Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 12, Number 4

Supplement 3


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FOCUS: HISPANIC HEALTH. HOW HEALTHY IS THE FASTEST GROWING POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES?

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Hispanic Health: Persistent Disparities and Promising Developments
View Article Elena M. Bastida, PhD
Hispanic Health: How Healthy Is the Fastest Growing Population of the United States?
View Article David E. Hayes-Bautista, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: HISPANIC HEALTH

Is Alcohol Intake Associated with Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women? The New Mexico Women’s Health Study
View Article Kathy B. Baumgartner, PhD; John F. Annegers, PhD; R. Sue McPherson, PhD; Ralph F. Frankowski, PhD; Frank D. Gilliland, MD, PhD; Jonathan M. Samet, MD, PhD
Testing the Weathering Hypothesis Among Mexican-Origin Women
View Article Elizabeth M. Wildsmith, MA
Perinatal Outcomes Among Mexican Americans: A Review of an Epidemiological Paradox
View Article Ivan A. de la Rosa, PhD, MSW
Severity of Illness, Treatment Environments, and Outcomes of Treating Acute Myocardial Infarction for Hispanic Americans
View Article Jay J. Shen, PhD
Hypertension Among Hispanic Elders of a Caribbean Origin in Massachusetts
View Article Hai Lin, PhD, MPH; Odilia I. Bermudez, PhD, MPH; Luis M. Falcon, PhD; Katherine L. Tucker, PhD
Parental Prompting and Smoking Among Latino Youth
View Article Rafael Laniado-Laborin, MD, MPH; Susan I. Woodruff, PhD; Jeanette I. Candelaria, MPH; James F. Sallis, PhD

RESEARCH NOTE: HISPANIC HEALTH

Characteristics of Mexican-American Elders with Dementia Presenting to a Community-Based Memory Evaluation Program
View Article David V. Espino, MD; David DelAguila, MD; Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS; Cynthia Alford, PhD; Robert W. Parker, MD; Toni P. Miles, MD, PhD; Olga Olivares, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DIABETES

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: In This Section
View Article From the Editor-in-Chief: Keith C. Norris, MD
Utility of a Surrogate Measure of Insulin Resistance in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study
View Article Helaine E. Resnick, PhD, MPH; Richard N. Bergman, PhD; Jeffrey A. Henderson, MD; Patricia Nez-Henderson, MD, MPH; Barbara V. Howard, PhD
Differential Impact of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factor Clustering on CVD and Renal Disease Among African-American and White Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
View Article John H. Summerson, MS; Ronny A. Bell, PhD, MS; Joseph C. Konen, MD, MSPH; John G. Spangler, MD, MPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Cancer: In This Section From the Editor-in-Chief:
View Article Keith C. Norris, MD
Black-White Differences in Tumor Grade (Aggressiveness) at Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer, 1992-1998
View Article Anthony P. Polednak, PhD
Health Literacy, Cervical Cancer Risk Factors, and Distress in Low-Income African-American Women Seeking Colposcopy
View Article Lisa K. Sharp, PhD; Jill M. Zurawski, MD; Phillip Y. Roland, MD; Cheryl O’Toole, MSW; Jane Hines, RN

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PRIMARY CARE/FAMILY MEDICINE

Primary Care/Family Medicine: In This Section
View Article Keith C. Norris, MD
Patterns and Correlates of Alcohol Consumption Among African-American Women
View Article Lynn Rosenberg, ScD; Julie R. Palmer, ScD; R. Sowmya Rao, PhD; Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD
Mid-Life African-American Women with Type 2 Diabetes: Influence on Work and the Multicaregiver Role
View Article Carolyn S. Cagle, PhD; Susan Appel, PhD; Anne H. Skelly, PhD; Lori Carter-Edwards, PhD
Healthy Growth: Project Description and Baseline Findings
View Article Wendell C. Taylor, PhD, MPH; Wenyaw Chan, PhD; Sharon S. Cummings, MPH; Bruce G. Simons-Morton, EdD, MPH; R. Sue Day, PhD; Haleh Sangi-Haghpeykar, PhD, MPH; James S. Pivarnik, PhD; William H. Mueller, PhD; Michelle A. Detry, MS; Iris I. Wei, DrPH; Ana P. Johnson-Masotti, PhD; Hai-An Hsu, PhD
Influence of Stereotyping in Smoking Cessation Counseling by Primary Care Residents
View Article Kathryn I. Pollak, PhD; Elva M. Arredondo, MA; Kimberly S. H. Yarnall, MD; Isaac Lipkus, PhD; Evan Myers, MD, MPH; Maya McNeilly, PhD; Philip Costanzo, PhD

BOOK REVIEWS

Vascular Biology in Clinical Practice
View Article Review by Randall L Tackett, PhD
Ethnic Diseases Sourcebook
View Article Review by R. A. Halberstein, PhD

SUPPLEMENT 3:

ISHIB2002-Reversing the Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Among Ethnic Minority Populations: TranslatingStrategies into Success
Selected Proceedings from the 17th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference sponsored by ISHIB, July 8-12, 2002
Introduction
View Article C. Alicia Georges, RN, EdD
Addressing Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Renal Disease
View Article Errol D. Crook, MD; David O. Washington, MD
Vascular Endothelin Converting Enzyme-1 Expression and Activity Is Upregulated in Clinical Diabetes
View Article Mark P. Anstadt, MD; Jimmie Hutchinson, BS; Vera Portik-Dobos, MD; Farahdiba Jafri, PhD; Mary Bannan, RN; Kwabena Mawulawde, MD; Adviye Ergul, MD, PhD
Insulin Resistance, Beta Cell Function and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Ghanaians with Varying Degrees of Glucose Tolerance
View Article Albert G. B. Amoah, MBChB, FRCP; Dara P. Schuster, MD, FACE; Trudy Gaillard, MS, RN, CDE; Kwame Osei, MD, FACE, FACP
Decreased Vascular Matrix Metalloproteinase Abundance in Diabetic Patients with Symptomatic Macroangiopathy
View Article J. Sheppard Mondy, MD; Mark P. Anstadt, MD; Dion L. Franga, MD; Vera Portik-Dobos, MD; Jimmie Hutchinson, BS; Adviye Ergul, MD, PhD
The Relationship Between Menstrual Factors and Breast Cancer According to Estrogen Receptor Status of Tumor: A Case-Control Study in African-American Women
View Article Kangmin Zhu, MD, PhD; Jessica Beiler, MPH; Sandra Hunter, BS; Kathleen Payne-Wilks, BA; Chanel L. Roland, BS; Digna S. Forbes, MD; Vernon M. Chinchilli, PhD; Louis J. Bernard, MD; Kathryn H. Jacobsen, MPH; Robert S. Levine, MD
Prostate Cancer Risk Is Three-Fold Higher Among Men, Aged 50-64, of African Descent Compared with Men of Asian-Indian Descent in Trinidad and Tobago
View Article Clareann H. Bunker, PhD; Alan L. Patrick, MD; Gloria Maharaj, LRCS; Hillary A. Keenan, MS; Sham Ramnarine, MBBS; Andrew Belle, MBBS; Jean Robert Richard, MBBS; Rajiv Dhir, MD
Dietary Approaches for Weight Management in African Americans
View Article Angela M. Odoms, PhD
Obesity Clinical Trials in Youth: Concepts and Challenges
View Article Donna B. Moore, MD
Scope of Cardiovascular Complications in Patients with Kidney Disease
View Article Peter A. McCullough, MD, MPH
Therapeutic Controversies in Hypertension Management: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors or Angiotensin Receptor Blockers for Diabetic Nephropathy?A Case for ACE Inhibitors
View Article Errol D. Crook, MD; Dean C. Preddie, MD
Determinants of Uncontrolled Hypertension in an African-American Population
View Article James H. Jackson IV, PharmD; Thomas J. Bramley, RPh, PhD; Tina H. Chiang, PharmD; Vishu Jhaveri, MD, MSA; Feride Frech, MPH, RPh
Communication Skills to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Care
View Article Auguste H. Fortin VI, MD, MPH
Tailoring Counseling on Physical Activity and Inactivity for African-American Women
View Article Melicia C. Whitt, PhD; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD
Considering the Whole Patient with Hypertension: The Ethos of Pharmaceutical Care
View Article Carmita A. Coleman, PharmD; Barry Bleidt, PhD, PharmD, RPh
Social Class and Heart Disease Mortality Among African Americans
View Article Elizabeth Barnett, PhD; Carol R. Williams, MPH; Latetia Moore, MSPH; Fangfei Chen, MPH
Geographic Disparities in Heart Disease and Stroke Mortality Among Black and White Populations in the Appalachian Region
View Article Joel A. Halverson, MA; Elizabeth Barnett, PhD; Michele Casper, PhD
The Challenge of Community Cardiovascular Disease: The Dan River Region Cardiovascular Health Initiative Program-DRchip
View Article Michael A. Moore, MD; Terri Motley, RN, BSN; Kathryn Plumb, RN, BSN, MEd
Stress Management Strategies in Hypertension Control
View Article Mary S. Webb, PhD, RN
Reproducibility of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measures in African-American Adolescents
View Article Vernon A. Barnes, PhD; Maribeth H. Johnson, MS; J. Caroline Dekkers, PhD; Frank A. Treiber, PhD
Differences in Rates of Obstructive Lung Disease Between Africans and African Americans
View Article Irene M. Gathuru, PhD; Clareann H. Bunker, PhD; Flora A. Ukoli, MBBS, MPH; Eruke E. Egbagbe, MBBS

ABSTRACT POSTER AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS
View Articles
HYPERTENSION
Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Nigerians With Hypertensive Heart Failure OE Ajayi; MO Balogun
Real World Therapeutic Efficacy of Old and Newer Antihypertensive Drugs in Nigerians AA Ajayi; AQ Adigun; DA Ishola Jr.; AO Akintomide
Effects of 8 Weeks Treatment With Propranolol in Patients With Hypertension C Michael; MS Ashraf; RM Ahmad; Y Ivan
Efficacy and Tolerability of Fixed-Dose Combination Therapy With Amlodipine/Benzepril Therapy in African Americans FH Messerli; MR Weir; JM Neutel; for the LOGIC (LOrtrel; Gauging Improved Control) Investigators
Differential Influence of Family History of Hypertension and premature Myocardial Infarction on Systolic Blood Pressure and Left Ventricular Mass Trajectories in Youth JC Dekkers; H Snieder; G Kapuku; FA Trieber
The Impact of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure on Vasoconstrictive Tone: Changes in Youth Over 9 years MS Tingen; C Dekkers; FA Trieber
Effects of Exercise on the Relationship Between Urinary Endothelin-1 and Sodium Excretion in Hypertensive African Americans JM Jones; JJ Johnson; MR Weir; TC Dowling; D Vizcaino; JJ Park; T Obisesan; BD Hand; MD Brown
Reproducibility of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measures in African-American Adolescents VA Barnes; MH Johnson, JC Dekkers; FA Treiber
Reproducibility of Noninvasive Measurement of Vasoconstrictive Tone in African-American Adolescents VA Barnes; MH Johnson, JC Dekkers; LB Bauza; FA Treiber
Celluar Mediator of Vascular Smooth Muscles Behavior S Harris-Hooker; R Rivers; GL Sanford
Association Between Endothelin-1 Gene Polymorphism (ET-1/C918) and Vasoconstrictive Stress Responsivity in Black and White Youth F Treiber; P Barbeau; H-S Kang; G Harshfield; H Snieder
Loss of Bearing: How Spiritual and Cultural Facots Affect Blood Pressure in A Sample of Afro-Caribbean Women J Tyalor; E Tull; C Butler
Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Modulates Blood Pressure Response to Behavioral Stress in African-American Yourth GK Kapuku; GA Harshfield; HC Davis; FA Treiber
Racial Disparity in Hypertension Control: The Need for Professional Education and Policy Change DT Lackland; BM Egan
A Low Rate of Hypertension in Somali Immigrants to the United States A Dalmar; D Pryce; CE Grim; H Ali; L Hired; S Jama; A Adam; D Yusuf; F Yusuf; F Hagi; O Awale; S Omar; N Ahmed; A Hersi
Determinants of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure in An African-American Hypertensive Populations TH Chiang; Terry Jackson Bramley; JH Jackson IV; V Jhaveri; F Frech
The Prevalence of Hypertension in a Community-Based Sample of Middle-Aged and Older Mexican Americans: Suggestions and Recommendations for Improving Health Behaviors Among This Populations M De La Cruz; F Leal; A McCann
Comparison of the Antihypertensive Efficacy and Safety of Fixed-Dose Combination Therapy With Amlodipine/Benazepril vs Enalapril Monotherapy in African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes JM Flack; G Bakris; for the LEAAD (Lotrel and Enalapril in African-American Diabetics) Investigators
Assessment of the Novel Selective Aldosterone Blocker Eplerenone Using Ambulatory and Clinic BP in 400 Patients With Systematic Hypertension: Results From A Pivotal Multinational Trial WB White; AA Carr; A Lewin; W Oigman; B Roniker; J Kleiman; D Bittman; S Krause
Eplerenone, The Selective Aldosterone Blocker, is Superior to Losartan for the Treatment of Hypertension in Blacks E Saunders; JM Flack; K Ferdinand; JT Wright, Jr.; S Oparil; B Roniker; J Kleiman; Y Yang; S Krause
Efficacy of Olmesartan Medoxomil, A New Angiotenin Receptor Antagonist, in Reducing Blood Pressure in Hypertensive African Americans CA Cook; K Brown-Jones
The Selective Aldosterone Blocker Eplerenone is More Effective Than Losartan in Patients With Low-Renin Hypertension WB White; PR Conlin; D O’Conner; A Hanley; B Roniker; J Kleiman; Y Yang; S Krause
Alterations in Plasma and Tissue Levels of Angiotensin II and Aldosterone in Salt-Induced Hypertension MA Bayorh; RR Socci; AA Ganafa; M Watson; D Eatman
Self-Reported Hight Blood Pressure and Health Providers Advice LJ Neff; JB Croft; CS Ayala; AM Malarcher; KJ Greenlund; GA Mensah
CARDIOVASCULAR
Painful and Silent Ischemia in Patients With Stable Angina Pectoris C Mikhael; S Vladimir; MS Ashraf
Prevalence of Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Canadian Population Aged 55-75 Years MR Joffres
Applying the Framingham Risk Score to African Americans WAA Forster II; J Joshua; DJ Genovese; CL Curry; RC Boston; AE Sumner
Cardiovascular Disease in Women in Mississippi B Campbell; C Addison; L Charles; D Thurston
Racial Differences in Healthy Lifestyle Characteristics Among Coronary Heart Disease Patients MO Ashaye; WH Giles
Increasing Out-of-Hospital Stroke Deaths – United States, 1990-1998 C Ayala; L Neff; NL Keenan; WA Wattigney; JB Croft; KJ Greenlund; ZJ Zheng; GA Mensah
Effect of Maharishi Vedic Medicine on CVD and Related Stress Factors in Older African-American Women: Rationale and Design of a Clinical Trial K Walton; R Schneider; G Streyhorn; C Lollis; O Randall; S Xu; K Kondwani; K Oboho; E Ofili; S Nidich; C King; M Rainforth
KIDNEY DISEASE
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Calcium Antagonists in Advance Diabetic Nephropathy D Preddie; ED Crook
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Polymorphism in African Americans With Diabetic Nephropathy ED Crook; L Genous; B Oliver
Biopsychosocial Perspectives of Renal Transplantation in African Americans LM Hale
Benefits of Revascularization in African Americans With Critical Renal Artery Stenosis NR Patel; HA Alrefai; S Ohmit; S Nasser; JM Flack
Prevalence of Risk Factors for Kidney Disease Among African Americans Participating in a Community-Based Screening Program: The National Kidney Foundation-Kidney Early Evaluation Program (NKF-KEEP 2.0) R M Peters; S Ohmi; WW Brown; AJ Collins; R Grimm; JM Flack; for the KEEP Steering Committee
Endothelin-1 and Nitric Oxide as Mediators in the Pathogenesis of HIV-1 Associated Nephropathy (HIVAN) B Jacob-Motley; G Newman
Associate of ACE Inhibitors and Mortality in ESRD Patients M Yan; A floreza; A Joaquin; K Norris
COMMUNITY HEALTH
Community-Based Screenings Reveal Health Disparities in Northwest North Carolina K Sigmon Smith; CM Ferrario
Enterprise/MUSC Neighborhood Health Program: A Community-Based Partnership For Hypertension and Diabetes (HAD-ME) V Shipp; C Jenkins; LK Riekerk; D Zheng; C Hossler
The “CHAMP” Program: A Community-Based Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program Twenty Years After Initial Funding D Stewart; B DeForge; L Graham; J Charleston
Improving Public Health Through The Development of a Wellness Center: A Model for Community-Based Morbidity and Mortality Reduction L Young
Initial Phase of a Clinical-Based Weight Management Program for African Americans: The Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program (H.E.L.P) S Kumanyika; J Cunningham; J Shults; V Brake, M Whitt; M Bowman
Comprehensive Approaches to Improving Health and Social Status of Under-Served Young Urban Black Men D Monroe; M Roary; H Han; M Kim; C Lewis; MN Hill
Perceived Barriers and Attitudes About Medical Treatment of Urban Black Men With Hypertension L Lewis; M Roary; H Han; M Kim; J Walker; M Hill
High Risk Behaviors Among Hypertensive Black Men V Holland; M Roary; H Han; S Hall; M Kim; A Weldon, M Hill