Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 18, Number 3

and SUPPLEMENT 3


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LETTER TO EDITOR

Cardiometabolic Risk among the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: New Pathways for Innovative Research and Health Policy
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Rob Stephenson, PhD; Solveig Argeseanu, PhD; Reena Oza-Frank, MS, MPH, RD; Mark Hutcheson, BA; K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA

ORIGINAL REPORTS ON FOCUS AREA:HYPERTENSION

Physical Activity Recommendation for Hypertension Management: Does Healthcare Provider Advice Make a Difference?
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Josiah Halm, MD, MS; Emelia Amoako, PhD, APRN-BC

The Relationship Between Caffeine and Blood Pressure in Preadolescent African American Girls
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Jagadeshwar G. Reddy, MD; Jon O. Ebbert, MD, MSc; Lisa M. Klesges, PhD; Felicity T. B. Enders, PhD; Robert C. Klesges, PhD; Jennifer Q. Lanctot, PhD; Barbara S. McClanahan, PhD

Psychosocial Factors Contribute to Resting Blood Pressure in African Americans
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Mildred A. Pointer, PhD; Jonathan N. Livingston, PhD; Sadiqa Yancey, AD; Marilyn K. McClelland, PhD; Richard D. Bukoski, PhD (deceased)

The Prevalence of Hypertension in Older Mexicans and Mexican Americans
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Jennifer J. Salinas, PhD; Karl A. Eschbach, PhD; Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD

Self-Reported Hypertension and Race among Hispanic and non-Hispanic Adults: The New York City Community Health Survey
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Luisa N. Borrell, DDS, PhD; Natalie Crawford, MPH; Mary Huynh, PhD; Tamara Dumanovsky, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Differences in Mitral Valve Disease Presentation and Surgical Treatment Outcome Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Patients
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Paul L. DiGiorgi, MD; F. Gregory Baumann, PhD; Anne M. O’Leary, MSN; Charles F. Schwartz, MD; Eugene A. Grossi, MD; Greg H. Ribakove, MD; Stephen B. Colvin, MD; Aubrey C. Galloway, MD; Juan B. Grau, MD

Comparison of Epicardial and Pericardial Fat Thickness Assessed by Echocardiography in African American and non-Hispanic White Men: A Pilot Study
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Howard J. Willens, MD; Orlando Gomez-Marin, MSc, PhD; Julio A. Chirinos, MD; Ronald Goldberg, MD; Maureen H. Lowery, MD; Gianluca Iacobellis, MD, PhD

Factors Associated with Overweight among Urban American Indian Adolescents: Findings from Project EAT
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Amy J. DeLong, MD, MPH; Nicole I. Larson, PhD, MPH, RD; Mary Story, PhD, RD; Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, PhD, MPH, RD; Anne M. Weber-Main, PhD; Marjorie Ireland, PhD

Ethnicity and Sex Modify the Association of Serum C-Reactive Protein with Microalbuminuria
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Walter Palmas, MD, MS; Shuangge Ma, PhD; David R. Jacobs, Jr, PhD; Donna Arnett, PhD; Sharon Jackson, PhD; Jean Olson, MD, MPH; Mohammed F. Saad, MD; Richard Kronmal, PhD; Holly Kramer, MD, MPH; R. Graham Barr, MD, DrPH

Poor Outcomes in Hispanic and African American Patients after Acute Ischemic Stroke: Influence of Diabetes and Hyperglycemia
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Nina T. Gentile, MD; Michael W. Seftchick, MD

Diabetes Management in Urban African Americans: Review of a Public Hospital Experience
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David C. Ziemer, MD; Imad M. El-Kebbi, MD; Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD; Mary K. Rhee, MD; Lawrence S. Phillips, MD; Curtiss B. Cook, MD

The Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Conditions and Awareness Among a Latino Subgroup: Dominicans in Northern Manhattan
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Asqual Getaneh, MD, MPH; Walid Michelen, MD; Sally Findley, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS:PUBLIC HEALTH

Birth Outcomes Among Arab Americans in Michigan Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001
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Abdulrahman El-Sayed, BS; Craig Hadley, PhD; Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH

Preliminary Report of the Hepatic Encephalopathy Assessment Driving Simulator (HEADS) Score
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Edwina S. Baskin-Bey, Charmaine A. Stewart, Mary M. Mitchell, John P. Bida, Theodore J. Rosenthal, Scott L. Nyberg

REVIEWS AND COMMENTARIES

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Utilization of Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Services: A Systematic Review
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Charles Ellis, PhD; Hazel L. Breland, PhD; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS

Strategies for Improving the Office of Minority Health
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Claudia Hernandez, MD; Iris Herrera, MD; Onelia G. Lage, MD; Ana-Natale-Pereira, MD, MPH; Sylvia E. Rosas, MD

National Recommendations for Enhancing the Conduct of Ethical Health Research with Human Participants in Post-Disaster Situations
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Bowen Chung, MD, MSHS; Loretta Jones, MA; Larry X. Campbell; Henrietta Glover; Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH; Donna T. Chen, MD, MPH

Genetic Admixture: A Tool to Identify Diabetic Nephropathy Genes in African Americans
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Jasmin Divers PhD; Shahriar Moossavi MD, PhD; Carl D. Langefeld PhD; Barry I. Freedman MD

DEPARTMENTS FOR THE PATIENT
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AMERICAN INDIAN TEENS:PROJECT EAT FOR HEALTHIER LIVING
Source: Factors Associated with Over-weight among Urban American Indian Adolescents: Findings from Project EAT
Amy J. DeLong, MD, MPH; Nicole I. Larson, PhD, MPH, RD; Mary Story, PhD, RD; Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, PhD, MPH, RD; Anne M. Weber-Main, PhD; Marjorie Ireland, PhD

EXERCISE TO HELP CONTROL BLOOD PRESSURE
Source: Physical Activity Recommendation for Hypertension Management: Does Healthcare Provider Advice Make a Difference?
Josiah Halm, MD, MS; Emelia Amoako, PhD, APRN, BC

DOMINICAN AMERICANS AT-RISK FOR HEART DISEASE
Source:
The Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Conditions and Awareness Among a Latino Subgroup: Dominicans in Northern Manhattan
Asqual Getaneh MD, MPH; Walid Michelen, MD; Sally Findley, PhD

A NEW METHOD FOR TESTING MENTAL IMPAIRMENT CAUSED BY LIVER DISEASE
Source: Preliminary Report of the Hepatic Encephalopathy Assessment Driving Simulator (HEADS) Score
Edwina S. Baskin-Bey, Charmaine A. Stewart, Mary M. Mitchell, John P. Bida, Theodore J. Rosenthal, Scott L. Nyberg

CLINICAL RESEARCH
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GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES
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HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
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SUPPLEMENT 3

Select Proceedings from the 22nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension and Related Risk Factors in Ethnic Minority Populations

Tobacco Use Assessment: What Exactly Is Your Patient Using and Why Is It Important to Know?
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Linda S. Weglicki, PhD, RN

ISHIB2007 Abstract Presentations
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UTILITY OF SEMI-AUTOMATED CLINIC AND 24 HOUR AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS TO EVALUATE FIXED-DOSE COMBINATION THERAPY: THE RAMIPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE
HYPERTENSION TRIAL
WB White; JM Cleveland; RL Rolleri

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PREVALENCE OF MICROALBUMINURIA AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH PULSE PRESSURE IN A MULTI-ETHNIC POPULATION IN AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – THE SUNSET STUDY
C AGYEMANG; I van Valkengoed; B-J van den Born; K Stronks

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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND INFECTIONS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: THE UTILITY OF C-REACTIVE PROTEIN
MD Bouity-Voubou; MY Akoume; B Ongali; D MAVOUNGOU; P Hamet

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INITIAL THERAPY WITH IRBESARTAN/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IN BLACK PATIENTS WITH SEVERE HYPERTENSION
E OFILI; S Nesbitt; A Bhaumik; P Lapuerta

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SIMILAR PLASMA RENIN ACTIVITY BETWEEN AFRICANS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS: AN ETHNIC ORIGIN LINK
D MAVOUNGOU; MD Bouity-Voubou; P Hamet

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BATTERY AND NEGLIGENCE IN CLINICAL RESEARCH: TRAUMATIC AND DISASTROUS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE HEALTH OF AFRICAN PEOPLE
BD HALLIDAY

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COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE (CAM) USE AND PREVALENCE OF CHRONIC DISEASE STATES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS
JC Barner; CM BROWN; KM Richards; TM Bohman

008
HOSPITALIZED HEAD INJURY DUE TO ASSAULT AMONG INDIGENOUS AND NON-INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS, 1998–1999 TO 2004–2005
LM JAMIESON; JE Harrison

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TYPES OF STROKE AMONG TENNESSEANS: AN EXAMINATION BY RACE, SEX, AND AGE
BA HUSAINI; Z Samad; P Hull; V Cain; J Emerson; R Levine; M Moonis

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RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR ACCIDENT AMONG RURAL DWELLERS IN BENIN CITY, NIGERIA
FE ORONSAYE; EE Egbagbe

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LEPTIN AND WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE IN AMERICAN INDIAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN OF CHILD-BEARING AGE
MT SPICER; A Ellath; N Betts; B Arjmandi; S Sangiah

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HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS AND REPORTED ACCESS TO NEEDED HEALTH CARE: BASELINE FINDINGS FROM THE JACKSON HEART STUDY (JHS)
K WINTERS; SB Wyatt; E Akylbekova; E Walker; H Taylor

014
RISK FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
M NELSON; OL Strickland; J Newman Giger; D Coverson

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PERSISTENCE AND COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATED WITH THERAPEUTIC CHANGES FROM FIXED DOSE COMBINATION BENAZEPRIL HCL AND AMLODIPINE BESYLATE TO FREE-AGENT INGREDIENT PRESCRIPTIONS IN HYPERTENSION
G HESS; H Lau; J Hill

016
RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE PERCEIVED STRESS SCALE IN A SAMPLE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AT RISK FOR HYPERTENSION
DL COVERSON; OL Strickland

017
SELF-REPORTED CORRELATES OF UNCONTROLLED HYPERTENSION IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
G COLY; CE Grim; AJ Ow; MT Gray; H Yang; JM Kotchen; TA Kotchen

018
DEPRESSION, HEALTH BELIEFS, AND LOCUS OF CONTROL: RELATIONSHIPS TO GLYCEMIC AND LIPID CONTROL IN HISPANICS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH DIABETES
D ECHEVERRY; C Gonzalez

019
EPLERENONE DOWNREGULATES VASOCONSTRICTOR AND VASCULOPATHIC GENES IN SALT-INDUCED HYPERTENSION
D EATMAN; MF Layas; MA Bayorh

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ACCESS TO THE PREVENTIVE BENEFITS OF INFORMAL DIABETES EDUCATION AND THE HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE OUTCOMES AMONG LOW INCOME MINORITIES: THE BALTIMORE CARDIOVASCULAR PARTNERSHIP STUDY
NC ONWUDIWE; FT Shaya; RA Winston; E Saunders

021
INNOVATING A NUTRITION INFORMATICS COURSE FOR VASCULAR HEALTH IN CLINCAL SETTINGS
J RANKINS; LL Brown

022
THE GARDEN GAME: GROWING HEALTHY BLOOD VESSELS AT ANY AGE
J RANKINS; T Nathan; RL Saadat; B Brown

023
CALCIUM: IT’S NOT JUST A ‘BONE’ THING, IT’S ALSO A ‘VEIN’ THING
T Nathan; X Yu; SC Chai; J RANKINS

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BEYOND THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: IS IT FEASIBLE TO USE COMPUTER-BASED INTERNET PROGRAMMING WITH AFRICAN AMERICAN DIABETICS?
LL Brown; J RANKINS

025
APPLYING NUTRITION INFORMATICS TO INCREASE DIETARY FIBER INTAKE OF LOW-INCOME AFRICAN AMERICAN ADULTS
X Yu; T Nathan; SC Chai; LL Brown; J RANKINS

026
REDUCING HYPERTENSION IN AFRICAN AMERICANS: THE HALVES AND THE HALF NOTS
SC Chai; LL Brown; T Nathan; X Yu; J RANKINS

027
DIETARY INTAKE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND BODY MASS INDEX AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH
KA Harris Huntley; J Weese; EFCrayton; S Gropper; D White; J Johnson

028
STROKE RATES BY HYPERTENSION STATUS FOR WHITE AND BLACK MEN AND WOMEN
DT LACKLAND; WK Mountford; G Gilbert; CA Walters; BM Egan

029
PREVALENCE OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD), DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY SYMPTOMS BY ETHNICITY AND SEX AMONG RECIPIENTS OF AUTOMATIC IMPLANTED CARDIAC
DEFIBRILLATORS (AICD)
C BHUVANESWAR

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PREDICTORS OF COMPLIANCE ON COMBINATION ANTIHYPERTENSIVE THERAPY
FT SHAYA; D Du; F Frech-Tamas; H Lau

031
DETERMINANTS OF UNCONTROLLED BLOOD PRESSURE IN AN AFRICAN AMERICAN HYPERTENSIVE POPULATION
JC Sobolski; J Jackson; OE LUNACSEK; KS Wong; F Frech-Tamas

032
ASSOCIATION OF LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
D MARTINS; N Tareen; D Pan; K Norris

033
ASSOCIATION OF TRUST WITH MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND HYPERTENSION AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS: THE ALABAMA COLLABORATION FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EQUALITY PROJECT
S AHMED; M Salas; J Allison; E Jacobs; Y Kim; M Sussman; F Saulawa; S Hullett

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-PERCEIVED RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND HYPERTENSION AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: THE ALABAMA COLLABORATION FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EQUALITY PROJECT
S AHMED; M Salas; J Allison; E Jacobs; Y Kim; M Sussman; F Saulawa; S Hullett

035
SIMILAR BLOOD PRESSURE REDUCTIONS IN BLACK AND NON-BLACK HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH THE NOVEL, VASODILATORY AND CARDIOSELECTIVE BETA-BLOCKER, NEBIVOLOL
CV RAM; KC Ferdinand; E Saunders

036
ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN PREVALENCE OF METABOLIC SYNDROME COMORBIDITIES AMONG HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS IN A MEDICAID POPULATION
J Wang; FT SHAYA

037
ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN PREVALENCE OF METABOLIC SYNDROME COMORBIDITIES AMONG DIABETES PATIENTS IN A MEDICAID POPULATION
FT SHAYA; J Wang

038
THE IMPACT OF PATIENT AND PHYSICIAN EDUCATION ON HbA1C VALUE REDUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES
R Winston; FT SHAYA; N Samant; W Johnson; E Saunders; A Laird; F Larkins; B Weaver

039
PREDICTORS OF ISOLATED SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSION IN INNER CITY MINORITY PATIENTS
FT SHAYA; E Saunders; W Johnson; C Foster; A Gu; D Stewart; B Weaver

040
THE IMPACT OF PATIENT EDUCATION AND PHYSICIAN EDUCATION ON BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL
FT SHAYA; E Saunders; WJohnson; C Foster; A Gu; B Weaver; D Howard

041
THE EFFECT OF REDUCED UNCERTAINTY ON DIABETES SELF-CARE AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT IN OLDER AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
E AMOAKO

042
SALT TASTE PERCEPTION AND RELATIONSHIP WITH BLOOD PRESSURE IN A TYPE 2 DIABETIC AFRICAN POPULATION
SA ISEZUO

043
HYPERTENSION AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTOR SCREENING IN AN UNSELECTED BLACK POPULATION
BJ ONWUBERE; II Ulasi; CK Ijoma; EB Arodiwe; OD Onodugo; SO Ekenze

044
CULTURAL COMPETENCY, PROVIDER EDUCATION IN HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES MANAGEMENT: THE BALTIMORE CARDIOVASCULAR PARTNERSHIP
CM GBARAYOR; FT Shaya; RA Winston; E Saunders

045
IMPROVED BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL FOR HEART FAILURE MEMBERS LIVING IN HEALTH DISPARATE AREAS
C COBERLEY; G Puckrein; A Wells; S Coberley; M McGinnis; D Shurney

046
CARDIOVASCULAR CREATINE KINASE AND HYPERTENSION RISK
LM BREWSTER; CMD Coronel; BN Vendel; W Sluiter; JF Clark; GA van Montfrans; JJ Weening

047
THE PATTERN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN BUJUMBURA – BURUNDI
C FOTZEUI; H Kaptchouangii

048
DOUBLE JEOPARDY: THE PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION IN THE DIABETIC POPULATION OF THE BALTIMORE PARTNERSHIP TO REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR DISPARITIES
W Johnson; FT SHAYA; R Winston; A Laird; F Larkins; N Samant; E Saunders; B Weaver

049
INSULIN RESISTANCE HAS NO APPARENT EFFECT ON THE LIPID PROFILE IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
KL GORING; GL Vega; BA Frempong; M Ricks; S Sen; AE Sumner

050
TACKLING SIGNIFICANT HEALTH DISPARITIES FACED BY RURAL AND DISADVANTAGED MINORITY POPULATIONS IN THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
SR ABRAM; SP Davis; W Rudman; A Brown; C Arthur; A Mawson; WA Jones

051
DEVELOPMENT OF A VALID AND RELIABLE TOOL FOR TESTING KNOWLEDGE OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND ITS RISK FACTORS IN PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH HYPERTENSION AND/OR DIABETES: THE BALTIMORE CARDIOVASCULAR PARTNERSHIP
DE JONES; E Saunders; M Jackson

052
HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATED VASCULAR INFLAMMATION IN AFRICAN AMERICANS: EFFECTS OF COMBINING VALSARTAN WITH HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE VERSUS AMLODIPINE
AD Robinson; W Daley; D Zappe; K Jamerson