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2 Citations (Scopus)
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LDL Cholesterol
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cholesterol
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Professional Education

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

Hypogonadism
Signs and Symptoms
Longitudinal Studies
Testosterone
Preventive Medicine
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Brain Neoplasms
Survivors
Tumors
Brain
Obesity
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ceramides
Adiposity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Insulin Resistance
Intra-Abdominal Fat
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Longitudinal Studies
Testosterone
Screening
Body Mass Index
Exercise Test
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Adipose Tissue
Fats
Waist Circumference
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Body Mass Index
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Adipose Tissue
Neoplasms
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Fats
Adiposity
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

HDL Cholesterol
Coronary Disease
Triglycerides
Mortality
Exercise Test
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

HDL Cholesterol
Triglycerides
Incidence
Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Population
35 Citations (Scopus)
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Photon Absorptiometry
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
X-Rays
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Spironolactone
Losartan
Diabetic Nephropathies
Dyslipidemias
Lipoproteins
13 Citations (Scopus)
Nutritionists
nutritionists
eating disorders
dietitians
signs and symptoms (animals and humans)
2015
45 Citations (Scopus)
Body Fat Distribution
Cardiovascular Diseases
Obesity
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Fatty Acids
Triglycerides
Glucagon
Hypertriglyceridemia
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Adiposity
Longitudinal Studies
Mortality
Waist Circumference
Cardiorespiratory Fitness
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Potassium
Obesity
Sodium
Fats
African Americans
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Triglycerides
Hispanic Americans
Ethnic Groups
HDL Cholesterol
Blood Pressure
Metabolic Syndrome X
Dyslipidemias
Lipoproteins
Obesity
Cholesterol

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

Medical problems
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
HDL Cholesterol
Heart Diseases
Triglycerides
82 Citations (Scopus)
Medical problems
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
HDL Cholesterol
Heart Diseases
Triglycerides
2013
184 Citations (Scopus)
Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat
Insulin Resistance
Body Surface Area
Atherosclerosis
Dyslipidemias
59 Citations (Scopus)
Natriuretic Peptides
Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Tissue Distribution
Adipose Tissue
Intra-Abdominal Fat
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

LDL Lipoproteins
Alzheimer Disease
Phenotype
Lipoproteins
Cognition
38 Citations (Scopus)
Adiponectin
Leptin
Triglycerides
Insulin Resistance
Adipokines
70 Citations (Scopus)
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Left Ventricular Function
Subcutaneous Fat
Fats
Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat
29 Citations (Scopus)

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

Obesity
Body Mass Index
Sampling Studies
Sex Education
Social Environment
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

Abdominal Fat
Waist Circumference
Fats
Triglycerides
Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat
2012
45 Citations (Scopus)

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

Adipokines
Survivors
Insulin Resistance
Leukemia
Radiotherapy
34 Citations (Scopus)
Adiponectin
Liver
Fats
Insulin Resistance
Insulin
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
LDL Lipoproteins
Survivors
Phenotype
LDL Cholesterol
37 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mortality
HDL Cholesterol
Triglycerides
Exercise
Cardiorespiratory Fitness
301 Citations (Scopus)

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

Prediabetic State
Adiposity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Odds Ratio

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

Medical problems
Hyperglycemia
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Longitudinal Studies
Fasting
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Medical problems
Hyperglycemia
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Fasting
Obesity
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Insulin Resistance
Adipose Tissue
Insulin
Tissue
Adipocytes
2011
72 Citations (Scopus)

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

Adiponectin
Adipose Tissue
Lower Extremity
Adiposity
Body Composition
24 Citations (Scopus)
Hypertriglyceridemia
Apolipoproteins B
Immunoassay
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
LDL Cholesterol
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

Insulin Resistance
Fasting
LDL Cholesterol
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Nonesterified Fatty Acids
27 Citations (Scopus)

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

Nonesterified Fatty Acids
African Americans
Insulin
Glucose
Body Mass Index

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

Simvastatin
Endocrinology
Cholesterol
Ezetimibe
2010
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

37 Citations (Scopus)

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

Simvastatin
Alzheimer Disease
Biomarkers
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Cholesterol
65 Citations (Scopus)

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

Simvastatin
Metabolism
LDL Cholesterol
Cholesterol
Proprotein Convertases
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Metabolic Syndrome X
Abdominal Fat
Abdominal Obesity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
India
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Obesity
Therapeutics
Longitudinal Studies
Cardiovascular Diseases
Fat Body
2009
258 Citations (Scopus)
Mineralocorticoids
Spironolactone
Angiotensin Receptors
Losartan
Diabetic Nephropathies
26 Citations (Scopus)
Fenofibrate
Simvastatin
Apolipoproteins B
Hyperlipidemias
LDL Cholesterol
208 Citations (Scopus)

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

Insulin Resistance
African Americans
Fats
Liver
Hispanic Americans
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Hypertriglyceridemia
Oxandrolone
Fatty Acids
3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Liver
91 Citations (Scopus)

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

R Factors
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Survivors
Insulin Resistance
Young Adult