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The burden of chronic kidney disease and its major risk factors in Jamaica.

Kidney Int 2018 11;94(5):840-842

Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA.

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November 2018

Dietary factors and fibroblast growth factor-23 levels in young adults with African ancestry.

J Bone Miner Metab 2017 Nov 9;35(6):666-674. Epub 2016 Dec 9.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL, 60153, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5711483PMC
November 2017

Physical activity and central adiposity in a cohort of African-American adults.

BMC Obes 2017 7;4:34. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153 USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5688823PMC
November 2017

Early Hospital Readmissions and Mortality in Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis Enrolled in a Large National Health Insurance Administrative Database.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2017 Oct;51(9):839-844

*Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hepatology, Loyola University Medical Center †Department of Preventive Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL ‡Health Care Services Corporation, Chicago, IL.

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October 2017

Ovarian Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumor with Elevated Inhibin B as a Cause of Secondary Amenorrhea in an Adolescent with Germ Line DICER1 Mutation.

J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017 Oct 11;30(5):598-600. Epub 2017 May 11.

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, JBSA, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. Electronic address:

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October 2017

25-Hydroxyvitamin D and blood pressure: a plateau effect in adults with African ancestry living at different latitudes.

J Hypertens 2017 05;35(5):968-974

aDepartment of Public Health Sciences bDivision of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine cDivision of Endocrinology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois dBone Mineral Research Center, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA eInstitute of Social & Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland fMinistry of Health, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles gDepartment of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana hTropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica iDepartment of Human Biology, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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May 2017

Association between anxiety levels and weight change in the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis.

J Obes 2014 8;2014:894627. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA ; Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Chicago, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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May 2016

Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 (FGF-23) Levels Differ Across Populations by Degree of Industrialization.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 05 22;101(5):2246-53. Epub 2016 Mar 22.

Departments of Public Health Sciences (S.N.Y., H.K., A.L., R.H., L.D., R.C., R.D.-A.) and Medicine (H.K.), Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and Division of Endocrinology (P.C.), Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois 60153; Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (P.B.), Division of Chronic Disease, Biopole 2, Bureau no. 01-171, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland; Ministry of Health (P.B.), Victoria, Republic of Seychelles; School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (J.P.-R.), Kumasi, Ghana; Tropical Medicine Research Institute (T.F.), University of the West Indies, Solutions for Developing Countries, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica; Department of Human Biology (V.L.), Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Department of Human Biology, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Newlands, 7725 Cape Town, South Africa and Institute of Public Health Sciences (M.W.), Northwestern Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60208.

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May 2016

New loci for body fat percentage reveal link between adiposity and cardiometabolic disease risk.

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Yingchang Lu Felix R Day Stefan Gustafsson Martin L Buchkovich Jianbo Na Veronique Bataille Diana L Cousminer Zari Dastani Alexander W Drong Tõnu Esko David M Evans Mario Falchi Mary F Feitosa Teresa Ferreira Åsa K Hedman Robin Haring Pirro G Hysi Mark M Iles Anne E Justice Stavroula Kanoni Vasiliki Lagou Rui Li Xin Li Adam Locke Chen Lu Reedik Mägi John R B Perry Tune H Pers Qibin Qi Marianna Sanna Ellen M Schmidt William R Scott Dmitry Shungin Alexander Teumer Anna A E Vinkhuyzen Ryan W Walker Harm-Jan Westra Mingfeng Zhang Weihua Zhang Jing Hua Zhao Zhihong Zhu Uzma Afzal Tarunveer Singh Ahluwalia Stephan J L Bakker Claire Bellis Amélie Bonnefond Katja Borodulin Aron S Buchman Tommy Cederholm Audrey C Choh Hyung Jin Choi Joanne E Curran Lisette C P G M de Groot Philip L De Jager Rosalie A M Dhonukshe-Rutten Anke W Enneman Elodie Eury Daniel S Evans Tom Forsen Nele Friedrich Frédéric Fumeron Melissa E Garcia Simone Gärtner Bok-Ghee Han Aki S Havulinna Caroline Hayward Dena Hernandez Hans Hillege Till Ittermann Jack W Kent Ivana Kolcic Tiina Laatikainen Jari Lahti Irene Mateo Leach Christine G Lee Jong-Young Lee Tian Liu Youfang Liu Stéphane Lobbens Marie Loh Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Carolina Medina-Gomez Karl Michaëlsson Mike A Nalls Carrie M Nielson Laticia Oozageer Laura Pascoe Lavinia Paternoster Ozren Polašek Samuli Ripatti Mark A Sarzynski Chan Soo Shin Nina Smolej Narančić Dominik Spira Priya Srikanth Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen Yun Ju Sung Karin M A Swart Leena Taittonen Toshiko Tanaka Emmi Tikkanen Nathalie van der Velde Natasja M van Schoor Niek Verweij Alan F Wright Lei Yu Joseph M Zmuda Niina Eklund Terrence Forrester Niels Grarup Anne U Jackson Kati Kristiansson Teemu Kuulasmaa Johanna Kuusisto Peter Lichtner Jian'an Luan Anubha Mahajan Satu Männistö Cameron D Palmer Janina S Ried Robert A Scott Alena Stancáková Peter J Wagner Ayse Demirkan Angela Döring Vilmundur Gudnason Douglas P Kiel Brigitte Kühnel Massimo Mangino Barbara Mcknight Cristina Menni Jeffrey R O'Connell Ben A Oostra Alan R Shuldiner Kijoung Song Liesbeth Vandenput Cornelia M van Duijn Peter Vollenweider Charles C White Michael Boehnke Yvonne Boettcher Richard S Cooper Nita G Forouhi Christian Gieger Harald Grallert Aroon Hingorani Torben Jørgensen Pekka Jousilahti Mika Kivimaki Meena Kumari Markku Laakso Claudia Langenberg Allan Linneberg Amy Luke Colin A Mckenzie Aarno Palotie Oluf Pedersen Annette Peters Konstantin Strauch Bamidele O Tayo Nicholas J Wareham David A Bennett Lars Bertram John Blangero Matthias Blüher Claude Bouchard Harry Campbell Nam H Cho Steven R Cummings Stefan A Czerwinski Ilja Demuth Rahel Eckardt Johan G Eriksson Luigi Ferrucci Oscar H Franco Philippe Froguel Ron T Gansevoort Torben Hansen Tamara B Harris Nicholas Hastie Markku Heliövaara Albert Hofman Joanne M Jordan Antti Jula Mika Kähönen Eero Kajantie Paul B Knekt Seppo Koskinen Peter Kovacs Terho Lehtimäki Lars Lind Yongmei Liu Eric S Orwoll Clive Osmond Markus Perola Louis Pérusse Olli T Raitakari Tuomo Rankinen D C Rao Treva K Rice Fernando Rivadeneira Igor Rudan Veikko Salomaa Thorkild I A Sørensen Michael Stumvoll Anke Tönjes Bradford Towne Gregory J Tranah Angelo Tremblay André G Uitterlinden Pim van der Harst Erkki Vartiainen Jorma S Viikari Veronique Vitart Marie-Claude Vohl Henry Völzke Mark Walker Henri Wallaschofski Sarah Wild James F Wilson Loïc Yengo D Timothy Bishop Ingrid B Borecki John C Chambers L Adrienne Cupples Abbas Dehghan Panos Deloukas Ghazaleh Fatemifar Caroline Fox Terrence S Furey Lude Franke Jiali Han David J Hunter Juha Karjalainen Fredrik Karpe Robert C Kaplan Jaspal S Kooner Mark I McCarthy Joanne M Murabito Andrew P Morris Julia A N Bishop Kari E North Claes Ohlsson Ken K Ong Inga Prokopenko J Brent Richards Eric E Schadt Tim D Spector Elisabeth Widén Cristen J Willer Jian Yang Erik Ingelsson Karen L Mohlke Joel N Hirschhorn John Andrew Pospisilik M Carola Zillikens Cecilia Lindgren Tuomas Oskari Kilpeläinen Ruth J F Loos

Nat Commun 2016 Feb 1;7:10495. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York 10029, USA.

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February 2016

The Epidemiology of Cirrhosis in the United States: A Population-based Study.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2015 Sep;49(8):690-6

*Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hepatology, Loyola University Medical Center †Department of Preventive Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL ‡Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI.

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September 2015

Seasonal variation in natural abundance of 2H and 18O in urine samples from rural Nigeria.

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2015 Jul 14;119(1):55-60. Epub 2015 May 14.

Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood Illinois;

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4491532PMC
July 2015

Impact of westernization on fibroblast growth factor 23 levels among individuals of African ancestry.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2015 Apr 30;30(4):630-5. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA.

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April 2015

Elevated hypertension risk for African-origin populations in biracial societies: modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study.

J Hypertens 2015 Mar;33(3):473-80; discussion 480-1

aDepartment of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA bSolutions for Developing Countries, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica cKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana dInstitute of Social & Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland & Ministry of Health, Republic of Seychelles eResearch Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4476314PMC
March 2015

Reply to T Weishaar.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Feb;101(2):413-4

From the Departments of Public Health Sciences (RAD-A, BT; LRD; RSC; and AL) and Endocrinology (PC), Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL; the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland (PB); the Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica (TF); the Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (EVL); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (JP-R); the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (ANH); and Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY (JA).

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February 2015

Distribution of metals exposure and associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the "Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study".

Environ Health 2014 Nov 5;13:90. Epub 2014 Nov 5.

Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric & Environmental Epidemiology, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, 1 Church St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA.

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November 2014

Association between smoking and total energy expenditure in a multi-country study.

Nutr Metab (Lond) 2014 4;11(1):48. Epub 2014 Oct 4.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland ; NCD Section, Ministry of Health, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4193288PMC
October 2014

25-Hydroxyvitamin D in African-origin populations at varying latitudes challenges the construct of a physiologic norm.

Am J Clin Nutr 2014 Sep 9;100(3):908-14. Epub 2014 Jul 9.

From the Departments of Public Health Sciences (RAD-A, BT, LRD, RSC, and AL) and Endocrinology (PC), Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL; the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland (PB); the Ministry of Health, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles (PB); the Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica (TF); the Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (EVL); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (JP-R); the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (ANH); and Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY (JA).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4135499PMC
September 2014

Physical activity and pre-diabetes-an unacknowledged mid-life crisis: findings from NHANES 2003-2006.

PeerJ 2014 19;2:e499. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago , Maywood, IL , USA.

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September 2014

Hepatitis C in sub-saharan Africa: urgent need for attention.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2014 Sep 17;1(2):ofu065. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Departments of Public Health Sciences and Medicine , Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine , Maywood, Illinois.

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September 2014

Vitamin D levels are low in adult patients with sickle cell disease in Jamaica and West Africa.

BMC Hematol 2014 16;14(1):12. Epub 2014 Aug 16.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153 USA.

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August 2014

Physical activity does not influence obesity risk: time to clarify the public health message.

Int J Epidemiol 2013 Dec;42(6):1831-6

Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

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December 2013

Authors' response to commentaries on 'physical activity does not influence obesity risk'.

Int J Epidemiol 2013 Dec;42(6):1848-51

Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL 60660, USA.

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December 2013

25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African American and Nigerian women.

Am J Hum Biol 2013 Jul-Aug;25(4):560-2. Epub 2013 Apr 4.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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November 2013

Multimethod analyses of discretionary time use and health behaviors among urban low-income African-American adolescents: a pilot study.

J Dev Behav Pediatr 2013 Oct;34(8):589-98

*Department of Psychology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL; and †Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL.

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October 2013

The Nigerian antihypertensive adherence trial: a community-based randomized trial.

J Hypertens 2013 Jan;31(1):201-7

Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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January 2013

An actor-based model of social network influence on adolescent body size, screen time, and playing sports.

PLoS One 2012 29;7(6):e39795. Epub 2012 Jun 29.

Department of Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America.

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November 2012

Intestinal fibrosis is reduced by early elimination of inflammation in a mouse model of IBD: impact of a "Top-Down" approach to intestinal fibrosis in mice.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2012 Mar 14;18(3):460-71. Epub 2011 Jul 14.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.

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March 2012

Racial odds for amputation ratio in traumatic lower extremity fractures.

J Trauma 2011 Dec;71(6):1732-6

Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

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December 2011

Adiposity is not equal in a multi-race/ethnic adolescent population: NHANES 1999-2004.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2011 Oct 24;19(10):2099-101. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA.

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October 2011

Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006.

BMC Public Health 2011 May 25;11:387. Epub 2011 May 25.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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May 2011

Increasing BMI and waist circumference and prevalence of obesity among adults with Type 2 diabetes: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.

J Diabetes Complications 2010 Nov-Dec;24(6):368-74. Epub 2009 Nov 14.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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February 2011

Ethnicity and the BMI-body fat relationship.

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Amy Luke

Br J Nutr 2009 Aug 10;102(4):485-7. Epub 2009 Feb 10.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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August 2009

Relative height and weight among children and adolescents of rural southwestern Nigeria.

Ann Hum Biol 2009 Jul-Aug;36(4):388-99. Epub 2009 May 16.

Department of Paediatrics/Institute of Child Health, University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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August 2009

Estimating the changes in energy flux that characterize the rise in obesity prevalence.

Am J Clin Nutr 2009 Jun 15;89(6):1723-8. Epub 2009 Apr 15.

WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing, and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2009

Admixture mapping of quantitative trait loci for BMI in African Americans: evidence for loci on chromosomes 3q, 5q, and 15q.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2009 Jun 19;17(6):1226-31. Epub 2009 Feb 19.

Institute for Human Genetics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA.

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June 2009

Impact of adiponectin and ghrelin on incident glucose intolerance and on weight change.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2009 Mar 7;70(3):408-14. Epub 2008 Jul 7.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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March 2009

Sugary soda consumption and albuminuria: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004.

PLoS One 2008 17;3(10):e3431. Epub 2008 Oct 17.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA.

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March 2009

Association of regions on chromosomes 6 and 7 with blood pressure in Nigerian families.

Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2009 Feb 23;2(1):38-45. Epub 2009 Jan 23.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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February 2009

Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women.

Am J Clin Nutr 2009 Jan 3;89(1):169-76. Epub 2008 Dec 3.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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January 2009

Obesity management in adults with CKD.

Am J Kidney Dis 2009 Jan;53(1):151-65

Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola Medical Center, 2160 First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628032PMC
January 2009

Anger types: heritability and relation to blood pressure, body mass index, and left ventricular mass.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2008 Sep;10(9):700-6

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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September 2008

Energy expenditure and adiposity in Nigerian and African-American women.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2008 Sep;16(9):2148-54

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA.

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September 2008

Very low levels of energy expenditure among pre-adolescent Mexican-American girls.

Int J Pediatr Obes 2008 ;3(2):123-6

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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July 2008

Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States.

BMC Public Health 2008 Apr 23;8:133. Epub 2008 Apr 23.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA.

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April 2008

Urinary incontinence prevalence: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

J Urol 2008 Feb 21;179(2):656-61. Epub 2007 Dec 21.

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology & Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA.

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February 2008

Ethnicity, energy expenditure and obesity: are the observed black/white differences meaningful?

Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 2007 Oct;14(5):370-3

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA.

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October 2007

Obesity and kidney disease: a big dilemma.

Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2007 May;16(3):237-41

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA.

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May 2007

A genome-wide scan of loci linked to serum adiponectin in two populations of African descent.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2007 May;15(5):1207-14

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 1219 Roosevelt Road, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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May 2007

Multiple genes for essential-hypertension susceptibility on chromosome 1q.

Am J Hum Genet 2007 Feb 20;80(2):253-64. Epub 2006 Dec 20.

McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

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February 2007

Increasing body mass index and obesity in the incident ESRD population.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2006 May 5;17(5):1453-9. Epub 2006 Apr 5.

Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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May 2006

Positive association between resting energy expenditure and weight gain in a lean adult population.

Am J Clin Nutr 2006 May;83(5):1076-81

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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May 2006

A spectrum of PCSK9 alleles contributes to plasma levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Am J Hum Genet 2006 Mar 20;78(3):410-22. Epub 2006 Jan 20.

McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390-9046, USA.

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March 2006

Validity of hand-to-foot measurement of bioimpedance: standing compared with lying position.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2006 Feb;14(2):252-7

Division of Sport and Recreation, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

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February 2006

Obesity and prevalent and incident CKD: the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program.

Am J Kidney Dis 2005 Oct;46(4):587-94

Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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October 2005

Genetic effects on blood pressure localized to chromosomes 6 and 7.

J Hypertens 2005 Jul;23(7):1367-73

Department of Pediatrics/Institute of Child Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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July 2005

Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms and obesity: an examination of three black populations.

Obes Res 2005 May;13(5):823-8

Loyola Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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May 2005

Haplotypes produced from rare variants in the promoter and coding regions of angiotensinogen contribute to variation in angiotensinogen levels.

Hum Mol Genet 2005 Mar 13;14(5):639-43. Epub 2005 Jan 13.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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March 2005

Admixture mapping for hypertension loci with genome-scan markers.

Nat Genet 2005 Feb 23;37(2):177-81. Epub 2005 Jan 23.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA.

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February 2005

Association between evolutionary history of angiotensinogen haplotypes and plasma levels.

Hum Genet 2004 Sep;115(4):310-8

Department of Biological Anthropology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

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September 2004

Genome scan for hypertension in nonobese African Americans: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program.

Am J Hypertens 2004 Sep;17(9):834-8

Human Genetics Center, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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September 2004

A genome scan among Nigerians linking resting energy expenditure to chromosome 16.

Obes Res 2004 Apr;12(4):577-81

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical School, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA.

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April 2004

Association between blood pressure and resting energy expenditure independent of body size.

Hypertension 2004 Mar 2;43(3):555-60. Epub 2004 Feb 2.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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March 2004

An association study of angiotensinogen polymorphisms with serum level and hypertension in an African-American population.

J Hypertens 2003 Oct;21(10):1847-52

Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA.

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October 2003