Bessie Young


VA Puget Sound Health Care System



Research Interest: Clinical Trials and Large-Scale Epidemiologic Studies, Complications of Diabetes

DRC Publications

Young, BA; Katz, R; Boulware, LE; Kestenbaum, B; de Boer, IH; Wang, W; Fulop, T; Bansal, N; Robinson-Cohen, C; ... Correa, A Risk Factors for Rapid Kidney Function Decline Among African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) Am J Kidney Dis 68 2: 229-39; 2016

Hedayati, SS; Daniel, DM; Cohen, S; Comstock, B; Cukor, D; Diaz-Linhart, Y; Dember, LM; Dubovsky, A; Greene, T; ... Mehrotra, R Rationale and design of A Trial of Sertraline vs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for End-stage Renal Disease Patients with Depression (ASCEND) Contemp Clin Trials 47 1-11; 2016 PMC4818161

Beste, LA; Mattox, EA; Pichler, R; Young, BA; Au, DH; Kirsh, SF; Germani, MW; Hedeen, A; Harp, BK; ... Chang, MF Primary Care Team Members Report Greater Individual Benefits from Long- Versus Short-Term Specialty Telemedicine Mentorship Telemed J E Health 22 8: 699-706; 2016

Bansal, N; Katz, R; Himmelfarb, J; Afkarian, M; Kestenbaum, B; de Boer, IH; Young, B ; Markers of kidney disease and risk of subclinical and clinical heart failure in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study Nephrol Dial Transplant 2016

Afkarian, M; Katz, R; Bansal, N; Correa, A; Kestenbaum, B; Himmelfarb, J; de Boer, IH; Young, B ; Diabetes, Kidney Disease, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in the Jackson Heart Study Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 11 8: 1384-91; 2016

Hall, ME; Wang, W; Okhomina, V; Agarwal, M; Hall, JE; Dreisbach, AW; Juncos, LA; Winniford, MD; Payne, TJ; ... Young, BA Cigarette Smoking and Chronic Kidney Disease in African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study J Am Heart Assoc 5 6: 2016 PMC4937270

Kiefer, MM; Silverman, JB; Young, BA; Nelson, KM ; National patterns in diabetes screening: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2012 J Gen Intern Med 30 5: 612-8; 2015 PMC4395592

Yu, MK; Katon, W; Young, BA ; Associations between sex and incident chronic kidney disease in a prospective diabetic cohort Nephrology (Carlton) 20 7: 451-8; 2015 PMC4465880

Bosworth, CR; Levin, G; Robinson-Cohen, C; Hoofnagle, AN; Ruzinski, J; Young, B; Schwartz, SM; Himmelfarb, J; Kestenbaum, B; ... de Boer, IH The serum 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D concentration, a marker of vitamin D catabolism, is reduced in chronic kidney disease Kidney Int 82 6: 693-700; 2012 PMC3434313