Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 19, Number 4

SUPPLEMENT 4

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ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS FROM ISHIB2008, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

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001
VALIDITY OF ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CLASSIFICATION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY ACROSS ADULT ETHNIC GROUPS WITH ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AS A STANDARD: A REVIEW
AP Vanezis; R BHOPAL

002
IMPLEMENTING SMOKELESS TOBACCO INSTRUCTION INTO MEDICAL EDUCATION
J SPANGLER; KL Foley; S Crandal; C Lane; K Walker; M Macrai; K Vaden; G Marion

003
REDUCING THE INCIDENCE RATE OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN AFRICAN AMERICANS THROUGH CULTURALLY SENSITIVE COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH EDUCATION STRATEGIES
A JOHNSON; M Colomb; N Duncan

004
PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE: IMPROVING HEALTH OUTCOMES IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN POPULATION TROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACHES TO CAPACITY BUILDING ASSISTANCE
A JOHNSON; M Colomb; N Duncan

005
PLASMA DHEAS AND CORTISO/DHEA RATIO ABNORMALITIES OF BABY WITH LOW BIRTH WEIGHTS CAN PREDICT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE STATUS IN ADULTHOOD
D MAVOUNGOU; MY Akoume; B Ongali; P Hamed

006
HOSPITAL QUALITY AS A PREDICTOR OF UNAUTHORIZED DISCHARGES AMONG CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PATIENTS: DOES RACE/ETHNICITY MATTER?
E ONUKWUGHA; FT Shaya; MR Weir; E Saunders

007
DEVELOPMENT OF A VALID AND RELIABLE TOOL FOR ASSESSING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND ITS RISK FACTORS IN PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH HYPERTENSION AND/OR DIABETES: THE BALTIMORE CARDIOVASCULAR PARTNERSHIP
DE JONES; W Johnson; E Saunders; M Jackson

008
THE EFFECTS OF VITAMIN D AND PARATHYROID HORMONE ON BLOOD PRESSURE AND NON-INVASIVELY MEASURED VASCULAR FUNCTION IN NORMOTENSIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS
ALB VALINA-TOTH; Z Lai; R Quah; M Britton; WYoo; JM Flack

009
FROM DISASTER MEDICINE ANECDOTE TO SHARED EXPERIENCES: QUALITATIVE METHODS FOR IMPROVING PREPAREDNESS KNOWLEDGE
RD FOREMAN; ML Icenogle; ED Crook; MA Arrieta

010
SELF-REPORTED HEALTH STATUS AND ATTITUDES TOWARD COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH PROMOTION RESOURCES IN AN UNDERPRIVILEGED NEIGHBORHOOD
JB LANDRY; M Arrieta

011
DEVELOPING PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM GUIDANCE FOR BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN
BF LATTIMORE; N Berkman; A Yuen; S Randolph

012
PRE-KIDNEY TRANSPLANT EDUCATION POSITIVELY IMPACTS PATIENT SATISFACTION IN A PREDOMINATELY AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY
J MCGEE; N Mruthinti; E Donaldson-Fletcher

013
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE COMPLICATIONS IN AMBULATORY AREAS IN AFRICA (N’DJAMENA TEACHING HOSPITAL EXPERIENCES
IP Bahou; L Allawaye; MB MOUANODJI

014
EFFECT OF WILLIAMS LIFESKILLS TRAINING ON ANGER CONTROL IN AFRICAN AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS
VA BARNES; VPWilliams; RB Williams; MH Johnson; AM Stevens; VPShenbagarajan

015
VALIDITY OF THE REDUCED-SAMPLE-INSULIN-MODIFIED FREQUENTLY SAMPLED INTRAVENOUS GLUCOSE TOLERANCE (FSIGT) TEST IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
AE SUMNER; MFLucerio; BA Frempong; M Ricks; S Sen; H Kushner; MK Tulloch-Reid

016
ANXIETY PREDICTS CARDIOVASCULAR REACTIVITY IN YOUNG, HEALTHY AFRICAN AMERICANS
S Yancey; M McClelland; J Livingston; PPetrusi; R Abou-Chacra; MA POINTER

017
THE IMPACT OF ANGER ON CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN HEALTHY AFRICAN AMERICANS
CJ Mills; DT Brandon; J Livingston; MK McClelland; MA POINTER

018
IMPORTANCE OF AEROBIC FITNESS (VO2MAX) IN METABOLIC SYNDROME IN SEDENTARY, OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
T GAILLARD; DP Schuster; K Osei

019
A RETROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PATIENT FACTORS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS’ WILLINGNESS TO ACCEPT HEART CATHETERIZATIONS
SD JONES-EVERSLEY

020
BLOOD PRESSURE LEVEL AND NEUROCOGNITIVE PERFORMANCE IN A COMMUNITY-BASED SAMPLE OF AFRICAN AMERICANS
E CLARK, JR.; AL Campbell, Jr.; JP Harrell; CO Callender

021
ANGER/HOSTILITY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATED WITH AN INFLAMMATORY MARKER OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
DT MWENDWA; J Thomas; S Crump; C Callender; D Morehead; J Wiley; J Brownlow; AL Campbell

022
CAN GUIDELINES IMPROVE THERAPEUTIC INERTIA AMONG PHYSICIANS WHO TREAT HYPERTENSION IN AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN?
J RAVENELL; D Allen; J Thompson; R Haley; R Victor

023
THE IMPACT OF FRAMINGHAM RISK SCORE ON ARTERIAL VASCULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN HIGH-RISK AFRICAN AMERICANS
S Hussein; J Kwagyan; G Willie-Carnegie; M Ketete; S Xu; AR Maqbool; S Nidich; R Schneider; OS RANDALL

024
THE EFFECT OF BMI ON NOCTURNAL BLOOD PRESSURE DIPPING
L Makbul; S Hussein; J Kwagyan; A Maqbool; M Ketete; S Xu; O RANDALL

025
RED BLOOD CELL DISTRIBUTION WIDTH (RDW): INDEPENDENT PREDICTOR OF MORTALITY IN A NATIONAL COHORT OF STROKE SURVIVORS
C ANI; B Ovbiagele; D Pan; RS Baker; D Martins; K Norris

026
BLOOD PRESSURE RESPONSE TO SYMPATHETIC STIMULATION IS LINKED TO THE ALDOSTERONERENIN SYSTEM IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
CE GRIM; S Krishnaswami; JM Kotchen; S Kidambi; TA Kotchen

027
EAT SMART, LIVE STRONG: NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR OLDER ADULTS
D JOHNSON-BAILEY; JF Wilson; A Lockett; A White; A Singh

028
THE IMPACT OF PATIENT EDUCATION AND PHYSICIAN EDUCATION ON BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL
E Saunders; W Johnson; F Shaya; B Weaver; A Gu; C Foster; D HOWARD

029
PREDICTORS OF ISOLATED SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSION IN A GROUP OF INNER-CITY MINORITY PATIENTS
E Saunders; W Johnson; F Shaya; B Weaver; A Gu; C Foster; D HOWARD

030
HYPERTENSION IN LINEZOLID TREATED PATIENTS
M KLEINPETER

031
EFFECT OF DIABETES ON TREATMENT COST OF STROKE IN TENNESSEE: AN ANALYSIS BY RACE
BA HUSAINI; R Levine; Z Samad; V Cain; J Sexton; M Moonis

032
SERUM SELENIUM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE DISPARITIES IN AFRICAN AMERICANS: ANALYSIS OF US POPULATION DATA FROM THE THIRD NATIONAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION EXAMINATION SURVEY
C ANI; D Martin; D Pan; RS Baker; K Norris

033
EVALUATION OF A COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAM DESIGNED TO DECREASE HEALTH DISPARITIES. A CASE STUDY OF THE AFRICAN CARIBBEAN DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM (CANADA)
SR Anthony; V STEVENS; M Rossi; V Bright

034
FIT BODY AND SOUL: A CHURCH-BASED BEHAVIORAL LIFESTYLE PROGRAM FOR DIABETESPREVENTION IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
S DODANI; L Marion; R Sattin

035
CAN DYSFUNCTIONAL HDL EXPLAIN HIGH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE RISK IN SOUTH ASIANS?
S DODANI; G Reed; L Marion; V George; M Navab; S Reddy

036
THE ASSOCIATION OF DYSFUNCTIONAL HDL WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASES IN SOUTH ASIAN IMMIGRANTS
S DODANI

037
MEDITATION IN AN INNER-CITY CHARTER SCHOOL: FOCUS GROUP AND SURVEY RESULTS
KA Kondwani; VA BARNES

038
FACTORS IMPACTING HEMODYNAMIC FUNCTION WITH BEHAVIORAL STRESS REDUCTION IN AFRICAN AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS
VA BARNES; FA Treiber; HC Davis

039
SEX AND RACE DIFFERENCES IN DIASTOLIC FUNCTION: EFFECT OF MENTAL STRESS
GK KAPUKU; HC Davis; K Carter; G Bulluck; G Reed; GA Harshfield

040
IMPACT OF THE ‘I AM FIT’ PROJECT ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN TEENAGERS
VA BARNES; S Das; J Kenny; D Walker; DT Bedden; D Kornegay; AM Stevens; RM Cibirka

041
UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEXITY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HOME CARE PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
PH Feldman; M McDonald; J MONGOVEN; T Peng; L Gerber; L Pezzin

042
TWO OF THREE HOME BLOOD PRESSURE DEVICES MARKETED IN INNER-CITY AREAS FAIL TO PASS THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF HYPERTENSION VALIDATION PROTOCOL: STUDIES IN AN AFRICAN
AMERICAN POPULATION
CE GRIM; CM Grim

043
PERIODIC BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT TRAINING UPDATES KNOWLEDGE AND REDUCES COMMON ERRORS IN THOSE WHO MEASURE BP FOR PHARMACEUTICAL TRIALS
CM Grim; CE GRIM

044
HURRICANE HYPERTENSION: OVERWHELMING THE SYSTEM FOR BP MEASUREMENT. THE UTILITY OF PALPATED PRESSURE AS AN EFFICIENT TRIAGE
CE GRIM; CM Grim

045
THE PERSISTENCE OF TRADITIONAL BELIEFS ABOUT EPILEPSY IN GHANA: A PSYCHOSOCIAL STUDY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
KB BARIMAH; AT Dugbartey

046
THE INFLUENCE OF WEIGHT CLASS ON METABOLIC SYNDROME AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS
DL COVERSON; K Armstrong; DA Grossniklaus; CM Reilly; SB Dunbar; PC Clark; L Zhao; P Igho-Pemu

047
FROM NEEDS ASSESSMENT TO PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH: A COMMUNITY VISION OF HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMS IN ONE NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITY
JR FOLLETT; LR McDonald; Sarah Colby

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APPLICATION OF AN ONLINE NOMINAL GROUP TECHNIQUE INITIATING KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER, INTEGRATION AND CONSENSUS AMONG HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AT A DISTANCE
JR FOLLETT; R Diez; ML Bogle; K Kavanagh