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

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Frank Hu and Donna Spiegelman.
Connection Strength

2.557
  1. Healthful and Unhealthful Plant-Based Diets and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in U.S. Adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 25; 70(4):411-422.
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    Score: 0.188
  2. Diet Assessment Methods in the Nurses' Health Studies and Contribution to Evidence-Based Nutritional Policies and Guidelines. Am J Public Health. 2016 09; 106(9):1567-72.
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    Score: 0.175
  3. Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in US Men and Women: Results from Three Prospective Cohort Studies. PLoS Med. 2016 06; 13(6):e1002039.
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    Score: 0.174
  4. Type 2 diabetes and risk of cancer. BMJ. 2015 Jan 02; 350:g7707.
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    Score: 0.157
  5. Methylmercury exposure and incident diabetes in U.S. men and women in two prospective cohorts. Diabetes Care. 2013 Nov; 36(11):3578-84.
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    Score: 0.144
  6. A symposium and workshop report from the Global Nutrition and Epidemiologic Transition Initiative: nutrition transition and the global burden of type 2 diabetes. Br J Nutr. 2012 Oct; 108(7):1325-35.
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    Score: 0.133
  7. Low-carbohydrate diet scores and risk of type 2 diabetes in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Apr; 93(4):844-50.
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    Score: 0.120
  8. Comparison of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometric and anthropometric measures of adiposity in relation to adiposity-related biologic factors. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Dec 15; 172(12):1442-54.
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    Score: 0.117
  9. Substituting brown rice for white rice to lower diabetes risk: a focus-group study in Chinese adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Aug; 110(8):1216-21.
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    Score: 0.116
  10. White rice, brown rice, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jun 14; 170(11):961-9.
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    Score: 0.115
  11. Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, fish intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Sep; 90(3):613-20.
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    Score: 0.108
  12. Combined impact of lifestyle factors on mortality: prospective cohort study in US women. BMJ. 2008 Sep 16; 337:a1440.
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    Score: 0.102
  13. Calculating deaths attributable to obesity. Am J Public Health. 2005 Jun; 95(6):932; author reply 932-3.
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    Score: 0.081
  14. Glycemic Index and Microstructure Evaluation of Four Cereal Grain Foods. J Food Sci. 2019 Dec; 84(12):3373-3382.
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    Score: 0.055
  15. A Mixed-Methods Study on Acceptability, Tolerability, and Substitution of Brown Rice for White Rice to Lower Blood Glucose Levels among Nigerian Adults. Front Nutr. 2017; 4:33.
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    Score: 0.047
  16. Trajectory of body shape across the lifespan and cancer risk. Int J Cancer. 2016 May 15; 138(10):2383-95.
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    Score: 0.042
  17. Long-term status and change of body fat distribution, and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 06; 45(3):871-83.
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    Score: 0.041
  18. A Comparison of Different Methods for Evaluating Diet, Physical Activity, and Long-Term Weight Gain in 3 Prospective Cohort Studies. J Nutr. 2015 Nov; 145(11):2527-34.
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    Score: 0.041
  19. Reducing the global burden of type 2 diabetes by improving the quality of staple foods: The Global Nutrition and Epidemiologic Transition Initiative. Global Health. 2015 Jun 04; 11:23.
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    Score: 0.040
  20. Study design and methods for a randomized crossover trial substituting brown rice for white rice on diabetes risk factors in India. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2015; 66(7):797-804.
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    Score: 0.040
  21. Adulthood Weight Change and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Jul; 8(7):620-7.
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    Score: 0.040
  22. Posttraumatic stress disorder and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a sample of women: a 22-year longitudinal study. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Mar; 72(3):203-10.
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    Score: 0.040
  23. Effect of brown rice, white rice, and brown rice with legumes on blood glucose and insulin responses in overweight Asian Indians: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2014 May; 16(5):317-25.
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    Score: 0.037
  24. Consumption and acceptability of whole grain staples for lowering markers of diabetes risk among overweight and obese Tanzanian adults. Global Health. 2013 Jun 23; 9(1):26.
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    Score: 0.035
  25. Consumer Acceptance and Preference Study (CAPS) on brown and undermilled Indian rice varieties in Chennai, India. J Am Coll Nutr. 2013; 32(1):50-7.
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    Score: 0.034
  26. Intimate partner violence and incidence of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care. 2013 May; 36(5):1159-65.
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    Score: 0.034
  27. Pattern of dietary carbohydrate intake among urbanized adult Nigerians. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2013 May; 64(3):292-9.
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    Score: 0.034
  28. Toenail selenium and incidence of type 2 diabetes in U.S. men and women. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jul; 35(7):1544-51.
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    Score: 0.033
  29. Perceptions about varieties of brown rice: a qualitative study from Southern India. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Oct; 111(10):1517-22.
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    Score: 0.031
  30. Substituting white rice with brown rice for 16 weeks does not substantially affect metabolic risk factors in middle-aged Chinese men and women with diabetes or a high risk for diabetes. J Nutr. 2011 Sep; 141(9):1685-90.
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    Score: 0.031
  31. Whole grain, bran, and germ intake and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study and systematic review. PLoS Med. 2007 Aug; 4(8):e261.
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    Score: 0.023
  32. Dietary patterns and the risk of breast cancer. Ann Epidemiol. 2005 Nov; 15(10):789-95.
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    Score: 0.021
  33. Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2004 Nov 03; 96(21):1577-84.
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    Score: 0.019
  34. Changes in body weight and body fat distribution as risk factors for clinical diabetes in US men. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Jun 15; 159(12):1150-9.
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    Score: 0.019
  35. Dietary fiber reduces peripheral arterial disease risk in men. J Nutr. 2003 Nov; 133(11):3658-63.
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    Score: 0.018
  36. Joint association of alcohol and folate intake with risk of major chronic disease in women. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Oct 15; 158(8):760-71.
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    Score: 0.018
  37. The use of B vitamin supplements and peripheral arterial disease risk in men are inversely related. J Nutr. 2003 Sep; 133(9):2863-7.
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    Score: 0.018
  38. Vitamin C and risk of coronary heart disease in women. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Jul 16; 42(2):246-52.
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    Score: 0.018
  39. Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Dec; 76(6):1261-71.
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    Score: 0.017
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