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Frank B. Hu, Ph.D., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Frank Hu and Deirdre Tobias.
Connection Strength

10.284
  1. Grading nutrition evidence: where to go from here? Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 06 01; 113(6):1385-1387.
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    Score: 0.940
  2. The association between BMI and mortality: implications for obesity prevention. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 12; 6(12):916-917.
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    Score: 0.785
  3. Effect of low-fat diet interventions versus other diet interventions on long-term weight change in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2015 Dec; 3(12):968-79.
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    Score: 0.638
  4. BMI and mortality among adults with incident type 2 diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2014 04 03; 370(14):1363-4.
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    Score: 0.572
  5. Body-mass index and mortality among adults with incident type 2 diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 16; 370(3):233-44.
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    Score: 0.564
  6. Does being overweight really reduce mortality? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Sep; 21(9):1746-9.
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    Score: 0.549
  7. Prepregnancy adherence to dietary patterns and lower risk of gestational diabetes mellitus. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Aug; 96(2):289-95.
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    Score: 0.507
  8. Commentary: obesity and mortality in China: the shape of things to come. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Apr; 41(2):481-3.
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    Score: 0.496
  9. Physical activity before and during pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jan; 34(1):223-9.
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    Score: 0.448
  10. Lifestyle Changes and Long-term Weight Gain in Women With and Without a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Study of 54,062 Women in the Nurses' Health Study II. Diabetes Care. 2022 02 01; 45(2):348-356.
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    Score: 0.246
  11. Dairy consumption, plasma metabolites, and risk of type 2 diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 07 01; 114(1):163-174.
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    Score: 0.236
  12. Dietary Intake of Branched Chain Amino Acids and Breast Cancer Risk in the NHS and NHS II Prospective Cohorts. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 06; 5(3).
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    Score: 0.233
  13. Changes in Consumption of Sugary Beverages and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results From Three Large Prospective U.S. Cohorts of Women and Men. Diabetes Care. 2019 12; 42(12):2181-2189.
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    Score: 0.209
  14. Changes in Types of Dietary Fats Influence Long-term Weight Change in US Women and Men. J Nutr. 2018 11 01; 148(11):1821-1829.
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    Score: 0.196
  15. Effects of walnut consumption on blood lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors: an updated meta-analysis and systematic review of controlled trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 07 01; 108(1):174-187.
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    Score: 0.192
  16. Dietary Intakes and Circulating Concentrations of Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Relation to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk Among High-Risk Women with a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Clin Chem. 2018 08; 64(8):1203-1210.
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    Score: 0.192
  17. Association of History of Gestational Diabetes With Long-term Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a Large Prospective Cohort of US Women. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 12 01; 177(12):1735-1742.
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    Score: 0.184
  18. Objective Measures of Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic and Endocrine Biomarkers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2017 09; 49(9):1817-1825.
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    Score: 0.181
  19. Dietary patterns and cardiometabolic and endocrine plasma biomarkers in US women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 02; 105(2):432-441.
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    Score: 0.172
  20. Contribution of the Nurses' Health Studies to Uncovering Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes: Diet, Lifestyle, Biomarkers, and Genetics. Am J Public Health. 2016 Sep; 106(9):1624-30.
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    Score: 0.168
  21. An Increase in Dietary Quality Is Associated with Favorable Plasma Biomarkers of the Brain-Adipose Axis in Apparently Healthy US Women. J Nutr. 2016 05; 146(5):1101-8.
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    Score: 0.165
  22. Dietary Protein Intake and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in US Men and Women. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 04 15; 183(8):715-28.
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    Score: 0.164
  23. Authors' reply to Gachi, Mullie and colleagues, and Weatherburn. BMJ. 2016 Mar 02; 352:i1191.
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    Score: 0.163
  24. History of infertility and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Diabetologia. 2015 Apr; 58(4):707-15.
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    Score: 0.151
  25. Adherence to healthy lifestyle and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2014 Sep 30; 349:g5450.
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    Score: 0.148
  26. Changes in BMI before and during economic development and subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease and total mortality: a 35-year follow-up study in China. Diabetes Care. 2014 Sep; 37(9):2540-7.
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    Score: 0.145
  27. Glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from 3 large US cohorts and an updated meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jul; 100(1):218-32.
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    Score: 0.144
  28. Association of urinary concentrations of bisphenol A and phthalate metabolites with risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective investigation in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and NHSII cohorts. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun; 122(6):616-23.
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    Score: 0.142
  29. History of infertility and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective analysis of 40,773 pregnancies. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 15; 178(8):1219-25.
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    Score: 0.137
  30. Healthful dietary patterns and type 2 diabetes mellitus risk among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Nov 12; 172(20):1566-72.
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    Score: 0.130
  31. Increased risk of hypertension after gestational diabetes mellitus: findings from a large prospective cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jul; 34(7):1582-4.
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    Score: 0.117
  32. Prepregnancy plant-based diets and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study of 14,926 women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 Sep 12.
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    Score: 0.060
  33. Association of Habitual Alcohol Consumption With Long-term Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Among Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 09 01; 4(9):e2124669.
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    Score: 0.060
  34. Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Risk of Breast Cancer. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 10; 5(5).
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    Score: 0.059
  35. The Structure of Relationships between the Human Exposome and Cardiometabolic Health: The Million Veteran Program. Nutrients. 2021 Apr 19; 13(4).
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    Score: 0.058
  36. Incident Type 2 Diabetes Duration and Cancer Risk: A Prospective Study in Two US Cohorts. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 04 06; 113(4):381-389.
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    Score: 0.058
  37. The Mediterranean diet, plasma metabolome, and cardiovascular disease risk. Eur Heart J. 2020 07 21; 41(28):2645-2656.
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    Score: 0.055
  38. Prepregnancy habitual intake of vitamin D from diet and supplements in relation to risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study. J Diabetes. 2018 May; 10(5):373-379.
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    Score: 0.046
  39. Duration of Reproductive Life Span, Age at Menarche, and Age at Menopause Are Associated With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Nov 02; 6(11).
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    Score: 0.046
  40. History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Risk of Incident Invasive Breast Cancer among Parous Women in the Nurses' Health Study II Prospective Cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 03; 26(3):321-327.
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    Score: 0.043
  41. Healthful Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Hypertension Among Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study. Hypertension. 2016 06; 67(6):1157-65.
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    Score: 0.041
  42. TREC to WHERE? Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Apr 01; 22(7):1565-71.
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    Score: 0.040
  43. Long-term risk of type 2 diabetes in relation to habitual iron intake in women with a history of gestational diabetes: a prospective cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Feb; 103(2):375-81.
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    Score: 0.040
  44. Pre-pregnancy potato consumption and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2016 Jan 12; 352:h6898.
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    Score: 0.040
  45. Parental smoking during pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes in the daughter. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Feb; 45(1):160-9.
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    Score: 0.040
  46. Low Carbohydrate-Diet Scores and Long-term Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Among Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study. Diabetes Care. 2016 Jan; 39(1):43-9.
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    Score: 0.040
  47. Abuse in Childhood or Adolescence and Gestational Diabetes: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Apr; 50(4):436-444.
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    Score: 0.040
  48. Birth weight and later life adherence to unhealthy lifestyles in predicting type 2 diabetes: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2015 Jul 21; 351:h3672.
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    Score: 0.039
  49. Long-term risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in relation to BMI and weight change among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Diabetologia. 2015 Jun; 58(6):1212-9.
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    Score: 0.038
  50. Prepregnancy dietary protein intake, major dietary protein sources, and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jul; 36(7):2001-8.
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    Score: 0.033
  51. Prepregnancy consumption of fruits and fruit juices and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2012 May; 35(5):1079-82.
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    Score: 0.031
  52. A prospective study of prepregnancy dietary fat intake and risk of gestational diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb; 95(2):446-53.
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    Score: 0.031
  53. A prospective study of prepregnancy dietary iron intake and risk for gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jul; 34(7):1557-63.
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    Score: 0.030
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