Mendoza-Montano, Dr. Manolo Mazariegos, Ms. Carol Resnick, and the administrative staff at INCAP and Johns Hopkins. Author Contributions Conceptualization: Mariana Lazo, Olga Torres, Neal D. Freedman ... , Katherine A. McGlynn, Eliseo Guallar, John D. Groopman, Manuel Ramirez-Zea. Data curation: Maria F. Kroker-Lobos, Alvaro Rivera-Andrade. Formal analysis: Joshua W. Smith, Mariana Lazo. Funding acquisition
Background Advanced glycation end products and their cell-bound receptors are thought to mediate the adverse effects of vascular disease through oxidative stress, inflammation and endothelial dysfunction. We examined the association between the soluble form of receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) and kidney disease.
OBJECTIVE Controversy exists about the coronary artery disease (CAD) risk conveyed by diabetes in young and middle-aged women. We investigated sex differences in CAD by diabetes status among healthy individuals with different underlying risks of heart disease.
ANDREA L. CHRISTMAN MARIANA LAZO PHD JEANNE M. CLARK ELIZABETH SELVIN PHD E p i d e m i o l o g y / H e a l t h OBJECTIVEdTo characterize the association of low HbA1c values (,4.0%) with liver
Mariana Lazo Mario Molina Luisa Molina Fernando Holguin 0 Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh , Bridgeside Point I, 100 Technology Drive, Suite 350Pittsburgh, PA
Mariana Lazo J. Hunter Young Frederick L. Brancati Josef Coresh Seamus Whelton Chiadi E. Ndumele Ron Hoogeveen Christie M. Ballantyne Elizabeth Selvin Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) has an
Epidemiology and Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore, Maryland (Mariana Lazo, Ruben Hernaez, Eliseo Guallar, Frederick L. Brancati, Jeanne M. Clark); Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital
Cuba's economic crisis of 1989–2000 resulted in reduced energy intake, increased physical activity, and sustained population-wide weight loss. The authors evaluated the possible association of these factors with mortality trends. Data on per capita daily energy intake, physical activity, weight loss, and smoking were systematically retrieved from national and local surveys...
Background. Adherence to therapy is a dynamic behavior. However, few studies have identified factors associated with changes in adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among men and women. Methods. From 1999 through 2004, self-reported adherence to HAART was recorded twice yearly as part of 2 prospective cohort studies. At each study visit, participants were...
MARIANA LAZO SCM STEVEN F. SOLGA ALENA HORSKA PHD SUSANNE BONEKAMP DVM ANNA MAE DIEHL FREDERICK L. BRANCATI MHS OBJECTIVE - Weight loss through lifestyle changes is recommended for nonalcoholic