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    • Adherence to healthy lifestyle and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: prospective cohort study 

      Zhang, Cuilin; Tobias, Deirdre K; Chavarro, Jorge E; Bao, Wei; Wang, Dong; Ley, Sylvia H; Hu, Frank B (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2014)
      Objective: To quantify the association between a combination of healthy lifestyle factors before pregnancy (healthy body weight, healthy diet, regular exercise, and not smoking) and the risk of gestational diabetes. Design: ...
    • Association of N-Linked Glycoprotein Acetyls and Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality 

      Chandler, Paulette D.; Akinkuolie, Akintunde O.; Tobias, Deirdre K.; Lawler, Patrick R.; Li, Chungying; Moorthy, M. Vinayaga; Wang, Lu; Duprez, Daniel A.; Jacobs, David R.; Glynn, Robert J.; Otvos, James; Connelly, Margery A.; Post, Wendy S.; Ridker, Paul M.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Mora, Samia (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: Acute phase proteins highlight the dynamic interaction between inflammation and oncogenesis. GlycA, a novel nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) inflammatory marker that identifies primarily circulating N-acetyl ...
    • Birth weight and later life adherence to unhealthy lifestyles in predicting type 2 diabetes: prospective cohort study 

      Li, Yanping; Ley, Sylvia H; Tobias, Deirdre K; Chiuve, Stephanie E; VanderWeele, Tyler J; Rich-Edwards, Janet W; Curhan, Gary C; Willett, Walter C; Manson, JoAnn E; Hu, Frank B; Qi, Lu (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2015)
      Objectives To prospectively assess the joint association of birth weight and established lifestyle risk factors in adulthood with incident type 2 diabetes and to quantitatively decompose the attributing effects to birth ...
    • Body-Mass Index and Mortality among Adults with Incident Type 2 Diabetes 

      Tobias, Deirdre Kay; Pan, An; Jackson, Chandra L.; O'Reilly, Eilis J.; Ding, Eric L.; Willett, Walter C.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Hu, Frank B. (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2014)
      Background: The relation between body weight and mortality among persons with type 2 diabetes remains unresolved, with some studies suggesting decreased mortality among overweight or obese persons as compared with normal-weight ...
    • Does Being Overweight Really Reduce Mortality? 

      Tobias, Deirdre K.; Hu, Frank B. (2013)
      There is indisputable evidence from epidemiologic and clinical studies that being overweight and obese elevates the risk of developing debilitating and costly chronic diseases, including hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, ...
    • Effect of Low-Fat vs. Other Diet Interventions on Long-Term Weight Change in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

      Tobias, Deirdre K.; Chen, Mu; Manson, JoAnn E.; Ludwig, David S.; Willett, Walter; Hu, Frank B. (2015)
      Background: The effectiveness of low-fat diets for long-term weight loss has been debated for decades, with dozens of randomized trials (RCTs) and recent reviews giving mixed results. Methods: We conducted a random effects ...
    • Increased Risk of Hypertension After Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 

      Tobias, Deirdre Kay; Hu, Frank B.; Forman, John Phillip; Chavarro, Jorge Eduardo; Zhang, Cuilin (American Diabetes Association, 2011)
      OBJECTIVE: Whether a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with an increased risk of hypertension after the index pregnancy is not well established. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We investigated the ...
    • Physical Activity Before and During Pregnancy and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis 

      Tobias, Deirdre Kay; Zhang, Cuilin; van Dam, Rob M.; Bowers, Katherine; Hu, Frank B. (American Diabetes Association, 2011)
      OBJECTIVE: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common complications of pregnancy and is associated with a substantially elevated risk of adverse health outcomes for both mothers and offspring. Physical ...
    • Prepregnancy Consumption of Fruits and Fruit Juices and the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 

      Chen, Liwei; Hu, Frank B.; Yeung, Edwina; Tobias, Deirdre Kay; Willett, Walter C.; Zhang, Cuilin (American Diabetes Association, 2012)
      OBJECTIVE Examine the association of prepregnancy habitual consumption of fruits and fruit juices and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A prospective study among women with at least one ...
    • Prepregnancy Dietary Protein Intake, Major Dietary Protein Sources, and the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A prospective cohort study 

      Bao, Wei; Bowers, Katherine; Tobias, Deirdre K.; Hu, Frank B.; Zhang, Cuilin (American Diabetes Association, 2013)
      OBJECTIVE Dietary protein is an important modulator of glucose metabolism. However, studies regarding the association between dietary protein intake and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk are sparse. This study was ...
    • A Prospective Study of Prepregnancy Dietary Iron Intake and Risk for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 

      Bowers, Katherine; Yeung, Edwina; Williams, Michelle A; Qi, Lu; Tobias, Deirdre Kay; Hu, Frank B.; Zhang, Cuilin (American Diabetes Association, 2011)
      OBJECTIVE It is important to identify modifiable factors that may lower gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk. Dietary iron is of particular interest given that iron is a strong prooxidant, and high body iron levels can ...