March 2024 Publications

March 29, 2024 · Baton Rouge, LA

The following are recent publications by the researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center:

March 1, 2024

Skeletal muscle estimation: A review of techniques and their applications.
Rodriguez C, Mota JD, Palmer TB, Heymsfield SB, Tinsley GM.
Clin Physiol Funct Imaging.

The incidence of retinopathy in the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness study (GRADE).
Hsia DS, Younes N, Krause-Steinrauf H, Kassem LS; GRADE Research Group.
J Diabetes Complications.

Two-pore potassium channel TREK-1 (K2P2.1) regulates NLRP3 inflammasome activity in macrophages.
Immanuel CN, Teng B, Dong BE, Gordon EM, Luellen C, Lopez B, Harding J, Cormier SA, Fitzpatrick EA, Schwingshackl A, Waters CM.
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol

Predictors of racial differences in weight loss: the PROPEL trial.
Newton RL Jr, Zhang D, Johnson WD, Martin CK, Apolzan JW, Denstel KD, Brantley PJ, Davis TC, Arnold C, Sarpong DF, Price-Haywood EG, Lavie CJ, Thethi TK, Katzmarzyk PT.
Obesity (Silver Spring).

Exploring Successful Implementation of Organizational Supports at the Worksite Environment: A Mixed Methods Approach.
Underwood RA, Wood RJ, Tomchek AD, Celestin MD Jr, Culbertson R, Phillippi S Jr, Broyles ST.
Health Promot Pract.

Food Insecurity and Premature Mortality and Life Expectancy in the US.
Ma H, Wang X, Li X, Heianza Y, Katzmarzyk PT, Franco OH, Qi L.
JAMA Intern Med.

Isolation of Murine Adipose-Derived Stromal/Stem Cells for Adipogenic and Osteogenic Differentiation or Flow Cytometry-Based Analysis.
Scott MC, Park CH, Dietrich M, Wu X, Gimble JM, Elks CM, Chang JS, Floyd ZE.
Methods Mol Biol

March 2, 2024

Claudin-1 as a novel target gene induced in obesity and associated to inflammation, fibrosis, and cell differentiation.
Fernández-García P, Taxerås SD, Reyes-Farias M, González L, Soria-Gondek A, Pellitero S, Tarascó J, Moreno P, Sumoy L, Stephens JM, Yoo LG, Galán M, Izquierdo A, Medina-Gómez G, Herrero L, Corrales P, Villarroya F, Cereijo R, Sánchez-Infantes D.
Eur J Endocrinol.

March 2, 2024

Back to the future: malabsorption is the Achilles' heel of hypoabsorptive metabolic/bariatric procedures.
Cohen RV, Salminen P, Schauer PR, Rubino F.
Br J Surg.

March 3, 2024

Human Milk Components and the Infant Gut Microbiome at 6 Months: Understanding the Interconnected Relationship.
Kebbe M, Shankar K, Redman LM, Andres A.
J Nutr.

March 4, 2024

Accelerated onset of diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice fed a refined high-fat diet.
Batdorf HM, Lawes LL, Cassagne GA, Fontenot MS, Harvey IC, Richardson JT, Burk DH, Dupuy SD, Karlstad MD, Salbaum JM, Staszkiewicz J, Beyl R, Ghosh S, Burke SJ, Collier JJ.
Diabetes Obes Metab.

Impact of impaired awareness of hypoglycemia on glucose decline during and after exercise in T1D: The T1DEXI Study.
Kamimoto JLJ, Li Z, Gal RL, Castle JR, Doyle FJ, Jacobs PG, Martin CK, Beck RW, Calhoun P, Riddell MC, Rickels MR.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab.

March 6, 2024

Design and conduct of a randomized controlled feeding trial in a residential setting with mitigation for COVID-19.
Wong JMW, Ludwig DS, Allison DB, Baidwan N, Bielak L, Chiu CY, Dickinson SL, Golzarri-Arroyo L, Heymsfield SB, Holmes L, Jansen LT, Lesperance D, Mehta T, Sandman M, Steltz SK, Wong WW, Yu S, Ebbeling CB
Contemp Clin Trials.

March 8, 2024

Factors Affecting Reproducibility of Change in Glucose During Exercise: Results From the Type 1 Diabetes and EXercise Initiative.
Li Z, Calhoun P, Rickels MR, Gal RL, Beck RW, Jacobs PG, Clements MA, Patton SR, Castle JR, Martin CK, Gillingham MB, Doyle FJ 3rd, Riddell MC.
J Diabetes Sci Technol.

March 9, 2024

Sex differences in lipid metabolism may explain disparities in cardiometabolic disease prevalence with sleep apnoea.
Berryman CE.
J Physiol.

March 12, 2024

Adverse birth outcomes and childhood overweight at age of 3-8 years in a prospective cohort study in Tianjin, China.
Zhang R, Gao M, Li W, Liu H, Wang S, Wang H, Li N, Li J, Yu Z, Hu G, Leng J, Yang X.
BMJ Open.

Individual and school correlates of body mass index and cardiorespiratory fitness in primary school children from the REACT project: A multivariate multilevel analysis.
Pereira S, Katzmarzyk PT, Garbeloto F, Chaput JP, Hedeker D, Barreira TV, Borges R, Garganta R, Santos C, Farias C, Stodden DF, Tani G, Maia J.
Am J Hum Biol.

March 13, 2024

Healthful Eating Behaviors among Couples Contribute to Lower Gestational Weight Gain.
Sparks JR, Redman LM, Drews KL, Sims CR, Krukowski RA, Andres A.

March 14, 2024

Cardiometabolic Improvements After Metabolic Surgery and Related Presurgery Factors.
Wang L, O'Brien MT, Zhang X, Chen Y, English WJ, Williams B, Spann M, Albaugh V, Shu XO, Flynn CR, Yu D.
J Endocr Soc.

March 15, 2024

Sex Differences in Branched-chain Amino Acid and Tryptophan Metabolism and Pathogenesis of Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes.
Hernandez N, Lokhnygina Y, Ramaker ME, Ilkayeva O, Muehlbauer MJ, Crawford ML, Grant RP, Hsia DS, Jain N, Bain JR, Armstrong S, Newgard CB, Freemark M, Gumus Balikcioglu P.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab.

March 19, 2024

Effect of long-term caloric restriction on telomere length in healthy adults: CALERIE™ 2 trial analysis.
Hastings WJ, Ye Q, Wolf SE, Ryan CP, Das SK, Huffman KM, Kobor MS, Kraus WE, MacIsaac JL, Martin CK, Racette SB, Redman LM, Belsky DW, Shalev I.
Aging Cell.

Associations between daily step count classifications and continuous glucose monitoring metrics in adults with type 1 diabetes: analysis of the Type 1 Diabetes Exercise Initiative (T1DEXI) cohort.
Turner LV, Marak MC, Gal RL, Calhoun P, Li Z, Jacobs PG, Clements MA, Martin CK, Doyle FJ 3rd, Patton SR, Castle JR, Gillingham MB, Beck RW, Rickels MR, Riddell MC; T1DEXI Study Group.

Prevalence and predictors of female sexual dysfunction among sexually active women in the diabetes prevention program outcomes study.
Gupta P, Doherty L, Temprosa M, Pop-Busui R, Gadde KM, Singh P, Owora AH, Wessells H, Sarma AV; Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group.
Neurourol Urodyn.

March 21, 2024

Potential Micronutrient Deficiencies in the First 1000 Days of Life: The Pediatrician on the Side of the Weakest.
Panzeri C, Pecoraro L, Dianin A, Sboarina A, Arnone OC, Piacentini G, Pietrobelli A.
Curr Obes Rep.

March 23, 2024

Postoperative chemotherapy relative dose intensity and overall survival in patients with colon cancer.
Brown JC, Meyerhardt JA, Yang S, Caan BJ.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol.

March 25, 2024

Erratum to: Association between Modifiable Risk Factors and Levels of Blood-Based Biomarkers of Alzheimer's and Related Dementias in the Look AHEAD Cohort.
Hayden KM, Mielke MM, Evans JK, Neiberg R, Molina-Henry D, Culkin M, Marcovina S, Johnson KC, Carmichael OT, Rapp SR, Sachs BC, Ding J, Shappell H, Wagenknecht L, Luchsinger JA, Espeland MA.
JAR Life.

March 28, 2024 

Functional and Multi-Omics Effects of an Optimized CRISPR-Mediated FURIN Depletion in U937 Monocytes.  
Chua R, Wang L, Singaraja R, Ghosh S. 

March 29, 2024

Influence of Food Security Status and Diet Quality on Maternal Gestational Weight Gain.
Sparks JR, Myers CA, Phelan S, Newton RL Jr, Yang S, Redman LM.
J Midwifery Womens Health.

Gut Microbiota and Blood Metabolites Related to Fiber Intake and Type 2 Diabetes.
Wang Z, Peters BA, Yu B, Grove ML, Wang T, Xue X, Thyagarajan B, Daviglus ML, Boerwinkle E, Hu G, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Isasi CR, Knight R, Burk RD, Kaplan RC, Qi Q.
Circ Res.

Hepatic interoception in health and disease. 
Berthoud HR, Münzberg H, Morrison CD, Neuhuber WL.
Auton Neurosci.

Channel Expansion in the Ligand-Binding Domain of the Glucocorticoid Receptor Contributes to the Activity of Highly Potent Glucocorticoid Analogues.  
Seaton WB, Burke SJ, Fisch AR, Schilletter WA, Beck MGA, Cassagne GA, Harvey I, Fontenot MS, Collier JJ, Campagna SR. 

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