Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Villegas, Raquel , PhD MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Publications
Villegas, R, Gao, YT, Yang, G, Li, HL, Elasy, T, Zheng, W, Shu, XO. Duration of breast-feeding and the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Shanghai Women''s Health Study. Diabetologia, 51(2), 258-66, 2008. PMCID:2170456

Villegas, R, Gao, YT, Yang, G, Li, HL, Elasy, TA, Zheng, W, Shu, XO. Legume and soy food intake and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Shanghai Women''s Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr, 87(1), 162-7, 2008. PMCID:2361384

Villegas, R, Kearney, PM, Perry, IJ. The cumulative effect of core lifestyle behaviours on the prevalence of hypertension and dyslipidemia. BMC Public Health, 8, 210, 2008. PMCID:2442070

Villegas, R, Shu, XO, Gao, YT, Yang, G, Elasy, T, Li, H, Zheng, W. Vegetable but not fruit consumption reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes in Chinese women. J Nutr, 138(3), 574-80, 2008. PMCID:2615491

Villegas, R, Shu, XO, Yang, G, Matthews, CE, Li, H, Cai, H, Gao, Y, Zheng, W. Energy balance and type 2 diabetes: A report from the Shanghai Women''s Health Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, , , 2008. PMCID:2701731

Villegas, R, Liu, S, Gao, YT, Yang, G, Li, H, Zheng, W, Shu, XO. Prospective study of dietary carbohydrates, glycemic index, glycemic load, and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in middle-aged Chinese women. Arch Intern Med, 167(21), 2310-6, 2007.

Villegas, R, Yang, G, Liu, D, Xiang, YB, Cai, H, Zheng, W, Shu, XO. Validity and reproducibility of the food-frequency questionnaire used in the Shanghai men''s health study. Br J Nutr, 97(5), 993-1000, 2007.

Villegas, R, Shu, XO, Gao, YT, Yang, G, Cai, H, Li, H, Zheng, W. The association of meat intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes may be modified by body weight. Int J Med Sci, 3(4), 152-9, 2006. PMCID:1633824

Villegas, R, Shu, XO, Li, H, Yang, G, Matthews, CE, Leitzmann, M, Li, Q, Cai, H, Gao, YT, Zheng, W. Physical activity and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Shanghai women''s health study. Int J Epidemiol, 35(6), 1553-62, 2006.

Perry, IJ, Villegas, R, Salim, A, Flynn, A. Clustering of protective factors for glucose intolerance and insulin resistance: a cross-sectional study. Diabet Med, 22(8), 1091-7, 2005.

Villegas, R, Creagh, D, Hinchion, R, O''Halloran, D, Perry, IJ. Prevalence and lifestyle determinants of the metabolic syndrome. Ir Med J, 97(10), 300-3, 2005.

Villegas, R, Salim, A, Collins, MM, Flynn, A, Perry, IJ. Dietary patterns in middle-aged Irish men and women defined by cluster analysis. Public Health Nutr, 7(8), 1017-24, 2004.

Villegas, R, Salim, A, Flynn, A, Perry, IJ. Prudent diet and the risk of insulin resistance. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 14(6), 334-43, 2004.

Villegas, R, Salim, A, O''Halloran, D, Perry, IJ. Alcohol intake and insulin resistance. A cross-sectional study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 14(5), 233-40, 2004.

Villegas, R, Perry, IJ, Creagh, D, Hinchion, R, O''Halloran, D. Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged men and women. Diabetes Care, 26(11), 3198-9, 2003.


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