differences in vitamin D status as a possible contributor to the racial disparity in peripheral arterial disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Dec;88(6):1469-77.  (abstract)

Bash LD, Selvin E, Steffes M, Coresh J, Astor BC. Poor glycemic control in diabetes and the risk of incident chronic kidney disease even in the absence of albuminuria and retinopathy: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Dec 8;168(22):2440-7. (abstract)

Pazin-Filho A, Kottgen A, Bertoni AG, Russell SD, Selvin E, Rosamond WD, Coresh J. HbA 1c as a risk factor for heart failure in persons with diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Diabetologia. 2008 Dec;51(12):2197-204. (abstract)

Selvin E, Hirsch AT. Contemporary risk factor control and walking dysfunction in individuals with peripheral arterial disease: NHANES 1999-2004. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Dec;201(2):425-33. (abstract)

Baptiste-Roberts K, Salafia CM, Nicholson WK, Duggan A, Wang NY, Brancati FL. Gross placental measures and childhood growth. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2008 Dec 9:1-11. (abstract)

Barone BB, Yeh HC, Snyder CF, Peairs KS, Stein KB, Derr RL, Wolff AC, Brancati FL. Long-term all-cause mortality in cancer patients with preexisting diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA. 2008 Dec 17;300(23):2754-6.  (abstract)


November 2008

Wang YF, Yancy WS Jr, Yu D, Champagne C, Appel LJ, Lin PH. The relationship between dietary protein intake and blood pressure: results from the PREMIER study. J Hum Hypertens. 2008 Nov;22(11):745-54. (abstract)

Saha S, Beach MC, Cooper LA. Patient centeredness, cultural competence and healthcare quality. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Nov;100(11):1275-85. (abstract)

Lazo M, Clark JM. The epidemiology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a global perspective. Semin Liver Dis. 2008 Nov;28(4):339-50. (abstract)

Solga SF, Buckley G, Clark JM, Horska A, Diehl AM. The effect of a probiotic on hepatic steatosis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008 Nov-Dec;42(10):1117-9. (No abstract available.)

Cené CW, Cooper LA. Death toll from uncontrolled blood pressure in ethnic populations: universal access and quality improvement may not be enough. Ann Fam Med. 2008 Nov-Dec;6(6):486-9. PMCID: PMC2582475 [Available on 2009/05/01]. (No abstract available.)

Longenecker JC, Coresh J, Klag MJ, Powe NR, Fink NE, Marcovina SM. Lipoprotein(a) level as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and small apoliprotein(a) isoforms in dialysis patients: assay-related differences are important. Clin Chim Acta. 2008 Nov;397(1-2):36-41. PMCID: PMC2586292 [Available on 2009/11/01] (abstract)

Köttgen A, Hsu CC, Coresh J, Shuldiner AR, Berthier-Schaad Y, Gambhir TR, Smith MW, Boerwinkle E, Kao WH. The association of podocin R229Q polymorphism with increased albuminuria or reduced estimated GFR in a large population-based sample of US adults. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Nov;52(5):868-75.  (abstract) 

Houston TK, Ford DE, Sadasivam RS, Ray MN, Allison JJ, Kohler CL, Ashton CM. Overcoming limits to tobacco control: using the internet to bridge clinical and public health interventions. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:977.  (abstract)

Ford DE. Optimizing outcomes for patients with depression and chronic medical illnesses. Am J Med. 2008 Nov;121(11 Suppl 2):S38-44.  (abstract)

Kravitz RL, Ford DE. Introduction: chronic medical conditions and depression--the view from primary care. Am J Med. 2008 Nov;121(11 Suppl 2):S1-7. (No abstract available.)

Navas-Acien A, Guallar E. Measuring arsenic exposure, metabolism, and biological effects: the role of urine proteomics. Toxicol Sci. 2008 Nov;106(1):1-4. (No abstract available.)

Plantinga LC, Boulware LE, Coresh J, Stevens LA, Miller ER 3rd, Saran R, Messer KL, Levey AS, Powe NR. Patient awareness of chronic kidney disease: trends and predictors. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Nov 10;168(20):2268-75.  (abstract)

Parekh RS, Plantinga LC, Kao WH, Meoni LA, Jaar BG, Fink NE, Powe NR, Coresh J, Klag MJ. The association of sudden cardiac death with inflammation and other traditional risk factors. Kidney Int. 2008 Nov;74(10):1335-42.  (abstract)

Groesbeck D, Köttgen A, Parekh R, Selvin E, Schwartz GJ, Coresh J, Furth S. Age, gender, and race effects on cystatin C levels in US adolescents. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Nov;3(6):1777-85. PMCID: PMC2572279 [Available on 2009/11/01]   (abstract)

Samuels TA, Bolen S, Yeh HC, Abuid M, Marinopoulos SS, Weiner JP, McGuire M, Brancati FL. Missed opportunities in diabetes management: a longitudinal assessment of factors associated with sub-optimal quality. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Nov;23(11):1770-7. PMCID: PMC2585658 [Available on 2009/11/01] (abstract)

Tamariz LJ, Young JH, Pankow JS, Yeh HC, Schmidt MI, Astor B, Brancati FL. Blood viscosity and hematocrit as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus: the atherosclerosis risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Nov 15;168(10):1153-60. PMCID: PMC2581671  (abstract)


October 2008

Shafi T, Appel LJ, Miller ER 3rd, Klag MJ, Parekh RS. Changes in serum potassium mediate thiazide-induced diabetes. Hypertension. 2008 Dec;52(6):1022-9. Shoham DA, Vupputuri S, Kaufman JS, Kshirsagar AV, Diez Roux AV, Coresh J, Heiss G. Kidney disease and the cumulative burden of life course socioeconomic conditions: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Oct;67(8):1311-20.  (abstract)

Ratanawongsa N, Roter D, Beach MC, Laird SL, Larson SM, Carson KA, Cooper LA. Physician burnout and patient-physician communication during primary care encounters. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Oct;23(10):1581-8.  (abstract)

Coresh J, Auguste P. Reliability of GFR formulas based on serum creatinine, with special reference to the MDRD Study equation. Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl. 2008;241:30-8.  (abstract)

Köttgen A, Hwang SJ, Rampersaud E, Coresh J, North KE, Pankow JS, Meigs JB, Florez JC, Parsa A, Levy D, Boerwinkle E, Shuldiner AR, Fox CS, Kao WH. TCF7L2 variants associate with CKD progression and renal function in population-based cohorts. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Oct;19(10):1989-99.  (abstract)

Daumit GL, Goff DC, Meyer JM, Davis VG, Nasrallah HA, McEvoy JP, Rosenheck R, Davis SM, Hsiao JK, Stroup TS, Lieberman JA. Antipsychotic effects on estimated 10-year coronary heart disease risk in the CATIE schizophrenia study. Schizophr Res. 2008 Oct;105(1-3):175-87.  (abstract)

Henke RM, McGuire TG, Zaslavsky AM, Ford DE, Meredith LS, Arbelaez JJ. Clinician- and organization-level factors in the adoption of evidence-based care for depression in primary care. Health Care Manage Rev. 2008 Oct-Dec;33(4):289-99.  (abstract)

Dodson JL, Furth SL, Hsiao CJ, Diener-West M, Levey EB, Wu AW, Gearhart JP. Health related quality of life in adolescents with abnormal bladder function: an assessment using the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition. J Urol. 2008 Oct;180(4 Suppl):1846-51; discussion 1851.  (abstract)

Dodson JL, Gerson AC, Hsiao CJ, Kaskel FJ, Weiss RA, Furth SL. Parent perspectives of health related quality of life in adolescents with chronic kidney disease due to underlying urological disorders: an assessment using the Child Health Questionnaire-Parent Form 50. J Urol. 2008 Oct;180(4 Suppl):1700-4; discussion 1704.  (abstract)

Dray-Spira R, Gary TL, Brancati FL. Socioeconomic position and cardiovascular disease in adults with and without diabetes: United States trends, 1997-2005. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Oct;23(10):1634-41. PMCID: PMC2533376  (Free full text)

Feick D, Sickmond J, Liu L, Metellus P, Williams M, Rigamonti D, Hill-Briggs F. Sensitivity and predictive value of occupational and physical therapy assessments in the functional evaluation of patients with suspected normal pressure hydrocephalus. J Rehabil Med. 2008 Oct;40(9):715-20. (abstract)

Kao WH, Klag MJ, Meoni LA, Reich D, Berthier-Schaad Y, Li M, Coresh J, Patterson N, Tandon A, Powe NR, Fink NE, Sadler JH, Weir MR, Abboud HE, Adler SG, Divers J, Iyengar SK, Freedman BI, Kimmel PL, Knowler WC, Kohn OF, Kramp K, Leehey DJ, Nicholas SB, Pahl MV, Schelling JR, Sedor JR, Thornley-Brown D, Winkler CA, Smith MW, Parekh RS; Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes Research Group. MYH9 is associated with nondiabetic end-stage renal disease in African Americans. Nat Genet. 2008 Oct;40(10):1185-92.  (abstract)

Tsai MY, Johnson C, Kao WH, Sharrett AR, Arends VL, Kronmal R, Jenny NS, Jacobs DR Jr, Arnett D, O'Leary D, Post W. Cholesteryl ester transfer protein genetic polymorphisms, HDL cholesterol, and subclinical cardiovascular disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Oct;200(2):359-67.  (abstract)

Wittink MN, Morales KH, Meoni LA, Ford DE, Wang NY, Klag MJ, Gallo JJ. Stability of preferences for end-of-life treatment after 3 years of follow-up: the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Oct 27;168(19):2125-30. (abstract)

Flynn JT, Mitsnefes M, Pierce C, Cole SR, Parekh RS, Furth SL, Warady BA; Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study Group. Blood pressure in children with chronic kidney disease: a report from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children study. Hypertension. 2008 Oct;52(4):631-7.  (abstract)

Selvin E, Bolen S, Yeh HC, Wiley C, Wilson LM, Marinopoulos SS, Feldman L, Vassy J,  Wilson R, Bass EB, Brancati FL. Cardiovascular outcomes in trials of oral diabetes medications: a systematic review. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Oct 27;168(19):2070-80.  (abstract)


September 2008

Ho MJ, Yao G, Lee KL, Beach MC, Green AR. Cross-cultural medical education: can patient-centered cultural competency training be effective in non-Western countries? Med Teach. 2008;30(7):719-21.  (abstract)

Moore AF, Jablonski KA, McAteer JB, Saxena R, Pollin TI, Franks PW, Hanson RL, Shuldiner AR, Knowler WC, Altshuler D, Florez JC; Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group, including Brancati FL and Clark JM]. Extension of type 2 diabetes genome-wide association scan results in the diabetes prevention program. Diabetes. 2008 Sep;57(9):2503-10. PMCID: PMC2518503 [Available on 09/01/09]  (abstract) 

Coresh J, Auguste P. Reliability of GFR formulas based on serum creatinine, with special reference to the MDRD Study equation. Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl. 2008;241:30-8.  (abstract) 

Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Schroeder JC, McNeill AM, Coresh J, Folsom AR; Members of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. HDL-cholesterol and the incidence of lung cancer in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Lung Cancer. 2008 Sep;61(3):292-300.  (abstract)

Plantinga LC, Fink NE, Melamed ML, Briggs WA, Powe NR, Jaar BG. Serum phosphate levels and risk of infection in incident dialysis patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Sep;3(5):1398-406.  PMCID: PMC2518791 [Available on 09/01/09]    (abstract)

Asmis LM, Segal JB, Plantinga LC, Fink NE, Kerman JS, Kickler TS, Coresh J, Gardner LB. Heparin-induced antibodies and cardiovascular risk in patients on dialysis. Thromb Haemost. 2008 Sep;100(3):498-504.  (abstract)

Karp DR, Carlin S, Cook-Deegan R, Ford DE, Geller G, Glass DN, Greely H, Guthridge J, Kahn J, Kaslow R, Kraft C, Macqueen K, Malin B, Scheuerman RH, Sugarman J. Ethical and practical issues associated with aggregating databases. PLoS Med. 2008 Sep 23;5(9):e190. PMCID: PMC2553818  (full text)

O'Toole TP, Pollini RA, Ford DE, Bigelow G. The health encounter as a treatable moment for homeless substance-using adults: the role of homelessness, health seeking behavior, readiness for behavior change and motivation for treatment. Addict Behav. 2008 Sep;33(9):1239-43.  (abstract)

Tsilidis KK, Branchini C, Guallar E, Helzlsouer KJ, Erlinger TP, Platz EA. C-reactive protein and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review of prospective studies. Int J Cancer. 2008 Sep 1;123(5):1133-40.  (abstract) 

Celik I, Gallicchio L, Boyd K, Lam TK, Matanoski G, Tao X, Shiels M, Hammond E, Chen L, Robinson KA, Caulfield LE, Herman JG, Guallar E, Alberg AJ. Arsenic in drinking water and lung cancer: a systematic review. Environ Res. 2008 Sep;108(1):48-55.  (abstract) 

Hill-Briggs F, Renosky R, Lazo M, Bone L, Hill M, Levine D, Brancati FL, Peyrot M. Development and pilot evaluation of literacy-adapted diabetes and CVD education in urban, diabetic African Americans. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Sep;23(9):1491-4. PMCID: PMC2518002 [Available on 09/01/09]  (abstract) 

Gong L, Kao WH, Brancati FL, Batts-Turner M, Gary TL. Association between parental history of type 2 diabetes and glycemic control in urban African Americans. Diabetes Care. 2008 Sep;31(9):1773-6. PMCID: PMC2518343 [Available on 09/01/09]  (abstract)

Bielinski SJ, Pankow JS, Boerwinkle E, Bray MS, Kao WH, Folsom AR. Lack of association between uncoupling protein-2 Ala55Val polymorphism and incident diabetes in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Acta Diabetol. 2008 Sep;45(3):179-82.  (abstract) 

Dy SM, Klag MJ, Young JH. Is patients' insurance coverage associated with prescribing after hospitalization for severe, poorly controlled hypertension? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2008 Sep;10(9):684-91.  (abstract)

Yi S, Contreras G, Miller ER, Appel LJ, Astor BC. Correlates of N-Terminal Prohormone Brain Natriuretic Peptides in African Americans with Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease: The African American Study of  Kidney Disease and Hypertension. Am J Nephrol. 2008 Sep 29;29(4):292-298.  (abstract)

Malhotra D, Thimmulappa R, Navas-Acien A, Sandford A, Elliott M, Singh A, Chen L, Zhuang X, Hogg J, Pare P, Tuder RM, Biswal S.  Decline in NRF2-regulated antioxidants in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lungs due to loss of its positive regulator, DJ-1. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep 15;178(6):592-604. PMCID: PMC2542433 [Available on 09/15/09]   (abstract)

Amarasingham R, Diener-West M, Plantinga L, Cunningham AC, Gaskin DJ, Powe NR. Hospital characteristics associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems in Texas, United States. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2008 Sep 15;8:39. PMCID: PMC2553406  (full text)

Baptiste-Roberts K, Salafia CM, Nicholson WK, Duggan A, Wang NY, Brancati FL. Maternal risk factors for abnormal placental growth: the national collaborative perinatal project. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2008 Sep 23;8:44. PMCID: PMC2564930  (abstract)


August 2008

Hollis JF, Gullion CM, Stevens VJ, Brantley PJ, Appel LJ, Ard JD, Champagne CM, Dalcin A, Erlinger TP, Funk K, Laferriere D, Lin PH, Loria CM, Samuel-Hodge C, Vollmer WM, Svetkey LP; Weight Loss Maintenance Trial Research Group. Weight loss during the intensive intervention phase of the weight-loss maintenance trial. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Aug;35(2):118-26.  (abstract)

Meyer JM, Davis VG, McEvoy JP, Goff DC, Nasrallah HA, Davis SM, Daumit GL, Hsiao J, Swartz MS, Stroup TS, Lieberman JA. Impact of antipsychotic treatment on nonfasting triglycerides in the CATIE Schizophrenia Trial phase 1. Schizophr Res. 2008 Aug;103(1-3):104-9.  (abstract) 

Mezuk B, Eaton WW, Golden SH, Ding Y. The influence of educational attainment on depression and risk of type 2 diabetes. Am J Public Health. 2008 Aug;98(8):1480-5.  (abstract)

Navas-Acien A, Silbergeld EK, Pastor-Barriuso R, Guallar E. Arsenic exposure and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in US adults. JAMA. 2008 Aug 20;300(7):814-22. (abstract)

Bleys J, Navas-Acien A, Stranges S, Menke A, Miller ER 3rd, Guallar E. Serum selenium and serum lipids in US adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Aug;88(2):416-23.  (abstract)

Gallicchio L, Boyd K, Matanoski G, Tao XG, Chen L, Lam TK, Shiels M, Hammond E, Robinson KA, Caulfield LE, Herman JG, Guallar E, Alberg AJ. Carotenoids and the risk of developing lung cancer: a systematic review. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Aug;88(2):372-83.  (abstract)

Arbaje AI, Wolff JL, Yu Q, Powe NR, Anderson GF, Boult C. Postdischarge environmental and socioeconomic factors and the likelihood of early hospital readmission among community-dwelling medicare beneficiaries. Gerontologist. 2008 Aug;48(4):495-504.  (abstract)


July 2008

Appel LJ. Dietary patterns and longevity: expanding the blue zones. Circulation. 2008 Jul 15;118(3):214-5. (No abstract)

de Souza RJ, Swain JF, Appel LJ, Sacks FM. Alternatives for macronutrient intake and chronic disease: a comparison of the OmniHeart diets with popular diets and with dietary recommendations. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Jul;88(1):1-11.  (abstract)

Boulware LE
, Troll MU, Plantinga LC, Powe NR. The association of state and national legislation with living kidney donation rates in the United States: a national study. Am J Transplant. 2008 Jul;8(7):1451-70.  (abstract)

Carter BL, Einhorn PT, Brands M, He J, Cutler JA, Whelton PK, Bakris GL, Brancati FL, Cushman WC, Oparil S, Wright JT Jr; Working Group from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Thiazide-induced dysglycemia: call for research from a working group from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Hypertension. 2008 Jul;52(1):30-6. (No abstract)

Raynor HA, Jeffery RW, Ruggiero AM, Clark JM, Delahanty LM; Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Research Group. Weight loss strategies associated with BMI in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes at entry into the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) trial. Diabetes Care. 2008 Jul;31(7):1299-304. PMC2453652 [Available on 07/01/09]   (abstract)

Klos K, Shimmin L, Ballantyne C, Boerwinkle E, Clark A, Coresh J, Hanis C, Liu K, Sayre S, Hixson J. APOE/C1/C4/C2 hepatic control region polymorphism influences plasma apoE and LDL cholesterol levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Jul 1;17(13):2039-46.  (abstract)

Howard DL, Strobino D, Sherman S, Crum R. Within prisons, is there an association between the quantity of prenatal care and infant birthweight?Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2008 Jul;22(4):369-78.  (abstract)

Huang CX, Plantinga LC, Fink NE, Melamed ML, Coresh J, Powe NR. Phosphate levels and blood pressure in incident hemodialysis patients: a longitudinal study. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2008 Jul;15(3):321-31.  (abstract)

Cavanaugh KL, Merkin SS, Plantinga LC, Fink NE, Sadler JH, Powe NR. Accuracy of patients' reports of comorbid disease and their association with mortality in ESRD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Jul;52(1):118-27.  (abstract)

Stranges S, Guallar E. Dietary iron and blood pressure. BMJ. 2008 Jul 15;337:a547. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a547. (No abstract)

Pankow JS, Boerwinkle E, Adams PC, Guallar E, Leiendecker-Foster C, Rogowski J, Eckfeldt JH. HFE C282Y homozygotes have reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.Transl Res. 2008 Jul;152(1):3-10.  (abstract)

Anderson DE, Parsons BA, McNeely JC, Miller ER. Salt sensitivity of blood pressure is accompanied by slow respiratory rate: results of a clinical feeding study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2007 Jul;1(4):256-263. PMC2288755  (full text)

Reis JP, von Mühlen D, Miller ER 3rd. Relation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone levels with metabolic syndrome among US adults. Eur J Endocrinol. 2008 Jul;159(1):41-8. (abstract)

Turban S, Miller ER 3rd, Ange B, Appel LJ. Racial differences in urinary potassium excretion. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul;19(7):1396-402. PMC2440302 [Available on 07/01/09]   (abstract)

Powe NR
. Let's get serious about racial and ethnic disparities. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul;19(7):1271-5. (abstract)

Wolf M, Betancourt J, Chang Y, Shah A, Teng M, Tamez H, Gutierrez O, Camargo CA Jr, Melamed M, Norris K, Stampfer MJ, Powe NR, Thadhani R. Impact of activated vitamin D and race on survival among hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul;19(7):1379-88. PMC2440300 [Available on 07/01/09]  (abstract)


June 2008

Furtado JD, Campos H, Appel LJ, Miller ER, Laranjo N, Carey VJ, Sacks FM. Effect of protein, unsaturated fat, and carbohydrate intakes on plasma apolipoprotein B and VLDL and LDL containing apolipoprotein C-III: results from the OmniHeart Trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Jun;87(6):1623-30. (abstract)

Kottgen A, Kao WH, Hwang SJ, Boerwinkle E, Yang Q, Levy D, Benjamin EJ, Larson MG, Astor BC, Coresh J, Fox CS. Genome-wide association study for renal traits in the Framingham Heart and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Studies. BMC Med Genet. 2008 Jun 3;9:49. PMCID: PMC2430944 (full text)

Lanzkron S, Strouse JJ, Wilson R, Beach MC, Haywood C, Park H, Witkop C, Bass EB, Segal JB. Systematic review: Hydroxyurea for the treatment of adults with sickle cell disease. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Jun 17;148(12):939-55. (abstract)

Crum RM, Green KM, Storr CL, Chan YF, Ialongo N, Stuart EA, Anthony JC. Depressed mood in childhood and subsequent alcohol use through adolescence and young adulthood. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008 Jun;65(6):702-12. (abstract)

Francis HW, Buchman CA, Visaya JM, Wang NY, Zwolan TA, Fink NE, Niparko JK; CDaCI Investigative Team. Surgical factors in pediatric cochlear implantation and their early effects on electrode activation and functional outcomes. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Jun;29(4):502-8. (abstract)

Beydoun MA, Gary TL, Caballero BH, Lawrence RS, Cheskin LJ, Wang Y. Ethnic differences in dairy and related nutrient consumption among US adults and their association with obesity, central obesity, and the metabolic syndrome. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Jun;87(6):1914-25. (abstract)

Golden SH, Lazo M, Carnethon M, Bertoni AG, Schreiner PJ, Roux AV, Lee HB, Lyketsos C. Examining a bidirectional association between depressive symptoms and diabetes. JAMA. 2008 Jun 18;299(23):2751-9. (abstract)

Vaidya D, Dobs A, Gapstur SM, Golden SH, Hankinson A, Liu K, Ouyang P. The association of endogenous sex hormones with lipoprotein subfraction profile in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Metabolism. 2008 Jun;57(6):782-90. (abstract)


May 2008

Jehn ML, Brotman DJ, Appel LJ. Racial differences in diurnal blood pressure and heart  rate patterns: results from the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) trial.Arch Intern Med. 2008 May 12;168(9):996-1002.  (abstract)

Lea J, Cheek D, Thornley-Brown D, Appel L, Agodoa L, Contreras G, Gassman J, Lash J, Miller ER 3rd, Randall O, Wang X, McClellan W; AASK Study Investigators. Metabolic syndrome, proteinuria, and the risk of progressive CKD in hypertensive African Americans. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 May;51(5):732-40.  (abstract)

Astor BC
, Hallan SI, Miller ER 3rd, Yeung E, Coresh J. Glomerular filtration rate, albuminuria, and risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in the US population. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 May 15;167(10):1226-34. (abstract)

Solga SF, Horska A, Hemker S, Crawford S, Diggs C, Diehl AM, Brancati FL, Clark JM. Hepatic fat and adenosine triphosphate measurement in overweight and obese adults using 1H and 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Liver Int. 2008 May;28(5):675-81.  (abstract)

Street RL Jr, O'Malley KJ, Cooper LA, Haidet P. Understanding concordance in patient-physician relationships: personal and ethnic dimensions of shared identity. Ann Fam Med. 2008 May-Jun;6(3):198-205.  (abstract)

Washington DL, Bowles J, Saha S, Horowitz CR, Moody-Ayers S, Brown AF, Stone VE, Cooper LA; Writing group for the Society of General Internal Medicine, Disparities in Health Task Force. Transforming clinical practice to eliminate racial-ethnic disparities in healthcare. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 May;23(5):685-91.  (abstract)   

Volcik KA, Ballantyne CM, Braun MC, Coresh J, Mosley TH, Boerwinkle E. Association of the Complement Factor H Y402H Polymorphism With Cardiovascular Disease Is Dependent Upon Hypertension Status: The ARIC Study. Am J Hypertens. 2008 May;21(5):533-8.  (abstract)  

Melamed ML, Eustace JA, Plantinga LC, Jaar BG, Fink NE, Parekh RS, Coresh J, Yang Z, Cantor T, Powe NR. Third-generation parathyroid hormone assays and all-cause mortality in incident dialysis patients: the CHOICE study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008 May;23(5):1650-8.  (abstract)  

Ghods BK, Roter DL, Ford DE, Larson S, Arbelaez JJ, Cooper LA. Patient-physician communication in the primary care visits of African Americans and whites with depression. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 May;23(5):600-6.  (abstract)

Amaral S, Hwang W, Fivush B, Neu A, Frankenfield D, Furth S. Serum albumin level and risk for mortality and hospitalization in adolescents on hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 May;3(3):759-67. PMC2386701  (abstract)

Navas-Acien A, Schwartz BS, Rothenberg SJ, Hu H, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E. Bone lead levels and blood pressure endpoints: a meta-analysis. Epidemiology. 2008 May;19(3):496-504. (abstract)

Matteini AM, Walston JD, Fallin MD, Bandeen Roche K, Kao WH, Semba RD, Allen RH, Guralnik J, Fried LP, Stabler SP. Markers of B-vitamin deficiency and frailty in older women. J Nutr Health Aging. 2008 May;12(5):303-8. (abstract)

Bolen SD, Samuels TA, Yeh HC, Marinopoulos SS, McGuire M, Abuid M, Brancati FL. Failure to intensify antihypertensive treatment by primary care providers: a cohort study in adults with diabetes mellitus and hypertension. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 May;23(5):543-50.  (abstract)


April 2008

Appel LJ, Wright JT Jr, Greene T, Kusek JW, Lewis JB, Wang X, Lipkowitz MS, Norris KC, Bakris GL, Rahman M, Contreras G, Rostand SG, Kopple JD, Gabbai FB, Schulman GI, Gassman JJ, Charleston J, Agodoa LY; for the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Collaborative Research Group.  Long-term Effects of Renin-Angiotensin System-Blocking Therapy and a Low Blood Pressure Goal on Progression of Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease in African Americans. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Apr 28;168(8):832-839. (abstract)

Astor BC, Yi S, Hiremath L, Corbin T, Pogue V, Wilkening B, Peterson G, Lewis J, Lash JP, Van Lente F, Gassman J, Wang X, Bakris G, Appel LJ, Contreras G. N-terminal prohormone brain natriuretic peptide as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and mortality in blacks with hypertensive kidney disease: the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK). Circulation. 2008 Apr 1;117(13):1685-92. (abstract)

Roter DL, Larson SM, Beach MC, Cooper LA. Interactive and evaluative correlates of dialogue sequence: a simulation study applying the RIAS to turn taking structures. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Apr;71(1):26-33. (abstract)

Boulware LE. Challenges for public campaigns to improve the health of persons at high risk of  developing CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Apr;51(4):535-8. (No abstract available.)

Coresh J, Selvin E, Stevens LA, Levey AS, Van Lente F. In Reply. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Apr;51(4):709-710. (No abstract available.)

Coresh J, Stevens LA, Levey AS. Chronic kidney disease is common: what do we do next? Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008 Apr;23(4):1122-5. Review. (No abstract available.)

Terracciano A, Lockenhoff CE, Crum RM, Bienvenu OJ, Costa PT Jr. Five-Factor Model personality profiles of drug users. BMC Psychiatry. 2008 Apr 11;8(1):22. PMCID: Full text at: PMC2373294                                                                     

Meyer JM, Davis VG, Goff DC, McEvoy JP, Nasrallah HA, Davis SM, Rosenheck RA, Daumit GL, Hsiao J, Swartz MS, Stroup TS, Lieberman JA. Change in metabolic syndrome parameters with antipsychotic treatment in the CATIE Schizophrenia Trial: Prospective data from phase 1. Schizophr Res. 2008 Apr;101(1-3):273-86. (abstract)

McGuire TG, Ayanian JZ, Ford DE, Henke RE, Rost KM, Zaslavsky AM. Testing for statistical discrimination by race/ethnicity in panel data for depression treatment in primary care. Health Serv Res. 2008 Apr;43(2):531-51. (abstract)

Hill-Briggs F,
Smith AS. Evaluation of diabetes and cardiovascular disease print patient education materials for use with low-health literate populations. Diabetes Care. 2008 Apr;31(4):667-71. (abstract)

Sarafidis PA, Li S, Chen SC, Collins AJ, Brown WW, Klag MJ, Bakris GL. Hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in chronic kidney disease. Am J Med. 2008 Apr;121(4):332-40. (abstract)

Reis J, von Muhlen D, Miller E. Relation of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Parathyroid Hormone Levels with Metabolic Syndrome among US Adults. Eur J Endocrinol. 2008 Apr 21. (abstract)

Wipfli H, Avila-Tang E, Navas-Acien A, Kim S, Onicescu G, Yuan J, Breysse P, Samet JM; Famri Homes Study Investigators. Secondhand smoke exposure among women and children: evidence from 31 countries. Am J Public Health. 2008 Apr;98(4):672-9. (abstract)

Wolf M, Betancourt J, Chang Y, Shah A, Teng M, Tamez H, Gutierrez O, Camargo CA Jr, Melamed M, Norris K, Stampfer MJ, Powe NR, Thadhani R. Impact of Activated Vitamin D and Race on Survival among Hemodialysis Patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Apr 9. (abstract)

Francis HW, Buchman CA, Visaya JM, Wang NY, Zwolan TA, Fink NE, Niparko JK; The CDaCI Investigative Team. Surgical Factors in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation and Their Early Effects on Electrode Activation and Functional Outcomes. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Apr 4. (abstract)

Yeh HC, Punjabi NM, Wang NY, Pankow JS, Duncan BB, Cox CE, Selvin E, Brancati FL. Cross-sectional and prospective study of lung function in adults with type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Diabetes Care. 2008 Apr;31(4):741-6.  (abstract)


March 2008

Svetkey LP, Stevens VJ, Brantley PJ, Appel LJ, Hollis JF, Loria CM, Vollmer WM, Gullion CM, Funk K, Smith P, Samuel-Hodge C, Myers V, Lien LF, Laferriere D, Kennedy B, Jerome GJ, Heinith F, Harsha DW, Evans P, Erlinger TP, Dalcin AT,Coughlin J, Charleston J, Champagne CM, Bauck A, Ard JD, Aicher K; Weight LossMaintenance Collaborative Research Group. Comparison of strategies for sustaining weight loss: the weight loss maintenance randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2008 Mar 12;299(10):1139-48. (abstract)

Elliott P, Kesteloot H, Appel LJ, Dyer AR, Ueshima H, Chan Q, Brown IJ, Zhao L, Stamler J; INTERMAP Cooperative Research Group. Dietary phosphorus and blood pressure: international study of macro- and micro-nutrients and blood pressure.Hypertension. 2008 Mar;51(3):669-75. 
(abstract)

Gozu A, Beach MC, Price EG, Gary TL, Robinson K, Palacio A, Smarth C, Jenckes M, Feuerstein C, Bass EB, Powe NR, Cooper LA. Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review. Teach Learn Med. 2007 Spring;19(2):180-90. Review. 
(abstract)

Raynor HA, Jeffery RW, Ruggiero AM, Clark JM, Delahanty LM; the Look AHEADResearch Group. Weight Loss Strategies Associated with Body Mass Index in Overweight Adults with Type 2 Diabetes at Entry into the Look AHEAD Trial. Diabetes Care. 2008 Mar 28. 
(abstract)

Lazo M, Selvin E, Clark JM. Brief communication: clinical implications of short-term variability in liver function test results. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Mar 4;148(5):348-52.  (abstract)

Paez KA, Allen JK, Carson KA, Cooper LA. Provider and clinic cultural competence in a primary care setting. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Mar;66(5):1204-16.  (abstract)

Thombs BD, Fuss S, Hudson M, Schieir O, Taillefer SS, Fogel J, Ford DE, Baron M; Canadian Scleroderma Research GroupInvestigators of the Canadian SclerodermaResearch Group are listed in Appendix A. High rates of depressive symptoms among patients with systemic sclerosis are not explained by differential reporting of somatic symptoms. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Mar 15;59(3):431-7.  (abstract)

Lauretani F, Semba RD, Bandinelli S, Miller ER 3rd, Ruggiero C, Cherubini A, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L. Plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids and the decline of renal function. Clin Chem. 2008 Mar;54(3):475-81. 
(abstract)

Jaar BG, Khatib R, Plantinga L, Boulware LE, Powe NR. Principles of screening for chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Mar;3(2):601-9. (No abstract available.)

Gaskin DJ, Spencer CS, Richard P, Anderson GF, Powe NR, Laveist TA. Do hospitals provide lower-quality care to minorities than to whites? Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Mar-Apr;27(2):518-27.  (abstract)

Segal JB, Powe NR. Prevalence of diagnosed chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura in the US: analysis of a large US claim database: reply to a rebuttal. J Thromb Haemost. 2008 Mar 13;6(4):713. (No abstract available.)

Wang NY, Young JH, Meoni LA, Ford DE, Erlinger TP, Klag MJ. Blood pressure change and risk of hypertension associated with parental hypertension: the Johns Hopkins precursors study. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Mar 24;168(6):643-8.  (abstract)

de Boer IH, Astor BC, Kramer H, Palmas W, Rudser K, Seliger SL, Shlipak MG, Siscovick DS, Tsai MY, Kestenbaum B. Mild elevations of urine albumin excretion are associated with atherogenic lipoprotein abnormalities in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2008 Mar;197(1):407-14. 
(abstract)

Klos K, Shimmin L, Ballantyne C, Boerwinkle E, Clark A, Coresh J, Hanis C, Liu K, Sayre S, Hixson J. APOE/C1/C4/C2 hepatic control region polymorphism influences plasma apoE and LDL cholesterol levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Mar 31. 
(abstract)

Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Schroeder JC, McNeill AM, Coresh J, Folsom AR. HDL-cholesterol and the incidence of lung cancer in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Lung Cancer. 2008 Mar 12. 
(abstract)

Stevens LA, Coresh J, Schmid CH, Feldman HI, Froissart M, Kusek J, Rossert J,  Van Lente F, Bruce RD 3rd, Zhang YL, Greene T, Levey AS. Estimating GFR using serum cystatin C alone and in combination with serum creatinine: a pooled analysis of 3,418 individuals with CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Mar;51(3):395-406. 
(abstract)

Köttgen A, Selvin E, Stevens LA, Levey AS, Van Lente F, Coresh J. Serum cystatin C in the United States: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Mar;51(3):385-94.  (abstract)

Stevens LA, Coresh J, Levey AS. CKD in the elderly--old questions and new challenges: World Kidney Day 2008. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Mar;51(3):353-7. (No abstract available.)

Fadrowski JJ, Pierce CB, Cole SR, Moxey-Mims M, Warady BA, Furth SL. Hemoglobin decline in children with chronic kidney disease: baseline results from the chronic kidney disease in children prospective cohort study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Mar;3(2):457-62. (abstract)

Li S, Chen SC, Shlipak M, Bakris G, McCullough PA, Sowers J, Stevens L, Jurkovitz C, McFarlane S, Norris K, Vassalotti J, Klag MJ, Brown WW, Narva A, Calhoun D, Johnson B, Obialo C, Whaley-Connell A, Becker B, Collins AJ; Kidney Early Evaluation Program Investigators. Low birth weight is associated with chronic kidney disease only in men. Kidney Int. 2008 Mar;73(5):637-42. 
(abstract)

Levy H, Young JH. Perspectives from the clinic: will the average physician embrace personalized medicine? Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Mar;83(3):492-3.  (abstract)


February 2008

Ard JD, Kumanyika S, Stevens VJ, Vollmer WM, Samuel-Hodge C, Kennedy B, Gayles D, Appel LJ, Brantley PJ, Champagne C, Charleston J, Svetkey LP. Effect of group racial composition on weight loss in African Americans.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Feb;16(2):306-10.  (abstract)

Swain JF, McCarron PB, Hamilton EF, Sacks FM, Appel LJ. Characteristics of the diet patterns tested in the optimal macronutrient intake trial to prevent heart disease (OmniHeart): options for a heart-healthy diet.J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Feb;108(2):257-65.  (abstract)

Liew G, Wang JJ, Duncan BB, Klein R, Sharrett AR, Brancati F, Yeh HC, Mitchell P, Wong TY; for the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Low Birthweight Is Associated With Narrower Arterioles in Adults. Hypertension. 2008 Feb 11.  (abstract)

Sanna S, Jackson AU, Nagaraja R, Willer CJ, Chen WM, Bonnycastle LL, Shen H, Timpson N, Lettre G, Usala G, Chines PS, Stringham HM, Scott LJ, Dei M, Lai S, Albai G, Crisponi L, Naitza S, Doheny KF, Pugh EW, Ben-Shlomo Y, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA, Bergman RN, Watanabe RM, Uda M, Tuomilehto J, Coresh J, Hirschhorn JN, Shuldiner AR, Schlessinger D, Collins FS, Davey Smith G, Boerwinkle E, Cao A, Boehnke M, Abecasis GR, Mohlke KL. Common variants in the GDF5-UQCC region are associated with variation in human height. Nat Genet. 2008 Feb;40(2):198-203. (abstract)

Zwolan TA, O'Sullivan MB, Fink NE, Niparko JK; CDACI Investigative Team. Electric charge requirements of pediatric cochlear implant ecipients enrolled in the Childhood Development After Cochlear Implantation study. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Feb;29(2):143-8.  (abstract)

Gary TL
, Safford MM, Gerzoff RB, Ettner SL, Karter AJ, Beckles GL, Brown AF. Perception of neighborhood problems, health behaviors, and diabetes outcomes among adults with diabetes in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study. Diabetes Care. 2008 Feb;31(2):273-8. (abstract)

Karter AJ, Stevens MR, Gregg EW, Brown AF, Tseng CW, Marrero DG, Duru OK, Gary TL, Piette JD, Waitzfelder B, Herman WH, Beckles GL, Safford MM, Ettner SL. Educational disparities in rates of smoking among diabetic adults: the translating research into action for diabetes study. Am J Public Health. 2008 Feb;98(2):365-70. (abstract)

Michos ED, Vaidya D, Gapstur SM, Schreiner PJ, Golden SH, Wong ND, Criqui MH, Ouyang P.  Sex hormones, sex hormone binding globulin, and abdominal aortic calcification in women and men in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2008 Feb 7.  (abstract)

Menke A, Guallar E, Shiels MS, Rohrmann S, Basaria S, Rifai N, Nelson WG, Platz EA. The association of urinary cadmium with sex steroid hormone concentrations in a general population sample of US adult men.BMC Public Health. 2008 Feb 23;8(1):72.  (abstract)

Tsai MY, Johnson C, Kao WH, Sharrett AR, Arends VL, Kronmal R, Jenny NS, Jacobs DR Jr, Arnett D, O'Leary D, Post W. Cholesteryl ester transfer protein genetic polymorphisms, HDL cholesterol, and subclinical cardiovascular disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Feb 1.  (abstract)

Bleys J, Navas-Acien A, Guallar E. Serum Selenium Levels and All-Cause, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Mortality Among US Adults. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Feb 25;168(4):404-10.  (abstract)

Navas-Acien A, Bleys J, Guallar E. Selenium intake and cardiovascular risk: what is new? Curr Opin Lipidol. 2008 Feb;19(1):43-9.  (abstract)

Gupta R, Plantinga LC, Powe NR. Correction: Inaccurate classification and information reported in a study of statin use and sepsis in patients with chronic kidney disease. JAMA. 2008 Feb 20;299(7):765. (No abstract available)

Selvin E, Hirsch AT. Contemporary risk factor control and walking dysfunction in individuals with peripheral arterial disease: NHANES 1999-2004. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Feb 13.

Lin FR, Wang NY, Fink NE, Quittner AL, Eisenberg LS, Tobey EA, Niparko JK; CDaCI Investigative Team. Assessing the use of speech and language measures in relation to parental perceptions of development after early cochlear implantation. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Feb;29(2):208-13.  (abstract)

Wang NY, Eisenberg LS, Johnson KC, Fink NE, Tobey EA, Quittner AL, Niparko JK; CDaCI Investigative Team. Tracking development of speech recognition: longitudinal data from hierarchical assessments in the Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation Study. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Feb;29(2):240-5.  (abstract)

Liew G, Wang JJ, Klein R, Duncan BB, Yeh HC, Brancati FL, Mitchell P, Wong TY. Birth Weight is Not Related to Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Curr Eye Res. 2008 Feb;33(2):193-8.  (abstract)


January 2008

Chen X, Wang Y, Appel LJ, Mi J. Impacts of Measurement Protocols on Blood Pressure Tracking From Childhood Into Adulthood. A Metaregression Analysis. Hypertension. 2008 Jan 22. (abstract)

Appel LJ. At the tipping point: accomplishing population-wide sodium reduction in the United States. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2008 Jan;10(1):7-11. No abstract available.

de Boer IH, Astor BC, Kramer H, Palmas W, Seliger SL, Shlipak MG, Siscovick DS, Tsai MY, Kestenbaum B. Lipoprotein abnormalities associated with mild impairment of kidney function in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jan;3(1):125-32. (abstract)

Bonekamp S, Ghosh P, Crawford S, Solga SF, Horska A, Brancati FL, Diehl AM, Smith S, Clark JM. Quantitative comparison and evaluation of software packages for assessment of abdominal adipose tissue distribution by magnetic resonance imaging. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Jan;32(1):100-11. (abstract)

Bertoni AG, Clark JM, Feeney P, Yanovski SZ, Bantle J, Montgomery B, Safford MM, Herman WH, Haffner S; The Look AHEAD Research Group. Suboptimal control of glycemia, blood pressure, and LDL cholesterol in overweight adults with diabetes: the Look AHEAD Study. J Diabetes Complications. 2008 January - February;22(1):1-9. (abstract)

Price EG, Windish DM, Magaziner J, Cooper LA. Assessing validity of standardized patient ratings of medical students' communication behavior using the Roter interaction analysis system. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Jan;70(1):3-9. (abstract)

Fothergill KE, Ensminger ME, Green KM, Crum RM, Robertson J, Juon HS. The impact of early school behavior and educational achievement on adult drug usedisorders: a prospective study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008 Jan 1;92(1-3):191-9. (abstract) 

Crum RM, Storr CL, Ialongo N, Anthony JC. Is depressed mood in childhood associated with an increased risk for initiation of alcohol use during early adolescence? Addict Behav. 2008 Jan;33(1):24-40. (abstract) 

Ford JG, Howerton MW, Lai GY, Gary TL, Bolen S, Gibbons MC, Tilburt J, Baffi C, Tanpitukpongse TP, Wilson RF, Powe NR, Bass EB. Barriers to recruiting underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: A systematic review. Cancer. 2008 Jan 15;112(2):228-42. (abstract)

Laveist T, Thorpe R Jr, Bowen-Reid T, Jackson J, Gary T, Gaskin D, Browne D. Exploring Health Disparities in Integrated Communities: Overview of the EHDIC Study. J Urban Health. 2008 Jan;85(1):11-21. (abstract)

Mezuk B, Eaton WW, Golden SH. Depression and osteoporosis: epidemiology and potential mediating pathways. Osteoporos Int. 2008 Jan;19(1):1-12. (abstract) 

Schelling JR, Abboud HE, Nicholas SB, Pahl MV, Sedor JR, Adler SG, Arar NH, Bowden DW, Elston RC, Freedman BI, Goddard KA, Guo X, Hanson RL, Ipp E, Iyengar SK, Jun G, Kao WH, Kasinath BS, Kimmel PL, Klag MJ, Knowler WC, Nelson RG, Parekh RS, Quade SR, Rich SS, Saad MF, Scavini M, Smith MW, Taylor K, Winkler CA, Zager PG, Shah VO; Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes Research Group. Genome-wide scan for estimated glomerular filtration rate in multi-ethnic diabetic populations: the Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND). Diabetes. 2008 Jan;57(1):235-43. (abstract)

Iyengar SK, Abboud HE, Goddard KA, Saad MF, Adler SG, Arar NH, Bowden DW, Duggirala R, Elston RC, Hanson RL, Ipp E, Kao WH, Kimmel PL, Klag MJ, Knowler WC, Meoni LA, Nelson RG, Nicholas SB, Pahl MV, Parekh RS, Quade SR, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Scavini M, Schelling JR, Sedor JR, Sehgal AR, Shah VO, Smith MW, Taylor KD, Winkler CA, Zager PG, Freedman BI; Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes Research Group. Genome-wide scans for diabetic nephropathy and albuminuria in multiethnic populations: the family investigation of nephropathy and diabetes (FIND). Diabetes. 2007 Jun;56(6):1577-85. (abstract)

Tellez-Plaza M, Navas-Acien A, Crainiceanu CM, Guallar E. Cadmium Exposure and Hypertension in the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Environ Health Perspect. 2008 Jan;116(1):51-6. (abstract)

Braunstein JB, Sherber NS, Schulman SP, Ding EL, Powe NR. Race, Medical Researcher Distrust, Perceived Harm, and Willingness to Participate in Cardiovascular Prevention Trials. Medicine (Baltimore). 2008 Jan;87(1):1-9. (abstract)

Tilburt JC, Dy SM, Weeks K, Klag M, Young JH. Associations between home remedy use and a validated self-reported adherencemeasure in an urban African-American population with poorly controlled hypertension. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Jan;100(1):91-7. (abstract)


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