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2018

  1.  (474) Moon KA, Zhang Y, Guallar E, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Best LG, Howard BV, Devereux RB, Okin PM, Navas-Acien A. Association of low-moderate urine arsenic and QT interval: Crosssectional and longitudinal evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Environ Pollut. 2018;240:894-902. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.04.129. Epub 2018 May 26. PMID: 29793197
  2. (432) Fretts AM, Mete M, Howard BV, Best LG, Siscovick DS, Eilat-Adar S, Zhao J. Physical activity and telomere length in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2018 Feb 7. doi: 10.1007/s10654-018-0363-2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29417315
  3. (415) Goins RT, Schure M, Jensen PN, Suchy-Dicey A, Nelson L, Verney SP, Howard BV, Buchwald D. Lower body functioning and correlates among older American Indians: The Cerebrovascular Disease and Its Consequences in American Indians Study. BMC Geriatr. 2018 Jan 5;18(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0697-8. PMID: 29304750 PMC5756432
  4. (488) Oliver-Williams C, Howard AG, Navas-Acien A, Howard BV, Tellez-Plaza M, Franceschini N, Cadmium body burden, hypertension and changes in blood pressure over time: Results from a prospective cohort study in American Indians, Journal of the American Society of Hypertension (2018), doi: 10.1016/j.jash.2018.03.002.
  5. (510) Spratlen MJ, Grau-Perez M,  Best LG, Yracheta J, Lazo M, Vaidya D, Balakrishnan P, Gamble MV, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Cole SA, Umans JG, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A. The Association of Arsenic Exposure and Arsenic Metabolism with the Metabolic Syndrome and its Individual Components: Prospective Evidence from the Strong Heart Family Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwy048 Published: 15 March 2018
  6. (473) Suchy-Dicey AM, Muller C, Madhyastha T, Shibata D, Cole SA, Zhao J, Longstreth WT Jr., Buchwald D. Telomere length and MRI findings of vascular brain injury and central brain atrophy: The Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx368 Published: 23 February 2018
  7. (291a) Wang W, Lee E, Howard B, Devereux R, Zhang Y. and Stoner J. (2018) Large Cohort Data Based Group or Community Disease Prevention Design Strategy: Strong Heart Study. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 8, 196-207. doi: https://doi.org/10.4236/wjcd.2018.83019.

2017

  1. (229) Lee J, Chang P, Zhang Y, Kizer J, Best LG, and Howard BV. Triglyceride and HDL-C Dyslipidemia and Risks of Coronary Heart Disease and Ischemic Stroke by Glycemic Dysregulation Status: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2017; 40(4): 529-537; PMID: 28122840 PMCID: PMC5360283.
  2. (433) De Marco M, de Simone G, Gerdts E, Roman MJ, Lonnebakken MT, Lee ET, Howard BV, Devereux RB:  Influence of left ventricular pump performance on incidence of cardiovascular events: The Strong Heart Study.  Am J Cardiol 2017; 119 (7):1047-1052; PMID: 28159195 PMCID: PMC5348268.
  3. (464) Olmedo P, Grau-Perez M, Fretts A, Tellez-Plaza M, Gil F, Yeh F, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Franceschini N, Lee ET, Best LG, Cole SA, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A. Dietary determinants of cadmium exposure in the Strong Heart Family Study. Food Chem Toxicol. 2017 Feb;100:239-246. doi:10.1016/j.fct.2016.12.015. PMID: 28012896 PMCID: PMC5373690
  4. (448) Suchy-Dicey AM, Shibata DK, Madhyastha TM, Grabowski TJ, Longstreth WT Jr, Buchwald DS. Findings of Vascular Brain Injury and Structural Loss from Cranial Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Elderly American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Neuroepidemiology. 2017 48(1-2):39-47. doi: 10.1159/000459624. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28259877 PMCID: PMC5462851
  5. (498) de Simone G, Wang W, Best LG, Yeh F, Izzo R, Mancusi C, Roman MJ, Lee ET, Howard BV, Devereux RB. Target organ damage and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Strong Heart Study. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2017;16(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12933-017-0542-6. PMID: 28499385 PMCID: PMC5427627
  6. (480) Haring B, Wang W, Fretts A, Shimbo D, Lee ET, Howard BV, Roman MJ, Devereux RB. Red meat consumption and cardiovascular target organ damage (from the Strong Heart Study). J Hypertens. 2017 Apr 10. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001385. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28399044 PMCID: PMC5728368
  7. (409) Wang W, Zhang Y, Lee ET, Howard BV, Devereux RB, Cole SA, Best LG, Welty TK, Rhoades E, Yeh J, Ali T, Kizer JR, Kamel H, Shara N, Wiebers DO, Stoner JA. Risk Factors and Prediction of Stroke in a Population with High Prevalence of Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 2017;7:145-162. https://doi.org/10.4236/wjcd.2017.75014 PMID: 28775914 PMCID: PMC5538319
  8. (406/493) Moon KA, Navas-Acien A, Grau-Pe´rez M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Umans JG, Best LG, Newman JD. (2017) Low-moderate urine arsenic and biomarkers of thrombosis and inflammation in the Strong Heart Study. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0182435. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0182435 PMID: 28771557 PMCID: PMC5542675
  9. (440) Carrolla CR, Noonanb C, Garrouttec EM, Navas-Acien A, Verney SP, Buchwald D. Low-level inorganic arsenic exposure and neuropsychological functioning in American Indian elders. Environ Res. 2017 Jul;156:74-79; Press release link: http://www.colorado.edu/asmagazine/2017/08/25/trace-arsenic-linked-deteriorating-health-among-american-indian-elders PMID: 28334644 PMCID: PMC5485900
  10. (SANDS) Malhotra R, Nguyen HA, Benavente O, Mete M, Howard BV, Mant J, Odden MC, Peralta CA, Cheung AK, Nadkarni GN, Coleman RL, Holman RR, Zanchetti A, Peters R, Beckett N, Staessen JA, Ix JH. Association Between More Intensive vs Less Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering and Risk of Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 3 to 5 A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(10):1498-1505. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4377 PMID: 28873137 PMC5704908
  11. (490) Spratlen MJ, Gamble MV, Grau-Perez M, Kuo CC, Best LG, Yracheta J, Francesconi K, Goessler W, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Hall M, Umans JG, Fretts A, Navas-Acien A. Arsenic metabolism and one-carbon metabolism at low-moderate arsenic exposure: Evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Food Chem Toxicol 2017;105: 387-397. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2017.05.004. PMID: 28479390 PMC5515076
  12. (437) Deen JF, Rhoades DA, Noonan C, Best LG, Okin PM, Devereux RB, Umans JG. Comparison of QRS Duration and Associated Cardiovascular Events in American Indian Men Versus Women (The Strong Heart Study). Am J Cardiol.2017;119 (11):1757-1762. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.02.048. PMID: 28416200
  13. (436) Mateen FJ, Grau-Perez M, Pollak JS, Moon KA, Howard BV, Umans JG, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Crainiceanu C, Guallar E, Devereux RB, Roman MJ, Navas-Acien A. Chronic arsenic exposure and risk of carotid artery disease: The Strong Heart Study. Environ Res. 2017;157:127-134. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.05.020. PMC5546150
  14. (506) Paige E, Barrett J, Pennells L, Sweeting M, Willeit P, Di Angelantonio E, Gudnason V, Nordestgaard BG, Psaty BM, Goldbourt U, Best LG, Assmann G, Salonen JT, Nietert PJ, Verschuren WM, Brunner EJ, Kronmal RA, Salomaa V, Bakker SJ, Dagenais GR, Sato S, Jansson JH, Willeit J, Onat A, de la Cámara AG, Roussel R, Völzke H, Dankner R, Tipping RW, Meade TW, Donfrancesco C, Kuller LH, Peters A, Gallacher J, Kromhout D, Iso H, Knuiman M, Casiglia E, Kavousi M, Palmieri L, Sundström J, Davis BR, Njølstad I, Couper D, Danesh J, Thompson SG, Wood A. Repeated measurements of blood pressure and cholesterol improveds cardiovascular disease risk prediction: an individual-participantt-data meta-aanalysis. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 May 26. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx149. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28549073
  15. (503) Peng H, Yeh F, Lin J, Best LG, Cole SA, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J. Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 is associated with leukocyte telomere length in American Indians: findings from the Strong Heart Family Study. J Thromb Haemost. 2017;15(6):1078-1085. doi: 10.1111/jth.13689. Epub 2017 May 3. PMID: 28378522 PMC: 5500969
  16. (504) Peng H, Yeh F, de Simone G, Best LG, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J. Relationship between plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and hypertension in American Indians: findings from the Strong Heart Study. J Hypertens. 2017 ;35(9):1787-1793. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001375. PMID: 28379891 PMC: 5615403
  17. (411) Rajkumar S, Fretts AM, Howard BV, Yeh F, Clark ML. The Relationship between Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease and the Potential Modifying Effect of Diet in a Prospective Cohort among American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 May 9;14(5). pii: E504. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14050504. PMID: 28486422 PMC: 5451955
  18. (413) Cholerton B, Omidpanah A, Madhyastha TM, Grabowski TJ, Suchy-Dicey AM, Shibata DK, Nelson LA, Verney SP, Howard BV, Longstreth WT Jr, Montine TJ, Buchwald D. Total Brain and Hippocampal Volumes and Cognition in Older American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2017 Apr-Jun;31(2):94-100. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000203. PMID: 28538087. PMC: 5492994
  19. (460) Haring B, Omidpanah A, Suchy-Dicey AM, Best LG, Verney SP, Shibata DK, Cole SA, Ali T, Howard BV, Buchwald D, Devereux RB. Left Ventricular Mass, Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Cognitive Performance: Results From the Strong Heart Study. Hypertension. 2017 Nov;70(5):964-971. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09807. Epub 2017 Sep 11. PMID: 28893898. PMCID: PMC5638703
  20. (435) Grau-Perez M, Kuo CC, Gribble MO, Balakrishnan P, Vaidya D, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Silbergeld EK, Umans JG, Best LG, Lee ET, Howard BV, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A. Association of low-moderate arsenic exposure and arsenic metabolism with incident diabetes and insulin resistance in the Strong Heart Family Study. Environmental Health Perspectives 2017;125:127004. PMID: 29373862 PMC: 5963590.
  21. (468) Deng Y, Zeng D, Zhao J, Cai J. Proportional hazards model with a change point for clustered event data. Biometrics. 2017 Sep;73(3):835-845. doi: 10.1111/biom.12655. Epub 2017 Mar 3. PMID: 28257142 PMC: 5582026

2016

  1. (423) Nicklett EJ, Omidpanah A, Whitener R, Howard BV, Manson SM. Access to Care and Diabetes Management Among Older American Indians With Type 2 Diabetes. J Aging Health. 2016 Mar 3. pii: 0898264316635562. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26944805 PMC: 5473338.
  2. (476) Natriuretic Peptides Studies Collaboration. Natriuretic peptides and integrated risk assessment for cardiovascular disease: an individual-participant-data meta-analysis. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016. Published Online September 2, 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2213-8587(16)30196-6 See Online/Comment http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2213-8587(16)30221-2 PMID: 27599814 PMC: 5035346.
  3. (456) Balakrishnan P, Vaidya D, Franceschini N, Voruganti VS, Gribble MO Haack K, Laston S, Umans, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, North KE, Lee ET, Yracheta J, Best LG, MacCluer JW, Kent Jr J, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A (2016). Association of cardiometabolic genes with arsenic metabolism biomarkers in American Indian communities: The Strong Heart Family Study (SHFS). Environ Heatlth Persepct: Epub. PMID: 27352405. PMCID: PMC5226702.
  4. (408) Franceschini N, Fry R, Balakrishnan P, Navas-Acien A, Oliver-Williams C, Howard A, Cole SA, Haack K, Lange E, Howard B, Best L, Francesconi K, Goessler W, Umans J, Tellez-Plaza M (2016). Cadmium body burden and increased blood pressure in middle-aged American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. J Hum Hypertension: Epub. PMID: 27629244. PMCID: PMC.
  5. (418) Zhao Q, Zhu Y, Yeh F, Lin J, Lee ET, Cole SA, Calhoun D, Zhao J. Depressive symptoms are associated with leukocyte telomere length in American Indians:findings from the Strong Heart Family Study. Aging (Albany NY). 2016 Nov 18. doi:10.18632/aging.101104. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27870638. PMC: 5191880
  6. (447) Newman JD, Navas-Acien A, Kuo CC, Guallar E, Howard BV, Fabsitz RR, Devereux RB, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Best LT, Tellez-Plaza M. Peripheral Arterial Disease and Its Association With Arsenic Exposure and Metabolism in the Strong Heart Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27810857.
  7. (458) Pang Y, Peng RD, Jones MR, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Howard BV, Umans JG,Best LG, Guallar E, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Vaidya D, Navas-Acien A. Metal mixtures in urban and rural populations in the US: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and the Strong Heart Study. Environ Res. 2016 May;147:356-64.doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.02.032. PMID: 26945432; PMCID: PMC4827253.
  8. (467) Peng H, Zhu Y, Yeh F, Cole SA, Best LG, Lin J, Blackburn E, Devereux RB, Roman MJ, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J. Impact of biological aging on arterial aging in American Indians: findings from the Strong Heart Family Study. Aging (Albany NY). 2016 Aug;8(8):1583-92. doi: 10.18632/aging.101013. PMID: 27540694 PMCID: PMC5032684
  9. (431) Fretts AM, Howard BV, Siscovick DS, Best LG, Beresford SA, Mete M, Eilat-Adar S, Sotoodehnia N, Zhao J. Processed Meat, but Not Unprocessed Red Meat, Is Inversely Associated with  Leukocyte Telomere Length in the Strong Heart Family Study. J Nutr. 2016 Oct;146(10):2013-2018. Epub 2016 Aug 24. PMID: 27558579, PMCID: PMC5037876
  10. (463) Zhao Q, Zhu Y, Best LG, Umans JG, Uppal K, Tran VT, Jones DP, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J. Metabolic Profiles of Obesity in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159548. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159548. PMID: 27434237 PMCID: PMC4951134
  11. (469) Peng H, Mete M, Desale S, Fretts AM, Cole SA, Best LG, Lin J, Blackburn E, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J. Leukocyte telomere length and ideal cardiovascular health in American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2016 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27660162 PMC5618104 DOI: 10.1007/s10654-016-0199-6
  12. (414)Yan F, Lee ET, Mayberry RM, Umpierrez G, Wang W, Cha E. A self-assessment tool for screening young adults at risk of type 2 diabetes using Strong Heart Family Study data. The Diabetes Educator, 2016; 42(5): 607-617. PMID: 27480523 PMCID: PMC5026626

2015

  1. (430) Kuo CC, Howard BV, Umans JG, Gribble MO, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Lee E, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A. Arsenic Exposure, Arsenic Metabolism, and Incident Diabetes in the Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2015 Jan 12. pii: dc141641. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25583752 PMCID:PMC4370323
  2. (420) Haring B, Wang W, Lee ET, Jhamnani S, Howard BV, Devereux RB. Dietary Sodium and Potassium Intake, Cardiac Diastolic Function and Left Ventricular Mass in Young Adults:  The Strong Heart Study. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 12. pii: S0002-9149(15)00697-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.02.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25769626 PMCID:PMC4405184
  3. (311) Zhang M, An Q, Yeh F, Zhang Y, Howard BV, Lee ET, Zhao J. Smoking-attributable mortality in American Indians: findings from the Strong Heart Study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2015 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25968176 PMCID:PMC4519414
  4. (358) Best LG, Garcia-Esquinas E, Yeh JL, Yeh F, Zhang Y, Lee ET, Howard BV, Farley JH, Welty TK, Rhoades DA, Rhoades ER, Umans JG, Navas-Acien A. Association of diabetes and cancer mortality in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Cancer Cause and Control,2015.Online First: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10552-015-0648-7 PMID:26250516 [PubMed - in process] PMCID:PMC4596901
  5. (443) de Simone G, Roman MJ, De Marco M, Bella JN, Izzo R, Lee ET, Devereux RB. Hemodynamic correlates of abnormal aortic root dimension in an adult population: the Strong Heart Study. Journal of the American Heart Association. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Sep 28;4(10). pii: e002309. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002309. PMID:26416876 .  PMC: 4845134 [PubMed - in process]  Free full text
  6. (457) Iyengar SK, Sedor JR, Freedman BI, Kao WH, Kretzler M, Keller BJ, Abboud HE, Adler SG, Best LG, Bowden DW, Burlock A, Chen YD, Cole SA, Comeau ME, Curtis JM, Divers J, Drechsler C, Duggirala R, Elston RC, Guo X, Huang H, Hoffmann MM, Howard BV, Ipp E, Kimmel PL, Klag MJ, Knowler WC, Kohn OF, Leak TS, Leehey DJ, Li M, Malhotra A, März W, Nair V, Nelson RG, Nicholas SB, O'Brien SJ, Pahl MV, Parekh RS, Pezzolesi MG, Rasooly RS, Rotimi CN, Rotter JI, Schelling JR, Seldin MF, Shah VO, Smiles AM, Smith MW, Taylor KD, Thameem F, Thornley-Brown DP, Truitt BJ, Wanner C, Weil EJ, Winkler CA, Zager PG, Igo RP Jr, Hanson RL, Langefeld CD.Genome-Wide Association and Trans-ethnic Meta-Analysis for Advanced Diabetic Kidney Disease: Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND). PLoS Genet. 2015 Aug 25;11(8):e1005352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005352. PMID:26305897 PMCID: PMC4549309.
  7. (215) Shara N, Yassin SA, Valaitis E, Wang H, Howard BV, Wang W, Lee ET, Umans JG. Randomly and Non-Randomly Missing Renal Function Data in the Strong Heart Study: A Comparison of Imputation Methods. PLoS ONE 2015;10(9): e0138923. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138923. PMID:26414328
  8. (417) Zhao J, Zhu Y, Hyun N, Zeng D, Uppal K, Tran VT, Yu T, Jones D, He J, Lee ET, Howard BV. Novel metabolic markers for the risk of diabetes development in American Indians. Diabetes Care 2015;38:220-227. PMID:25468946 PMCID: PMC4302260
  9. (268) MacCluer JW, Blangero J, Comuzzie AG, Ebbesson SOE, Howard BV, Cole SA. Genetics of cardiovascular disease in minority populations. In: Genome Mapping and Genomics in Human and Non-Human Primates.  (Duggirala R, Comuzzie AG, Williams-Blangero S, Kole C, eds). Heidelberg: Springer, 2015, 155-179.
  10. (441)Gribble MO, Voruganti VS, Cole SA, Haack K, Balakrishnan P, Laston SL, Tellez-Plaza M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Thomas DC, Gilliland F, North KE, Franceschini N, Navas-Acien A. Linkage Analysis of Urine Arsenic Species Patterns in the Strong Heart Family Study. Toxicol Sci. 2015 Nov;148(1):89-100. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfv164. PubMed PMID: 26209557; PMC4731407.
  11. (388) Zheng LY, Umans JG, Yeh F, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Silbergeld EK, Bandeen-Roche K, Guallar E, Howard BV, Weaver VM, Navas-Acien A. The association of urine arsenic with prevalent and incident chronic kidney disease: evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Epidemiology. 2015 Jul;26(4):601-12. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000313. PubMed PMID: 25929811; PMC4844343.

2014

  1. Welty TK. (2014). Examples of Successful Community-Based Participatory Research in American Indian Communities (pp. 157-170).  In Solomon, T.G.A. & Randall, L.L. (Eds.) Conducting Health Research with Native American Communities.  Washington DC: American Public Health Association.
  2. (367) Gribble MO, Tang WY, Shang Y, Pollak J, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Cole SA, Fallin MD, Navas-Acien A. Differential Methylation of the Arsenic (III) Methyltransferase Promoter According to Arsenic Exposure. Arch Toxicol 2014 88:275-282. PMID: 24154821 PMCID:PMC3946764
  3. (328) Zhao J, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Yeh F, Zhang Y, Haack K, Best LG, Cole SA, Lee ET, Howard BV. Leukotriene Haplotype × Diet Interaction on Carotid Artery Hypertrophy and Atherosclerosis in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. Atherosclerosis. 2014;233(1)165–171. PMID: 24529139 PMCID:PMC3932307
  4. (379) García-Esquinas E, Pollán M, Tellez-Plaza M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Umans JG, Yeh JL, Best LG, Navas-Acien A. Cadmium exposure and cancer mortality in a prospective cohort: the strong heart study. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Apr;122(4):363-70. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306587. Epub 2013 Dec 10. PMID: 24531129 PMCID:PMC3984227
  5. (340) Fretts AM, Howard BV, McKnight B, Duncan GE, Beresford SAA, Mete M, Zhang  Y, Siscovick DS. Life’s Simple 7 and Incidence of Diabetes among American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. Published online before print May 7, 2014, doi: 10.2337/dc13-2267. PMID: 24804696 PMCID: PMC4113167.
  6. (400) Yeh F, Dixon AE, Best LG, Marion SM, Lee ET, Ali T, Yeh J, Rhoades ER, Howard BV, Devereux RB. Lung function and heart disease in American Indian adults with high frequency of metabolic abnormalities (from the Strong Heart Study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15;114(2):312-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.04.042. Epub 2014 May 2. PMID: 24878118, PMCID:PMC4093833.
  7. (416) Zhao J, Zhu Y, Uppal K, Tran VT, Yu T, Lin J, Matsuguchi T, Blackburn E, Jones D, Lee ET, Howard BV. Metabolic profiles of biological aging in American Indians: the Strong Heart Family study. Aging (Albany NY). 2014 Mar; 6(3):176-86. PMID: 24799415 PMCID: PMC4012935
  8. (396) Chen S, Lin J, Matsuguchi T, Blackburn E, Yeh F, Best LG, Devereux RB, Lee ET, Howard BV, Roman MJ, Zhao J. Short leukocyte telomere length predicts incidence and progression of carotid atherosclerosis in American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study. Aging (Albany NY). 2014 May;6(5):414-27. PMID: 24902894 PMCID: PMC4069268
  9. (397) Zhu Y, Yang J, Li S, Cole SA, Haack K, Umans JG, Franceschini N, Howard BV, Lee ET, Zhao J. J Hypertens. 2014 May;32(5):1042-8; discussion 1049. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000151. PMID: 24569419 PMCID: PMC4157895
  10. (410) Chen S, Yeh F, Lin J, Matsuguchi T, Blackburn E, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J. Short leukocyte telomere length is associated with obesity in American Indians: the Strong Heart Family study. Aging (Albany NY). 2014 May;6(5):380-9. PMID:24861044 PMCID: PMC4069265
  11. (427) Tsai CW, North KE, Tin A, Haack K, Franceschini N, Saroja Voruganti V, Laston S, Zhang Y, Best LG, MacCluer JW, Beaty TH, Navas-Acien A, Linda Kao WH, Howard BV. Both rare and common variants in PCSK9 influence plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in American Indians J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Nov 20:jc20143340. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25412415 PMCID: PMC4318886
  12. (403) Seyerle AA, Young AM, Jeff JM, Melton PE, Jorgensen NW, Lin Y, Carty CL, Deelman E, Heckbert SR, Hindorff LA, Jackson RD, Martin LW, Okin PM, Perez MV, Psaty BM, Soliman EZ, Whitsel EA, North KE, Laston S, Kooperberg C, Avery CL. Evidence of heterogeneity by race/ethnicity in genetic determinants of QT interval. Epidemiology. 2014 Nov;25(6):790-8. doi: 10.1097/ EDE.0000000000000168. PMID:25166880 PMCID:PMC4380285
  13. (331) Franceschini N, Tao R, Liu L, Rutherford S, Haack K, Almasy L, Göring HHH, Laston S, Lee ET, Best LG, Fabsitz RR, Cole SA and North KE. Mapping of a blood pressure QTL on chromosome 17 in American Indians of the strong heart family study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014, 14:158 doi:10.1186/1471-2261-14-158 PMID:25387527, PMCID:PMC4246441
  14. (360) Ferrara LA, Capaldo B, Mancusi C, Lee ET, Howard BV, Devereux RB, de Simone G. Cardiometabolic risk in overweight subjects with or without relative fat-free mass deficiency: The Strong Heart Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2014, 24:271-276. PMID:24360764 PMCID: PMC3959567
  15. (383) Voruganti VS, Franceschini N, Haack K, Laston S, MacCluer JW, Umans JG, Comuzzie AG, North KE, Cole SA (2014). Replication of the effect of SLC2A9 genetic variation on serum uric acid levels in American Indians. Eur J Hum Gen 22. 938-943. PMID: 24301058. PMCID: PMC4060115.
  16. (372) Zhu Y, Yang J, Yeh F, Cole SA, Haack K, Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J (2014). Joint association of nicotine acetylcholine receptor variants with abdominal obesity in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. PloS One 9: e102220. PMID: 25036316. PMC4103845.
  17. (387) Ferrara LA, Wang H, Umans JG, Franceschini N, Jolly S, Lee ET, Yeh JL, Devereux RB, Howard BV, de Simone G. Does serum uric acid predict incident metabolic syndrome in a population with high prevalence of obesity? Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Dec; 24(12): 1360–1364. PMCID: PMC4250289.

2013

  1. (103) Zhang Y, Lee ET, Howard BV, Best LG, Umans JG, Yeh JL, Wang W, Yeh F, Ali T, Devereux RB, de Simone G. Insulin resistance, incident cardiovascular diseases, and decreased kidney function among non-diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care June 4, 2013. 2013; 36(10):3195-200. doi: 10.2337/dc12-2368 PMID:23735722 PMCID: PMC3781520
  2. (269) de Simone G, Devereux RB, Roman ML, Chinali M, Barac A, Panza JA, Lee ET, Galloway JM, Howard BV: Does cardiovascular phenotype explain the association between diabetes and incident heart failure? The Strong Heart Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2013; 23(4): 285-91. Epub 2011 Sep 20. PMID: 21940153 PMCID: PMC3246029
  3. (355) Orr R, Calhoun D, Noonan C, Whitener R, Henderson J, Goldberg J, Henderson PN. A history of ashes: an 80 year comparative portrait of smoking initiation in American Indians and non-Hispanic Whites - the Strong Heart Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 May 2; 10(5):1747-62 doi:10.3390/ijerph10051747. PMID:23644825 PMCID: PMC3709346
  4. (356) Tellez-Plaza M, Gribble MO, Voruganti VS, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Franceschini N, North KE, Kao WH, MacCluer JW, Cole SA, Navas Acien A. Heritability and preliminary genome-wide linkage analysis of arsenic metabolites in urine. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Mar; 121(3): 345-51. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205305. PMID: 23322787 PMCID: PMC3621197
  5. (336) Tellez-Plaza M, Guallar E, Howard BV, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Silbergeld EK, Devereux RB, Navas-Acien A. Cadmium exposure and incident cardiovascular disease. Epidemiology. 2013 May;24(3):421-429 PMID: 23322787 PMCID: PMC4142588.
  6. (395) Zhao J, Zhu Y, Lin J, Matsuguchi T, Blackburn E, Zhang Y, Cole SA, Best LG, Lee ET, Howard BV.  Short Leukocyte Telomere Length Predicts Risk of Diabetes in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. Diabetes. Published ahead of print, August 15, 2013 doi: 10.2337/db13-0744. PMID: 23949319 PMCID: PMC3868043
  7. (357) Yang JZhu YLee ETZhang YCole SAHaack KBest LGDevereux RBRoman MJHoward BVZhao J. Joint associations of 61 genetic variants in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes with subclinical atherosclerosis in American Indians: a gene-family analysis. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Feb 1;6(1):89-96. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.112.963967. PMID: 23264444 PMCID: PMC3878644
  8. (314) Jacob MM, Gonzales KL, Calhoun D, Beals J, Muller CJ, Goldberg J, Nelson L, Welty TK, Howard BV. Psychological trauma symptoms and Type 2 diabetes prevalence, glucose control, and treatment modality among American Indians in the Strong Heart Family Study. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications 27 (2013) 553–557. PMID: 24051029 PMCID: PMC3890097
  9. (386) Moon KA, Guallar E, Umans JG, Devereux RB, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Pollak J, Silbergeld EK, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A.  Association Between Exposure to Low to Moderate Arsenic Levels and Incident Cardiovascular Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Sep 24. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-10-201311190-00719. PMID: 24061511 PMCID: PMC4157936.
  10. (343) Bella JN, Cole SA, Laston S, Almasy L, Comuzzie A, Lee ET, Best LG, Fabsitz RR, Howard BV, Maccluer JW, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Göring HH. Genome-wide linkage analysis of carotid artery lumen diameter: The Strong Heart Family Study. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9;168(4):3902-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.06.048. Epub 2013 Jul 18. PMID: 23871337 PMCID: PMC4028022
  11. (350) Franceschini N, Haack K, Almasy L, Laston S, Lee ET, Best LG, Fabsitz RR, Maccluer JW, Howard BV, Umans JG, Cole SA. Generalization of Associations of Kidney-Related Genetic Loci to American Indians. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Dec 5. PMID: 24311711 PMCID: PMC3878690
  12. (381) Franceschini N, Haack K, Göring HH, Voruganti VS, Laston S, Almasy L, Lee ET, Best LG, Fabsitz RR, North KE, MacCluer JW, Meigs JB, Pankow JS, Cole SA.  Epidemiology and genetic determinants of progressive deterioration of glycaemia in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Family Study.  Diabetologia 2013; 56:2194-2202. PMID: 23851660 PMCID: PMC3773080
  13. (369) Tellez-Plaza M, Guallar E, Fabsitz RR, Howard BV, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Devereux RB, Navas-Acien A. Cadmium exposure and incident peripheral arterial disease: the Strong Heart Study. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Nov 1;6(6):626-33. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.112.000134. PMID: 24255048 PMCID: PMC4190067.
  14. (351) Gribble MO, Crainiceanu CM, Howard BV, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Zhang Y, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A. Body composition and arsenic metabolism: a cross-sectional analysis in the Strong Heart Study. Environ Health. 2013 Dec 9;12(1):107. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:24321145 PMCID: PMC3883520
  15. (370) García-Esquinas E, Tellez-Plaza M, Yeh JL, Best L, Farley J, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Pollán M, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A. Arsenic exposure and cancer mortality in a US-based prospective cohort: the strong heart study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Nov;22(11):1944-53. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0234-T. Epub 2013 Oct 17.) PMID:23800676 PMCID: PMC3843229
  16. (424) Gribble MO, Voruganti VS, Cropp CD, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Silbergeld EK, Laston SL, Haack K, Kao WH, Fallin MD, MacCluer JW, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A (2013). SLCO1B1 variants and urine arsenic metabolites in the Strong Heart Family Study. Toxicol Sci 136: 19-25. PMID: 23970802. PMC3829571.

2012

  1. 319.(353) Kizer, J.R., Umans, J.G., Zhu, J., Devereux, R.B., Wolfert, R.L., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 Mass and Activity and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in a Population With High Prevalences of Obesity and Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study, Diabetes Care, Epub ahead of print February 14, 2012, 2012 Apr;35(4):840-7. PMID: 2338104 PMCID: PMC3308309
  2. 320.(267) Barac, A. Wang, H., Shara, N.M., de Simone, G., Carter, E.A., Umans, J.G., Best, L.G., Yeh, J., Dixon, D.B., Devereux, R.B., Howard, B.V., Panza, J.A. Markers of Inflamation, Metabolic Risk Factors, and Incident Heart Failure in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2012 Jan;14(1):13-9. PMID: 22235819  PMCID: PMC3257834.
  3. 321.(290) Rao M, Mottl AK, Cole SA, Umans JG, Freedman BI, Bowden DW, Langefeld CD, Fox CS, Yang Q, Cupples A, Iyengar SK, Hunt SC, Trikalinos TA. Meta-analysis of genome-wide linkage scans for renal function traits. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Feb;27(2):647-56. Epub 2011 May 28. PMID: 21622988 PMCID: PMC3275782
  4. 322.Wilmot BVoruganti VSChang YPFu YChen ZTaylor HAWilson JGGipson TShah VOUmans JGFlessner MFHitzemann RShuldiner ARComuzzie AGMcWeeney SZager PGMaccluer JWCole SACohen DM. Heritability of serum sodium concentration: evidence for sex- and ethnic-specific effects. Physiol Genomics. 2012 Feb 13;44(3):220-8. Epub 2011 Dec 20. PMID: 22186255 PMCID: PMC3289114.
  5. 323.(181) Karas, M.G., Devereux, R.B., Wiebers, D.O., Whisnant, J.P., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Roman, M.J., Umans, J.G., Kizer, J.R. Incremental Value of Biochemical and Echocardiographic Measures in Prediction of Ischemic Stroke: The Strong Heart Study. Stroke. 2012 (43):720-726: originally published online December 29, 2011 PMID: 22207511 PMCID: PMC3288714
  6. 324.(341) Fretts AM, Howard BV, McKnight B, Duncan GE, Beresford SAA, Mete M, Eilat-Adar S, Zhang Y, Siscovick DS. The Associations of Unprocessed Red Meat and Processed Red Meat Intake with Incident Diabetes in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012. First published ahead of print January 25, 2012 as doi: 10.3945/ajcn.111.029942 PMID: 22277554 PMCID: PMC3278249
  7. 325.Carty CL, Buzková P, Fornage M, et al.  Associations between incident ischemic stroke events and stroke and cardiovascular disease-related genome-wide association studies single nucleotide polymorphisms in the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology Study.  Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Apr 1;5(2):210-6. Epub 2012 Mar 8 PMID: 22403240, PAGE MS8 PMCID: PMC3402178
  8. 326.Devereux RB, de Simone G, Arnett DK, Best LG, Boerwinkle E, Howard BV, Kitzman D, Lee ET, Mosley TH Jr, Weder A, Roman MJ.  Normal Limits in Relation to Age, Body Size and Gender of Two-Dimensional Echocardiographic Aortic Root Dimensions in Persons ≥15 Years of Age.  American Journal of Cardiology, July 5, 2012. PMID: 22770936 PMCID: PMC3462295
  9. 327.N. Franceschini, N. Shara, H. Wang, V.S. Voruganti, S. Laston, K. Haack, E.T. Lee, L.G. Best, J.W. MacCluer, B Cohran, T.D. Dyer, B.V. Howard, S.A. Cole, K.E. North, J.G. Umans. Association of type 2 diabetes genetic variants and kidney function: The Strong Heart Family Study and Genetic Epidemiology of Causal Variants across Life Consortium Kidney Int. 2012 Jul;82(2):220-5. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.107. Epub 2012 Apr 18. PMID: 22513821 PMCID: PMC3664521
  10. 328.(99) Yang J, Zhu Y, Cole SA, Haack K, Zhang Y, Beebe LA, Howard BV, Best LG, Devereux RB, Henderson JA, Henderson P, Lee ET, Zhao J., A Gene-Family Analysis of 61 Genetic Variants in the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Genes for Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes in American Indians. Diabetes, 2012 Jul;61(7):1888-94. Epub 2012 May 14 PMID: 22586585 PMCID: PMC3379651
  11. 329.(342) Fretts AM, Howard BV, McKnight B, Duncan GE, Beresford SA, Calhoun D, Kriska AM, Storti KL, Siscovick DS, Modest Levels of Physical Activity Are Associated With a Lower Incidence of Diabetes in a Population With a High Rate of Obesity: The Strong Heart Family Study, Diabetes Care, Epup ahead of print June 20, 2012, PMID: 22723343 PMCID: PMC3402202
  12. 330.Haiman CA, Fesinmeyer MD, Spencer K, et al. Consistent Directions of Effect for Established Type 2 Diabetes Risk Variants Across Populations: The Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Consortium. Diabetes. 2012 Jun;61(6): MS5 PMID: 22474029 PMCID: PMC3357304
  13. 331.(PAGE Obesity Ms. Number: 07) Fesinmeyer, M. D., North, K. E., Ritchie, M. D., et al. (2012). Genetic Risk Factors for BMI and Obesity in an Ethnically Diverse Population: Results From the Population Architecture Using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). doi: 10.1038/oby.2012.158 PMID: 23712987 PMCID: PMC3482415
  14. 332.The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Lipid-Related Markers and Cardiovascular Disease Prediction. JAMA. 2012; 307(23):2499-2506. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6571. PMID: 22797450 PMCID: PMC4211641
  15. 333.(238) Xu, S. (Jiaqiong), Lee, E.T., Peterson, L.E., Devereux, R.B., Rhoades, E.R., Umans, J.G., Best, L.G., Paranilam, J., Howard, B.V.. Knowler, W.C., Yeh, J., Eliat-Adar, S., Fabsitz, R.R.. "Differences in Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease among Diabetic and Nondiabetic Individuals from a Population with High Rates of Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012;97(10):3766-74. doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-2110. Epub 2012 Jul 16. PMID: 22802089 PMCID: PMC3674295
  16. 334.(267) Barac, A. Wang, H., Shara, N.M., de Simone, G., Carter, E.A., Umans, J.G., Best, L.G., Yeh, J., Dixon, D.B., Devereux, R.B., Howard, B.V., Panza, J.A. Markers of Inflamation, Metabolic Risk Factors, and Incident Heart Failure in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2012 Jan;14(1):13-9.  PMID: 22235819  PMCID: PMC3257834
  17. 335.(329) de Simone, G., Pasanisi, F., Ferrara, A.L., Roman, M.J., Lee, E.T., Contaldo, F., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B. Relative fat-free mass deficiency and left ventricular adaptation to obesity: The Strong Heart Study. International Journal of Cardiology. 2012 Oct 9. doi: pii: S0167-5273 (12) 01161-8. 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012, PMID: 23063139 PMCID: PMC3606902
  18. 336.(324) Shara, N.M., Wang, H., Mete, M., Al-Balha, Y. R., Asalddin, N., Lee, E.T., Franceschini, N., Jolly, S., Howard, B.V., Umans, J.G. Estimated GFR and incident cardiovascular disease events in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Kidney Disease. 2012 Nov; 60(5): 795-803. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.06.015. PMID: 22841159 PMCID: PMC3473098
  19. 337.(337) Gribble MO, Howard BV, Umans JG, Shara NM, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Crainiceanu CM, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, and Navas-Acien A, Arsenic exposure, diabetes prevalence, and diabetes control in the Strong Heart Study. Am J Epidemiology. 2012 Nov 15; 176(10):865-74. doi: 10.1093/aje/kws153. Epub 2012 Pct 24. PMID: 23097256 PMCID: PMC3626061
  20. 338.(339) Zheng LYUmans JGTellez-Plaza MYeh FFrancesconi KAGoessler WSilbergeld EKGuallar EHoward BVWeaver VMNavas-Acien A. Urine Arsenic and Prevalent Albuminuria: Evidence from a Population-Based Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Mar;61(3): 385-94 doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.09.011. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23142528 PMCID: PMC3578134
  21. 339.(362) Scheer JFindenig SGoessler WFrancesconi KAHoward BUmans JGPollak JTellez-Plaza MSilbergeld EKGuallar ENavas-Acien A. Arsenic species and selected metals in human urine: validation of HPLC/ICPMS and ICPMS procedures for a long-term population-based epidemiological study. Anal Methods. 2012;4(2):406-413. Epub 2012 Jan 20. PMID: 22685491 PMCID: PMC3368501
  22. 340.(306) Eilat-Adar, S., Mete, M., Fretts, A., Fabsitz, R.R., Handeland, V., Lee, E.T., Loria, C., Xu, S. (Jiaqiong), Yeh, J., Howard. B.V.  Dietary Patterns are associated with Cardiovascular Risk Factors in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Nutrition, Metabolism, & Cardiovascular Diseases. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2013;23(6):528-35. PMID:22534653 PMCID: PMC3674116
  23. 341.(402) Lee CCHoward BVMete MWang HJolly SAdler AI. Association between fish consumption and nephropathy in American Indians – the Strong Heart Study. J Ren Nutr. 2012 Mar; 22(2):221-7. doi: 10.1053/j.jrn.2011.03.003. PMID:21742515 PMCID: PMC3688064

2011

  1. (263) Melton, P.E., Haack, K., Göring, H.H., Laston, S., Umans, J.G., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz R.R., Devereux, R.B., Best, L.G., MacCluer, J.W., Almasy, L., Cole, S.A..  Genetic Influences on Serum Bilirubin in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  American Journal of Human Biology, Vol. 23(1): 118-125, January 2011.  PMID: 21080475  PMCID: PMC3046552)
  2. (72) Shara, N.M., Wang, H., Valaitis, E., Pehlivanova, M., Resnick, H.E., Wang, W., Umans, J.G., , Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B., Wilson., P.W..  Comparison of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rates and Albuminuria in Predicting Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in a Population with a High Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Renal Disease.  American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 107(3): 399-405, February 1, 2011.  PMID: 21257005  PMCID: PMC3035999
  3. (234) Wang, W., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Devereux, R.B., Welty, T.K..  Fasting Plasma Glucose and Hemoglobin A1c in Identifying and Predicting Diabetes.  Diabetes Care, Vol. 34 (2): 363-368, February 2011.  PMID: 21270194  PMCID: PMC 3024350
  4. (242) Devaney, J.M, Gordish-Dressman HHarmon BTBradbury MKDevaney SAHarris TBThompson PDClarkson PMPrice TBAngelopoulos TJGordon PMMoyna NMPesca LSVIsich PSZoeller RFSeip RLSeo JKim BHTosi LLGarcia MLi RZmuda JMDelmonico MJLindsay RSHoward BVKraus WEHoffman EP.  AKT1 Polymorphisms are Associated with Risk for Metabolic Syndrome. Hum Genet, Vol 129 (2): 129-139, February 2011. PMID: 21061022 PMCID: PMC3020305
  5. (249) Zhang, Y., Lee, E. T., Cowan, L. D., Fabsitz, R. R., Howard, B.V..  Coffee Consumption and the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Men and Women with Normal Glucose Tolerance: The Strong Heart Study. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Epub ahead of print February 17, 2010.  PMID: 20171062 PMCID: PMC2888983
  6. (102) Best, L.G., Butt, A., Conroy, B., Devereux, R.B., Galloway, J.M., Jolly, S., Lee, E.T., Silverman, A., Yeh, J., Welty, T.K., Kedan, I..  Acute Myocardial Infarction Quality of Care: The Strong Heart Study. Ethnicity and Disease, April 2011; 21(3): 294-300. PMID 21942161PMCID: PMC4151497
  7. (PAGE Ms. Number: 003) Franceschini N, Reiner AP, Heiss G et al. Recent findings in the genetics of blood pressure and hypertension traits. Am J Hypertens. 2011 Apr;24(4):392-400. PMID:20948529 PMCID: PMC3110743
  8. (PAGE Ms. Number: 016) Franceschini N, Carty C, Buzková P, et al.(2011) Association of genetic variants and incident coronary heart disease in multi-ethnic cohorts. The PAGE Study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2011;4:661-672. PMID:22042884 PMCID: PMC3293207
  9. (PAGE Ms. Number: 01) Tara C. Matise (Lead author).  The next PAGE in Understanding Complex Traits: Study Design for Analysis of Population Architecture using Genetics and Epidemiology.  Matise TC, Ambite JL, Buyske S, Carlson CS, Cole SA, Crawford DC, Haiman CA, Heiss G, Kooperberg C, Marchand LL, Manolio TA, North KE, Peters U, Ritchie MD, Hindorff LA, Haines JL, for The PAGE Study. American Journal of Epidemiol, The PAGE consortium, the complete list of PAGE members can be found at http://www.pagestudy.org2011;174(7):849-859. PMCID: PMC3176830
  10. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Diabetes mellitus, fasting glucose, and risk of cause-specific mortality.  Kondapally Seshasai S.R., Kaptoge, S. Thompson, A., et al. . Correspondence: Rao Kondapally, Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration Coordinating Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN UK.  N Engl J Med. 2011; 364(9):829-41. PMID: 21366474 PMCID: PMC4109980.
  11. (281) Wang, H., Shara, N.M., Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B., de Simone, G., G. Umans, J., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Calhoun, D.. Hemoglobin A1c, Fasting Glucose, And Cardiovascular Risk in a Population with High Prevalence Of Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care; 2011 Sep; 34(9): 1952-8. PMID: 21788631 PMCID: PMC3161283
  12. (207) Yeh, F., Dixon, A.E., Marion, S., Schaefer, C., Zhang, Y., Best, L.G., Calhoun, D., Rhoedes, E.R., Lee, E.T. Obesity in Adults is Associated with Reduced Lung Function in Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care; 2011 Oct; 34(10): 2306-13. PMID: 21852681 PMCID: PMC3177743
  13. (315) De Marco, M., de Simone, G., Roman, M.J., Chinali, M., Lee, E.T., Calhoun, D., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B. Cardiac Geometry and Function in Diabetic and Prediabetic Adolescents and Young Adults. Diabetes Care; 2011 Oct; 34(10); 2300-5. PMID: 21873564 PMCID: PMC3177709
  14. (293) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Chinali, M., Roman, M.J., Barac, A., Panza, J., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..  Sex differences in Obesity-related Changes in Left Ventricular Morphology: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Hypertension, 2011; 29: 1431-1438 PMID 21558955PMCID: PMC4139509.
  15. (301) Julio A. Chirinos, J. A., Kips, Roman, M.J., Medina-Lezama, J., Li, Y., Woodiwiss, A.J., Norton, D.R., Yasmin, Bortel L, L.V., Wang, J., Cockcroft, J.R., Devereux, R.B., Wilkinson, I.B.,. Segers, P., McEniery. Ethnic Differences in Arterial Wave Reglections and Normative Equations for Augmentation index. Hypertension; 2011 Jun; 57(6): 1108-16. PMID: 21536986 PMCID: PMC3151727
  16. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Separate and combined associations of body-mass index and abdominal adiposity with cardiovascular disease: collaborative analysis of 58 prospective studies. Lancet. 2011; 377(9784): 1085–1095. PMID: 21397319 PMCID: PMC3145074
  17. Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. A framework for quantifying net benefits of alternative prognostic models. Statistics in Medicine. 2012; 31(2):114-30. PMID: 21905066 PMCID: PMC3496857
  18. (PAGE Lipid Ms. Number: 06) Dumitrescu L,  Carty CL,  Taylor K,  Schumacher FR et al. Genetic Determinants of Lipid Traits in Diverse Populations from the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Study. 2011. PLoS Genetics 7(6): e1002138. PMID: 21738485 PMCID: PMC3128106
  19. Rapsomaniki, E., White, I.R., Wood, A.M., Thompson, S.G., and Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. A Framework for Quantifying Net Benefits of Alternative Prognostic Models. Statistics in Medicine; 2011 Sep. doi: 10.1002/sim.4362. PMID: 21905066 PMCID: PMC3496857
  20. (347) Roman, M.J., Kizer, J.R., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V, Shara, N.M., Devereux, R.B,  Vascular Biomarkers in the Prediction of Clinical Cardiovascular Disease: The Strong Heart Study, Hypertension, Epub ahead of print November 7, 2011, 2012 Jan, 59(1):29-35, PMID: 22068872 PMCID: PMC3260026
  21. Roman MJ, Howard BV, Howard WJ, Mete M, Fleg JL, Lee ET, Devereux RB. Differential impacts of blood pressure and lipid lowering on regression of ventricular and arterial mass: the Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Trial. Hypertension. 2011;58(3):367-71. PMID: 21788602 PMCID: 3167150
  22. Mete M, Wilson C, Lee ET, Silverman A, Russell M, Stylianou M, Umans JG, Wang W, Howard WJ, Ratner RE, Howard BV, Fleg JL. Relationship of glycemia control to lipid and blood pressure lowering and atherosclerosis: the SANDS experience. J Diabetes Complications. 2011;25(6):362-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp. PMID: 21775166 PMCID: 3222781

2010

  1. Baldwin, C. M., Ervin, A. M., Mays, M. Z., Robbins, J., Shafazand, S., Walsleben, J., and Weaver, T.  Sleep disturbances, quality of life, and ethnicity: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  J.Clin.Sleep Med., Apr. 15, 2010. Vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 176-183.  PMID:20411696  PMCID: PMC2854706.
  2. (128) Wang, W., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Devereux, R.B., MacCluer, J.W., Laston, S., Comuzzie, A.G., Shara, N., Welty, T.K..  Models of Population-based Analyses for Data Collected from Large Extended Families.  European Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 25(12): 855-865, December 2010, Epub 30 September 2010.  PMID: 20882324 PMCID: PMC4167007
  3. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Kaptoge, S., Di Angelantonio, E., Lowe, G., Pepys, M.B., Thomptson, S.G., Collins, R. Danesh, J..  Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK.  C-reactive Protein Concentration and the Risk of Coronary Disease, Stroke and nonvascular mortality:  An Individual Participant Meta-analysis.  Lancet, Vol 375(9709): 132-140, Jan 9, 2010.  Epub Dec 22, 2009.  PMID: 20031199 PMCID: PMC3162187
  4. (213) Eichner, J.E., Wang, W., Zhang, Y., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K..  Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Disease among American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Epub October 2010, 7, 3816-3830; doi:10.3390/ijerph7103816.  PMID: 21139862 PMCID: PMC2996194
  5. (257) Liu, S., Wang, W., Zhang, J., H, Yuna, Yao,C., Zeng, Z., Piao, J., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Best, L.G., Yang, X., Lee, E.T.. .  Prevalence of Diabetes and Impaired Fasting Glucose in Chinese Adults, China National Nutrition and Health Survey, 2002.  Preventing Chronic Disease, Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy, Vol. 8(1):A13:  1-9, January 2011, Epub Jun 15, 2010.  PMID: 21159225 PMCID: PMC3044024
  6. (259) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Chinali, M., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V..  Diabetes and Incident Heart Failure in Hypertensive and Normotensive Participants of the Strong Heart Study: The Strong Heart Study.  Jouarnal of Hypertension, Vol. 28(2): 353-360, February 2010.  PMID: 19844184 PMCID: PMC3005764
  7. Chami, H. A., Baldwin, C. M., Silverman, A., Zhang, Y., Rapoport, D., Punjabi, N. M., and Gottlieb, D. J.  Sleepiness, quality of life, and sleep maintenance in REM versus non-REM sleep-disordered breathing.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., May 1, 2010. Vol. 181, issue 9, pp. 997-1002.  PMID: 20093641  PMCID: PMC3269234.
  8. (262) Calhoun, D., Beals, J., Carter E.A., Mete M., Welty, T.K..  Fabsitz, R. R., Lee, E. T., Howard, B.V., Relationship between Glycemic Control and Depression among American Indians in the Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Diabetes Complications, Vol. 24(4): 217-222, July-August 2010.  Epub ahead of print, May 19, 2009.  PMID: 19454372
  9. (280) Wang, H., Shara, M.N., Calhoun, D., Umans, J.G., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..    Incidence Rates and Predictors of Diabetes in those with Prediabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Metab Res Rev, Vol. 26(5): 378-385, July 2010.  PMID: 20578203  PMCID: PMC2897954
  10. (286) Roman, M.J., Okin, P.M., Kizer, J.R., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Relations of Central and Brachial Blood Pressures to Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Geometry: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Hypertension, 28(2): 384-388, February 2010.  PMID: 20051906
  11. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Statistical Methods for the Time-to-event Analysis of Individual Participant Data from Multiple Epidemiological Studies.  Thompson, S., Kaptoge, S., White, I., Wood, A., Perry, P., Danesh, J..  Correspondence: Professor S. G. Thompson, MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2, 0SR, UK. Int. J. Epidemiol, May 3, 2010.  PMID: 20439481 PMCID: PMC2972437
  12. Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Triglyceride-mediated Pathways and Coronary Disease: Collaborative Analysis of 101 Studies.  Triglyceride Coronary Disease Genetics Consortium and Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Sarwar, N., Sandhu MSRicketts, S.L., Butterworth, A.S., Di Angelantonio, E., Boekholdt, S.M., Ouwehand, W., Watkins, H., Samani, N.J., Saleheen, D., Lawlor, D., Reilly, M.P., Hingorani, A.D., Talmud, P.J., Danesh J.  Correspondence: Dr. Nadeem Sarwar, Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration Coordinating Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK.  Lancet, Vol. 375(9726), 1634-1639, May 8, 2010.  PMID: 20452521 PMCID: PMC 2867029
  13. Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Diabetes Mellitus, Fasting Blood Glucos Concentration, and Risk of Vascular Disease: A Collaborative Meta-analysis of 102 Prospective Studies.  Sarwar, N., Gao, P., Seshasai, S.R., Gobin, R., Kaptoge, S., Di Angelantonio, E., Ingelsson, E., Lawlor, DA., Selvin, E., Stampfer, M., Stehouwer, C.D., Lweington, S., Pennells, L., Thompson, A., Sattar, N., White, I.R., Ray, K.K., Danesh, J..   Correspondence: Dr. Nadeem Sarwar.  Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration Coordinating Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK.  Lancet, Vol. 375(9733): 2215-2222, June 26, 2010.  PMID: 20609967  PMCID: PMC 2904878
  14. (300) Melton, P.E., Rutherford S., Voruganti V.S., Göring, HHH, Laston, S., Haack, K.,  Comuzzie, A.G., Dyer, T.D., Johnson, M.P., Kent, J.W. Jr., Curran, J.E., Moses, E.K., Blangero, J., Barac, A., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Devereux, R.B., Okin, P.M., Bella, J.N., Broeckel, U, Howard, B.V., MacCluer, J.W., Cole, S.A.¸ Almasy, L.. Bivariate Genetic Association of KIAA1797 with Heart Rate in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Human Molecular Genetics, Vol. 19(18):  3662-71. September 2010.  Epub July 3, 2010. PMID: 20601674 PMCID: PMC 2928129
  15. (325) Zhang Y. Cardiovascular Diseases in American Women. Review paper, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Vol. 20(6): 386-393, July 2010. PMID: 20554179 PMCID: PMC4039306
  16. Redline, S., Yenokyan, G., Gottlieb, D. J., Shahar, E., O'Connor, G. T., Resnick, H. E., Diener-West, M., Sanders, M. H., Wolf, P. A., Geraghty, E. M., Ali, T., Lebowitz, M., and Punjabi, N. M.  Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea and incident stroke: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** study.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., July 15, 2010. Vol. 182, issue 2, pp. 269-277.  PMID:20339144  PMCID: PMC2913239
  17. Gottlieb, D. J., Yenokyan, G., Newman, A. B., O'Connor, G. T., Punjabi, N. M., Quan, S. F., Redline, S., Resnick, H. E., Tong, E. K., Diener-West, M., and Shahar, E.  Prospective study of obstructive sleep apnea and incident coronary heart disease and heart failure: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** study.  Circulation, July 27, 2010. Vol. 122, issue 4, pp. 352-360.  PMID: 20625114  PMCID: PMC3117288
  18. Zanobetti, A., Redline, S., Schwartz, J., Rosen, D., Patel, S., O'Connor, G. T., Lebowitz, M., Coull, B. A., and Gold, D. R.  Associations of PM10 with sleep and sleep-disordered breathing in adults from seven U.S. urban areas.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., Sept. 15, 2010. Vol. 182, issue 6, pp. 819-825.  PMID: 20508218  PMCID: PMC2949406.
  19. (326) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B..  Method Errors or Unexplained Biological Information?  Hypertension, Vol. 56(6):e 177-178, December 2010.   Epub ahead of print November 1, 2010.  PMID: 21041700 PMCID: PMC4139183.
  20. Laffan, A., Caffo, B., Swihart, B. J., and Punjabi, N. M.  Utility of sleep stage transitions in assessing sleep continuity.  Sleep, Dec., 2010. Vol. 33, issue 12, pp. 1681-1686.  PMID: 21120130  PMCID: PMC2982738
  21. Caffo, B., Diener-West, M., Punjabi, N. M., and Samet, J.  A novel approach to prediction of mild obstructive sleep disordered breathing in a population-based sample: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Dec., 2010. Vol. 33, issue 12, pp. 1641-1648.  PMID:21120126  PMCID: PMC2982734
  22. Russell M, Silverman A, Fleg JL, Lee ET, Mete M, Weir M, Wilson C, Yeh F, Howard BV, Howard WM. Achieving lipid targets in adults with type 2 diabetes: the Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study. J Clin Lipidol. 2010;4(5):435-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2010.07.007. PMID: 21076630 PMCID: 2976563
  23. Wilson C, Huang CC, Shara N, Howard BV, Fleg JL, Henderson JA, Howard WJ, Huentelman H, Lee ET, Mete M, Russell M, Galloway JM, Silverman A, Stylianou M, Umans J, Weir MR, Yeh F, Ratner RE. Cost-effectiveness of lower targets for blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in diabetes: the Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study (SANDS). J Clin Lipidol. 2010 May-Jun;4(3):165-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2010.01.008. PMID: 20563294 PMCID: 2885818

2009

  1. (24) Storti, K.L., Arena, V.C., Barmada, M.M., Bunker, C.H., Hanson, R.L., Laston, S.L.,  Yeh, J.,  Zmuda, J.M., Howard, B.V., Kriska, A.M..  Physical Activity Levels in American-Indian Adults: the Strong Heart Family Study.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 37 (6): 481-487, Dec 2009.  PMID: 19944912 PMCID: PMC2828819
  2. (196) Best, L.G., Ferrell, R.E., DeCroo, S., North, K.E., MacCluer, J.W., Zhang, Y., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Umans, J., Palmieri, V., Garred, P..  Genetic and Other Factors Determining Mannose-Binding Lectin Levels in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  BMC Medical Genetics, Vol 10(5).  January 22, 2009.  PMID: 19161617 PMCID: PMC2637849
  3. Fibrinogen Studies Collaboration.  Pennell, L., White, I., Kostis, J.B., Wilson, A.C., Folsom, A.R., et. al. Measures to Assess the Prognostic Ability of the Stratified Cox Proportional Hazards Model. Correspondence to: Lisa Pennells, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Site, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, U.K.  Stat Med., V. 28(3): 389-411, Feb 1, 2009.  PMID: 18833567
  4. Fibrinogen Studies Collaboration.  Jackson, D., White, I., Kostis, J.B., Wilson, A.C., Folsom, A.R., et. al. Correcting for Multivariate Measurement Error by Regression Calibration in Meta-analyses of Epidemiological Studies. Correspondence to: Angela Mary Wood, University of Cambridge, Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge, U.K.  Stat Med., V. 28(7): 1067-1092, Mar 30, 2009.  Epub February 16, 2009 PMID: 19222086 PMCID: PMC2930206
  5. Fibrinogen Studies Collaboration.  Jackson, D., White, I., Kostis, J.B., Wilson, A.C., Folsom, A.R., et. al.  Systematically Missing Confounders in Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis of Observational Cohort Studies.  Correspondence to: Dan Jackson, Institute of Public Health, MRC Biostatistics Unit, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, U.K.  Stat Med., V. 28(8): 1218-1237, April 15, 2009.  Epub February 16, 2009. PMID: 19222087 PMCID: PMC2922684
  6. (235) Kizer JR, Krauser DG, Rodeheffer RJ, Burnett JC Jr, Okin PM, Roman MJ, Umans JG, Best LG, Lee ET, Devereux RB. Prognostic value of multiple biomarkers in American Indians free of clinically overt cardiovascular disease (from the Strong Heart Study).  Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jul 15;104(2):247-53.  PMID: 19576355   PMCID: PMC2745719
  7. (247) Shara NM, Resnick HE, Lu L, Xu J, Vupputuri S, Howard BV, and Umans JG. Decreased GFR Estimated by MDRD or Cockroft-Gault Equations Predicts Incident CVD: The Strong Heart Study. Journal of Nephrology 22(3): 373-380, 2009. PMID:  19557714 (Free article at journal site)
  8. (258) Mottl, A.K., Vupputuri, S., Cole, S.A., Almasy, L., Göring, H.H.H., Diego, V.P., Laston, S., Shara, N.M., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J.W., Umans, J.G., North, K.E..  Linkage Analysis of Albuminuria.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), Vol. 20(7):1597-1606, July 2009, Published on April 15, 2009 as doi: 10.1681/ASN.2008080895 in JASN Express.  PMID: 19369405  PMCID: PMC2709673
  9. (260) Li, X., Monda, K.L., Goring, H.H.H., Haack, K., Cole, S.A., Diego, V.P., Almasy, L., Laston, S., Howard, B.V., Shara, N.M., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J.W., North, K.E..  Genome-wide Linkage Scan for Plasma High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Apolipoprotein A-1 and Triglyceride variation among American Indian Populations:  The Strong Heart Family Study.  Journal of Medical Genetics, Vol. 46 (7): 472-479, July 2009, Epub May 7, 2009.  PMID: 19429595 PMCID: PMC3388907
  10. Winkelman, J. W., Redline, S., Baldwin, C. M., Resnick, H. E., Newman, A. B., and Gottlieb, D. J.  Polysomnographic and health-related quality of life correlates of restless legs syndrome in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, June, 2009. Vol. 32, issue 6, pp. 772-778.  PMID: 19544754  PMCID: PMC2690565
  11. MacDonald LA, Cohen A, Baron S, Burchfiel CM.  Occupation as socioeconomic status or environmental exposure? A survey of practice among population-based cardiovascular studies in the United States.  Am J Epidemiology, Vol. 169(12): 1411-1421.  June 15, 2009. PMID: 19429878
  12. O'Connor, G. T., Caffo, B., Newman, A. B., Quan, S. F., Rapoport, D. M., Redline, S., Resnick, H. E., Samet, J., and Shahar, E.  Prospective study of sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., June 15, 2009. Vol. 179, issue 12, pp. 1159-1164.  PMID: 19264976  PMCID: PMC2695498
  13. (264) Navas-Acien A, Umans JG, Howard BV, Goessler W, Francesconi KA, Crainiceanu CM, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E.  Urine arsenic concentrations and species excretion patterns in American Indian communities over a 10-year period: the Strong Heart Study.  Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Sep;117(9):1428-33.  PMID: 19750109   PMCID: PMC2737021
  14. (270) Voruganti V. S., Göring HH, Mottl A, Franceschini N, Haack K, Laston S, Almasy L, Fabsitz RR, Lee ET, Best LG, Devereux RB, Howard BV, Maccluer JW, Comuzzie AG, Umans JG, Cole SA. Genetic influence on variation in serum uric acid in American Indians: the strong heart family study. Hum Genet. 2009 Jul 10.  PMID: 19590895 PMCID: PMC2784272
  15. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Erqou, S., Kaptoge, S., Perry, P.L., Di Angelantonio, E., Thomptson, A., White I.R., Marcovina, S.M., Collins, R., Thompson, S.G., Danesh, J..  Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK.  Lipoprotein (a) Concentration and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke and nonvascular mortality. JAMA, Vol. 302(4): 412-423. July 22, 2009.   PMID: 19622820 PMCID: PMC3272390
  16. (273) Eilat-Adar, S., Xu, S. (Jiaqiong), Nobmann, E.D., Mattil, C.Z., Zephier, E., O’Leary, V., Howard, B.V..  Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians and Alaska Natives, Second chapter, pages 43-70 (Invited book chapter appeared in the book Fatty Acids in Health Promotion and Disease Causation, Editor: Ronald R. Watson, published by: The American Oil Chemists Society, July 2009).  Can be viewed at: http://www.amazon.com/Fatty-Health-Promotion-Disease Causation/dp/1893997650
  17. Punjabi, N. M., Caffo, B. S., Goodwin, J. L., Gottlieb, D. J., Newman, A. B., O'Connor, G. T., Rapoport, D. M., Redline, S., Resnick, H. E., Robbins, J. A., Shahar, E., Unruh, M. L., and Samet, J. M.  Sleep-disordered breathing and mortality: a prospective cohort study.  PLoS.Med., Aug., 2009. Vol. 6, issue 8, pp. e1000132.  PMID: 19688045  PMCID: PMC2722083
  18. Silva, G. E., An, M. W., Goodwin, J. L., Shahar, E., Redline, S., Resnick, H., Baldwin, C. M., and Quan, S. F.  Longitudinal evaluation of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep symptoms with change in quality of life: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study (SHHS).  Sleep, Aug., 2009. Vol. 32, issue 8, pp. 1049-1057.  PMID: 19725256  PMCID: PMC2717195
  19. (274) Fretts AM, Howard BV, Kriska AM, Smith NL, Lumley T, Lee ET, Russell M, Siscovick D.  Physical activity and incident diabetes in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Sep 1;170(5):632-9. PMID: 19622672   PMCID: PMC2732989
  20. (275) Roman, M.J., Devereux, R.B., Kizer, J.R., Okin, P.M., Lee, E.T., Wang, W., Umans, J.G., Calhoun, D., Howard, B.V..  High Central Pulse Pressure is Independently Associated with Adverse Cardiovascular Outcome: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of American College of Cardiology, Vol. 54(18): 1730-1734, October 27, 2009.  PMID 19850215 PMCID: PMC3164777
  21. (279) De Marco M, de Simone G, Roman MJ, Chinali M, Lee ET, Russell M, Howard BV, Devereux RB.  Cardiovascular and metabolic predictors of progression of prehypertension into hypertension: the Strong Heart Study. Hypertension. 2009 Nov;54(5):974-80. Epub 2009 Aug 31.  PMID: 19720957 PMCID: PMC2776057
  22. (287) Egan, J.T., Leonardson, G., Best, L.G., Welty, T.K., Calhoun, D., Beals, J..  Multidimensional Health Locus of Control in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Ethnicity and Disease, Vol. 19 (3): 338-344, Summer 2009.  PMID: 19769018
  23. (288) Franceschini, N., Rose, K.M., Storti, K.L., Rutherford, S., Voruganti, V.S., Laston, S. H Göring, H.H. Dyer, T.D. Umans, J.G., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Cole, S.A., MacCluer, J.W., North , K.E..  Social- and Behavioral-Specific Genetic Effects on Blood Pressure Traits: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, Vol. 2(4): 396-401, August 2009.  Epub ahead of print June 16, 2009. PMID: 20031612  PMCID: PMC2742382
  24. (299) Franceschini, N., Voruganti, V.S., Haack, K., Almasy, L., Laston, S., Göring, H.H.H. Umans, J.G., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R. MacCluer, J.W., Howard, B.V., North, K.E. Cole, S.A..  The Association of the MYH9 Gene and Kidney outcomes in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Human Genetics, Vol. 127(3): 295-301, March 2010.  Epub ahead of print November 18, 2009.  PMID: 19921264 PMCID: PMC2930187
  25. Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Major Lipids, Apolipoproteins, and Risk of Vascular Disease.  Di Angelantonio ESarwar NPerry PKaptoge SRay KKThompson AWood AMLewington SSattar NPackard CJCollins RThompson SGDanesh J.. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration Coordinating Centre, Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK.  JAMA, Vol. 302(18): 1993-2000, Nov. 2009. PMID: 19903920 PMCID: PMC3284229
  26. Howard WJ, Russell M, Fleg JL, Mete M, Ali T, Devereux RB, Galloway JM, Otvos JD, Ratner RE, Roman MJ, Silverman A, Umans JG, Weissman NJ, Wilson C, Howard BV. PREVENTION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS WITH LDL-C LOWERING - LIPOPROTEIN CHANGES AND INTERACTIONS: THE SANDS STUDY. J Clin Lipidol. 2009;3(5):322-331. PMID: 20161568 PMCID: 2805908
  27. Weir MR, Yeh F, Silverman A, Devereux RB, Galloway JM, Henderson JA, Howard WJ, Russell M, Wilson C, Ratner R, Sorkin J, Umans JG, Fleg JL, Stylianou M, Lee E, Howard BV. Safety and feasibility of achieving lower systolic blood pressure goals in persons with type 2 diabetes: the SANDS trial. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2009;11(10):540-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2009.00121.x. PMID: 19817934 PMCID: 4182961

2008

  1. Winkelman, J. W., Shahar, E., Sharief, I., and Gottlieb, D. J.  Association of restless legs syndrome and cardiovascular disease in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Neurology, Jan. 1, 2008. Vol. 70, issue 1, pp. 35-42.  PMID: 18166705  PMC: n/a.
  2. Zhang, L., Samet, J., Caffo, B., Bankman, I., and Punjabi, N. M.  Power spectral analysis of EEG activity during sleep in cigarette smokers.  Chest, Feb., 2008. Vol. 133, issue 2, pp. 427-432.  PMID: 17925420  PMCID: PMC2818322.
  3. (140) Zhang, Y., Galloway, J.M., Welty, T.K.  Wiebers, D.O., Whisnant, J.P., Devereux, R.B., Kizer, J.R., Howard, B.V., Cowan, L.D., Yeh, J., Howard, W.J., Wang, W., Best, L. Lee, E.T..  Incidence and Risk Factors for Stroke in American Indian: Strong Heart Study.  Circulation, Vol. 118(15): 1577-1584, October 7, 2008.  Epub ahead of print September 22, 2008. PMID: 18809797 PMCID: PMC2754380
  4. (148) Chinali, M., de Simone, G., Roman, M. J., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Russell, M., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Cardiac Markers of Pre-clinical Disease in Adolescents with the Metabolic Syndrome: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 52(11): 932-938, September 9, 2008.  PMID: 18772065 PMCID: PMC 2703730
  5. (180) Eilat-Adar, S., Xu, S.  Goldbourt, U., Zephier E, Howard, B.V., Resnick, H.E..  Sex may modify the Effects of Macronutrient Intake on Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of American Dietetic Association, Vol 108(5): 794-802.   May 2008. PMID: 18442502 PMCID: PMC2656763
  6. Punjabi, N. M., Newman, A. B., Young, T. B., Resnick, H. E., and Sanders, M. H.  Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: an outcome-based definition of hypopneas.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., May 15, 2008. Vol. 177, issue 10, pp. 1150-1155.  PMID: 18276938  PMCID: PMC2383996.
  7. Seicean, S., Kirchner, H. L., Gottlieb, D. J., Punjabi, N. M., Resnick, H., Sanders, M., Budhiraja, R., Singer, M., and Redline, S.  Sleep-disordered breathing and impaired glucose metabolism in normal-weight and overweight/obese individuals: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Diabetes Care, May, 2008. Vol. 31, issue 5, pp. 1001-1006.  PMID: 18268072 
  8. Chami, H. A., Devereux, R. B., Gottdiener, J. S., Mehra, R., Roman, M. J., Benjamin, E. J., and Gottlieb, D. J.  Left ventricular morphology and systolic function in sleep-disordered breathing: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Circulation, May 20, 2008. Vol. 117, issue 20, pp. 2599-2607.  PMID: 18458174  PMCID: PMC2813728
  9. Stamatakis, K., Sanders, M. H., Caffo, B., Resnick, H. E., Gottlieb, D. J., Mehra, R., and Punjabi, N. M.  Fasting glycemia in sleep disordered breathing: lowering the threshold on oxyhemoglobin desaturation .  Sleep, July, 2008. Vol. 31, issue 7, pp. 1018-1024.  PMID: 18652097  PMCID: PMC2491502
  10. Unruh, M. L., Sanders, M. H., Redline, S., Piraino, B. M., Umans, J. G., Chami, H., Budhiraja, R., Punjabi, N. M., Buysse, D., and Newman, A. B.  Subjective and objective sleep quality in patients on conventional thrice-weekly hemodialysis: comparison with matched controls from the ***Sleep Heart Health*** study.  Am.J.Kidney Dis., Aug., 2008. Vol. 52, issue 2, pp. 305-313.  PMID: 18617308  PMCID: PMC2582326.
  11. Sharief, I., Silva, G. E., Goodwin, J. L., and Quan, S. F.  Effect of sleep disordered breathing on the sleep of bed partners in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Oct., 2008. Vol. 31, issue 10, pp. 1449-1456.  PMID: 18853943  PMCID: PMC2572736.
  12. (190) Franceschini, N., Almasy, L., MacCluer, J.W., Goring, H.H.H., Cole, S.A., Diego, V.P., Laston, S., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., North, K.E.. Diabetes-Specific Genetic Effects on Obesity Traits in American Indian Populations:  The Strong Heart Family Study.  BMC Medical Genetics, Vol. 9(90), Epub ahead of print October 14, 2008. <http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2350/9/90 PMID: 18854016 PMCID: PMC2572048
  13. (214) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Chinali, M., Roman, M.J., Lee, E.T., Resnick, H.E., Howard, B.V..  Metabolic Syndrome and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in the Prediction of Cardiovascular Events: The Strong Heart Study.  Nutr. Metab. Cardiovasc. Dis., Vol 19(2): 98-104, February 2009.  Epub ahead of print July 30, 2008. PMID: 18674890 PMCID: PMC2729242
  14. Kapur, V. K., Resnick, H. E., and Gottlieb, D. J.  Sleep disordered breathing and hypertension: does self-reported sleepiness modify the association?  Sleep, Aug., 2008. Vol. 31, issue 8, pp. 1127-1132.  PMID: 18714785  PMCID: PMC2542959
  15. (219) Best, L.G., North, K.E., Li, X., Palmieri, V., Umans, J.G., MacCluer, J., Laston, S., Haack, K., Goring, H., Diego, V.P., Almasy, L., Lee, E.T., Tracy, R.P., Cole, S..  Linkage Study of Fibrinogen Levels: the Strong Heart Family Study.  BMC Medical Genetics, Vol. 9(1): 77.  Epub ahead of print August 12, 2008. PMID: 18700015 PMCID: PMC2518547
  16. (231) Mosher, M.J., Lange, L.A., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J.W., North, K.E.. Sex-specific Interaction between APOE Genotype and Carbohydrate Intake Affects Plasma HDL-C Levels: The Strong Heart Family Study. Genes and Nutrition, Vol. 3(2): 87-97, July 2008.  Epub ahead of print March 29, 2008. PMID: 18850190 PMCID: PMC2467448
  17. (237) Xu, J (Susan), Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B., Umans, J.G., Bella, J.N., Shara, N.M., Yeh, J., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V..  A Longitudinal Study of Risk Factors for Incident Albuminuria in Diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol. 51(3): 415-424, March 2008. PMID: 18295057 PMCID: PMC2776644
  18. (248) Lucove, J.C., Vupputuri, S., Heiss, G., North, K.E., Russell, M..  Metabolic Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease: the Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Kidney Disease, Vol. 51(1): 21-28, January 2008. PMID: 18155529
  19. (250) Eilat-Adar, S., Xu, S. (Juaqiong), Zephier, E., Veronica O’Leary, Howard, B.V., Resnick, H.E..  Adherence to Dietary Recommendations for Saturated Fat, Fiber, and Sodium is Low in American Indians and other U.S. Adults with Diabetes.  The Journal of Nutrition, Vol 138 (9): 1699-1704, Sept 2008.  PMID: 18716172 PMCID: PMC3997118
  20. (254) de Simone G., Devereux R.B., Chinali M., Roman, M.J., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..  Left Ventricular Mass and Incident Hypertension in Individuals with Initial Optimal Blood Pressure: the Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Hypertension, Vol. 26 (9): 1868-1874, September 2008.  PMID: 18698223 PMCID: PMC2577074
  21. (255) Franceschini, N., MacCluer, J.W., Rose, K.M., Rutherford, S., Cole, S.A., Laston, S., Göring, H.H.H., Diego, V.P., Roman, M.J., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., North, K.E..  Genome-wide Linkage Analysis of Pulse Pressure in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Hypertension, Vol. 21(2): 194-199, February 2008.  Epub ahead of print January 10, 2008.  PMID: 18188160 PMCID: PMC2367462
  22. (256) Mottl, A.K., Vupputuri, S., Cole, S.A., Almasy, L., Göring, H.H.H., Diego, V.P., Laston, S., Franceschini, N., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J.W., Umans, J.G., North, K.E.. Linkage Analysis of Glomerular Filtration Rate in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Kidney International, Vol. 74(9): 1185-1191, November 2008.  PMID: 18854848 PMCID: PMC2651086
  23. Howard BV, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fleg JL, Galloway JM, Henderson JA, Howard WJ, Lee ET, Mete M, Poolaw B, Ratner RE, Russell M, Silverman A, Stylianou M, Umans JG, Wang W, Weir MR, Weissman NJ, Wilson C, Yeh F, Zhu J. Effect of lower targets for blood pressure and LDL cholesterol on atherosclerosis in diabetes: the SANDS randomized trial. JAMA. 2008;299(14):1678-89. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.14.1678. PMID: 18398080 PMCID: 4243925
  24. Fleg JL, Mete M, Howard BV, Umans JG, Roman MJ, Ratner RE, Silverman A, Galloway JM, Henderson JA, Weir MR, Wilson C, Stylianou M, Howard WJ. Effect of statins alone versus statins plus ezetimibe on carotid atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes: the SANDS (Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study) trial. Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;52(25):2198-205. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.10.031. PMID: 19095139 PMCID: 2854549

 2007

  1. Quan, S. F., O'Connor, G. T., Quan, J. S., Redline, S., Resnick, H. E., Shahar, E., Siscovick, D., and Sherrill, D. L.  Association of physical activity with sleep-disordered breathing.  Sleep Breath., Jan. 13, 2007.   (PMID: 17221274).
  2. (56) Eilat-Adar. S., Xu, J. (Susan), Loria, C., Mattil, C., Uri, G., Howard, B.V., Resnick, H.E..  Dietary Calcium is Associated with Body Mass Index, and Body Fat in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.   Journal of Nutrition, 137(8): 1955-1960.  August 2007. (PMID: 17634270)
  3. (61) Roman M.J., Devereux, R.B., Kizer, J.R., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Ali, T., Umans, J.G., Howard, B.V..  Central Pressure More Strongly Relates to Vascular Disease and Outcome than does Brachial Pressure: The Strong Heart Study.  Hypertension, Vol 50(1): 197-203, June 2007.  Epub ahead of print May 7, 2007.  (PMID: 17485598)
  4. (92) Kriska, A.M., Brach, K.S., Jarvis, J.B., Everhart, J.E., Fabio, A., Richardson, C.R., Howard, B.V.. Physical Activity and Gallbladder Disease Determined by Ultrasonography. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Vol. 39 (11): 1927-1932, November 2007.   (PMID: 17986899)
  5. (101) Dixon, A.E., Yeh, F.L., Welty, T.K., Rhoades, E.R., Lee, E. T., Howard, B.V., Enright, P.L..  Asthma in American Indian Adults: The Strong Heart Study. Chest, 131(5):1323-1330, May 2007, Epub Mar 30, 2007. (PMID: 17400687)
  6. (108) Palmieri, V., Roman, M.J., Bella, J.N., Liu, J.E., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Prognostic Implications of Relations of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction with Body Composition and Myocardial Energy Expenditure:  The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 21 (1), 66-71, 2008. Epub ahead of print July 10, 2007.  (PMID: 17628407)
  7. (123) Shara, N.M., Umans, J.G., Wang, W., Howard, B.V., Resnick, H.E..  Assessing the Impact of Different Imputation Methods on Serial Measures of Renal Function: The Strong Heart Study.  Kidney International, Vol 71(7): 701-705, April 2007.  Epub ahead of print, January 31, 2007 (PMID: 17264875)
  8. (178) Rhoades, D.A., Welty, T.K., Wang, W, Yeh, F, Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..  Aging and the Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among Older American Indians. The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of American Geriatric Society, Vol 55(1): 87-94, January 2007.  Epub ahead of print, December 2006.  (PMID: 17233690)
  9. (185) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Chinali, M., Best, LG., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Resnick, H.E..  Prognostic Impact of Metabolic Syndrome by Different Definitions in a Population with High Prevalence of Obesity and Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, Vol 30(7): 1851-6, July 2007, Epub ahead of print April 17 2007.  (PMID: 17440172)
  10. (191) Mishra, R.K., Kizer, J.R., Palmieri, V., Roman, M.J., Galloway, J.M., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Devereux, R.B.. Utility of the Myocardial Performance Index in a Population with High Prevalences of Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension: the Strong Heart Study.  Echocardiography, Vol 24(4): 340-347, April 2007.  (PMID: 17381641)
  11. Bennet, A.M., Angelantonio, E.D., Ye, Z., Wensley, E., Dahlin, A., Ahlbom, A., Keavney, B., Collins, R., Wiman, B., de Faire, U., Danesh, J..  Association of Apolipoprotein E Genotypes With Lipid Levels and Coronary Risk.  JAMA, 298(11): 1300-1311, September 19, 2007.  Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England. (PMID: 17878422)
  12. (194) Xu, S. Knowler, W.C., Devereux, R.B., Yeh, J.T., Umans, J.G., Begum, M., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T..  Albuminuria Within the “Normal” Range and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Death in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol 49(2): 208-216, February 2007.  Epub December 26, 2006. (PMID 17261423)
  13. (205) Drukteinis, J.S., Roman, M.J., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Russell, M., Devereux, R.B..  Cardiac and Systemic Hemodynamic Characteristics of Hypertension and Prehypertension in Adolescents and Young Adults:  The Strong Heart Family Study.  Circulation, Vol 115(2): 221-227, January 16, 2007. Epub January 8, 2007.  (PMID: 17210838)
  14. Allison, M.A., Ho, E., Denenberg, J.O., Langer, R.D., Newman, A.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Criqui, M.H..  Ethnic-Specific Prevalence of Peripheral Arterial Disease in the United States.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol 32(4): 328-333, April 2007.  Epub ahead of publication, March 23, 2007.  (PMID: 17383564)
  15. The CODA Study Group.  Duval S, Vazquez G, Baker WL, Jacobs DR Jr;.  The Collaborative Study of Obesity and Diabetes in Adults (CODA) project: meta-analysis design and description of participating studies.  Obesity Review, 8(3): 263-276.  May 2007. (PMID: 17444967)
  16. (217) Okin, P.M., Roman, M.J., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V. Devereux, R.B..  Usefulness of Quantitative Assessment of Electrocardiographic Strain for Predicting New-onset Heart Failure in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Cardiology, Vol 100(1): 94-98, July 1 2007.  Epub May 15 2007. (PMID: 17599448) (PMCID: PMC 2556507)
  17. (222) Almasy, L., Göring, H.H.H., Diego, V.P., Cole, S., Laston, S., Dyke, B., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J. W..  A Novel Obesity Locus on Chromosome 4q: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Obesity Research, Vol 15(7): 1741-1748, July 2007.  (PMID: 17636092)
  18. (227) Xu, J. (Susan), Eilat-Adar, S., Loria, C.M., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R, Begum, M., Zephier, E., Lee, E.T..  Macronutrient Intake and Glycemic Control in a Population Based Sample of American Indians with Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 86: 480-487, August 2007.  <http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/abstract/86/2/480?etoc> (PMID: 17684222)
  19. (243) Russell, M., de Simone, G., Resnick, H.E., Howard, B.V..  The Metabolic Syndrome in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the CardioMetabolic Syndrome (special issue on ethnicity), Vol. 2: 283-287, Fall 2007.  (PMID: 18059212)
  20. (244) Cicala, S., de Simone, G., Roman, M.J., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Wang, W., Welty, T.K., Galloway, J.M., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Prevalence and Prognostic Significance of Wall Motion Abnormalities in Adults without Clinically Recognized Cardiovascular Disease: The Strong Heart Study.  Circulation, Vol. 116(2): 143-150, July 10, 2007, Epub ahead of print June 18, 2007.  (PMID: 17576870)
  21. (251) Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Wang, W., Welty, T.K., Galloway, J.M., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Zhang, Y., Yeh, J., Devereux, R.B..  Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease with Diabetes and Albuminuria: The Strong Heart Study.  Cardiology Review, Vol. 24(12): 19-23, December 2007.  <http://www.cardiologyreviewonline.com/issues/articles/2007-12_02.asp?mode=print> (PMID: N/A)
  22. (252) Mishra, R.K., Galloway, J.M., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Russell, M., Roman, M.J., Devereux, R.B..  The Ratio of Mitral Deceleration Time to E-wave Velocity and Mitral Deceleration Slope Outperform Deceleration Time Alone in Predicting Cardiovascular Outcomes: the Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Vol. 20(11): 1300-1306, November 2007.  Epub ahead of print June 22, 2007. (PMID: 17588719)
  23. Silva, G. E., Goodwin, J. L., Sherrill, D. L., Arnold, J. L., Bootzin, R. R., Smith, T., Walsleben, J. A., Baldwin, C. M., and Quan, S. F.  Relationship between reported and measured sleep times: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** study (SHHS).  J Clin.Sleep Med, Oct. 15, 2007. Vol. 3, issue 6, pp. 622-630.  (PMID: 17993045).
  24. The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Danesh, J., Howard, B.V et al for the authors/collaborators.  Analysis of Individual Data on Lipid, Inflammatory and other Markers in Over 1.1 Million Participants in 104 Prospective Studies of Cardiovascular Diseases.  European Journal of Epidemiology, 22(12): 839-869, December 2007.  Epub September 18, 2007.  Correspondence: Emerging Risk Factors Collaborating Center, Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.  PMID: 17876711  

2006

  1. (50) Burnett, M.S., Devaney, J.M., Adenika, R.J., Lindsay, R., Howard, B.V..  Cross Sectional Associations of Resistin, Coronary Heart Disease and Insulin Resistance.  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 91(1): 64-68, January 2006.  [Epub ahead of print] October 25, 2005.  (PMID: 16249281) Online paper can be viewed at: <http://jcem.endojournals.org>.
  2. (106) Bella, J.N., Palmieri, V., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M.F., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..   Gender Differences in Left Ventricular Systolic Function in American Indians (from The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Cardiology, Vol 98(6): 834-837, September 2006.  Epub ahead of print August 07, 2006.  (PMID: 16950198)
  3. (111) Beals, J., Welty, T.K., Mitchell, C.M., Rhoades, D.A., Yeh, J., Henderson, J.A., Manson, S.M., Buchwald, D.S..  Different factor loadings for SF36: The Strong Heart Study and the National Survey of Functional Health Status.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 59(2): 208-15; Feb 2006. Epub Sep 30, 2005.  (PMID: 16426957)
  4. (115) Schweigman, K.P., Eichner, J.E., Welty, T.K., Zhang, Y..  Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Awareness in American Indian Communities: The Strong Heart Study.  Ethnicity and Disease, Vol 16(3): 647-652, Summer 2006. (PMID: 16937600)
  5. (150) Palmieri, V., Devereux, R.B., Hollywood, J., Bella, J.N., Liu, J.E., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V., Roman, M.J..  Association of Pulse Pressure with Cardiovascular Outcome is Independent of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Systolic Dysfunction: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Hypertension, Vol 19 (6): 601-607, June 19, 2006.  (PMID: 16733232)
  6. (170) Davidson, M., Zhu, J., Lu, W., Tracy, R.P., Robbins, D.C., Resnick, H.E., Ruotolo, G., Howard, B.V..  Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetic Medicine, Vol 23(10): 1158-1159, October 2006. (PMID: 16978385)
  7. (173) Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Wang, W., Welty, T.K., Galloway, J.M., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Zhang, Y., Yeh, J.L., Devereux, R.B..  Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease in a Population with High Prevalence of Diabetes and albuminuria:  The Strong Heart Study. Circulation, 113(25): 2897-905, 2006 Jun 27; Epub 2006 Jun 12. (PMID: 16769914)
  8. (177) Daniels, M.C., Goldberg, J.H., Jacobsen, C., Welty, T.K..  Is Psychological Distress a Risk Factor for the Incidence of Diabetes Among American Indians?:  The Strong Heart Study.  Journal on Applied Gerontology, Supplement to Vol. 25 (1), 60-72S, February 2006. (PMID: N/A).
  9. (195) Chinali, M., de Simone, G., Roman, M.J., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Impact of Obesity on Cardiac Geometry and Function in a Population of Adolescents: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of American College of Cardiology, Vol 47(11): 2267-2273, June 6, 2006.  (PMID: 16750694)
  10. (197) Franceschini, N., MacCluer, J.W., Goring, H.H., Cole, S.A., Rose, K.M., Almasy, L., Diego, V., Laston, S., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Roman, M.J., North, K.E..  A Quantitative Trait Loci-specific Gene-by-sex Interaction on Systolic Blood Pressure Among American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study.  Hypertension, Vol 48(2): 266-270, August 2006, Epub July 3, 2006. (PMID: 16818806)
  11. (201) Wang, W., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Devereux, R.B., Best, L.G., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V..  A Longitudinal Study of Risk Factors for Hypertension and the Association of Hypertension with Cardiovascular Diseases. The Strong Heart Study.  Hypertension, 47(3): 403-409, March 2006.  Epub ahead of print Jan 23, 2006.  (PMID: 16432042).
  12. (206) Zhang, Y., Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B., Yeh, J., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R Howard, B.V., Prehypertension, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a Population-based Sample: The Strong Heart Study.  Hypertension, 47(3): 410-414, March 2006.  Epub ahead of print January 30, 2006.  (PMID: 16446387)
  13. (212) Kizer, J. R., Bella, J.N., Palmieri, V., Liu, J.E., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Roman, M.J., Devereux, R.B..  Left Atrial Diameter as an Independent Predictor of First Clinical Cardiovascular Events in Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults: The Strong Heart Study.  American Heart Journal, 151(2): 412-418; 2006. (PMID: 16442908)
  14. (221) North, K.E., Goring, H.H., Cole, S.A., Diego, V.P., Almasy, L., Laston, S., Cantu, T., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J. W..  Linkage Analysis of LDL Cholesterol in American Indian Populations:  The Strong Heart Family Study.  Journal of Lipid Research, 47(1): 59-66. January 2006.   Epub Nov 1, 2005.  (PMID: 16264198)
  15. Mehra, R., Benjamin, E. J., Shahar, E., Gottlieb, D. J., Nawabit, R., Kirchner, H. L., Sahadevan, J., and Redline, S.  Association of nocturnal arrhythmias with sleep-disordered breathing: The ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Am J Respir.Crit Care Med, Apr. 15, 2006. Vol. 173, issue 8, pp. 910-916.  (PMID: 16424443).
  16. (223) Diego, V.P., Göring, H.H.H., Cole, S.A., Almasy, L., Dyer, T.D., Blangero, J., Duggirala, R., Laston, S., Wenger, C., Cantu, T., Dyke, B., North, K.E., Schurr T, Best, L.G., Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., MacCluer, J.W..  Fasting insulin and obesity-related phenotypes are linked to chromosome 2p: The Strong Heart Family Study.   Diabetes, Vol. 55, 1874-1878, June 2006.  (PMID: 16731856)
  17. (224) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Chinali, M., Roman, M.J., Best, L.G., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..  Risk Factors for Arterial Hypertension in Adults with Initial Optimal Blood Pressure: The Strong Heart Study.   Hypertension, 47(2): 162-167; February 2006.  (PMID: 16380527)
  18. (225) Howard, B.V., Best, L.G., Galloway, J.M., Howard, W.J., Jones, K., Lee, E.T., Ratner, R.E., Resnick, H.E, Devereux R.B..  Coronary Heart Disease Risk Equivalence in Diabetes Depends on Concomitant Risk Factors.  Diabetes Care,  29(2): 391-397, February 2006.  (PMID: 16443893).
  19. Heald, C.L., Fowkes, F.G.R., Murray, G.D. and Price, J.F. on behalf of the International ABI Collaboration.  Risk of Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease Associated with the Ankle-brachial Index: Systematic Review.  Atherosclerosis, 189: 61-69, 2006.  Epub April 18, 2006.   (PMID: 16620828).
  20. Gottlieb, D. J., Redline, S., Nieto, F. J., Baldwin, C. M., Newman, A. B., Resnick, H. E., and Punjabi, N. M.  Association of usual sleep duration with hypertension: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Aug. 1, 2006. Vol. 29, issue 8, pp. 1009-1014.  (PMID: 16944668).
  21. Quan, S. F., Wright, R., Baldwin, C. M., Kaemingk, K. L., Goodwin, J. L., Kuo, T. F., Kaszniak, A., Boland, L. L., Caccappolo, E., and Bootzin, R. R.  Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea and neurocognitive functioning in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep Med, Sept., 2006. Vol. 7, issue 6, pp. 498-507.  (PMID: 16815753).
  22. Zhang, L., Samet, J., Caffo, B., and Punjabi, N. M.  Cigarette smoking and nocturnal sleep architecture.  Am J Epidemiol., Sept. 15, 2006. Vol. 164, issue 6, pp. 529-537.  (PMID: 16829553)
  23. (226) Xu, S., Eilat-Adar, S., C., Loria, Goldbourt, U., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Zephier, E.M., Mattil, C., Lee, E.T.. Dietary Fat Intake and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol 84(4): 894-902, October 2006. (PMID: 17023718)
  24. Unruh, M. L., Sanders, M. H., Redline, S., Piraino, B. M., Umans, J. G., Hammond, T. C., Sharief, I., Punjabi, N. M., and Newman, A. B.  Sleep apnea in patients on conventional thrice-weekly hemodialysis: comparison with matched controls from the ***Sleep Heart Health*** study.  J Am Soc.Nephrol., Dec., 2006. Vol. 17, issue 12, pp. 3503-3509.  (PMID: 17082238).
  25. The Fibrinogen Studies Collaboration.  Regression Dilution Methods for Meta-analysis: Assessing Long-term Variability in Plasma Fibrinogen Among 27247 Adults in 15 Prospective Studies.  International Journal of Epidemiology, 35: 1570-1578, December 2006.  Epub December 4, 2006.  (PMID: 17148467)
  26. Russell M, Fleg JL, Galloway WJ, Henderson JA, Howard J, Lee ET, Poolaw B, Ratner RE, Roman MJ, Silverman A, Stylianou M, Weir MR, Wilson C, Yeh F, Zhu J, Howard BV. Examination of lower targets for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and blood pressure in diabetes—the Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study (SANDS) Am Heart J. 2006 ;152(5):867-75. PMID: 17070147

2005

  1. (100) Xu, Susan, Lee, E. T., Best, L. G., Begum, M., Knowler, W.C., Fabsitz, R. R., Howard, B.V.. Association of Albuminuria with All-cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Diabetes: the Strong Heart Study.  British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease, 5: 334-40, Discussion 342; 2005.   (PMID: N/A
  2. Levy, A. P., Zhang L., Miller-Lotan, R., Redline, S., O'Connor, G. T., Quan, S., Resnick, H. E.  Haptoglobin Phentoype, Sleep-Disordered Breathing, and the Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease: The ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, 2005. Vol. 28, issue 2.  (PMID: 16171245).
  3. Haas, D. C., Foster, G. L., Nieto, F. J., Redline, S., Resnick, H. E., Robbins, J. A., Young, T., and Pickering, T. G.  Age-dependent associations between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension: importance of discriminating between systolic/diastolic hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Circulation, Feb. 8, 2005. Vol. 111, issue 5, pp. 614-621.  (PMID: 15699282).
  4. (127) Eichner, J.E., Cravatt, K., Beebe, L.A., Blevins, K.S., Stoddart, M.L., Bursac, Z., Yeh, F., Lee, E.T., Moore, W.E..  Tobacco Use Among American Indians in Oklahoma: An Epidemiologic View.  Public Health Reports, 120: 192-199, March-April 2005. (PMID: 15842122)
  5. Kapur, V. K., Baldwin, C. M., Resnick, H. E., Gottlieb, D. J., and Nieto, F. J.  Sleepiness in patients with moderate to severe sleep-disordered breathing.  Sleep, Apr. 1, 2005. Vol. 28, issue 4, pp. 472-477.  (PMID: 16171292).
  6. (134) Chinali M., de Simone G., Roman, M.J., Bella, J.N., Liu, J.E., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Left Atrial Systolic Force and Cardiovascular Outcome: The Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Hypertension, 18(12 Pt 1): 1570-1576; Discussion 1577; Dec 2005.  (PMID: 16364827)
  7. (139) Best, L.G., Zhang, Y., Lee, E.T., Yeh, J.L., Cowan, L.D., Palmieri, V., Roman, M., Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Tracy, R.P., Robbins, D., Davidson, M., Ahmed, A., Howard, B.V., C-Reactive Protein as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk in a Population with High Prevalence of Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Circulation, 112:1289-1295, 2005.  (PMID: 16116058)
  8. (157) Okin, P.M., Roman, M.J., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Howard, B.V, Devereux, R.B..  C-Reactive Protein and Electrocardiographic ST-segment Depression Additively Predict Mortality:  The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 45(11): 1787-1793, 2005. (PMID: 15936607)
  9. (160) de Simone, G., Kizer, J.R., Chinali, M., Roman, M.J., Bella, J.N., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B..  Normalization for Body Size and Population-attributable Risk of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Hypertension, 18(2 Pt 1): 191-196, 2005. (PMID: 15752946)
  10. (169) Okin, P.M., Malik, M., Hnatkova, K., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Best, L.G., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Repolarization Abnormality for Prediction of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 16: (9) 945-951 (PMID: 16174013).
  11. (182) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Chinalli, M., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K..  Association of Blood Pressure with Blood Viscosity in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Hypertension (Epub ahead of print), February 45: 625-630, 2005. (PMID: 15699438)
  12. (189) Lindsay, R.S., Resnick, H.E., Zhu, J., Tun, M.L., Howard BV, Zhang, Y., Yeh, J., Best, L.G..  Adiponectin and Coronary Heart Disease: The Strong Heart Study.    Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 25(3): e15-16. March 2005.  (PMID: 15731480)
  13. Fass, R., Quan, S. F., O'Connor, G. T., Ervin, A., and Iber, C.  Predictors of heartburn during sleep in a large prospective cohort study.  Chest, May, 2005. Vol. 127, issue 5, pp. 1658-1666.  (PMID: 15888843).
  14. Redline, S., Min, N. I., Shahar, E., Rapoport, D., and O'Connor, G.  Polysomnographic predictors of blood pressure and hypertension: is one index best?  Sleep, Sept. 1, 2005. Vol. 28, issue 9, pp. 1122-1130.  (PMID: 16268382)
  15. The Fibrinogen Studies Collaboration.  Danesh, J., Lewington, S., Thompson, S.G., Lowe, G.D., Collins, R., Kostis, J.B., Wilson, A.C., Folsom, A.R., Wu, K., Benderly, M., Yeh, J.L., Palmieri, V., et al. Plasma Fibrinogen Level and the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Diseases and Nonvascular Mortality: An Individual Participant Meta-analysis:  JAMA, 294(14): 1799-1809, Oct 12, 2005.  (PMID: 16219884)
  16. Newman, A. B., Foster, G., Givelber, R., Nieto, F. J., Redline, S., and Young, T.  Progression and Regression of Sleep-Disordered Breathing With Changes in Weight: The ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Arch.Intern.Med, Nov. 14, 2005. Vol. 165, issue 20, pp. 2408-2413. (PMID: 16287771).
  17. (203) Zhang, Y., Lee, E.T., Cowan, L., North, K.E., Wild, R.A.. Howard, B.V.. Hysterectomy Prevalence and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in American Indian Women: The Strong Heart Study.  Maturitas, 52 (3-4): 328-336, Nov-Dec. 2005; Epub Jun 27, 2005. (PMID: 15982837)
  18. (204) Kizer, J.R., Wiebers, D.O., Whisnant, J.P., Galloway, J.M., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Resnick, H.E., Roman, M.J., Devereux, R.B.. Mitral Annular Calcification, Aortic-Valve Sclerosis, and Incident Stroke in Adults Free of Clinical Cardiovascular Disease. The Strong Heart Study.  Stroke, 36 (12): 2533-2537, Dec 2005; Epub Oct 27, 2005. (PMID: 16254219).
  19. 170.(220) North, K.E., Almasy, L., Goring, H., Cole, S.A., Diego, V.P., Laston, S., Cantu, T., Williams J.T., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., MacCluer, J.W..  Linkage Analysis of Factors Underlying Insulin Resistance: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Obesity Research, 13(11: 1877-1884; November 2005.  (PMID: 16339117)
  20. (240)  Lee, E.T., Russell, D., Morris, T., Warn, A., Kingsley, R. Ogola, G..  Visual Impairment and Eye Abnormalities in Oklahoma Indians.  Archive of Ophthalmology, 123(12): 1699-1704; December 2005.  (PMID: 16344442)
  21. (121) Stang, J., Zephier, E.M, Story, M., Himes, J.H, Yeh, J.L., Welty, T., Howard, B.V..   Dietary Intakes of Nutrients Thought to Modify Cardiovascular Risk from Three Groups of American Indians: The Strong Heart Dietary Study Phase II.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105(12): 1895-1903, December 2005.  (PMID: 16321595)

2004 

  1. (82) Bella, J.N., MacCluer, J.W., Roman, M.J., Almasy, L., North, K.E., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B..  Heritability of Left Ventricular Dimensions and Mass in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Hypertension.  22(2): 281-286, 2004. (PMID: 15076185)
  2. (95) Resnick, H.E., Carter, E.A., Sosenko, J.M., Henly, S.J., Fabsitz, R.R., Ness, F.K., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..  Incidence of Lower Extremity Amputation in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 27(8): 1885-91, August 2004.  (PMID: 15277412)
  3. (105) Best, L.G., North, K.E., Tracy, R.P., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Palmieri, V., MacCluer, J.W..  Genetic Determination of Acute Phase Reactant Levels: The Strong Heart Study.  Human Heredity, 58(2): 112-116, 2004.  (PMID: 15711091)
  4. (114) Maron, B.J., Spirito, P., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M., Okin, P.M., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B..  Prevalence of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a Population-Based Sample of Middle-Aged and Elderly American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Cardiology. 15; 93(12): 1510-4, June 2004. (PMID: 15194022)
  5. (116) Best, L.G., Davidson, M., North, K.E., MacCluer, J.W., Zhang, Y., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., DeCroo, S., Ferrell, R.E..  Prospective Analysis of Mannose-binding Lectin Genotypes and Coronary Artery Disease in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.  Circulation. 109(4): 471-475, February 2004.  (PMID: 14732744)
  6. (124) Resnick, H.E, Carter, E.A., Lindsay, R., Henly, S.J. Ness, F.K., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V..  Relation of Lower Extremity Amputation to All-cause and CVD Mortality in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care.  27(6): 1286-1293, June 2004.(PMID: 15161777)
  7. (131) Zhang, Y., Howard, B.V., Cowan, L.D., Welty, T.K., Schaefer, C.F., Wild, R.A., Yeh, J.L., Lee, E.T..  Association of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy with Markers of Hemostasis and Inflammation and Lipid Profiles in Diabetic and Non-diabetic American Indian Women: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Women's Health, 13(2): 155-163, March 2004.  (PMID: 15072729)
  8. (135) Nez Henderson, P., Rhoades, D., Henderson, J.A., Welty, T.K., Buchwald, D.  Smoking Cessation and its Determinants Among Older American Indians. The Strong Heart Study.  Ethnicity and Disease, 14(2):274-9, Spring 2004. (PMID: 15132214)
  9. (165) Lu, W.Q., Resnick, H.E., Jablonski, K.A., Jain, A.K., Jones, K.L., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V..  Effects of Glycaemic Control on Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetic American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.  Diabetic Medicine. 21(4): 311-317, April 2004.  (PMID:  15049931)
  10. (174) Chinali, M., Devereux, R.B., Howard, B.V., Roman, M.J., Bella, J.N., Liu, J.E., Resnick, H.E., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., de Simone, G..  Comparison of cardiac structure and function in American Indians with and without the metabolic syndrome (the Strong Heart Study). American Journal of Cardiology. 93(1): 40-44, January 2004.  (PMID: 14697463)
  11. (187) Okin, P.M., Devereux, R.B., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Howard, B.V. Electrocardiographic Repolarization Complexity and Abnormality Predict All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes. 53(2): 434-440, February 2004.  (PMID: 14747295)
  12. Redline, S., Kirchner, H. L., Quan, S. F., Gottlieb, D. J., Kapur, V., and Newman, A.  The effects of age, sex, ethnicity, and sleep-disordered breathing on sleep architecture.  Arch.Intern.Med., Feb. 23, 2004. Vol. 164, issue 4, pp. 406-418.  (PMID: 14980992).
  13. (199) Resnick, H.E., Lindsay, R.S., McDermott, M.M., Devereux, R.B., Jones, K.L, Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V..  Relationship of High and Low Ankle Brachial Index to All-cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Strong Heart Study.  Circulation.  109(6): 733-739, February 2004.  (PMID: 14970108)
  14. Baldwin, C. M., Kapur, V. K., Holberg, C. J., Rosen, C., and Nieto, F. J.  Associations between gender and measures of daytime somnolence in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Mar. 15, 2004. Vol. 27, issue 2, pp. 305-311.  (PMID: 15124727).
  15. Walsleben, J. A., Kapur, V. K., Newman, A. B., Shahar, E., Bootzin, R. R., Rosenberg, C. E., O'Connor, G., and Nieto, F. J.  Sleep and reported daytime sleepiness in normal subjects: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Mar. 15, 2004. Vol. 27, issue 2, pp. 293-298.  (PMID: 15124725).
  16. (188) Okin, P.M., Roman, M.J., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Howard, B.V, Devereux, R.B..  Combined Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Electrocardiographic ST Depression Improve Prediction of Mortality in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Hypertension.  43(4): 769-774, April 2004. (PMID: 14769809)
  17. Boland, L. L., Shahar, E., Wong, T. Y., Klein, R., Punjabi, N., Robbins, J. A., and Newman, A. B.  Sleep-disordered breathing is not associated with the presence of retinal microvascular abnormalities: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, May 1, 2004. Vol. 27, issue 3, pp. 467-473.  (PMID: 15164900).
  18. Iber, C., Redline, S., Kaplan Gilpin, A. M., Quan, S. F., Zhang, L., Gottlieb, D. J., Rapoport, D., Resnick, H. E., Sanders, M., and Smith, P.  Polysomnography performed in the unattended home versus the attended laboratory setting--***Sleep Heart Health*** Study methodology.  Sleep, May 1, 2004. Vol. 27, issue 3, pp. 536-540.  (PMID: 15164911).
  19. Gottlieb, D. J., DeStefano, A. L., Foley, D. J., Mignot, E., Redline, S., Givelber, R. J., and Young, T.  APOE epsilon4 is associated with obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Neurology, Aug. 24, 2004. Vol. 63, issue 4, pp. 664-668.  (PMID: 15326239).
  20. Punjabi, N. M., Shahar, E., Redline, S., Gottlieb, D. J., Givelber, R., and Resnick, H. E.  Sleep-disordered breathing, glucose intolerance, and insulin resistance: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Am.J.Epidemiol., Sept. 15, 2004. Vol. 160, issue 6, pp. 521-530.  (PMID: 15353412).
  21. (232) Baines, D.R., Welty, T.K., Kendrick, T..  Chapter 21 Native Americans.  In: Wong ND, Black HR, Gardin JM. (eds): Preventive Cardiology  2004 McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. pp.  473-491.
  22. The Fibrinogen Studies Collaboration.  Collaborative meta-analysis of prospective studies of plasma fibrinogen and cardiovascular disease.  European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 2004; 11: 9-17.  (PMID: 15167201).

2003

  1. Sanders, M. H., Newman, A. B., Haggerty, C. L., Redline, S., Lebowitz, M., Samet, J., O'Connor, G. T., Punjabi, N. M., and Shahar, E.  Sleep and sleep-disordered breathing in adults with predominantly mild obstructive airway disease.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., Jan. 1, 2003. Vol. 167, issue 1, pp. 7-14.  (PMID: 12502472).
  2. O'Connor, G. T., Lind, B. K., Lee, E. T., Nieto, F. J., Redline, S., Samet, J. M., Boland, L. L., Walsleben, J. A., and Foster, G. L.  Variation in symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing with race and ethnicity: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Feb. 1, 2003. Vol. 26, issue 1, pp. 74-79.  (PMID: 12627736).
  3. Lind, B. K., Goodwin, J. L., Hill, J. G., Ali, T., Redline, S., and Quan, S. F.  Recruitment of healthy adults into a study of overnight sleep monitoring in the home: experience of the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep Breath., Mar., 2003. Vol. 7, issue 1, pp. 13-24.  (PMID: 12712393).
  4. Resnick, H. E., Redline, S., Shahar, E., Gilpin, A., Newman, A., Walter, R., Ewy, G. A., Howard, B. V., and Punjabi, N. M.  Diabetes and sleep disturbances: findings from the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Diabetes Care, Mar., 2003. Vol. 26, issue 3, pp. 702-709.  (PMID: 12610025).
  5. Shahar, E., Redline, S., Young, T., Boland, L. L., Baldwin, C. M., Nieto, F. J., O'Connor, G. T., Rapoport, D. M., and Robbins, J. A.  Hormone replacement therapy and sleep-disordered breathing.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., May 1, 2003. Vol. 167, issue 9, pp. 1186-1192.  (PMID: 12531779).
  6. (48) Schaffer, W. L., Galloway, J.M., Roman, M.J., Palmieri, V., Liu, J.E., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R. B.  Prevalence and Correlates of Rheumatic Heart Disease in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Cardiology.  91(11): 1379-1382, June 2003.  (PMID: 12767442)
  7. (49) Liu, J.E., Robbins, D.C., Palmieri, V., Bella, J.N., Roman, M.J., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B..  Association of Albuminuria with Systolic and Diastolic Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes:  The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of American College of Cardiology.  41(11): 2022-2028, June 2003.  (PMID: 12798576)
  8. (113) de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Palmieri, V., Roman, M.J., Celentano, A., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Contaldo, F., Howard, B.V.  Relation of Insulin Resistance to Markers of Preclinical Cardiovascular Disease: the Strong Heart Study.   Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease.  13(3): 140-147, June 2003.  (PMID: 12955795)
  9. (122) Palmieri, V., Celentano, A., Roman, M.J., de Simone, G., Best, L.G., Lewis.   M.R.,   Robbins, D.C., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.. Relation of Fibrinogen to Cardiovascular Events is Independent of Preclinical Cardiovascular Disease: The Strong Heart Study.  American Heart Journal.  145(3): 467-474, 2003.  (PMID:   12660670).
  10. (125) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Liu, J.E., Lee, E.T., Wang, W., Fabsitz, R.R., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V..  An Appraisal of Echocardiography as an Epidemiological Tool:  The Strong Heart Study.  Annals of Epidemiology.  13(4): 238-244, April 2003.  (PMID: 12684189)
  11. (136) Wang, W., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R. Estimating Means of a Set of Measures from small samples by Using Multivariate Composite Estimating Concept - The Strong Heart Study.  Annals of Epidemiology.  Annals of Epidemiology.  13(4): 280-285, April 2003.  (PMID: 12684195)
  12. (143) Lu, W., Jablonski, K.A., Resnick, H.E., Jain, A.K., Jones, K.L., Gottlieb, A.M., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V..  Alcohol Intake and Glycemia in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Metabolism.  52(2): 129-135, February 2003.  (PMID: 12601620)
  13. (144) Lu, W., Resnick, H.E., Jain, A.K., Adams-Campbell, LL., Jablonski, K.A., Gottlieb, A.M., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V..  Effects of Isolated Post-challenge Hyperglycemia on Mortality in American Indians. The Strong Heart Study.  Annals of Epidemiology.  March 13(3): 182-188, 2003.  (PMID: 12604162)
  14. (145) Palmieri, V., Tracy, R.P., Roman, M.J., Liu, J.E, Best, L.G., Bella, J.N., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Relations of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy to Inflammation and Albuminuria in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care.  26(10): 2764-2769, October 2003.  (PMID: 14514577)
  15. (154) Lu, W., Resnick, H.E., Jablonski, K.A., Jones, K.L., Jain A.K., Howard, W.J., Robbins,  D.C., Howard, B.V..  Non-HDL Cholesterol as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 26(1): 16-23, January 2003.  (PMID: 12502653)
  16. (155) Resnick, H.E., Jones, K., Ruotolo, G., Jain, A., Henderson, J., Lu, W., Howard, B.V.. Insulin Resistance, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Non-diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, March 26(3): 861-867, 2003.  (PMID: 12610050)
  17. (156) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Palmieri, V., Liu, J.E., Lee, E.T., Best, L.G., Fabsitz, R.R., Rodeheffer, R.J., Howard, B.V.  Prognostic Implications of Ejection Fraction from Linear Echocardiographic Dimensions: The Strong Heart Study.  American Heart Journal, 146(3): 527-534, September 2003.  (PMID: 12947374)
  18. (161) North, K.E., Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Yeh, J.L., Fabsitz, R.R., Roman, M.J., MacCluer, J.W.. Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Cardiovascular Disease Risk in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Family Study. American J. of Epidemiology.157(4): 303-314, February 2003.  (PMID: 12578801)
  19. (162) North, K.E., MacCluer, J.W., Williams, J.T., Welty, T.K., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V..  Evidence for Distinct Genetic Effects on Obesity and Lipid-Related CVD Risk Factors in Diabetic Compared to Non-diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews.  19: 140-147, 2003.  (PMID: 12673782)
  20. (163) North, K.E., Williams, J.T., Welty, T.K., Best, L., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., MacCluer, J.W..  Evidence for Joint Action of Genes on Diabetes Status and CVD Risk Factors in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders.  27: 491-497, 2003.  (PMID: 12698956)
  21. (164) North, K.E., Williams, K., Williams, J.T., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Gray, R.S., MacCluer, J.W..  Evidence for Genetic Factors Underlying the Insulin Resistance Syndrome in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Obesity Research. 11(12): 1444-1448, December 2003 (PMID: 14694207)
  22. (200) Howard, B.V..  Recruitment and Retention in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities. In:  Report of the Scientific Workshop on Science Meets Reality: Recruitment and Retention of Women in Clinical Studies, and the Critical Role of Relevance; held on January 6-9, 2003.  US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health.  Chapter I: pp. 49-50. 2003.  (NIH Publication No. 03-5403)

2002

  1. (40) Wang, W., Hu, D., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R., Welty, T.K., Robbins, D.C., Yeh, J.L., Howard, B.V.  Lipoprotein(a) in American Indians is Low and Not Independently Associated with Cardiovascular Disease – The Strong Heart Study.  Annals of Epidemiology, 12: 107-114, 2002.  (PMID: 11880218)
  2. (41) Wang, W., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V..  Using HbA1c to Improve Efficacy of the American Diabetes Association Fasting Plasma Glucose Criterion in Screening for New Type 2 Diabetes in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 25(8): 1365-1370, 2002.  (PMID: 12145236)
  3. (45) Ilercil, A., Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M., O’Grady, M.J., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V..  Associations of Insulin Level with Left Ventricular Structure and Function in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes, 51(5): 1543-1547, 2002.  (PMID: 11978654)
  4. (66) Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Cowan, L.D., Rhoades, D.A., Devereux, R.B., Go, O., Fabsitz, R.R., Wang, W., Howard, B.V. Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in American Indians of Three Geographic Areas: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 25 (1): 49-54, 2002. (PMID: 11772900)
  5. (67) Sosenko, J.M., Hu, D., Welty, T., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T, Robbins, D.C.  Albuminuria in Recent-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 51(6): 1078-1084, 2002.  (PMID: 12032118)
  6. (69) Okin, P.M., Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Howard, B.V.. Principal Component Analysis of the T Wave and Prediction of Cardiovascular Mortality in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.  Circulation, 105(6): 714-719, 2002.   (PMID: 11839627)
  7. (70) Hu, D., Jablonski, K.A., Sparling, Y.H., Robbins, D.C., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V..  Accuracy of Lipoprotein Lipids and Apoproteins in Predicting Coronary Heart Disease in Diabetic American Indians. The strong heart study.  Annals of Epidemiology, 12(2): 79-85, 2002.   (PMID: 11880214)
  8. (76) Welty, T.K., Rhoades, D.A., Yeh, F., Lee, E.T., Cowan, L.D., Fabsitz, R.R., Robbins, D.C., Devereux, R.B., Henderson, J.A., Howard, B.V.  Changes in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Annals of Epidemiology, 12(2): 97-106, 2002.  (PMID: 11880217)
  9. (83) Bella, J.N., MacCluer, J.W., Roman, M.J., Almasy, L., North, K.E., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Genetic Influences on Aortic Root Size in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.  Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 22(6): 1008-1011, 2002.  (PMID: 12067912)
  10. (85) Welty, T.K. The Epidemiology of Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Health Problems among American Indians and Alaska Natives. In: Mail, P.D., Huertin-Roberts, S., Martin, S.E. and Howard, J.  Alcohol Use Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: Multiple Perspectives on a Complex Problem. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research Monograph No. 37. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.  2002, pp. 49-70.  (NIH Publication No. 02-4231)
  11. (91) Everhart, J.E., Yeh, F., Lee, E.T., Hill, M.C., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K..  Prevalence of Gallbladder Disease in American Indian Populations: Findings from the Strong Heart Study.  Hepatology, 35 (6): 1507-1512, 2002. (PMID: 12029637)
  12. (104) Levy, A.P., Hochberg, I., Jablonski, K., Resnick, H.E., Lee ET, Best, L.G., Howard, B.V..  Haptoglobin Phenotype is an Independent Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease in Individuals with Diabetes: the Strong Heart Study.  Journal of American College of Cardiology.  40(11): 1984-1990, 2002. (PMID: 12475459)
  13. Young, T., Shahar, E., Nieto, F. J., Redline, S., Newman, A. B., Gottlieb, D. J., Walsleben, J. A., Finn, L., Enright, P., and Samet, J. M.  Predictors of sleep-disordered breathing in community-dwelling adults: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Arch.Intern.Med., Apr. 22, 2002. Vol. 162, issue 8, pp. 893-900.  (PMID: 11966340).
  14. (119) Bella, J.N., Palmieri, V., Roman, M.J., Liu, J.E., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Mitral Ratio of Peak Early to Late Diastolic Filling Velocity as a Predictor of Mortality in Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults:  The Strong Heart Study.  Circulation 2002 Apr 23; 105 (16): 1928-33. (PMID: 11997279)
  15. Kapur, V. K., Redline, S., Nieto, F. J., Young, T. B., Newman, A. B., and Henderson, J. A.  The relationship between chronically disrupted sleep and healthcare use.  Sleep, May 1, 2002. Vol. 25, issue 3, pp. 289-296.  (PMID: 12003159).
  16. Kapur, V., Strohl, K. P., Redline, S., Iber, C., O'Connor, G., and Nieto, J.  Underdiagnosis of sleep apnea syndrome in U.S. communities.  Sleep Breath., June, 2002. Vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 49-54.  (PMID: 12075479).
  17. Boland, L. L., Shahar, E., Iber, C., Knopman, D. S., Kuo, T. F., and Nieto, F. J.  Measures of cognitive function in persons with varying degrees of sleep-disordered breathing: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  J.Sleep Res., Sept., 2002. Vol. 11, issue 3, pp. 265-272. (PMID: 12220323)
  18. (130) Zhang, Y., Howard, B.V., Cowan, L.D., Yeh, J., Schaefer, C.F., Wild, R.A., Wang, W., Lee, E.T..  The Effect of Estrogen Use on Levels of Glucose and Insulin and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in American Indian Postmenopausal Women: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care, 25(3): 500-504, 2002.   (PMID: 11874937)
  19. (151) Resnick, H.E., Bergman R.N., Henderson, J.A., Nez-Henderson, Howard, B.V. .  Utility of a Surrogate Measure of Insulin Resistance in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Ethnicity and Disease. 12 (4):  523-529, 2002. (PMID: 12477138)
  20. (166) North, K.E., MacCluer, J.W., Devereux, R.B., Howard, B.V., Welty, T. K., Best, L.G., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Roman, M.J.. Heritability of Carotid Artery Structure and Function: The Strong Heart Family Study.  Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 22 (10): 1698-1703, 2002.  (PMID: 12377752)
  21. (171) Okin, P.M., Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Galloway, J.M., Howard, B.V..  Quantitative Assessment of Electrocardiographic Strain Predicts Increased Left Ventricular Mass: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  40(80): 1395-1400, 2002.  (PMID: 12392827)
  22. (172) Resnick, H.E..  Metabolic Syndrome in American Indians.  Diabetes Care 2002 Jul; 25(7): 1246-7. (PMID: 12087031)
  23. Quan, S. F., Griswold, M. E., Iber, C., Nieto, F. J., Rapoport, D. M., Redline, S., Sanders, M., and Young, T.  Short-term variablility of respiration and sleep during unattended nonlaboratory polysomnogaphy--the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Dec., 2002. Vol. 25, issue 8, pp. 843-849.  (PMID: 12489889).

2001

  1. (47) Ilercil, A., O’Grady, M.J., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Reference Values for Echocardiographic Measurements in Urban and Rural Populations of Differing Ethnicity:  The Strong Heart Study. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 14(6): 601-611, 2001.  (PMID: 11391289)
  2. (51) Liu, J.E., Palmieri, V., Roman, M.J., Bella, J.N., Fabsitz, R., Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Devereux, R.B. The Impact of Diabetes on Left Ventricular Filling Pattern in Normotensive and Hypertensive Adults: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 37(7): 1943-1949, 2001.  (PMID: 11401136)
  3. (57) Ilercil, A., Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M., O’Grady, M.J., Welty, T.K., Robbins, D.C., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T.  Relationship of Impaired Glucose Tolerance to Left Ventricular Structure and Function: The Strong Heart Study.  American Heart Journal, 141(6): 992-998, 2001.  (PMID: 11376315)
  4. (60) Palmieri, V., Celentano, A., Roman, M.J., de Simone, G., Lewis, M.R, Best L., Lee, E.T., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Fibrinogen and Preclinical Echocardiographic Target Organ Damage. The Strong Heart Study.  Hypertension, 38: 1068-1074, 2001. (PMID: 11711499)
  5. (65) Hayslett, J.A., Eichner, J.E., Yeh, J.L., Wang, W., Henderson, J., Devereux, R. B., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T.  Hypertension Treatment Patterns in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Hypertension, 14: 950-956, 2001.  (PMID:  11587163)
  6. (79) Marion, M.S., Leonardson, G.R., Rhoades, E.R., Welty, T.K., Enright, P.L.  Spirometry Reference Values for American Indian Adults: Results from the Strong Heart Study.  Chest, 120(2): 489-495, 2001. (PMID: 11502648)
  7. (80) Jones, E.C., Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Liu, J.E., Fishman, D., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V. Prevalence and Correlates of Mitral Regurgitation in a Population-Based Sample (The Strong Heart Study).  American Journal of Cardiology87: 298-304, 2001. (PMID: 11165964)
  8. (86) Okin, P.M., Devereux, R.B., Kors, J.A., van Herpen, G., Crow, R.S., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V.  Computerized ST Depression Analysis Improves Prediction of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality:  The Strong Heart Study.  Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 6(2); 107-116, 2001.  (PMID: 11333167)
  9. (97) Bella, J.N., Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Palmieri, V., Liu, J.E., Paranicas, M., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V.  Separate and Joint Effects of Systemic Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus on Left Ventricular Structure and Function in American Indians (The Strong Heart Study).  American Journal of Cardiology, 87(11): 1260-1265, 2001.  (PMID: 11377351)
  10. (107) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Paranicas M, Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Robbins D. Rhoades, E.R., Rodeheffer, R.J., Cowan, L.D., Howard, B.V.  A Population-Based Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in Middle-Aged and Older Adults:  The Strong Heart Study. American Heart Journal, 141 (3): 439-446, 2001.  (PMID: 11231443).
  11. (109) Collis, T., Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., de Simone, G., Yeh, J.L., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Welty, T.K.  Relations of Stroke Volume and Cardiac Output to Body Composition: The Strong Heart Study. Circulation, 103 (6): 820-825, 2001  (PMID: 11171789)
  12. (126) Devereux, R.B., Jones, E.C., Roman, M.J., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Liu, J.E., Palmieri, V., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T. Prevalence and Correlates of Mitral Valve Prolapse in a Population-Based Sample of American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of   Medicine, 111(9) 679-685, 2001.   (PMID: 11747846)
  13. (141) Sambo, B.H. and Strong Heart Study Investigators. The Strong Heart Study:  Interaction With and Benefit to American Indian Communities.  American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 322 (5): 284-287, 2001.  (PMID: 11721803)
  14. Shahar, E., Whitney, C. W., Redline, S., Lee, E. T., Newman, A. B., Javier, Nieto F., O'Connor, G. T., Boland, L. L., Schwartz, J. E., and Samet, J. M.  Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: cross-sectional results of the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., Jan., 2001. Vol. 163, issue 1, pp. 19-25.  (PMID: 11208620).
  15. Baldwin, C. M., Griffith, K. A., Nieto, F. J., O'Connor, G. T., Walsleben, J. A., and Redline, S.  The association of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep symptoms with quality of life in the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Sleep, Feb. 1, 2001. Vol. 24, issue 1, pp. 96-105.  (PMID: 11204058)
  16. Newman, A. B., Nieto, F. J., Guidry, U., Lind, B. K., Redline, S., Pickering, T. G., and Quan, S. F.  Relation of sleep-disordered breathing to cardiovascular disease risk factors: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Am.J.Epidemiol., July 1, 2001. Vol. 154, issue 1, pp. 50-59.  (PMID: 11434366).
  17. CHD Risk Prediction Group. D'Agostino, R.B. Sr, Grundy, S., Sullivan, L.M., Wilson, P.  Validation of the Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Prediction Scores: Results of a Multiple Ethnic Groups Investigation.  JAMA, 286(2): 180-187, July 11, 2001. (PMID: 11448281)

2000

  1. Redline, S., Kapur, V. K., Sanders, M. H., Quan, S. F., Gottlieb, D. J., Rapoport, D. M., Bonekat, W. H., Smith, P. L., Kiley, J. P., and Iber, C. Effects of varying approaches for identifying respiratory disturbances on sleep apnea assessment.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., Feb., 2000. Vol. 161, issue 2 Pt 1, pp. 369-374.  (PMID: 10673173)
  2. Nieto, F. J., Young, T. B., Lind, B. K., Shahar, E., Samet, J. M., Redline, S., D'Agostino, R. B., Newman, A. B., Lebowitz, M. D., and Pickering, T. G.  Association of sleep-disordered breathing, sleep apnea, and hypertension in a large community-based study. ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  JAMA, Apr. 12, 2000. Vol. 283, issue 14, pp. 1829-1836.  (PMID: 10770144).
  3. (38) Rhoades, D.A., Rhoades, E.R., and Welty, T.  The Rise of Cardiovascular Diseases.  In Rhoades, E.R. (ed)  American Indian Health: Innovations in Health Care, Promotion and Policy.  Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, August 2000, pp. 151-178.  (N/A)
  4. Kapur, V. K., Rapoport, D. M., Sanders, M. H., Enright, P., Hill, J., Iber, C., and Romaniuk, J.  Rates of sensor loss in unattended home polysomnography: the influence of age, gender, obesity, and sleep-disordered breathing.  Sleep, Aug. 1, 2000. Vol. 23, issue 5, pp. 682-688. (PMID: 10947036)
  5. (17) Stoddart, M., Jarvis, B., Blake, B., Fabsitz, R.R., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T.,  Howard, B.V. Recruitment of American Indians in Epidemiologic Research - The Strong Heart StudyThe Journal of the National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, [on-line serial] 9(3): 20-37, September 2000, see website below for online paper: http://www.uchsc.edu/ai/ncaianmhr/journal/9(3).pdf.
  6. (55) Schweigman, K., Fabsitz, R.R., Sorlie, P., Welty, T.K.  Respondent Bias in the Collection of Alcohol and Tobacco Data in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research [on-line serial] 9(3): 1-19, September 2000, see website below for online paper: http://www.uchsc.edu/ai/ncaianmhr/journal/9(3).pdf.
  7. Gottlieb, D. J., Yao, Q., Redline, S., Ali, T., and Mahowald, M. W.  Does snoring predict sleepiness independently of apnea and hypopnea frequency?  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., Oct., 2000. Vol. 162, issue 4 Pt 1, pp. 1512-1517.  (PMID: 11029370)
  8. (42) Hu, D., Hannah, J., Gray, R.S., Jablonski, K.A., Henderson, J.A.,  Robbins, D.C., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V.  Effects of Obesity and Body Fat Distribution on Lipids and Lipoproteins in Non-diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Obesity Research, 8(6): 411-421, 2000. (PMID: 11011907)
  9. (44) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., O’Grady, M.J., Fabsitz, R.R., Rhoades, E.R., Crawford, A., Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K. for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Differences in Echocardiographic Findings and Systemic Hemodynamics Among Non-Diabetic American Indians in Different Regions:  The Strong Heart Study. Annals of Epidemiology, 10: 324-332, 2000.   (PMID: 10942881)
  10. (46) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M., O’Grady, M.J., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Robbins, D., Rhoades, E.R., Howard, B.V.  Impact of Diabetes on Cardiac Structure and Function:  The Strong Heart Study. Circulation, 101: 2271-2276, 2000. (PMID: 10811594)
  11. (59) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Liu, J.E., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Rodeheffer, R., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V. Congestive Heart Failure Despite Normal Left Ventricular Systolic Function in a Population-Based Sample: The Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Cardiology, 86(10): 1090-1096, 2000.  (PMID: 11074205)
  12. (64) Howard, B.V., Robbins, D.C., Sievers, M.L., Lee, E.T., Rhoades, D., Devereux, R.B., Cowan, L.D., Gray, R.S., Welty, T.K., Go, O.T., Howard, W.J.  LDL Cholesterol as a Strong Predictor of Coronary Heart Disease in Diabetic Individuals with Insulin Resistance and Low LDL. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology, 20(3): 830-835, 2000.  PMID: 10712410)
  13. (73) Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Go, O., Savage, P.J., Fabsitz, R.R., Robbins, D.R., and Welty, T.K., Prevalence of Undiagnosed Diabetes in Three American Indian Populations: A Comparison of the 1997 American Diabetes Association Diagnostic Criteria and the 1985 World health Organization Diagnostic Criteria - the Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 23(2): 181-186, 2000.  (PMID: 10868828)
  14. (75) Gray, R.S., Fabsitz, R.R., Cowan, L.D., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Jablonski, K.A., Howard, B.V.  Relation of Generalized and Central Obesity to Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Prevalent Coronary Heart Disease in a Sample of American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 24(7): 849-860, 2000.  (PMID: 10918531)
  15. (81) Lebowitz, N.E., Bella, J.N., Roman, M.J. Liu, J.E., Fishman, D.P., Paranicas, M., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.  Prevalence and Correlates of Aortic Regurgitation in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 36: 461-467, 2000.  (PMID: 10933358)
  16. (96) North, K.E., MacCluer, J.W., Cowan, L.D., Howard, B.V. Gravidity and Parity in Post- menopausal American Indian Women: The Strong Heart Study. Human Biology, 72(3): 397-414, 2000. (PMID: 10885187)
  17. (98) Okin, P.M., Devereux, R.B., Howard, B.V., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Welty T.K. Assessment of QT Interval and QT Dispersion for Prediction of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Circulation, 101(1): 61-66, 2000.   (PMID: 10618305)

1999

  1. (22) Fabsitz, R.R., Sidawy, A.N., Go, O., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Devereux, R.B., Howard, B.V. Prevalence of Peripheral Arterial Disease and Associated Risk Factors in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 149: 330-338, 1999.  (PMID: 10025475)
  2. Gottlieb, D. J., Whitney, C. W., Bonekat, W. H., Iber, C., James, G. D., Lebowitz, M., Nieto, F. J., and Rosenberg, C. E.  Relation of sleepiness to respiratory disturbance index: the ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study.  Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med., Feb., 1999. Vol. 159, issue 2, pp. 502-507.  (PMID: 9927364)
  3. (62) Schraer, C.D., Risica, P.M., Ebbesson, S.O., Go, O.T., Howard, B.V., Mayer, A.M. Low fasting insulin levels in Eskimos compared to American Indians: are Eskimos less insulin resistant?  Int J Circumpolar Health, 1999 Oct; 58(4): 272-80.   (PMID: 10615832)
  4. (63) Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Cowan, L.D., Devereux, R.B., Galloway, J.M., Go, O.T., Howard, W.J., Rhoades, E.R., Robbins, D.C., Sievers, M.L., Welty, T.K.  Rising Tide of Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians.  The Strong Heart Study.  Circulation, 99: 2389-2395, 1999.  (PMID: 10318659)
  5. (68) Hu, D., Henderson, J.A., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Jablonski, K.A., Magee, M.F., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V. Glycemic Control in Diabetic American Indians: Longitudinal Data from the Strong Heart Study. Diabetes Care, 22: 1802-1807, 1999.  (PMID: 10546011)
  6. (77) Robbins, D.C., Howard, W.J., Howard, B. V.  Lipid Abnormalities.  In:  Primary Care of Native American Patients: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Epidemiology, Eds. Galloway, J.M., Goldberg, B. W. and Alpert, J.S. Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston. 1999, pp 141-150.  (N/A)
  7. (78) Howard, B.V. Obesity and lipoprotein metabolism: Relationship to cardiovascular disease. In: Fletcher, G., Grundy, S., Haman, L. (eds): Obesity: Impact on Cardiovascular Disease. AHA Monograph Series. Armonk, NY: Futura Publishing Co., Inc. 1999: pp. 155-167.  (N/A)
  8. (84) Sosenko, J.M., Sparling, Y.H., Hu, D., Welty, T., Howard, B.V., Lee, E., Robbins, D.C. Use of the Semmes-Weinstein Monofilament in the Strong Heart Study: Risk Factors for Clinical Neuropathy. Diabetes Care, 22: 1715-1721, 1999.  (PMID: 10526741)

1998

  1. (13) Welty, Edith R., American Indian/Alaska Native Women, In Textbook of Women’s Health, Wallis, L., Don, A., Reader, G., Etinger, O., et al., eds. Little Brown & Company., 1998, p 77-83.  (N/A)
  2. (28) Lee, E.T., Cowan, L.D., Welty, T.K., Sievers, M., Howard, W.J., Oopik, A., Wang, W., Yeh, J., Devereux, R.B., Rhoades, E.R., Fabsitz, R.R., Go, O., Howard, B.V.  All-Cause Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Three American Indian Populations, Aged 45-74 Years, 1984-88: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 147(11): 995-1008, 1998. (PMID: 9620042)
  3. (30) Yurgalevitch, S.M., Kriska, A.M., Welty, T.K., Go, O., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V.,. Physical Activity and Lipids and Lipoproteins in American Indians ages 45-74.  Medicine & Science In Sports & Exercise, 30(4): 543-549, 1998.  (PMID: 9565936)
  4. (34) Gray, R.S., Fabsitz, R.R., Cowan, L.D., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Savage, P.J. Risk Factor Clustering in the Insulin Resistance Syndrome:  The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 148(9): 869-878, 1998.  (PMID: 9801017)
  5. (36) Plaud, J.J., Schweigman, K., Welty, T.K.  Health-related and Cultural Gender Differences in an Aging Northern Plains Indian Population.  Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 4:111-118, 1998.  (N/A)
  6. (39) Fagot-Campagna, A., Nelson, R,G., Knowler, W.C., Pettitt, D.J., Robbins, D.C., Go, O., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V.  Plasma Lipoproteins and the Incidence of Abnormal Excretion of Albumin in Diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Diabetologia, 41(9): 1002-1009, 1998. (PMID: 9754817)
  7. (43) Bella, J.N., Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., O’Grady, M.J., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V.  for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Relations of Left Ventricular Mass to Fat-Free and Adipose Body Mass:  The Strong Heart Study. Circulation, 98: 2538-2544, 1998. (PMID: 9843460)
  8. (53) Howard, B.V., Cowan, L.D., Go, O., Welty, T.K., Robbins, D.C., Lee, E.T.  for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Adverse Effects of Diabetes on Multiple Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Women: The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 21: 1258-1265, 1998.  (PMID: 9702430)
  9. (90) Hu, D., Gray, R.S., Jablonski, K.A., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V. A study of glycemic control in diabetic American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Journal of Henan Medical University, 33(5): 7-12, 1998.  (N/A)
  10. Redline, S., Sanders, M. H., Lind, B. K., Quan, S. F., Iber, C., Gottlieb, D. J., Bonekat, W. H., Rapoport, D. M., Smith, P. L., and Kiley, J. P.  Methods for obtaining and analyzing unattended polysomnography data for a multicenter study. ***Sleep Heart Health*** Research Group.  Sleep, Nov. 1, 1998. Vol. 21, issue 7, pp. 759-767.  (PMID: 11300121)
  11. Whitney, C. W., Gottlieb, D. J., Redline, S., Norman, R. G., Dodge, R. R., Shahar, E., Surovec, S., and Nieto, F. J.  Reliability of scoring respiratory disturbance indices and sleep staging.  Sleep, Nov. 1, 1998. Vol. 21, issue 7, pp. 749-757.  (PMID: 11286351).

1997

  1. (15) Howard, B.V., Cowan, L.D., Haffner, S.M., Go, O., Yeh, J.L., Robbins, D.C.  Women, Diabetes, Lipoproteins, and the Risk for Coronary Heart Disease - Studies in Four Ethnic Groups.  In:  Forte, T.M. (ed):  Hormonal, Metabolic, and Cellular Influences on Cardiovascular Disease in Women.  (Proceedings of the Conference on Women and Arteriosclerosis)  Armonk, NY:  Futura Publishing Co., Inc., 1997, pp. 261-272.  (N/A)
  2. (18) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., Paranicas, M., O’Grady, M.J., Wood, E.A., Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R. for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Relations of Doppler Stroke Volume and its Components to Left Ventricular Stroke Volume in Normotensive and Hypertensive American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Hypertension, 10:619-628, 1997.  (PMID: 9194507)
  3. (19) Devereux, R.B., Roman, M.J., de Simone, G., O’Grady, M.J., Paranicas, M., Yeh, J.L., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V. for the Strong Heart Study Investigators. Relations of Left Ventricular Mass to Demographic and Hemodynamic Variables in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Circulation, 96: 1416-1423, 1997.  (PMID: 9315526)
  4. (21) Cowan, L.D., Go, O.T., Howard, B.V., Devereux, R.B.,Pettitt, D.J., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T.,  Welty, T.K.  Parity, Postmenopausal Estrogen Use, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in American Indian Women.  The Strong Heart Study.   Journal of Women’s Health, 6(4): 441-449, 1997.  (PMID: 9279832)
  5. (26) Zephier, E., Ballew, C., Mokdad, A., Mendlein, J., Smith, C., Yeh, J.L., Lee, E., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.  Intake of Nutrients Related to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Three Groups of American Indians:  The Strong Heart Dietary Study.  Preventive Medicine, 26:508-515, 1997.  (PMID: 9245673)
  6. (27) Berinstein, D.M., Stahn, R.M., Welty, T.K., Leonardson, G.R., Herlihy, J.J.  The Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy and Associated Risk Factors Among Sioux Indians.  Diabetes Care, 20(5): 757-759, 1997. (PMID: 9135938)
  7. (31) Lowe, L.P., Long, C.R., Wallace, R.B., Welty, T.K.  Epidemiology of Alcohol Use in a Group of Older American Indians.  Annals of Epidemiology, 7:241-248, 1997.  (PMID: 9177105)
  8. (33) Gray, R.S., Robbins, D.C., Wang, W., Yeh, J.L., Fabsitz, R.R., Cowan, L.D., Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Krauss, R.M., Howard, B.V.  Relation of LDL Size to the Insulin Resistance Syndrome and Coronary Heart Disease in American Indians. The Strong Heart Study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 17(11): 2713-2720, 1997.  (PMID: 9409247)
  9. (37)  Plaud, J.J., Schweigman, K., Welty, T.K.  Health and Depression Among American Indians:  Psychosocial Data From the Strong Heart Study Phase II.  International Journal of Rehabilitation and Health, 3:51-59, 1997.  (N/A)
  10. (58) Rhoades, E.R.  Changing Paradigms and Their Effect on American Indian and Alaska Native Health. Annals of Epidemiology, 7:227-228, 1997. (PMID: 9177103)
  11. Quan, S. F., Howard, B. V., Iber, C., Kiley, J. P., Nieto, F. J., O'Connor, G. T., Rapoport, D. M., Redline, S., Robbins, J., Samet, J. M., and Wahl, P. W.  The ***Sleep Heart Health*** Study: design, rationale, and methods.  Sleep, Dec., 1997. Vol. 20, issue 12, pp. 1077-1085.  (PMID: 9493915).

1996

  1. (9) Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Robbins, D.C., Yeh, J.L., Cowan, L.D., Welty, T.K. Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes, 45: (Suppl 3): S6-S13, 1996. (PMID: 8674894)
  2. (10) Robbins, D.C., Knowler, W.C., Lee, E.T., Yeh, J.L., Go, O.T., Welty, T., Fabsitz, R., Howard, B.V.  Regional Differences in Albuminuria Among American Indians:  An Epidemic of Renal Disease.  Kidney International, 49:557-563, 1996.  (PMID: 8821844)
  3. (11) Lee, E.T., Go, O.T., for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Socioeconomic Status and Cardiovascular Health and Disease in American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study.  In:  Report of the Conference on Socioeconomic Status and Cardiovascular Health and Disease held at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, November 6-7, 1995,  (National Institutes of Health), 1996, pp. 93-99.  (N/A)
  4. (14) Howard, B.V. for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Blood Pressure in 13 American Indian Communities: The Strong Heart Study.  Public Health Reports, 111 (Suppl. 2): 47-48, 1996. (PMID: 8898773)
  5. (16) Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Yeh, J.L., Go, O., Fabsitz, R.R., Devereux, R.B., Welty, T.K. Hypertension in Adult American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Hypertension, 28(2): 256-264, 1996.  (PMID: 8707391)
  6. (20)  de Simone, G., Devereux, R.B., Ganau, A. Hahn, R.T., Saba, P.S., Mureddu, G.F., Roman, M.J., Howard, B.V.  Estimation of Left Ventricular Chamber and Stroke Volume by Limited M-Mode Echocardiography and Validation by Two-Dimensional and Doppler Echocardiography.  American Journal of Cardiology, 78:801-807, 1996.  (PMID: 8857486)
  7. (23) Kataoka, S., Robbins, D.C., Cowan, L.D., Go, O., Yeh, J.L., Devereux, R.B., Fabsitz, R.R., Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Howard, B.V. for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.   Apoliprotein E Polymorphism in American Indians and Its Relation to Plasma Lipoproteins and Diabetes: The Strong Heart Study.  Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 16(8): 918-925, 1996.  (PMID: 8696954)
  8. (29) Oopik, A.J., Dorogy, M., Devereux, R.B., Yeh, J.L., Okin, P.M., Lee, E.T., Cowan, L., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K.  Major Electrocardiographic Abnormalities Among American Indians Aged 45-74 Years  (The Strong Heart Study).  American Journal of Cardiology, 78: 1400-1405, 1996.  (PMID: 8970414)
  9. (35) Robbins, D.C., Welty, T.K., Wang, W.Y., Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V.  Plasma lipids and lipoprotein concentrations among American Indians:  comparison with the US population.  Current Opinion in Lipidology, 7:188-195, 1996.  (PMID: 8883492)
  10. (52) Howard, B.V. for the Strong Heart Study Investigators.  Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Disease In Individuals With Diabetes:  The Strong Heart Study.  Acta Diabetologica, 33:180-184, 1996. (PMID: 8904922)

1995

  1. (6) Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Savage, P.J., Cowan, L.D., Fabsitz, R.R., Oopik, A.J., Yeh, J.L., Go, O., Robbins, D.C., Welty, T.K.  Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Three American Indian Populations Aged 45-74 Years. The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 18(5): 599-610, 1995.  (PMID: 8585996)
  2. (7) Howard, B.V., Lee, E.T., Cowan, L.D., Fabsitz, R.R., Howard, W.J., Oopik, A.J., Robbins, D.C., Savage, P.J., Yeh, J.L., and Welty, T.K.  Coronary Heart Disease Prevalence and its Relation to Risk Factors in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 142(3): 254-268, 1995. (PMID: 7631630)
  3. (8) Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Yeh, J. Cowan, L.D., Go, O., Fabsitz, R.R., Le, N.A., Oopik, A.J., Robbins, D.C., Howard, B.V.  Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among American Indians:  The Strong Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 142(3): 269-287, 1995. (PMID: 7631631)
  4. (12) Lee, E.T., Howard, B.V., Savage, P.J., Cowan, L.D., Fabsitz, R.R., Oopik, A.J., Yeh, J.L., Go, O., Robbins, D.C., Welty, T.K.  Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Three American Indian Populations Aged 45-74 Years: The Strong Heart Study.  IHS Primary Care Provider, 20(8): 97-109, 1995.  (N/A)

1994

  1. (5) Lowe, L.P., Tranel, D., Wallace, R.B., Welty, T.K.  Type II Diabetes and Cognitive Function:  A Population-Based Study of Native Americans.  Diabetes Care, 17(8): 891-896, 1994. (PMID: 7956638)

1993

  1. (110) Welty, T., Zephier, N., Schweigman, K., Blake, B., Leonardson, G. Cancer risk factors in three Sioux tribes: Use of the Indian-Specific Health Risk Appraisal for Data Collection and Analysis. Alaska Medicine, 35:265-272, 1993.  (PMID: 8160919)

 1992

  1. (3) Welty, T.K., Lee, E.T., Cowan, L., Fabsitz, R., Howard, B.V., Le, N-A., Oopik, A.  The Strong Heart Study:  A Study of Cardiovascular Disease and Its Risk Factors in American Indians.  The IHS Primary Care Provider, 17(2): 32-33, 1992.  (N/A)
  2. (4) Howard, B.V., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R.R., Cowan, L.D., Oopik, A.J., Le, N.A., Yeh, J., Savage, P.J., and Lee, E.T.  Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease in Diabetic and Non-diabetic Native Americans:  The Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes, 41(Suppl. 2):4-11, 1992. (PMID: 8160919)

1990

  1. Lee, E.T., Welty, T.K., Fabsitz, R., Cowan, L.D., Le, N.-A., Oopik, A.J., Cucchiara, A.J., Savage, P.J. and Howard, B.V.  The Strong Heart Study - A Study of Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians:  Design and Methods.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 132(6): 1141-1155, 1990.  (PMID: 2260546)
  2. Howard, B.V., Le, N.-A., Lee, E.T., Fabsitz, R.R., Cowan, L.D., Oopik, A.J., Savage, P.J. and Welty, T.K.  Associations of Lipoproteins with Obesity in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  In:  Progress in Obesity Research 1990, Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Obesity, eds. Oomura, Y., Tarui, S., and Shimazu, T. (John Libbey & Company, Ltd), 1990, pp. 291-294. (Pubmed or Medline ID# not available [N/A])

Papers in Press

  1. (512) Oelsner EC, Balte PP, Cassano P, Couper D, Enright PL, Folsom AR, Hakinson J, Jacobs DR, Kalhan R, Kaplan R, Kronmal R, Lange L, Loehr K, London S, Navas-Acien A, Newman A, O’Connor G, Schwartz J, Smith L, White W, Yeh F, Yende S, Barr RG. Harmonization of respiratory data from nine US population-based cohorts: the NHLBI Pooled Cohorts Study. Am J Epidemiol. In press.

Theses Completed

  1. O’Leary, B. (Mentors: Welty, T.K., Masters, K.) Psychosocial Factors and Their Relationship to Non-insulin Dependent   Diabetes Mellitus Outcome Among the Strong Heart Study Cohort.  Approved in July 1999.  Completed in May 2007.  Doctoral dissertation in Psychology, Utah State University.
  2. Marino, A. (Mentors: Welty, T.K., Daugherty, C.).  Flooding and Asthma at Spirit Lake: Spatial Analysis of Risk as a Function of Distance from Sources.  Approved in July 1999.  Completed in May 2004.  Master thesis in Geography, Northern Arizona University.
  3. Bushnell, K. (Mentor: Welty, T.K.).  American Indians with Concurrent Diabetes and Positive PPD Need Isoniazid Prophylaxis Regardless of Age.  Approved in November 1999.  Completed in 2000.  Master thesis in Public Health, Yale University School of Public Health and Epidemiology.
  4. Phillips, C. (Mentors: Henderson, J., Welty, T.K.).  An Examination of the Relationships Between Cultural Identity, Depression, Social Support, and Health Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians of the Strong Heart Study.  Approved in October 2000.  Completed in 2002.  Doctoral dissertation in Psychology.  Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA.  Affiliation: Mind, Body, Heart and Spirit AND The Fielding Institute, Yakima, WA. 
  5. North, K.E. (Mentor:  MacCluer, J.W.).  The Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in American Indians of the Strong Heart Family Study Dakota Center.  Approved in March 1999.  Completed in 2000.  Doctoral dissertation in Population Genetics.  University of Kansas, MO.  Affiliation: Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX. 
  6. Lowe, L.P. (Mentors: Wallace, R.B., Welty, T.K.).  Type II Diabetes and Cognitive Function: A Population-based Study of Native Americans.  Approved in 1990.  Completed in 1992.  Doctoral dissertation in Epidemiology, University of Iowa.  Use the following link to access the corresponding file: /dgarside/LLowe/LynnLoweThesis.pdf: <https://depot.northwestern.edu/xythoswfs/webui/_xy-4251168_1-t_EEcjvmV1>
  7. Ali, T. (Mentor: Lee, E.T.).  Prevalence and Correlates of Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Structural Abnormalities in an American Indian Population.  Completed in August 2000.  Doctoral dissertation in Epidemiology.  University of Oklahoma, College of Public Health.
  8. Tutor (Daniels), C.G. (Mentor: Cowan, L.).  C-reactive Protein and Diabetes in Three American Indian Populations: The Strong Heart Study.  Approved in May 2001.  Completed in 2001.  Master thesis in Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, College of Public Health.
  9. Mottl, A. (Mentor: North, K.).  Linkage Analysis of Kidney Disease in American Indian Populations:  The Strong Heart Study.  Approved in June 2004.  Completed in 2006.  Master thesis in Epidemiology.  University of North Carolina, School of Public Health.
  10. Storti, K.L. (Mentors: Kriska, A.M., Yeh, J.).  Familial Aggregation of Physical Activity Levels in the Strong Heart Family Study.  Approved in August 2006.  Completed in April 2007.  Doctoral dissertation in Epidemiology.  University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. <http://etd.library.pitt.edu/ETD/available/etd-04132007-102623/>
  11. Fretts, A.M. (Mentors: Kriska, A., Siscovick, D., Howard, B.V.)  Physical Activity and Incident Type II Diabetes in Native Americans: The Strong Heart Study.  Approved in February 2007.  Completed in Summer of 2009.  Master thesis in Public Health.  University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
  12. Fretts, A.M. (Mentors: Kriska, A., Siscovick, D., Howard, B.V.) Physical Activity, Diet, Lifestyle and Incident Diabetes in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Approved in August 2008.  Doctoral Dissertation in Public Health.  University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
  13. Lopez, F. (Advisor and Primary Mentor: Elisa T. Lee, PhD).  Reproductive Factors, Hormone Use, and Preeclampsia and their association with Diabetes and Hypertension in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study.  Approved in March 2010.  Completed in August 2010.  Masters (M.S.) in Epidemiology.  Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  14. Traore, A. (Advisor: Eichner J). Impact of Stress on Fatal and Non-fatal Cardiovascular Disease among American Indians. Approved on 2015-05-14. Completed in 2015.  Master of Science thesis. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Public Health.

Theses Proposals at the Statistical Analysis Stage

  1. Lucove, J.C. (Mentor: North, K.).  The Metabolic Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease in the Strong Heart Study.  Approved January 2005.  Master thesis in Epidemiology.  University of North Carolina, School of Public Health.
  2. Tellez-Plaza, Maria, MD, MPH (Primary Mentor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD) Urine Cadmium Levels, Genetic Variants and Cardiovascular Disease in American Indian Communities.  Approved in December 2009.  Doctoral Dissertation in Epidemiology.  Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore.
  3. Marquis Hawkins, Andrea Kriska, PhD (Primary Mentor).  Physical activity and Chronic Kidney Disease: The Strong Heart Study.  Approved in March 2010.  Doctoral Dissertation in Epidemiology.  Physical Activity Resource Center for Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.