Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 19, Number 4

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SELECT PROCEEDINGS AND ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS FROM ISHIB2009,
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

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Foreword
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Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA; Keith C. Norris, MD, FASN

Basic Principles of Effective Hypertension Therapeutics
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John M. Flack, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACP

Provider Factors Affecting Adherence: Cultural Competency and Sensitivity
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Debra J. Barksdale, PhD, FNP

Vitamin D and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Sandra Williams, MD; Karla Malatesta, BS; Keith Norris, MD

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS

from the 24th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension and Related Risk Factors in Ethnic Minority Populations
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001
DIABETES & STROKE HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS IN 2006: AN ANALYSIS OF HEALTHCARE COST BY RACE AND GENDER
BA HUSAINI; V Cain; Z Samad; KB Merchant; RS Levine; M Moonis

002
BLOOD PRESSURE AND HYPERTENSION AMONG DUTCH AFRICANS, SOUTH ASIANS, BRITISH AFRICANS AND SOUTH ASIANS: A CROSS NATIONAL COMPARATIVE STUDY
C AGYEMANG; R Bhopal; PZaninotto; N Unwin; J Nazroo; A Kunst; K Stronks

003
EFFICACY OF THE VASODILATING, SELECTIVE B-BLOCKER NEBIVOLOL AS AN ADD-ON TO OTHER ANTIHYPERTENSIVES IN OBESE PATIENTS
K FERDINAND

004
EFFECT OF NEBIVOLOL IN OBESE AFRICAN AMERICAN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
K FERDINAND

005
ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN RESPONSE TO INITIAL TREATMENT WITH VALSARTAN MONOTHERAPY OR COMBINATION VALSARTAN/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (HCTZ) IN PATIENTS WITH STAGE 2 HYPERTENSION
JM FLACK; D Levy; A Rudolph

006
INHIBITION OF HIV1 REPLICATION AND RESTORATION OF GLUCOSE, LIPIDS, HEMOGLOBIN LEVELS AND NITRIC OXIDE (NO) IMBALANCE IN HIV1 PATIENTS FROM GABON
G Maka; J Loundou; PV MAVOUNGOU; MY Akoume Ndong; B Ongali; E Mavoungou; D Mavoungou

007
CHANGES IN GLUTATHIONE METABOLISM IN HYPERTENSIVE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
H YANG; G Shan; LC Zhou; X Lin; ZM Guo

008
HEALTH LITERACY AND LANGUAGE PREFERENCE IN HISPANICS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
CM LORA; L Ackerson; C Anderson; M Bruce; E Carmona; B Gerber; E Lustigova; A Narva; L Nessel; SE Rosas; A Sehgal; S Steigerwalt; J Vijil; AS Go; JP Lash

009
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS IN URBAN COMMUNITIES THROUGH FOCUS GROUPS
DE JONES; B Weaver; WJohnson; E Saunders

010
DELAYED DIAGNOSIS/MANAGEMENT OF PRIMARY ALDOSTERONISM — HELP FROM THE WEB: A SUPPORT GROUP FOR PATIENTS STRUGGLING WITH THIS COMMON CAUSE OF DIFFICULT-TOCONTROL HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.
CE Grim; S Hall S; V Murphy; HM PEARSON and the 500+ members of hyperaldosteronism at Yahoogroups.com

011
PREVALENCE OF HTN IN AN HIV CLINIC IN NIGERIA: AN EPIDEMIC WITHIN AN EPIDEMIC?
EO Ofondu; RA Onwuegbuchulam; CN Osondu; R Nwogu; WOkoro; CE GRIM

012
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT FOR BLOOD PRESSURE (BP) MEASUREMENT: EFFECT OF TRAINING ON TERMINAL DIGIT PREFERENCE IN AN URBAN INTERNAL MEDICINE CLINIC
A DALMAR; A Caceres; CE Grim; CM Grim

013
EFFICACY OF AN AMLODIPINE/OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (AML/OM)-BASED TITRATION REGIMEN IN OBESE OR NON-OBESE PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
H PUNZI; A Shojaee; J-F Maa; N Patel

014
EFFICACY OF OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (OM) AND HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (HCTZ) IN ELDERLY (65 YEARS) PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION: A POST HOC ANALYSIS OF PATIENTS WITH
ISOLATED SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSION
DJ KEREIAKES; J-F Maa; R Dubiel; A Shojaee

015
IMPACT OF RACE ON BP REDUCTION AND GOAL ACHIEVEMENT OF OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMILBASED
TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
JM NEUTEL; A Lewin; J-F Maa; A Shojaee; R Dubiel

016
THE COMBINATION OF AMLODIPINE + OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL PROVIDES NUMERICALLY GREATER REDUCTIONS IN BLOOD PRESSURE COMPARED WITH COMPONENT MONOTHERAPIES
IN RACE AND ETHNIC SUBGROUPS
S OPARIL; D Ramstad; M Melino; J Lee; R Heyrman

017
EFFICACY OF AN AMLODIPINE/OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (AML/OM)-BASED TITRATION REGIMEN IN BLACK OR NON-BLACK PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
DJ KEREIAKES; JM Neutel; A Shojaee; WF Waverczak; R Dubiel; J-F Maa

018
EFFICACY OF AN AMLODIPINE/OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (AML/OM)-BASED TITRATION REGIMEN IN PATIENTS WITH OR WITHOUT DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION
H PUNZI; A Lewin; T Littlejohn III; A Shojaee; WF Waverczak; R Dubiel; J-F Maa
019
THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN HEALTH LITERACY AND GLYCEMIC CONTROL AMONG MEXICAN AMERICAN DIABETICS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT FROM THE PASO DEL NORTE KIDNEY DISEASE STUDY (PNKDS)
P Ragland; N Vega; A Fester; D Vasquez; T Alhamad; S Connery; F Madero; R Alfaro; J Dahu; F Payan; M Chauvet; P Tarwater; GT HERNANDEZ

020
NEBIVOLOL IN HIGH-RISK, OBESE AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH STAGE 1 HYPERTENSION: EFFECTS ON BLOOD PRESSURE, NITRIC OXIDE BIOAVAILABILITY, AND VASCULAR FUNCTION
N MERCHANT; T Haque; CD Searles; A Pandian; I Bridges; ST Rahman; KC Ferdinand; BV Khan

021
THE METABOLIC SYNDROME DOES NOT EFFECTIVELY IDENTIFY DIABETES RISK IN BLACK AFRICANS: RESULTS OF A PILOT COMPARISON OF BLACK AFRICANS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS
M Luercio; M Ricks; F Thomas; OE Imoisili; BV Miller; NA Avila; AE SUMNER

022
PREVALENCE AND PATTERN OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IS SIMILAR IN WEST AFRICANS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS
AE SUMNER; J Zhou; A Doumatey; OE Imoisili; CN Rotimi

023
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INFLAMMATION AND HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
RE WATSON; C Pereira-Hicks; KV Sarikonda; VPKotaru; GD Fink

024
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PREVALENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN THE FRENCH CARIBBEAN REGION AND MAINLAND FRANCE
V ZIZKA; N Ozier-Lafontaine; J Inamo

025
FAITH-BASED DASH LIFESTYLE PROGRAM FOR HYPERTENSION CONTROL IN AFRICAN AMERICANS CHURCH COMMUNITIES- PROGRAM OVERVIEW
S DODANI; D Sullivan; J Rankins; M Mayo; L Appel; A Ely; J Ard

026
THE IMPACT OF PATIENT EDUCATION AND PHYSICIAN EDUCATION ON BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL
E SAUNDERS; W Johnson; F Shaya; B Weaver; CD Mullins; D Howard; C Foster; X Yan; N Norman

027
THE IMPROVEMENT OF DIABETES CONTROL AND DISEASE PROCESS AWARENESS AS A RESULT OF FACE-TO-FACE VS MAIL INTERVENTION AMONG PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS
R Winston; E SAUNDERS; F Shaya; A Laird; Z Lu; F Larkins; CD Mullins; S Jolly; W Johnson; B Weaver