• 11882 Citations
  • 60 h-Index
1975 …2019

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  • 11882 Citations
  • 60 h-Index
  • 200 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2019
Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Traditional signs and symptoms commonly attributed to hypogonadism do not correlate with testosterone levels: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study Experience

Defina, L. F., Radford, N. B., Leonard, D., Wilson, R. K., Cooper, T. C., Clark, S. M., Vega, G. L., Barlow, C. E., Willis, B. L., Gibbons, L. W. & Gruntmanis, U., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Metabolic syndrome is a sequela of radiation exposure in hypothalamic obesity among survivors of childhood brain tumors

Cooksey, R., Wu, S. Y., Klesse, L. J., Oden, J. D., Bland, R. E., Hodges, J. C., Gargan, L., Vega, G. L. & Bowers, D. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Relation of plasma ceramides to visceral adiposity, insulin resistance and the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Dallas Heart Study

Neeland, I. J., Singh, S., McGuire, D. K., Vega, G. L., Roddy, T., Reilly, D. F., Castro-Perez, J., Kozlitina, J. & Scherer, P. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Diabetologia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The association of cardiorespiratory fitness, body mass index, and age with testosterone levels at screening of healthy men undergoing preventive medical examinations: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study

DeFina, L. F., Radford, N. B., Leonard, D., Wilson, R. K., Cooper, T. C., Clark, S. M., Willis, B. L., Vega, G. L., Barlow, C. E., Farrell, S. W., Gibbons, L. W., Yildiz, B. O. & Gruntmanis, U., Dec 1 2018, In : Maturitas. 118, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Upper body fat predicts metabolic syndrome similarly in men and women

Grundy, S. M., Williams, C. & Vega, G. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

An Analysis of Individual Body Fat Depots and Risk of Developing Cancer: Insights From the Dallas Heart Study

Gupta, A., Pandey, A., Ayers, C., Beg, M. S., Lakoski, S. G., Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M., Johnson, D. H. & Neeland, I. J., Apr 1 2017, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 92, 4, p. 536-543 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Moderate to High Levels of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Attenuate the Effects of Triglyceride to High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio on Coronary Heart Disease Mortality in Men

Farrell, S. W., Finley, C. E., Barlow, C. E., Willis, B. L., DeFina, L. F., Haskell, W. L. & Vega, G. L., Dec 1 2017, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 92, 12, p. 1763-1771 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

Association of triglyceride-to-high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio to cardiorespiratory fitness in men

Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M., Barlow, C. E., Leonard, D., Willis, B. L., DeFina, L. F. & Farrell, S. W., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 10, 6, p. 1414-1422.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
36 Scopus citations

Effect of losartan and spironolactone on triglyceride-rich lipoproteins in diabetic nephropathy

Srivastava, A., Adams-Huet, B., Vega, G. L. & Toto, R. D., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 64, 6, p. 1102-1108 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Fatty acid oxidation in normotriglyceridemic men

Benjamin, B., Wada, Y., Grundy, S. M., Szuszkiewicz-Garcia, M. & Vega, G. L., Aug 12 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2014

Association of multiple adiposity exposures and cardiorespiratory fitness with all-cause mortality in men: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study

Farrell, S. W., Finley, C. E., Jackson, A. W., Vega, G. L. & Morrow, J. R., 2014, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 89, 6, p. 772-780 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Association of urinary sodium-to-potassium ratio with obesity in a multiethnic cohort

Jain, N., Minhajuddin, A. T., Neeland, I. J., Elsayed, E. F., Vega, G. L. & Hedayati, S. S., May 1 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 99, 5, p. 992-998 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Ethnic and gender susceptibility to metabolic risk

Grundy, S. M., Neeland, I. J., Turer, A. T. & Vega, G. L., Mar 1 2014, In : Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 12, 2, p. 110-116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
82 Scopus citations

Triglyceride-to-high-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio is an index of heart disease mortality and of incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men

Vega, G. L., Barlow, C. E., Grundy, S. M., Leonard, D. & DeFina, L. F., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 62, 2, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
185 Scopus citations
60 Scopus citations

LDL phenotype in subjects with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease

Vikarunnessa, S., Weiner, M. F. & Vega, G. L., 2013, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 36, 3, p. 571-575 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
38 Scopus citations
71 Scopus citations

Relationship between perceptions about neighborhood environment and prevalent obesity: Data from the Dallas heart study

Powell-Wiley, T. M., Ayers, C. R., de Lemos, J. A., Lakoski, S. G., Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M., Das, S. R., Banks-Richard, K. & Albert, M. A., Jan 2013, In : Obesity. 21, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Waist circumference as measure of abdominal fat compartments

Grundy, S. M., Neeland, I. J., Turer, A. T. & Vega, G. L., 2013, In : Journal of Obesity. 2013, 454285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2012

Adipokines, body fatness, and insulin resistance among survivors of childhood leukemia

Tonorezos, E. S., Vega, G. L., Sklar, C. A., Chou, J. F., Moskowitz, C. S., Mo, Q., Church, T. S., Ross, R., Janiszewski, P. M. & Oeffinger, K. C., Jan 2012, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 58, 1, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
34 Scopus citations

Atherogenic low density lipoprotein phenotype in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Malhotra, J., Tonorezos, E. S., Rozenberg, M., Vega, G. L., Sklar, C. A., Chou, J., Moskowitz, C. S., Eshelman-Kent, D. A., Janiszewski, P., Ross, R. & Oeffinger, K. C., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 53, 12, p. 2747-2754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic risk

Grundy, S. M., Barlow, C. E., Farrell, S. W., Vega, G. L. & Haskell, W. L., Apr 1 2012, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 109, 7, p. 988-993 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Dysfunctional adiposity and the risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese adults

Neeland, I. J., Turer, A. T., Ayers, C. R., Powell-Wiley, T. M., Vega, G. L., Farzaneh-Far, R., Grundy, S. M., Khera, A., McGuire, D. K. & de Lemos, J. A., Sep 12 2012, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 308, 11, p. 1150-1159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

303 Scopus citations

Fasting glucose, obesity, and metabolic syndrome as predictors of type 2 diabetes: The cooper center longitudinal study

DeFina, L. F., Vega, G. L., Leonard, D. & Grundy, S. M., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 60, 8, p. 1164-1168 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fasting Glucose, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome as Predictors of Type 2 Diabetes

Defina, L. F., Vega, G. L., Leonard, D. & Grundy, S. M., 2012, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 60, 8, p. 1164-1168 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Influence of Upper and Lower Body Adipose Tissue on Insulin Sensitivity in South Asian Men

Balakrishnan, P., Grundy, S. M., Islam, A., Dunn, F. L. & Vega, G. L., 2012, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 60, 7, p. 999-1004 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2011

Adipose tissue mass and location affect circulating adiponectin levels

Turer, A. T., Khera, A., Ayers, C. R., Turer, C. B., Grundy, S. M., Vega, G. L. & Scherer, P. E., Oct 2011, In : Diabetologia. 54, 10, p. 2515-2524 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
24 Scopus citations

Effect of colesevelam hydrochloride on glycemia and insulin sensitivity in men with the metabolic syndrome

Vega, G. L., Dunn, F. L. & Grundy, S. M., Oct 15 2011, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 108, 8, p. 1129-1135 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Higher acute insulin response to glucose may determine greater free fatty acid clearance in African-American women

Chow, C. C., Periwal, V., Csako, G., Ricks, M., Courville, A. B., Miller, B. V., Vega, G. L. & Sumner, A. E., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 96, 8, p. 2456-2463 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Indices of cholesterol metabolism and relative responsiveness to ezetimibe and simvastatin (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (2010) 95, (800-809))

Lakoski, S. G., Xu, F., Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M., Chandalia, M., Lam, C., Lowe, R. S., Stepanavage, M. E., Musliner, T. A., Cohen, J. C. & Hobbs, H. H., May 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 96, 5, p. 1582 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Body size misperception: A novel determinant in the obesity epidemic

Powell, T. M., de Lemos, J. A., Banks, K. J., Ayers, C. R., Rohatgi, A. K., Khera, A., McGuire, D. K., Berry, J. D., Albert, M. A., Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M. & Das, S. R., Oct 11 2010, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 170, 18, p. 1695-1697 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Effects of simvastatin on cholesterol metabolism and Alzheimer disease biomarkers

Serrano-Pozo, A., Vega, G. L., Lütjohann, D., Locascio, J. J., Tennis, M. K., Deng, A., Atri, A., Hyman, B. T., Irizarry, M. C. & Growdon, J. H., Jul 2010, In : Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders. 24, 3, p. 220-226 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Indices of cholesterol metabolism and relative responsiveness to ezetimibe and simvastatin

Lakoski, S. G., Xu, F., Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M., Chandalia, M., Lam, C., Lowe, R. S., Stepanavage, M. E., Musliner, T. A., Cohen, J. C. & Hobbs, H. H., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 95, 2, p. 800-809 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Is intra-abdominal obesity a unique risk factor for metabolic syndrome in non-diabetics?

Vega, G. L., May 2010, In : Indian Journal of Medical Research. 131, 5, p. 603-605 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome as Influenced by the Measure of Obesity Employed

Vega, G. L., Barlow, C. E. & Grundy, S. M., May 1 2010, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 105, 9, p. 1306-1312 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2009
259 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Ethnic differences in hepatic steatosis: An insulin resistance paradox?

Guerrero, R., Vega, G. L., Grundy, S. M. & Browning, J. D., 2009, In : Hepatology. 49, 3, p. 791-801 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

210 Scopus citations

Impaired hepatic ketogenesis in moderately obese men with hypertriglyceridemia

Vega, G. L., Dunn, F. L. & Grundy, S. M., Apr 2009, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 57, 4, p. 590-594 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Insulin resistance and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Oeffinger, K. C., Adams-Huet, B., Victor, R. G., Church, T. S., Snell, P. G., Dunn, A. L., Eshelman-Kent, D. A., Ross, R., Janiszewski, P. M., Turoff, A. J., Brooks, S. & Vega, G. L., Aug 1 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 22, p. 3698-3704 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations