Science News : EPINPAM 2012 : Wednesday

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Wed., March 14, 2012

Obesity
epinpam12_pslides_unger-[Compatibility-Mode]-9The Association of Neighborhood Characteristics and Ideal CV Health in the MESA Study 
Erin D. Unger, Northwestern University, Chicago
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Change in CV Risk Factors Associated with Wt. Gain in the Dallas Heart Study 
Tiffany M. Powell, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
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Physical Activity/Fitness
Relationship of sedentary behavior and physical inactivity to incident coronary Heart disease: Results from the women’s health initiative 
Andrea K. Chomistek, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
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Lipids
 epinpam12_pslides_patel-6An Environment-wide Association Study Identifies Novice and replicated Nutrients and Pollutants Association with Serum Lipid Levels
Chirag J. Patel, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
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EPI/NPAM Posters
 epinpam12_pslides_leeResistance Exercise and Incident Metabolic Syndrome in Men 
Duck-chul Lee, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
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 epinpam12_poster_calvinInsufficient Sleep Increases Caloric Intake but not Energy Expenditure 
Andrew Calvin, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
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 epinpam12_pslides_stainanoPhysical Activity Relates to Lower Visceral Adiposity in Children and Adolescents 
Amanda E. Staiano, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, La.
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Related Statistics:
  • Less than 1% of Americans have ideal cardiovascular health as defined by the American Heart Association.
  • Two-thirds of adults and one-third of children in the United States are overweight or obese.
  • Only 21% of adults get the recommended amount of physical activity each week.
  • 18.3 million U.S. adults have physician diagnosed diabetes. An additional 7.1 million adults have undiagnosed diabetes, and about 81.5 million adults have prediabetes.
  • Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2012 Update
     
Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2012 Update




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