Publications by authors named "Dianjianyi Sun"

64Publications

Maternal GDM Status, Genetically Determined Blood Glucose, and Offspring Obesity Risk: An Observational Study.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2020 Dec 4. Epub 2020 Dec 4.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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December 2020

Maternal Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Modifies the Relationship Between Genetically Determined Body Mass Index During Pregnancy and Childhood Obesity.

Mayo Clin Proc 2020 09;95(9):1877-1887

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA; Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Changes of Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Ectopic Fat in Response to Weight-loss Diets: the POUNDS Lost Trial.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2020 Oct;105(10)

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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October 2020

Genetic susceptibility, plant-based dietary patterns, and risk of cardiovascular disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2020 07;112(1):220-228

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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July 2020

Distinct genetic subtypes of adiposity and glycemic changes in response to weight-loss diet intervention: the POUNDS Lost trial.

Eur J Nutr 2020 Apr 9. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 1724, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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April 2020

Glucosamine Use, Inflammation, and Genetic Susceptibility, and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Study in UK Biobank.

Diabetes Care 2020 04 27;43(4):719-725. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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April 2020

Maternal smoking, genetic susceptibility, and birth-to-adulthood body weight.

Int J Obes (Lond) 2020 Jun 19;44(6):1330-1340. Epub 2019 Dec 19.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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June 2020

Sleep patterns, genetic susceptibility, and incident cardiovascular disease: a prospective study of 385 292 UK biobank participants.

Eur Heart J 2020 03;41(11):1182-1189

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 1724, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA.

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March 2020

Educational attainment and drinking behaviors: Mendelian randomization study in UK Biobank.

Mol Psychiatry 2019 Nov 25. Epub 2019 Nov 25.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 1724, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA.

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November 2019

Chemerin-induced macrophages pyroptosis in fetal brain tissue leads to cognitive disorder in offspring of diabetic dams.

J Neuroinflammation 2019 Nov 16;16(1):226. Epub 2019 Nov 16.

Department of Obstetrics, Women's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Xueshi Rd #1, Hangzhou, 310006, China.

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November 2019

Genetic Susceptibility, Dietary Protein Intake, and Changes of Blood Pressure: The POUNDS Lost Trial.

Hypertension 2019 12 28;74(6):1460-1467. Epub 2019 Oct 28.

From the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (D.S., T.Z., X.L., Y.H., Z.L., L.Q.).

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December 2019

Body Mass Index Drives Changes in DNA Methylation: A Longitudinal Study.

Circ Res 2019 10 12;125(9):824-833. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA (D.S., T.Z., L.B., J.H., W.C.).

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October 2019

Improving fruit and vegetable intake attenuates the genetic association with long-term weight gain.

Am J Clin Nutr 2019 09;110(3):759-768

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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September 2019

Intake, Weight Loss, and Gut Microbiota: An Intervention Trial.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2019 14;2019:4643074. Epub 2019 Apr 14.

Department of Public Health Laboratory Sciences, West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China.

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April 2019

Association of habitual glucosamine use with risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective study in UK Biobank.

BMJ 2019 05 14;365:l1628. Epub 2019 May 14.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

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May 2019

Quality of life and patient satisfaction after submandibular gland transplantation in patients with severe dry eye disease.

Ocul Surf 2019 07 20;17(3):470-475. Epub 2019 Apr 20.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, National Engineering Laboratory for Digital and Material Technology of Stomatology, Beijing Key Laboratory of Digital Stomatology, Beijing, 100081, PR China. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension.

Circ Res 2019 03;124(6):930-937

From the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (D.S., T.Z., Y.H., X.L., L.Q.).

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March 2019

Habitual consumption of long-chain n-3 PUFAs and fish attenuates genetically associated long-term weight gain.

Am J Clin Nutr 2019 03;109(3):665-673

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

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March 2019

Gut microbiota metabolites, amino acid metabolites and improvements in insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism: the POUNDS Lost trial.

Gut 2019 02 2;68(2):263-270. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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February 2019

DNA methylation variant, B-vitamins intake and longitudinal change in body mass index.

Int J Obes (Lond) 2019 03 17;43(3):468-474. Epub 2018 May 17.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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March 2019

Genetic, epigenetic and transcriptional variations at NFATC2IP locus with weight loss in response to diet interventions: The POUNDS Lost Trial.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2018 09 24;20(9):2298-2303. Epub 2018 May 24.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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September 2018

Gallstone disease and increased risk of mortality: Two large prospective studies in US men and women.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Nov 27;33(11):1925-1931. Epub 2018 May 27.

Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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November 2018

History of Asthma From Childhood and Arterial Stiffness in Asymptomatic Young Adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study.

Hypertension 2018 05;71(5):928-936

From the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (D.S., X.L., Y.H., H.N., F.R., T.K., E.H., S.L., J.H., L.B., W.C., L.Q.); Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta, Indonesia (H.N.); Children's Hospital New Orleans, LA (X.S.); Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA (L.Q.); and Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (L.Q.).

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May 2018

Gut-microbiome-related LCT genotype and 2-year changes in body composition and fat distribution: the POUNDS Lost Trial.

Int J Obes (Lond) 2018 09 26;42(9):1565-1573. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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September 2018

HNF1A variant, energy-reduced diets and insulin resistance improvement during weight loss: The POUNDS Lost trial and DIRECT.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2018 06 5;20(6):1445-1452. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisana.

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June 2018

Effect of Serum Adiponectin Levels on the Association Between Childhood Body Mass Index and Adulthood Carotid Intima-Media Thickness.

Am J Cardiol 2018 03 12;121(5):579-583. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Changes in Gut Microbiota-Related Metabolites and Long-term Successful Weight Loss in Response to Weight-Loss Diets: The POUNDS Lost Trial.

Diabetes Care 2018 03 5;41(3):413-419. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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March 2018

Macronutrient-specific effect of the genotype on lipid levels in response to 2 year weight-loss diets.

J Lipid Res 2018 01 31;59(1):155-161. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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January 2018

Independent and Synergistic Associations of Biomarkers of Vitamin D Status With Risk of Coronary Heart Disease.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2017 11 7;37(11):2204-2212. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

From the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (L.Q., Y.H., T.W., D.S.); Department of Epidemiology (L.Q., W.M., E.B.R., F.B.H., E.G., J.E.M.) and Department of Nutrition (L.Q., Y.Z., E.B.R., F.B.H., E.G.), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA; and Channing Division of Network Medicine (L.Q., E.B.R., F.B.H., E.G., J.E.M.) and Division of Preventive Medicine (C.M.A., K.M.R., J.E.M.), Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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November 2017

Genetic Susceptibility, Change in Physical Activity, and Long-term Weight Gain.

Diabetes 2017 10 12;66(10):2704-2712. Epub 2017 Jul 12.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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October 2017

A History of Asthma From Childhood and Left Ventricular Mass in Asymptomatic Young Adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study.

JACC Heart Fail 2017 07 26;5(7):497-504. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana; Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts; Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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July 2017

Starch Digestion-Related Amylase Genetic Variant Affects 2-Year Changes in Adiposity in Response to Weight-Loss Diets: The POUNDS Lost Trial.

Diabetes 2017 09 28;66(9):2416-2423. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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September 2017

A Systems Genetics Approach Identified GPD1L and its Molecular Mechanism for Obesity in Human Adipose Tissue.

Sci Rep 2017 05 11;7(1):1799. Epub 2017 May 11.

Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA.

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May 2017

variant, long-chain n-3 PUFAs, and risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction in Costa Rican Hispanics.

Am J Clin Nutr 2017 05 22;105(5):1198-1203. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA; and

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May 2017

Insulin-sensitive adiposity is associated with a relatively lower risk of diabetes than insulin-resistant adiposity: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

Endocrine 2016 Oct 8;54(1):93-100. Epub 2016 Apr 8.

Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, Room 1504G, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA.

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October 2016

Temporal Relationship Between Childhood Body Mass Index and Insulin and Its Impact on Adult Hypertension: The Bogalusa Heart Study.

Hypertension 2016 09 18;68(3):818-23. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

From the Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Shandong University, Jinan, China (T.Z., F.X.); Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (T.Z., H.Z., Y.L., D.S., S.L., C.F., L.Q., E.H., L.B., J.H., W.C.); Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, the First Hospital of Xiamen, Xiamen University, China (H.Z.); and Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Harbin Medical University, China (Y.L.).

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September 2016

Childhood Risk Factors and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension: The Bogalusa Heart Study.

Am J Hypertens 2016 10 1;29(10):1206-11. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA;

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October 2016

Variability and rapid increase in body mass index during childhood are associated with adult obesity.

Int J Epidemiol 2015 Dec 8;44(6):1943-50. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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December 2015

Consumption of spicy foods and total and cause specific mortality: population based cohort study.

BMJ 2015 Aug 4;351:h3942. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing 100191, People's Republic of China Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China

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August 2015

Gender-specific association between tobacco smoking and central obesity among 0.5 million Chinese people: the China Kadoorie Biobank Study.

PLoS One 2015 21;10(4):e0124586. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China; Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.

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March 2016

Spicy food consumption is associated with adiposity measures among half a million Chinese people: the China Kadoorie Biobank study.

BMC Public Health 2014 Dec 17;14:1293. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, 38 Xueyuan Road, Beijing 100191, China.

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December 2014

Tobacco smoking strengthens the association of elevated blood pressure with arterial stiffness: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

J Hypertens 2015 Feb;33(2):266-74

aDepartment of Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA bCollege of Life and Environment Sciences, Minzu University cDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China dDepartment of Global Health Systems and Development, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA eDepartment of Cardiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China.

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February 2015

Uric acid is associated with metabolic syndrome in children and adults in a community: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

PLoS One 2014 24;9(10):e89696. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America.

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December 2015

The changes of nutrition labeling of packaged food in Hangzhou in China during 2008-2010.

PLoS One 2011 14;6(12):e28443. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China.

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August 2012