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Frank Martin Sacks, M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Frank Sacks and Lu Qi.
Connection Strength

7.722
  1. Qi L, Bray GA, Sacks FM. Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diets and Weight Loss. JAMA. 2018 07 10; 320(2):202-203.
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    Score: 0.872
  2. Sun D, Zhou T, Li X, Heianza Y, Liang Z, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetic Susceptibility, Dietary Protein Intake, and Changes of Blood Pressure: The POUNDS Lost Trial. Hypertension. 2019 12; 74(6):1460-1467.
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    Score: 0.239
  3. Bray GA, Krauss RM, Sacks FM, Qi L. Lessons Learned from the POUNDS Lost Study: Genetic, Metabolic, and Behavioral Factors Affecting Changes in Body Weight, Body Composition, and Cardiometabolic Risk. Curr Obes Rep. 2019 Sep; 8(3):262-283.
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    Score: 0.236
  4. Zhou T, Heianza Y, Chen Y, Li X, Sun D, DiDonato JA, Pei X, LeBoff MS, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Circulating Gut Microbiota Metabolite Trimethylamine N-Oxide (TMAO) and Changes in Bone Density in Response to Weight Loss Diets: The POUNDS Lost Trial. Diabetes Care. 2019 08; 42(8):1365-1371.
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    Score: 0.232
  5. Zhou T, Sun D, Heianza Y, Li X, Champagne CM, LeBoff MS, Shang X, Pei X, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetically determined vitamin D levels and change in bone density during a weight-loss diet intervention: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies (POUNDS Lost) Trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 11 01; 108(5):1129-1134.
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    Score: 0.223
  6. Heianza Y, Sun D, Li X, DiDonato JA, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Gut microbiota metabolites, amino acid metabolites and improvements in insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism: the POUNDS Lost trial. Gut. 2019 02; 68(2):263-270.
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    Score: 0.217
  7. Sun D, Heianza Y, Li X, Shang X, Smith SR, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetic, epigenetic and transcriptional variations at NFATC2IP locus with weight loss in response to diet interventions: The POUNDS Lost Trial. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 09; 20(9):2298-2303.
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    Score: 0.216
  8. Goni L, Sun D, Heianza Y, Wang T, Huang T, Martínez JA, Shang X, Bray GA, Smith SR, Sacks FM, Qi L. A circadian rhythm-related MTNR1B genetic variant modulates the effect of weight-loss diets on changes in adiposity and body composition: the POUNDS Lost trial. Eur J Nutr. 2019 Jun; 58(4):1381-1389.
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    Score: 0.213
  9. Huang T, Wang T, Heianza Y, Sun D, Ivey K, Durst R, Schwarzfuchs D, Stampfer MJ, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Shai I, Qi L. HNF1A variant, energy-reduced diets and insulin resistance improvement during weight loss: The POUNDS Lost trial and DIRECT. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 06; 20(6):1445-1452.
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    Score: 0.213
  10. Heianza Y, Sun D, Ma W, Zheng Y, Champagne CM, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Gut-microbiome-related LCT genotype and 2-year changes in body composition and fat distribution: the POUNDS Lost Trial. Int J Obes (Lond). 2018 09; 42(9):1565-1573.
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    Score: 0.213
  11. Heianza Y, Sun D, Smith SR, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Changes in Gut Microbiota-Related Metabolites and Long-term Successful Weight Loss in Response to Weight-Loss Diets: The POUNDS Lost Trial. Diabetes Care. 2018 03; 41(3):413-419.
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    Score: 0.211
  12. Goni L, Sun D, Heianza Y, Wang T, Huang T, Cuervo M, Martínez JA, Shang X, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Macronutrient-specific effect of the MTNR1B genotype on lipid levels in response to 2 year weight-loss diets. J Lipid Res. 2018 01; 59(1):155-161.
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    Score: 0.208
  13. Han L, Ma W, Sun D, Heianza Y, Wang T, Zheng Y, Huang T, Duan D, Bray JGA, Champagne CM, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetic variation of habitual coffee consumption and glycemic changes in response to weight-loss diet intervention: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies (POUNDS LOST) trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Nov; 106(5):1321-1326.
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    Score: 0.206
  14. Heianza Y, Sun D, Wang T, Huang T, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Starch Digestion-Related Amylase Genetic Variant Affects 2-Year Changes in Adiposity in Response to Weight-Loss Diets: The POUNDS Lost Trial. Diabetes. 2017 09; 66(9):2416-2423.
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    Score: 0.203
  15. Huang T, Zheng Y, Hruby A, Williamson DA, Bray GA, Shen Y, Sacks FM, Qi L. Dietary Protein Modifies the Effect of the MC4R Genotype on 2-Year Changes in Appetite and Food Craving: The POUNDS Lost Trial. J Nutr. 2017 03; 147(3):439-444.
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    Score: 0.197
  16. Ma W, Huang T, Heianza Y, Wang T, Sun D, Tong J, Williamson DA, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetic Variations of Circulating Adiponectin Levels Modulate Changes in Appetite in Response to Weight-Loss Diets. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 01 01; 102(1):316-325.
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    Score: 0.196
  17. Heianza Y, Ma W, Huang T, Wang T, Zheng Y, Smith SR, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Macronutrient Intake-Associated FGF21 Genotype Modifies Effects of Weight-Loss Diets on 2-Year Changes of Central Adiposity and Body Composition: The POUNDS Lost Trial. Diabetes Care. 2016 Nov; 39(11):1909-1914.
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    Score: 0.192
  18. Zheng Y, Ceglarek U, Huang T, Wang T, Heianza Y, Ma W, Bray GA, Thiery J, Sacks FM, Qi L. Plasma Taurine, Diabetes Genetic Predisposition, and Changes of Insulin Sensitivity in Response to Weight-Loss Diets. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 10; 101(10):3820-3826.
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    Score: 0.191
  19. Huang T, Ley SH, Zheng Y, Wang T, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetic susceptibility to diabetes and long-term improvement of insulin resistance and ß cell function during weight loss: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies (POUNDS LOST) trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Jul; 104(1):198-204.
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    Score: 0.189
  20. Ma W, Huang T, Zheng Y, Wang M, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Weight-Loss Diets, Adiponectin, and Changes in Cardiometabolic Risk in the 2-Year POUNDS Lost Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jun; 101(6):2415-22.
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    Score: 0.187
  21. Zheng Y, Ceglarek U, Huang T, Li L, Rood J, Ryan DH, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Schwarzfuchs D, Thiery J, Shai I, Qi L. Weight-loss diets and 2-y changes in circulating amino acids in 2 randomized intervention trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Feb; 103(2):505-11.
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    Score: 0.184
  22. Qi Q, Zheng Y, Huang T, Rood J, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Vitamin D metabolism-related genetic variants, dietary protein intake and improvement of insulin resistance in a 2 year weight-loss trial: POUNDS Lost. Diabetologia. 2015 Dec; 58(12):2791-9.
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    Score: 0.180
  23. Lin X, Qi Q, Zheng Y, Huang T, Lathrop M, Zelenika D, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Liang L, Qi L. Neuropeptide Y genotype, central obesity, and abdominal fat distribution: the POUNDS LOST trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Aug; 102(2):514-9.
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    Score: 0.177
  24. Xu M, Ng SS, Bray GA, Ryan DH, Sacks FM, Ning G, Qi L. Dietary Fat Intake Modifies the Effect of a Common Variant in the LIPC Gene on Changes in Serum Lipid Concentrations during a Long-Term Weight-Loss Intervention Trial. J Nutr. 2015 Jun; 145(6):1289-94.
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    Score: 0.175
  25. Zheng Y, Huang T, Zhang X, Rood J, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Dietary Fat Modifies the Effects of FTO Genotype on Changes in Insulin Sensitivity. J Nutr. 2015 May; 145(5):977-82.
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    Score: 0.173
  26. Qi Q, Durst R, Schwarzfuchs D, Leitersdorf E, Shpitzen S, Li Y, Wu H, Champagne CM, Hu FB, Stampfer MJ, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Shai I, Qi L. CETP genotype and changes in lipid levels in response to weight-loss diet intervention in the POUNDS LOST and DIRECT randomized trials. J Lipid Res. 2015 Mar; 56(3):713-21.
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    Score: 0.171
  27. Huang T, Huang J, Qi Q, Li Y, Bray GA, Rood J, Sacks FM, Qi L. PCSK7 genotype modifies effect of a weight-loss diet on 2-year changes of insulin resistance: the POUNDS LOST trial. Diabetes Care. 2015 Mar; 38(3):439-44.
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    Score: 0.170
  28. Huang T, Qi Q, Li Y, Hu FB, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Williamson DA, Qi L. FTO genotype, dietary protein, and change in appetite: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 May; 99(5):1126-30.
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    Score: 0.162
  29. Mirzaei K, Xu M, Qi Q, de Jonge L, Bray GA, Sacks F, Qi L. Variants in glucose- and circadian rhythm-related genes affect the response of energy expenditure to weight-loss diets: the POUNDS LOST Trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Feb; 99(2):392-9.
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    Score: 0.159
  30. Qi Q, Xu M, Wu H, Liang L, Champagne CM, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. IRS1 genotype modulates metabolic syndrome reversion in response to 2-year weight-loss diet intervention: the POUNDS LOST trial. Diabetes Care. 2013 Nov; 36(11):3442-7.
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    Score: 0.156
  31. Xu M, Qi Q, Liang J, Bray GA, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Genetic determinant for amino acid metabolites and changes in body weight and insulin resistance in response to weight-loss diets: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies (POUNDS LOST) trial. Circulation. 2013 Mar 26; 127(12):1283-9.
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    Score: 0.150
  32. Mattei J, Qi Q, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. TCF7L2 genetic variants modulate the effect of dietary fat intake on changes in body composition during a weight-loss intervention. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Nov; 96(5):1129-36.
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    Score: 0.146
  33. Zhang X, Qi Q, Liang J, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Neuropeptide Y promoter polymorphism modifies effects of a weight-loss diet on 2-year changes of blood pressure: the preventing overweight using novel dietary strategies trial. Hypertension. 2012 Nov; 60(5):1169-75.
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    Score: 0.146
  34. Zhang X, Qi Q, Bray GA, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. APOA5 genotype modulates 2-y changes in lipid profile in response to weight-loss diet intervention: the Pounds Lost Trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Oct; 96(4):917-22.
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    Score: 0.145
  35. Zhang X, Qi Q, Zhang C, Smith SR, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Bray GA, Qi L. FTO genotype and 2-year change in body composition and fat distribution in response to weight-loss diets: the POUNDS LOST Trial. Diabetes. 2012 Nov; 61(11):3005-11.
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    Score: 0.145
  36. Qi Q, Bray GA, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Weight-loss diets modify glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide receptor rs2287019 genotype effects on changes in body weight, fasting glucose, and insulin resistance: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb; 95(2):506-13.
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    Score: 0.139
  37. Qi Q, Bray GA, Smith SR, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Insulin receptor substrate 1 gene variation modifies insulin resistance response to weight-loss diets in a 2-year randomized trial: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies (POUNDS LOST) trial. Circulation. 2011 Aug 02; 124(5):563-71.
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    Score: 0.134
  38. Liu X, Hanseman DJ, Champagne CM, Bray GA, Qi L, Williamson DA, Anton SD, Sacks FM, Tong J. Predicting Weight Loss Using Psychological and Behavioral Factors: The POUNDS LOST Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Apr 01; 105(4).
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    Score: 0.061
  39. He H, Sun D, Zeng Y, Wang R, Zhu W, Cao S, Bray GA, Chen W, Shen H, Sacks FM, Qi L, Deng HW. A Systems Genetics Approach Identified GPD1L and its Molecular Mechanism for Obesity in Human Adipose Tissue. Sci Rep. 2017 05 11; 7(1):1799.
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    Score: 0.050
  40. Livingstone KM, Celis-Morales C, Papandonatos GD, Erar B, Florez JC, Jablonski KA, Razquin C, Marti A, Heianza Y, Huang T, Sacks FM, Svendstrup M, Sui X, Church TS, Jääskeläinen T, Lindström J, Tuomilehto J, Uusitupa M, Rankinen T, Saris WH, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Astrup A, Sørensen TI, Qi L, Bray GA, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Martinez JA, Franks PW, McCaffery JM, Lara J, Mathers JC. FTO genotype and weight loss: systematic review and meta-analysis of 9563 individual participant data from eight randomised controlled trials. BMJ. 2016 Sep 20; 354:i4707.
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    Score: 0.048
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.