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Decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate and subsequent risk of end-stage renal disease and mortality.
IMPORTANCE The established chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression end point of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or a doubling of serum creatinine concentration (corresponding to a change in estimated… Expand
Comparison of risk prediction using the CKD-EPI equation and the MDRD study equation for estimated glomerular filtration rate.
CONTEXT The Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation more accurately estimates glomerular filtration rate (GFR) than the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study… Expand
The C8 Health Project: Design, Methods, and Participants
- S. Frisbee, A. P. Brooks, +12 authors Alan Ducatman
- Engineering, Medicine
- Environmental health perspectives
- 13 July 2009
Background The C8 Health Project was created, authorized, and funded as part of the settlement agreement reached in the case of Jack W. Leach, et al. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (no.… Expand
Implications of early menopause in women exposed to perfluorocarbons.
- S. Knox, T. Jackson, Beth Javins, S. Frisbee, A. Shankar, Alan Ducatman
- The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
- 16 March 2011
CONTEXT Perfluorocarbons (PFC) are man-made chemicals used in numerous household products. They have a long half-life in humans and complex animal toxicity, and accumulating evidence points toward… Expand
Sleep duration and cardiovascular disease: results from the National Health Interview Survey.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that both short and long sleep durations are related to increased likelihood of diabetes and hypertension. However, the relation between sleep duration and… Expand
Perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctanesulfonate, and serum lipids in children and adolescents: results from the C8 Health Project.
- S. Frisbee, A. Shankar, +4 authors Alan Ducatman
- Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine
- 1 September 2010
BACKGROUND Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) are man-made compounds with widespread presence in human sera. In previous occupational and adult studies, PFOA and PFOS… Expand
Prevention of diarrhea and pneumonia by zinc supplementation in children in developing countries: pooled analysis of randomized controlled trials. Zinc Investigators' Collaborative Group.
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the effects of zinc supplementation in the prevention of diarrhea and pneumonia with the use of a pooled analysis of randomized controlled trials in children in… Expand
Relationship between urinary bisphenol A levels and diabetes mellitus.
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely used chemical in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Recent animal studies have suggested that BPA exposure may have a role in the… Expand
Association of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) with Uric Acid among Adults with Elevated Community Exposure to PFOA
- K. Steenland, S. Tinker, A. Shankar, Alan Ducatman
- Environmental health perspectives
- 22 October 2009
Background Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are compounds that do not occur in nature, have been widely used since World War II, and persist indefinitely in most… Expand
Markers of inflammation predict the long-term risk of developing chronic kidney disease: a population-based cohort study.
In animal models, inflammatory processes have been shown to have an important role in the development of kidney disease. In humans, however, the independent relation between markers of inflammation… Expand