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Results of the Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project: A Randomized Trial Studying a Community Health Worker Intervention to Improve Diabetes Care in Hispanic Adults

OBJECTIVE The Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project evaluated whether a community health worker (CHW) intervention improved clinically relevant markers of diabetes care in adult Hispanics.

Genetic Variants in the Fat and Obesity Associated (FTO) Gene and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Background Recent studies showed that polymorphisms in the Fat and Obesity-Associated (FTO) gene have robust effects on obesity, obesity-related traits and endophenotypes associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Methods We used 1,877 Caucasian cases and controls from the NIA-LOAD study and 1,093 Caribbean Hispanics to further explore the association of FTO with AD. Using...

Diabetes Mellitus and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with Stroke in a Multiethnic Cohort

Jose A. Luchsinger Ming-Xin Tang Yaakov Stern Steven Shea Richard Mayeux Research on the relation between diabetes mellitus and dementia has produced conflicting results, and the relation has not

Measures of Adiposity and Future Risk of Ischemic Stroke and Coronary Heart Disease in Older Men and Women

Jorge R. Kizer Mary L. Biggs Joachim H. Ix Kenneth J. Mukamal Susan J. Zieman Ian H. de Boer Dariush Mozaffarian Joshua I. Barzilay Elsa S. Strotmeyer Jose A. Luchsinger Mitchell S. V. Elkind W. T