NHANES

Vital signs: awareness and treatment of uncontrolled hypertension among adults—United States, 2003–2010

Top

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vital signs: awareness and treatment of uncontrolled hypertension among adults—United States, 2003–2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012;61(35);703-709. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003-2010 were analyzed to assess the prevalence of hypertension awareness and treatment among United States adults.

Effects of gastric bypass surgery in patients with type 2 diabetes and only mild obesity

Top

Cohen RV, Pinheiro JC, Schiavon CA, Salles JE, Wajchenberg BL, Cummings DE. Effects of gastric bypass surgery in patients with type 2 diabetes and only mild obesity. Diabetes Care. 2012;35:1420-1428. The authors of the current prospective study sought to examine the potential benefits of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) among those with BMI 30-34.9 kg/m2 (class I obesity) and type 2 diabetes.

A new body shape index predicts mortality hazard independently of body mass index

Top

Krakauer NY, Krakauer JC. A new body shape index predicts mortality hazard independently of body mass index. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e39504. Obesity, typically quantified in terms of Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeding threshold values, is considered a leading cause of premature death worldwide.

Should the Hemoglobin A1c Diagnostic Cutoff Differ Between Blacks and Whites?: A Cross-sectional Study

Top

Tsugawa Y, Mukamal KJ, Davis RB, Taylor WC, Wee CC. Should the Hemoglobin A1c Diagnostic Cutoff Differ Between Blacks and Whites? A Cross sectional Study. Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(3):153-159. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels are known to be consistently higher in black persons than in white persons at any given glycemic level. Whether the optimal diagnostic threshold of HbA1c should differ between blacks and whites is unclear.

NHANES: Obesity Prevalence and BMI Trends Among US Children and Adolescents, 2009-2010

Top

Ogden CL, Carroll MD, Kit BK, Flegal KM. Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999-2010. JAMA. 2012;307(5):483-490. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a nationally representative sample of US civilian noninstituationalized population. The survey has run continuously since 1999, with data released in 2-year cycles.

NHANES: Obesity Prevalence and BMI Trends Among US Adults, 2009-2010

Top

Flegal KM, Carroll MD, Kit BK, Ogden CL. Prevalence of obesity and trends in the distribution of body mass index among US adults, 1999-2010. JAMA. 2012;307(5):491-497. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a nationally representative sample of US civilian noninstituationalized population. The survey has run continuously since 1999, with data released in 2-year cycles.

Trends in the risk for CHD among adults w/ diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.: findings from the national health & nutrition examination survey

Top

Ford ES. Trends in the risk for coronary heart disease among adults with diagnosed diabetes in the u.s.: findings from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2008. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jun;34(6):1337-43. Epub 2011 Apr 19. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of mortality among people with diabetes. The objective of this study was to examine the trend in an estimated 10-year risk for developing CHD among adults with diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.

Trends in the risk for coronary heart disease among adults with diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.: findings from NHANES 1999-2008

Top

Trends in the risk for coronary heart disease among adults with diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 2008Ford ES. Diabetes Care. 2011 Apr 19. Epub ahead of print   Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of mortality among people with diabetes. The objective of this study was to examine the trend in an estimated 10-year risk for developing CHD among adults with diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.

Elevated A1C in adults without a history of diabetes in the US

Top

Selvin E, Zhu H, Brancati FL. Elevated A1C in adults without a history of diabetes in the US. Diabetes Care. 2009;32(5):828-833. The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates of elevated A1C in a large, nationally representative sample of adults without diabetes in the U.S.

Prevalence of low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol with elevated high sensitivity C-reactive protein in the U.S.: implications of the JUPITER

Top

Michos ED, Blumenthal RS. Prevalence of low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol with elevated high sensitivity C-reactive protein in the US. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(11):931-935. We assessed the prevalence of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) <130 mg/dl with elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) in the National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), weighted to be representative of the general U.S. population.

1 2 3 4 Next