Keck School Faculty

Ramon Durazo-Arvizu

Ramon Durazo-Arvizu

Professor of Research Pediatrics and Neurology
4640 West Sunset Blvd Off Campus Los Angeles

Nutritional blood concentration biomarkers in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos: Measurement characteristics and power Am J Epidemiol. 2023 Apr 27. . View in PubMed

StocSum: stochastic summary statistics for whole genome sequencing studies bioRxiv. 2023 Apr 07. . View in PubMed

Rapid Decline in Beta-Cell Function and Increasing Adiposity is Associated with Conversion to Type 2 Diabetes in at Risk Latino Youth Diabetes. 2023 Mar 27. . View in PubMed

Serum 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels in the diagnosis and pathogenesis of nutritional rickets - a multivariable re-analysis of a case-control study Am J Clin Nutr. 2023 Feb 18. . View in PubMed

Early-Onset Late Gadolinium Enhancement is a Prognostic Factor for Duchenne Cardiomyopathy Pediatr Cardiol. 2023 Feb; 44(2):433-440. . View in PubMed

Association of neighborhood segregation with 6-year incidence of metabolic syndrome in the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos Ann Epidemiol. 2023 Feb; 78:1-8. . View in PubMed

Assessment of the Relationship Between Inflammation and Glomerular Filtration Rate Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2023; 10:20543581221132748. . View in PubMed

Preventing caesarean section wound complications: use of a silver-impregnated antimicrobial occlusive dressing J Wound Care. 2022 Jul 01; 31(Sup7):S5-S14. . View in PubMed

Association of Accelerometer-Measured Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Hisp Health Care Int. 2022 Mar; 20(1):15-24. . View in PubMed

Early prediction of failure to progress in single ventricle palliation: A step toward personalizing care for severe congenital heart disease J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 09; 41(9):1268-1276. . View in PubMed

J Adolesc Health. 2022 08; 71(2):204-209. . View in PubMed

Accelerometer-Measured Latent Physical Activity Profiles and Neurocognition Among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanic/Latino Adults in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2022 12 29; 77(12):e263-e278. . View in PubMed

Vitamin D, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium Consumption and Markers of Glucose Metabolism in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos J Am Nutr Assoc. 2022 Jan; 41(1):20-29. . View in PubMed

Intra-trial Mean 25(OH)D and PTH Levels and Risk of Falling in Older Men and Women in the Boston STOP IT Trial J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2022 04 19; 107(5):e1932-e1937. . View in PubMed

Association of Overactive Bladder With Hypertension and Blood Pressure Control: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Am J Hypertens. 2022 01 05; 35(1):22-30. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension on echocardiogram in children with severe obstructive sleep apnea J Clin Sleep Med. 2022 06 01; 18(6):1629-1637. . View in PubMed

Vitamin D Supplementation for the Treatment of Depressive Symptoms in Women with Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial J Diabetes Res. 2022; 2022:4090807. . View in PubMed

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Adolescents With Obesity: Monitoring of Glucose Profiles, Glycemic Excursions, and Adherence to Time Restricted Eating Programs Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022; 13:841838. . View in PubMed

Cardiovascular disease and risk of incident diabetes mellitus: Findings from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) J Diabetes. 2021 Dec; 13(12):1043-1053. . View in PubMed

Age and sex disparities in hypertension control: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA) Am J Prev Cardiol. 2021 Dec; 8:100230. . View in PubMed

Effect of an emergency department education and empowerment intervention on uncontrolled hypertension in a predominately minority population: The AHEAD2 randomized clinical pilot trial J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2021 Apr; 2(2):e12386. . View in PubMed

A randomized, noninferiority, controlled trial of two doses of intravenous subdissociative ketamine for analgesia in the emergency department Acad Emerg Med. 2021 06; 28(6):647-654. . View in PubMed

Stroke Risk Factor Status and Use of Stroke Prevention Medications Among Hispanic/Latino Adults in HCHS/SOL Stroke. 2021 04; 52(4):1339-1346. . View in PubMed

Targeting of uncontrolled hypertension in the emergency department (TOUCHED): Design of a randomized controlled trial Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 03; 102:106283. . View in PubMed

Association of Subjective Social Status With Life's Simple 7s Cardiovascular Health Index Among Hispanic/Latino People: Results From the HCHS/SOL J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 08 17; 10(16):e012704. . View in PubMed

Association of Diet Quality Indices with Longitudinal Changes in Kidney Function in US. Hispanics/Latinos: Findings from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Kidney360. 2021 01 28; 2(1):50-62. . View in PubMed

Association of elevated serum aminotransferase levels with chronic kidney disease measures: hispanic community health study/study of latinos BMC Nephrol. 2021 09 07; 22(1):302. . View in PubMed

Increased Autoimmunity in Individuals With Down Syndrome and Moyamoya Disease Front Neurol. 2021; 12:724969. . View in PubMed

The Validity of Serum Alkaline Phosphatase to Identify Nutritional Rickets in Nigerian Children on a Calcium-Deprived Diet J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 08 18; 106(9):e3559-e3564. . View in PubMed

Psychosocial Factors Associated with Cognitive Function Among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics/Latinos: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos and its Sociocultural Ancillary Study J Alzheimers Dis. 2021; 79(1):433-449. . View in PubMed

Physical activity, stress, and cardiovascular disease risk: HCHS/SOL Sociocultural Ancillary Study Prev Med Rep. 2020 Dec; 20:101190. . View in PubMed

A Web-Based Positive Psychological Intervention to Improve Blood Pressure Control in Spanish-Speaking Hispanic/Latino Adults With Uncontrolled Hypertension: Protocol and Design for the ¡Alégrate! Randomized Controlled Trial JMIR Res Protoc. 2020 Aug 04; 9(8):e17721. . View in PubMed

Associations between perceived neighborhood environment and cognitive function among middle-aged and older women and men: Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2020 Jun; 55(6):685-696. . View in PubMed

Volunteerism and Cardiovascular Health: The HCHS/SOL Sociocultural Ancillary Study Health Behav Policy Rev. 2020 Mar; 7(2):120-135. . View in PubMed

Immigration Status and Disparities in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (Visit 2, 2014-2017) Am J Public Health. 2020 09; 110(9):1397-1404. . View in PubMed

Trends, Cost, and Mortality From Sepsis After Trauma in the United States: An Evaluation of the National Inpatient Sample of Hospitalizations, 2012-2016 Crit Care Med. 2020 09; 48(9):1296-1303. . View in PubMed

Biotin supplementation causes erroneous elevations of results in some commercial serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d (25OHD) assays J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2020 06; 200:105639. . View in PubMed

Urinary incontinence and chronic conditions in the US population age 50 years and older Int Urogynecol J. 2020 05; 31(5):1013-1020. . View in PubMed

Associations of Lipid Levels and Cognition: Findings from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2020 03; 26(3):251-262. . View in PubMed

Citizenship Status and the Prevalence, Treatment, and Control of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among Adults in the United States, 2011-2016 Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 03; 13(3):e006215. . View in PubMed

Alternate Healthy Eating Index is Positively Associated with Cognitive Function Among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics/Latinos in the HCHS/SOL J Nutr. 2020 06 01; 150(6):1478-1487. . View in PubMed

The association of positive affect and cardiovascular health in Hispanics/Latinos with chronic kidney disease: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Prev Med Rep. 2019 Sep; 15:100916. . View in PubMed

The Association between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and 25-Hydroxivitamin D and Related Analytes among Hispanic/Latino Adults: A Pilot Study Nutrients. 2019 Aug 20; 11(8). . View in PubMed

Moderate-vigorous physical activity and health-related quality of life among Hispanic/Latino adults in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2019 Jul 24; 3(1):45. . View in PubMed

"iAlegrate!"-A culturally adapted positive psychological intervention for Hispanics/Latinos with hypertension: Rationale, design, and methods Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2019 Jun; 14:100348. . View in PubMed

Changes in blood pressure associated with lead, manganese, and selenium in a Bangladeshi cohort Environ Pollut. 2019 May; 248:28-35. . View in PubMed

Associations of insulin resistance with cognition in individuals without diagnosed diabetes: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2019 Apr; 150:38-47. . View in PubMed

Impact on treatment time of MRI-based brachytherapy in two implants (4 doses) compared with CT-based brachytherapy in five implants for cervical cancer Brachytherapy. 2019 Mar - Apr; 18(2):141-145. . View in PubMed

Patient Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of a Sepsis Care Quality Improvement Program in a Health System Crit Care Med. 2019 10; 47(10):1371-1379. . View in PubMed

Estimating uncertainty of target values for DEQAS serum materials J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2019 04; 188:90-94. . View in PubMed

Association of occupational exposures with cardiovascular disease among US Hispanics/Latinos Heart. 2019 03; 105(6):439-448. . View in PubMed

External Quality Assessment of 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (24,25(OH)2D3) assays J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2019 03; 187:130-133. . View in PubMed

Perceived discrimination and physical health-related quality of life: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Sociocultural Ancillary Study Soc Sci Med. 2019 02; 222:91-100. . View in PubMed

Multiple metal exposures and metabolic syndrome: A cross-sectional analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2014 Environ Res. 2019 01; 168:397-405. . View in PubMed

The Independent and Interactive Associations of Bilingualism and Sex on Cognitive Performance in Hispanics/Latinos of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos J Alzheimers Dis. 2019; 71(4):1271-1283. . View in PubMed

Correlates of and Body Composition Measures Associated with Metabolically Healthy Obesity Phenotype in Hispanic/Latino Women and Men: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) J Obes. 2019; 2019:1251456. . View in PubMed

Cardiovascular disease risk factor burden and cognition: Implications of ethnic diversity within the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos PLoS One. 2019; 14(4):e0215378. . View in PubMed

Association between N-terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide levels, glomerular filtration rate, and heart failure in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis J Integr Cardiol. 2018 Jun 30; 4(3). . View in PubMed

The burden of chronic kidney disease and its major risk factors in Jamaica Kidney Int. 2018 11; 94(5):840-842. . View in PubMed

Ancestry-specific recent effective population size in the Americas PLoS Genet. 2018 05; 14(5):e1007385. . View in PubMed

Hydroxyvitamin D assays: An historical perspective from DEQAS J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2018 03; 177:30-35. . View in PubMed

A hypertension emergency department intervention aimed at decreasing disparities: Design of a randomized clinical trial Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 01; 64:1-7. . View in PubMed

The association of employment status with ideal cardiovascular health factors and behaviors among Hispanic/Latino adults: Findings from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) PLoS One. 2018; 13(11):e0207652. . View in PubMed

Correction: Lipid profile, cardiovascular disease and mortality in a Mediterranean high-risk population: The ESCARVAL-RISK study PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0205047. . View in PubMed

Weekly sleep trajectories and their associations with obesity and hypertension in the Hispanic/Latino population Sleep. 2018 10 01; 41(10). . View in PubMed

The Contributing Risk of Tobacco Use for ARDS Development in Burn-Injured Adults With Inhalation Injury Respir Care. 2017 Nov; 62(11):1456-1465. . View in PubMed

Dietary factors and fibroblast growth factor-23 levels in young adults with African ancestry J Bone Miner Metab. 2017 Nov; 35(6):666-674. . View in PubMed

The Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) Manual for Retrospective Laboratory Standardization of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Data J AOAC Int. 2017 Sep 01; 100(5):1234-1243. . View in PubMed

Baseline Assessment of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Assay Performance: A Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) Interlaboratory Comparison Study J AOAC Int. 2017 Sep 01; 100(5):1244-1252. . View in PubMed

General Steps to Standardize the Laboratory Measurement of Serum Total 25-Hydroxyvitamin D J AOAC Int. 2017 Sep 01; 100(5):1230-1233. . View in PubMed

Baseline Assessment of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Reference Material and Proficiency Testing/External Quality Assurance Material Commutability: A Vitamin D Standardization Program Study J AOAC Int. 2017 Sep 01; 100(5):1288-1293. . View in PubMed

A Health Profile of Senior-Aged Women Veterans: A Latent Class Analysis of Condition Clusters Innov Aging. 2017 Sep 01; 1(2). . View in PubMed

Association of Serum Lipids and Obstructive Lung Disease in Hispanic/Latino Adults of Diverse Backgrounds J Pulm Respir Med. 2017 Aug; 7(4). . View in PubMed

Cognitive Associates of Current and More Intensive Control of Hypertension: Findings From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Am J Hypertens. 2017 Jun 01; 30(6):624-631. . View in PubMed

Potential Deaths Averted and Serious Adverse Events Incurred From Adoption of the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) Intensive Blood Pressure Regimen in the United States: Projections From NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) Circulation. 2017 Apr 25; 135(17):1617-1628. . View in PubMed

African Ancestry-Specific Alleles and Kidney Disease Risk in Hispanics/Latinos J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Mar; 28(3):915-922. . View in PubMed

Occupational Exposures and Metabolic Syndrome Among Hispanics/Latinos: Cross-Sectional Results From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) J Occup Environ Med. 2017 11; 59(11):1047-1055. . View in PubMed

Quality assessment of vitamin D metabolite assays used by clinical and research laboratories J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2017 10; 173:100-104. . View in PubMed

Vitamin D measurement standardization: The way out of the chaos J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2017 10; 173:117-121. . View in PubMed

Nutrient-enriched Infant Formula Is Associated With Higher Weight Gain for Low Birth Weight Infants J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 06; 64(6):975-978. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Cost effective measures to standardize serum 25(OH)D values from completed studies Osteoporos Int. 2017 05; 28(5):1503-1505. . View in PubMed

Lipid profile, cardiovascular disease and mortality in a Mediterranean high-risk population: The ESCARVAL-RISK study PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186196. . View in PubMed

Accelerometer-measured physical activity is not associated with two-year weight change in African-origin adults from five diverse populations PeerJ. 2017; 5:e2902. . View in PubMed

Cardiovascular risk status of Afro-origin populations across the spectrum of economic development: findings from the Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study BMC Public Health. 2017 05 12; 17(1):438. . View in PubMed

Physical activity and central adiposity in a cohort of African-American adults BMC Obes. 2017; 4:34. . View in PubMed

Analytical and biological variability in biomarker measurement in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Clin Chim Acta. 2016 Dec 01; 463:129-137. . View in PubMed

Seasonal Changes in Vitamin D-Effective UVB Availability in Europe and Associations with Population Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Nutrients. 2016 Aug 30; 8(9). . View in PubMed


A Method-bridging Study for Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D to Standardize Historical Radioimmunoassay Data to Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Natl Health Stat Report. 2016 Apr 25; (93):1-16. . View in PubMed

Vitamin D deficiency in Europe: pandemic? Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Apr; 103(4):1033-44.. View in PubMed

Statin and Aspirin Use Among Hispanic and Latino Adults at High Cardiovascular Risk: Findings From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Mar 30; 5(4):e002905. . View in PubMed

Constrained Total Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Adaptation to Physical Activity in Adult Humans Curr Biol. 2016 Feb 08; 26(3):410-7. . View in PubMed

Developing vitamin D dietary guidelines and the lack of 25-hydroxyvitamin D assay standardization: The ever-present past J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2016 11; 164:115-119. . View in PubMed

The vitamin D status of the US population from 1988 to 2010 using standardized serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D shows recent modest increases Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 08; 104(2):454-61. . View in PubMed

Comparison of Two ELISA Methods and Mass Spectrometry for Measurement of Vitamin D-Binding Protein: Implications for the Assessment of Bioavailable Vitamin D Concentrations Across Genotypes J Bone Miner Res. 2016 06; 31(6):1128-36. . View in PubMed

Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 (FGF-23) Levels Differ Across Populations by Degree of Industrialization J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 05; 101(5):2246-53. . View in PubMed

National Estimates of Serum Total 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Metabolite Concentrations Measured by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry in the US Population during 2007-2010 J Nutr. 2016 05; 146(5):1051-61. . View in PubMed

The social patterning of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in five countries: evidence from the modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS) BMC Public Health. 2016 09 09; 16:956. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of Low Cardiovascular Risk Profile Among Diverse Hispanic/Latino Adults in the United States by Age, Sex, and Level of Acculturation: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 08 20; 5(8). . View in PubMed

Metabolic acceleration and the evolution of human brain size and life history Nature. 2016 05 19; 533(7603):390-2. . View in PubMed

Standardizing serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D data from four Nordic population samples using the Vitamin D Standardization Program protocols: Shedding new light on vitamin D status in Nordic individuals Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2015 Nov; 75(7):549-61. . View in PubMed

Indwelling peritoneal catheters in patients with cirrhosis and refractory ascites Intern Med J. 2015 Oct; 45(10):1026-31. . View in PubMed

A comparison of indices of glucose metabolism in five black populations: data from modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS) BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 15; 15:895. . View in PubMed

Daily activity patterns of 2316 men and women from five countries differing in socioeconomic development Chronobiol Int. 2015 Jun; 32(5):650-6. . View in PubMed

Measurement of salivary cortisol level for the diagnosis of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency in children Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 May; 16(4):e101-6. . View in PubMed

Depression in the US population during the time periods surrounding the great recession J Clin Psychiatry. 2015 Apr; 76(4):e499-504. . View in PubMed

Significance of serum 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in the assessment of vitamin D status: a double-edged sword? Clin Chem. 2015 Apr; 61(4):636-45.. View in PubMed

Impact of westernization on fibroblast growth factor 23 levels among individuals of African ancestry Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Apr; 30(4):630-5. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Association of car ownership and physical activity across the spectrum of human development: Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study (METS) BMC Public Health. 2015 Feb 21; 15:173. . View in PubMed

Under-reporting of dietary energy intake in five populations of the African diaspora Br J Nutr. 2015 Feb 14; 113(3):464-72. . View in PubMed

Reply to T Weishaar Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Feb; 101(2):413-4. . View in PubMed

The Association between the PR Interval and Left Ventricular Measurements in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Cardiol Res Pract. 2015; 2015:193698. . View in PubMed

A cardiovascular educational intervention for primary care professionals in Spain: positive impact in a quasi-experimental study Br J Gen Pract. 2015 Jan; 65(630):e32-40. . View in PubMed

Evidence for daily and weekly rhythmicity but not lunar or seasonal rhythmicity of physical activity in a large cohort of individuals from five different countries Ann Med. 2015; 47(7):530-7. . View in PubMed

Leveraging social influence to address overweight and obesity using agent-based models: the role of adolescent social networks Soc Sci Med. 2015 Jan; 125:203-13. . View in PubMed

, 1998? 2015. Am J Prev Med. 2022 05; 62(5):777-781.. View in PubMed

Costs of care for lung and colon cancer patients receiving chemotherapy following FDA policy changes Support Care Cancer. 2014 Dec; 22(12):3153-63. . View in PubMed

Cumulative systolic BP and changes in urine albumin-to-creatinine ratios in nondiabetic participants of the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov 07; 9(11):1922-9. . View in PubMed

Distribution of metals exposure and associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the "Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study" Environ Health. 2014 Nov 05; 13:90. . View in PubMed

25-Hydroxyvitamin D in African-origin populations at varying latitudes challenges the construct of a physiologic norm Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Sep; 100(3):908-14. . View in PubMed

Comparisons of intensity-duration patterns of physical activity in the US, Jamaica and 3 African countries BMC Public Health. 2014 Aug 27; 14:882. . View in PubMed

Robotic objective structured assessment of technical skills: a randomized multicenter dry laboratory training pilot study Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug; 20(4):228-36. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of risk of deficiency and inadequacy of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in US children: NHANES 2003-2006 J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May; 27(5-6):461-6. . View in PubMed

A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African origin BMC Public Health. 2014 Apr 24; 14:397. . View in PubMed

Bisphenol A (BPA) Found in Humans and Water in Three Geographic Regions with Distinctly Different Levels of Economic Development Environ Health Insights. 2014 Jan 12; 8:1-3. . View in PubMed

Vitamin D levels are low in adult patients with sickle cell disease in Jamaica and West Africa BMC Hematol. 2014; 14(1):12. . View in PubMed

Association between anxiety levels and weight change in the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis J Obes. 2014; 2014:894627. . View in PubMed

Association between smoking and total energy expenditure in a multi-country study Nutr Metab (Lond). 2014; 11(1):48. . View in PubMed

Prediction of fat-free mass using bioelectrical impedance analysis in young adults from five populations of African origin Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013 Sep; 67(9):956-60. . View in PubMed

Modeling a methylmalonic acid-derived change point for serum vitamin B-12 for adults in NHANES Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug; 98(2):460-7. . View in PubMed

Lifestyle-related factors, obesity, and incident microalbuminuria: the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Aug; 62(2):267-75. . View in PubMed

25-Hydroxyvitamin D Supplementation and BMI Change: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials J Obes Weight Loss Ther. 2013 Jul 09; 3(4):181. . View in PubMed

25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African American and Nigerian women Am J Hum Biol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 25(4):560-2. . View in PubMed

The effect of obesity on the relationship between serum parathyroid hormone and 25-hydroxyvitamin D in women J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 May; 98(5):E886-90. . View in PubMed

The Nigerian antihypertensive adherence trial: a community-based randomized trial J Hypertens. 2013 Jan; 31(1):201-7. . View in PubMed

Impact of alternative approaches to assess outlying and influential observations on health care costs Springerplus. 2013; 2:614. . View in PubMed

Reduced overall and event-free survival among colon cancer patients using dual system care Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Dec; 21(12):2231-41. . View in PubMed

Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes Pharmacotherapy. 2012 Nov; 32(11):988-97. . View in PubMed

A psychoeducational intervention (SWEEP) for depressed women with diabetes Ann Behav Med. 2012 Oct; 44(2):192-206. . View in PubMed

Low vitamin D levels are associated with increased rejection and infections after lung transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Jul; 31(7):700-7. . View in PubMed

Patterns of sodium and potassium excretion and blood pressure in the African Diaspora J Hum Hypertens. 2012 May; 26(5):315-24. . View in PubMed

Changes in measurement procedure from a radioassay to a microbiologic assay necessitate adjustment of serum and RBC folate concentrations in the US. population from the NHANES 1988-2010. J Nutr. 2012 May; 142(5):894-900. . View in PubMed

IOM committee members respond to Endocrine Society vitamin D guideline J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Apr; 97(4):1146-52. . View in PubMed

Effect of metformin therapy on vitamin D and vitamin B12 levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Endocr Pract. 2012 Mar-Apr; 18(2):179-84. . View in PubMed

Mortality rates across 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels among adults with and without estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/173 m2: the third national health and nutrition examination survey. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e47458. . View in PubMed

Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk BMC Public Health. 2011 Dec 14; 11:927. . View in PubMed

Retinal arteriolar caliber and urine albumin excretion: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Nov; 26(11):3523-8. . View in PubMed

The effect of including cystatin C or creatinine in a cardiovascular risk model for asymptomatic individuals: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Oct 15; 174(8):949-57. . View in PubMed

Clarification of DRIs for calcium and vitamin D across age groups J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Oct; 111(10):1467. . View in PubMed

Adiposity is not equal in a multi-race/ethnic adolescent population: NHANES 1999-2004 Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Oct; 19(10):2099-101. . View in PubMed

Association of waist circumference and body mass index with all-cause mortality in CKD: The REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Aug; 58(2):177-85. . View in PubMed

Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006 BMC Public Health. 2011 May 25; 11:387. . View in PubMed

The 2011 Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D: what dietetics practitioners need to know J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Apr; 111(4):524-7. . View in PubMed

Energy expenditure in adults living in developing compared with industrialized countries: a meta-analysis of doubly labeled water studies Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Feb; 93(2):427-41. . View in PubMed

Comparison of sirolimus with azathioprine in a tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive regimen in lung transplantation Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Feb 01; 183(3):379-87. . View in PubMed

Increased risk of venous thromboembolism with a sirolimus-based immunosuppression regimen in lung transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Feb; 30(2):175-81. . View in PubMed

The 2011 report on dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D from the Institute of Medicine: what clinicians need to know J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jan; 96(1):53-8. . View in PubMed

Rationale and methods of the cardiometabolic Valencian study (Escarval-Risk) for validation of risk scales in Mediterranean patients with hypertension, diabetes or dyslipidemia BMC Public Health. 2010 Nov 22; 10:717. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy use among veterans with colon cancer: insights from a California study J Clin Oncol. 2010 May 20; 28(15):2571-6. . View in PubMed

Patient care management teams: improving continuity, office efficiency, and teamwork in a residency clinic J Grad Med Educ. 2009 Sep; 1(1):67-72. . View in PubMed

Energy expenditure in young adult urban informal settlement dwellers in South Africa Eur J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jun; 63(6):805-7. . View in PubMed

Primary tumor thickness as a risk factor for contralateral cervical metastases in T1/T2 oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma Laryngoscope. 2009 May; 119(5):883-8. . View in PubMed

Risk factors for medical withdrawals in United States tennis association junior national tennis tournaments: a descriptive epidemiologic study Sports Health. 2009 May; 1(3):231-5. . View in PubMed

Total daily energy expenditure in black and white, lean and obese South African women Eur J Clin Nutr. 2009 May; 63(5):667-73. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of urgency in women, with a validated Urgency, Severity and Impact Questionnaire (USIQ) Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2009 Mar; 20(3):301-7. . View in PubMed

Obesity management in adults with CKD Am J Kidney Dis. 2009 Jan; 53(1):151-65. . View in PubMed

Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jan; 89(1):169-76. . View in PubMed

Comparison between sensory testing modalities for the evaluation of afferent nerve functioning in the genital area Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2009 Jan; 20(1):83-7. . View in PubMed

A community-based study of tobacco smoke exposure among inner-city children with asthma in ChicagoJ Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Oct; 122(4):754-759. e1. . View in PubMed

Hypertension in Mexico and among Mexican Americans: prevalence and treatment patterns J Hum Hypertens. 2008 Sep; 22(9):617-26. . View in PubMed

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