3233.0 Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
The relationship between breast feeding, early exposure to violence and ethnic characteristics will be discussed as they relate to the development of cardiovascular risk factors later in life
Session Objectives: Describe health risk behaviors and development of cardiovascular risk factors in young adults. Describe the relationship between breast feeding and the onset of diabetes and hypertension. Describe early health behaviors as predictors of cardiovascular risk factors.
Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, MSc, FAHA

Introductory Remarks
12:35 PM
12:50 PM
Age of onset of hypertension and diabetes as an adult could be influenced by history of breastfeeding as an infant
Sarah Buxbaum, PhD, Lynette Ekunwe, MS, MPH, Machelle Wilchesky, PhD, Donna Antoine-LaVigne, PhD, MPH, MSEd and Evelyn Walker, MD, MPH
1:20 PM
Factor analysis of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and syndrome X in the Jackson Heart Study cohort
Clifton C. Addison, PhD, Brenda W. Jenkins, MPH, PhD, Sarah Buxbaum, PhD, Daniel Sarpong, PhD, Gregory Wilson, MA and Monique S. White, MPH, PhD
1:35 PM
Predictors of Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension among Filipino Americans in New York and New Jersey
David E. Aguilar, MA, Rhodora Ursua, MPH, Laura Wyatt, MPH, Darius Tandon, PhD, Kirklyn Escondo, Potri Ranka Manis, RN, Mariano Rey, MD and Chau-Trinh Shevrin, DrPH

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