Shannon R. Porenta

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A Mediterranean diet increases intakes of n-3 and n-9 fatty acids and lowers intake of n-6 fatty acids. This can impact colon cancer risk as n-6 fatty acids are metabolized to proinflammatory eicosanoids. The purpose of this study was to evaluate interactions of polymorphisms in the fatty acid desaturase (FADS) genes, FADS1 and FADS2, and changes in diet on(More)
Implementation of the Medicare ESRD prospective payment system (PPS) and changes to dosing guidelines for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in 2011 appear to have influenced use of injectable medications among dialysis patients. Given historically higher ESA and vitamin D use among black patients, we assessed the effect of these policy changes on(More)
Mediterranean Diet Intervention Study 2 3 Shannon R. Porenta, Yi-An Ko, Stephen B. Gruber*, 4 Bhramar Mukherjee, Ana Baylin, Jianwei Ren, and Zora Djuric 5 6 a Departments of Internal Medicine, b Biostatistics, c Epidemiology, and d Family Medicine 7 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 8 *Present address: University of Southern California, Norris(More)
Mediterranean Diet Intervention Study 2 3 Shannon R. Porenta, Yi-An Ko, Stephen B. Gruber*, 4 Bhramar Mukherjee, Ana Baylin, Jianwei Ren, and Zora Djuric 5 6 a Departments of Internal Medicine, b Biostatistics, c Epidemiology, and d Family Medicine 7 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 8 *Present address: University of Southern California, Norris(More)
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