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Dena Rifkin

Title(s)Associate Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine and Public Health
SchoolHealth Sciences
Phone858-552-8585
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    Self-management of blood pressure medication for hypertensive veterans
    VA I01HX002109Aug 1, 2017 - Jul 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Cognitive Function in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial
    NIH/NIDDK R03DK105314Mar 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Ambulatory BP, kidney function, cognitive &physical function in older adults
    NIH/NIDDK K23DK091521Jul 1, 2011 - Jun 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ghazi L, Pajewski NM, Rifkin DE, Bates JT, Chang TI, Cushman WC, Glasser SP, Haley WE, Johnson KC, Kostis WJ, Papademetriou V, Rahman M, Simmons DL, Taylor A, Whelton PK, Wright JT, Bhatt UY, Drawz PE. Effect of Intensive and Standard Clinic-Based Hypertension Management on the Concordance Between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Blood Pressure Variability in SPRINT. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jul 16; 8(14):e011706. PMID: 31307270.
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    2. Hallan SI, Rifkin DE, Potok OA, Katz R, Langlo KA, Bansal N, Ix JH. Implementing the European Renal Best Practice Guidelines suggests that prediction equations work well to differentiate risk of end-stage renal disease vs. death in older patients with low estimated glomerular filtration rate. Kidney Int. 2019 May 10. PMID: 31301887.
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    3. Jotwani VK, Lee AK, Estrella MM, Katz R, Garimella PS, Malhotra R, Rifkin DE, Ambrosius W, Freedman BI, Cheung AK, Raphael KL, Drawz P, Neyra JA, Oparil S, Punzi H, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. Urinary Biomarkers of Tubular Damage Are Associated with Mortality but Not Cardiovascular Risk among Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Participants with Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Nephrol. 2019; 49(5):346-355. PMID: 30939472.
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    4. Prasad R, Kamath T, Ginsberg C, Potok OA, Ix JH, Garimella PS, Rifkin DE. The association of the ankle-brachial index, the toe-brachial index, and their difference, with mortality and limb outcomes in dialysis patients. Hemodial Int. 2019 Apr; 23(2):214-222. PMID: 30734987.
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    5. Potok OA, Nguyen HA, Abdelmalek JA, Beben T, Woodell TB, Rifkin DE. Patients,' Nephrologists,' and Predicted Estimations of ESKD Risk Compared with 2-Year Incidence of ESKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Jan 10. PMID: 30630859.
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    6. Woodell TB, Rifkin DE. Still Asking "Which Rate Is Right?" Years Later. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Dec 07; 13(12):1783-1784. PMID: 30498001.
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    7. Bullen A, Rifkin D, Trzebinska D. Individualized Cool Dialysate as an Effective Therapy for Intradialytic Hypotension and Hemodialysis Patients' Perception. Ther Apher Dial. 2018 Sep 18. PMID: 30226300.
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    8. Chen W, Newman AB, Fried LF, Rifkin DE, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Katz R, Madero M, Raphael KL, Bushinsky DA, Ix JH. Relationship of acid-base status with arterial stiffness in community-living elders: the Health ABC Study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 09 01; 33(9):1572-1579. PMID: 29177410.
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    9. Rifkin DE. Now or Later? Understanding Timing of Dialysis Initiation beyond IDEAL. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Aug; 29(8):2033-2035. PMID: 29914873.
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    10. Selamet U, Katz R, Ginsberg C, Rifkin DE, Fried LF, Kritchevsky SB, Hoofnagle AN, Bibbins-Domingo K, Drew D, Harris T, Newman A, Gutiérrez OM, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. Serum Calcitriol Concentrations and Kidney Function Decline, Heart Failure, and Mortality in Elderly Community-Living Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 09; 72(3):419-428. PMID: 29885925.
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    11. Rifkin DE. Re: Chokesuwattanaskul et al. Safety and efficacy of apixaban versus warfarin in patients with end-stage renal disease: Meta-analysis. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 May 23. PMID: 29797337.
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    12. Ricalde A, Allison M, Rifkin D, Shaw R. Anthropometric measures of obesity and renal artery calcification: Results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2018 04; 271:142-147. PMID: 29518746.
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    13. Hsu S, Rifkin DE, Criqui MH, Suder NC, Garimella P, Ginsberg C, Marasco AM, McQuaide BJ, Barinas-Mitchell EJ, Allison MA, Wassel CL, Ix JH. Relationship of femoral artery ultrasound measures of atherosclerosis with chronic kidney disease. J Vasc Surg. 2018 06; 67(6):1855-1863.e1. PMID: 29276107.
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    14. Malhotra R, Katz R, Hoofnagle A, Bostom A, Rifkin DE, Mcbride R, Probstfield J, Block G, Ix JH. The Effect of Extended Release Niacin on Markers of Mineral Metabolism in CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 01 06; 13(1):36-44. PMID: 29208626.
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    15. Ginsberg C, Katz R, de Boer IH, Kestenbaum BR, Chonchol M, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Hoofnagle AN, Rifkin DE, Garimella PS, Ix JH. The 24,25 to 25-hydroxyvitamin D ratio and fracture risk in older adults: The cardiovascular health study. Bone. 2018 02; 107:124-130. PMID: 29155243.
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    16. Pathak CM, Ix JH, Anderson CAM, Woodell TB, Smits G, Persky MS, Block GA, Rifkin DE. Variation in Sodium Intake and Intra-individual Change in Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease. J Ren Nutr. 2018 03; 28(2):125-128. PMID: 28866091.
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    17. Thomas IC, Shiau B, Denenberg JO, McClelland RL, Greenland P, de Boer IH, Kestenbaum BR, Lin GM, Daniels M, Forbang NI, Rifkin DE, Hughes-Austin J, Allison MA, Jeffrey Carr J, Ix JH, Criqui MH. Association of cardiovascular disease risk factors with coronary artery calcium volume versus density. Heart. 2018 01; 104(2):135-143. PMID: 28814488.
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    18. Vashishtha D, McClelland RL, Ix JH, Rifkin DE, Jenny N, Allison M. Relation Between Calcified Atherosclerosis in the Renal Arteries and Kidney Function (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 15; 120(8):1434-1439. PMID: 28826901.
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    19. Wassel CL, Ellis AM, Suder NC, Barinas-Mitchell E, Rifkin DE, Forbang NI, Denenberg JO, Marasco AM, McQuaide BJ, Jenny NS, Allison MA, Ix JH, Criqui MH. Femoral Artery Atherosclerosis Is Associated With Physical Function Across the Spectrum of the Ankle-Brachial Index: The San Diego Population Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Jul 20; 6(7). PMID: 28729408.
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    20. Nguyen HA, Anderson CAM, Miracle CM, Rifkin DE. The Association between Depression, Perceived Health Status, and Quality of Life among Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease: An Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2012. Nephron. 2017; 136(2):127-135. PMID: 28249290.
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    21. Evangelidis N, Tong A, Manns B, Hemmelgarn B, Wheeler DC, Tugwell P, Crowe S, Harris T, Van Biesen W, Winkelmayer WC, Sautenet B, O'Donoghue D, Tam-Tham H, Youssouf S, Mandayam S, Ju A, Hawley C, Pollock C, Harris DC, Johnson DW, Rifkin DE, Tentori F, Agar J, Polkinghorne KR, Gallagher M, Kerr PG, McDonald SP, Howard K, Howell M, Craig JC. Developing a Set of Core Outcomes for Trials in Hemodialysis: An International Delphi Survey. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Oct; 70(4):464-475. PMID: 28238554.
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    22. Hughes-Austin JM, Rifkin DE, Beben T, Katz R, Sarnak MJ, Deo R, Hoofnagle AN, Homma S, Siscovick DS, Sotoodehnia N, Psaty BM, de Boer IH, Kestenbaum B, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. The Relation of Serum Potassium Concentration with Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in Community-Living Individuals. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 02 07; 12(2):245-252. PMID: 28143865.
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    23. Drawz PE, Pajewski NM, Bates JT, Bello NA, Cushman WC, Dwyer JP, Fine LJ, Goff DC, Haley WE, Krousel-Wood M, McWilliams A, Rifkin DE, Slinin Y, Taylor A, Townsend R, Wall B, Wright JT, Rahman M. Effect of Intensive Versus Standard Clinic-Based Hypertension Management on Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Results From the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) Ambulatory Blood Pressure Study. Hypertension. 2017 01; 69(1):42-50. PMID: 27849563.
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    24. Forbang NI, Michos ED, McClelland RL, Remigio-Baker RA, Allison MA, Sandfort V, Ix JH, Thomas I, Rifkin DE, Criqui MH. Greater Volume but not Higher Density of Abdominal Aortic Calcium Is Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Nov; 9(11). PMID: 27903540.
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    25. Forbang NI, McClelland RL, Remigio-Baker RA, Allison MA, Sandfort V, Michos ED, Thomas I, Rifkin DE, Criqui MH. Associations of cardiovascular disease risk factors with abdominal aortic calcium volume and density: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2016 12; 255:54-58. PMID: 27816809.
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    26. Cavanaugh AM, LaCroix AZ, Kritz-Silverstein D, Rillamas-Sun E, Rifkin DE. Kidney Function and Disability-Free Survival in Older Women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 01; 65(1):98-106. PMID: 27650533.
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    27. Anderson CA, Nguyen HA, Rifkin DE. Nutrition Interventions in Chronic Kidney Disease. Med Clin North Am. 2016 Nov; 100(6):1265-1283. PMID: 27745594.
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    28. Jenny NS, Olson NC, Allison MA, Rifkin DE, Daniels LB, de Boer IH, Wassel CL, Tracy RP. Biomarkers of Key Biological Pathways in CVD. Glob Heart. 2016 09; 11(3):327-336.e3. PMID: 27741979.
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    29. Camacho Á, McClelland RL, Delaney JA, Allison MA, Psaty BM, Rifkin DE, Rapp SR, Szklo M, Stein MB, Criqui MH. Antidepressant Use and Subclinical Measures of Atherosclerosis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2016 Aug; 36(4):340-6. PMID: 27269959.
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    30. Nguyen HA, Rifkin DE. Cliff Dive or Slippery Slope: Trajectories of Kidney Function Decline and Implications for Survival After Hemodialysis Initiation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 08; 68(2):173-175. PMID: 27477356.
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    31. Dougher CE, Rifkin DE, Anderson CA, Smits G, Persky MS, Block GA, Ix JH. Spot urine sodium measurements do not accurately estimate dietary sodium intake in chronic kidney disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Aug; 104(2):298-305. PMID: 27357090.
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    32. Hallan SI, Øvrehus MA, Romundstad S, Rifkin D, Langhammer A, Stevens PE, Ix JH. Long-term trends in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease and the influence of cardiovascular risk factors in Norway. Kidney Int. 2016 09; 90(3):665-73. PMID: 27344204.
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    33. Wassel CL, Allison MA, Ix JH, Rifkin DE, Forbang NI, Denenberg JO, Criqui MH. Ankle-brachial index predicts change over time in functional status in the San Diego Population Study. J Vasc Surg. 2016 09; 64(3):656-662.e1. PMID: 27139783.
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    34. Woodell TB, Hughes-Austin JM, Tran TV, Malhotra A, Abdelmalek JA, Rifkin DE. Associations between cystatin C-based eGFR, ambulatory blood pressure parameters, and in-clinic versus ambulatory blood pressure agreement in older community-living adults. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Apr; 21(2):87-94. PMID: 26683379.
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    35. Weiner D, Rifkin D. NKF offers knowledge for all disciplines. Nephrol News Issues. 2016 Mar; 30(3):34-5. PMID: 27169217.
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    36. Beben T, Ix JH, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Fried LF, Hoofnagle AN, Chonchol M, Kestenbaum BR, de Boer IH, Rifkin DE. Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 and Frailty in Elderly Community-Dwelling Individuals: The Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Feb; 64(2):270-6. PMID: 26889836.
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    37. Hughes-Austin JM, Dominguez A, Allison MA, Wassel CL, Rifkin DE, Morgan CG, Daniels MR, Ikram U, Knox JB, Wright CM, Criqui MH, Ix JH. Relationship of Coronary Calcium on Standard Chest CT Scans With Mortality. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Feb; 9(2):152-9. PMID: 26777213.
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    38. Thomas IC, Ratigan AR, Rifkin DE, Ix JH, Criqui MH, Budoff MJ, Allison MA. The association of renal artery calcification with hypertension in community-living individuals: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016 Feb; 10(2):167-74. PMID: 26796664.
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    39. Crane GM, Powell H, Kostadinov R, Rocafort PT, Rifkin DE, Burger PC, Ambinder RF, Swinnen LJ, Borowitz MJ, Duffield AS. Primary CNS lymphoproliferative disease, mycophenolate and calcineurin inhibitor usage. Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 20; 6(32):33849-66. PMID: 26460822.
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    40. Beben T, Rifkin DE. GFR Estimating Equations and Liver Disease. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2015 Sep; 22(5):337-42. PMID: 26311594.
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    41. Conway KS, Forbang N, Beben T, Criqui MH, Ix JH, Rifkin DE. Relationship Between 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Cognitive Function in Community-Living Older Adults: The UCSD Ambulatory Blood Pressure Study. Am J Hypertens. 2015 Dec; 28(12):1444-52. PMID: 25896923.
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    42. Rifkin DE, Kiernan M, Sarnak MJ. Hitting the mark: blood pressure targets and agents in those with prevalent cardiovascular disease and heart failure. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2015 Mar; 22(2):140-4. PMID: 25704351.
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    43. Bansal N, Katz R, De Boer IH, Peralta CA, Fried LF, Siscovick DS, Rifkin DE, Hirsch C, Cummings SR, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. Development and validation of a model to predict 5-year risk of death without ESRD among older adults with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Mar 06; 10(3):363-71. PMID: 25710804.
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    44. Ix JH, Biggs ML, Mukamal K, Djousse L, Siscovick D, Tracy R, Katz R, Delaney JA, Chaves P, Rifkin DE, Hughes-Austin JM, Garimella PS, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG, Kizer JR. Urine Collagen Fragments and CKD Progression-The Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Oct; 26(10):2494-503. PMID: 25655067.
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    45. Yenchek R, Ix JH, Rifkin DE, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Garcia M, Patel KV, Satterfield S, Harris TB, Newman AB, Fried LF. Association of serum bicarbonate with incident functional limitation in older adults. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Dec 05; 9(12):2111-6. PMID: 25381341.
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    46. Beben T, Rifkin DE. Recognizing our limits: deficiencies in end-of-life education for nephrology trainees. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Feb; 65(2):209-10. PMID: 25616631.
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    47. Beben T, Rifkin DE. The Elderly are Different: Initiating Dialysis in Frail Geriatric Patients. Semin Dial. 2015 May-Jun; 28(3):221-3. PMID: 25366524.
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    48. Rifkin DE, Bansal N, Choo EK. Gender differences in time spent on parenting and domestic responsibilities. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 07; 161(7):534. PMID: 25285552.
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    49. Jassal SK, Wassel CL, Laughlin GA, Barrett-Connor E, Rifkin DE, Ix JH. Urine creatinine-based estimates of fat-free mass in community-dwelling older persons: the Rancho Bernardo study. J Ren Nutr. 2015 Mar; 25(2):97-102. PMID: 25218878.
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    50. Rifkin DE. A fighting chance: how acute care training is failing patients with chronic disease. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Aug; 33(8):1481-4. PMID: 25092851.
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    51. Goldenstein L, Driver TH, Fried LF, Rifkin DE, Patel KV, Yenchek RH, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. Serum bicarbonate concentrations and kidney disease progression in community-living elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Oct; 64(4):542-9. PMID: 24953890.
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    52. Allison MA, Jenny NS, McClelland RL, Cushman M, Rifkin D. The associations of adipokines with selected markers of the renin-angiotensinogen-aldosterone system: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. J Hum Hypertens. 2015 Feb; 29(2):127-33. PMID: 24919752.
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    53. Rifkin DE. My hidden VA list. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 24; 371(4):299-301. PMID: 24896821.
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    54. Blair KJ, Allison MA, Morgan C, Wassel CL, Rifkin DE, Wright CM, Criqui MH, Ix JH. Comparison of ordinal versus Agatston coronary calcification scoring for cardiovascular disease mortality in community-living individuals. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Apr; 30(4):813-8. PMID: 24610090.
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    55. Steiner RW, Ix JH, Rifkin DE, Gert B. Estimating risks of de novo kidney diseases after living kidney donation. Am J Transplant. 2014 Mar; 14(3):538-44. PMID: 24612746.
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    56. Rifkin DE, Khaki AR, Jenny NS, McClelland RL, Budoff M, Watson K, Ix JH, Allison MA. Association of renin and aldosterone with ethnicity and blood pressure: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Hypertens. 2014 Jun; 27(6):801-10. PMID: 24436325.
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    57. Criqui MH, Denenberg JO, Ix JH, McClelland RL, Wassel CL, Rifkin DE, Carr JJ, Budoff MJ, Allison MA. Calcium density of coronary artery plaque and risk of incident cardiovascular events. JAMA. 2014 Jan 15; 311(3):271-8. PMID: 24247483.
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    58. Abdelmalek JA, Gansevoort RT, Lambers Heerspink HJ, Ix JH, Rifkin DE. Estimated albumin excretion rate versus urine albumin-creatinine ratio for the assessment of albuminuria: a diagnostic test study from the Prevention of Renal and Vascular Endstage Disease (PREVEND) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Mar; 63(3):415-21. PMID: 24364894.
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    59. Beasley JM, Katz R, Shlipak M, Rifkin DE, Siscovick D, Kaplan R. Dietary protein intake and change in estimated GFR in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Nutrition. 2014 Jul-Aug; 30(7-8):794-9. PMID: 24984995.
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    60. Dalrymple LS, Katz R, Rifkin DE, Siscovick D, Newman AB, Fried LF, Sarnak MJ, Odden MC, Shlipak MG. Kidney function and prevalent and incident frailty. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Dec; 8(12):2091-9. PMID: 24178972.
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    61. Marston N, Kehl D, Copp J, Nourbakhsh N, Rifkin DE. Alkalotics anonymous: severe metabolic alkalosis. Am J Med. 2014 Jan; 127(1):25-7. PMID: 24268303.
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    62. Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ. How low can you go? Blood pressure and mortality in chronic kidney disease. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Aug 20; 159(4):302-3. PMID: 24026262.
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    63. Rifkin DE, Katz R, Chonchol M, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Fried LF, Newman AB, Siscovick DS, Peralta CA. Blood pressure components and decline in kidney function in community-living older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Aug; 26(8):1037-44. PMID: 23709568.
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    64. Palomino HL, Rifkin DE, Anderson C, Criqui MH, Whooley MA, Ix JH. 24-hour urine phosphorus excretion and mortality and cardiovascular events. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Jul; 8(7):1202-10. PMID: 23539231.
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    65. Allison MA, Ix JH, Morgan C, McClelland RL, Rifkin D, Shimbo D, Criqui MH. Higher leptin is associated with hypertension: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Hum Hypertens. 2013 Oct; 27(10):617-22. PMID: 23535989.
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    66. Rifkin DE, Abdelmalek JA, Miracle CM, Low C, Barsotti R, Rios P, Stepnowsky C, Agha Z. Linking clinic and home: a randomized, controlled clinical effectiveness trial of real-time, wireless blood pressure monitoring for older patients with kidney disease and hypertension. Blood Press Monit. 2013 Feb; 18(1):8-15. PMID: 23275313.
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    67. Madero M, Peralta C, Katz R, Canada R, Fried L, Najjar S, Shlipak M, Simonsick E, Lakatta E, Patel K, Rifkin D, Hawkins M, Newman A, Sarnak M. Association of arterial rigidity with incident kidney disease and kidney function decline: the Health ABC study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Mar; 8(3):424-33. PMID: 23271800.
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    68. Schwartz J, Allison MA, Rifkin DE, Wright CM. Influence of patients' coronary artery calcium on subsequent medication use patterns. Am J Health Behav. 2012 Sep; 36(5):628-38. PMID: 22584090.
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    69. Seshasai RK, Katz R, de Boer IH, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ. Apolipoprotein E and kidney function in older adults. Clin Nephrol. 2012 Sep; 78(3):174-80. PMID: 22874105.
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    70. Rifkin DE, Ix JH, Wassel CL, Criqui MH, Allison MA. Renal artery calcification and mortality among clinically asymptomatic adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Sep 18; 60(12):1079-85. PMID: 22939556.
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    71. Abdelmalek JA, Stark P, Walther CP, Ix JH, Rifkin DE. Associations between coronary calcification on chest radiographs and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Dec; 60(6):990-7. PMID: 22883135.
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    72. Abdelmalek JA, Rifkin DE. Cystatin C, creatinine, and albuminuria: bringing risk into 3 dimensions. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Aug; 60(2):176-8. PMID: 22805517.
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    73. Shastri S, Katz R, Rifkin DE, Fried LF, Odden MC, Peralta CA, Chonchol M, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Newman AB, Sarnak MJ. Kidney function and mortality in octogenarians: Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jul; 60(7):1201-7. PMID: 22724391.
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    74. Ix JH, Katz R, Kestenbaum BR, de Boer IH, Chonchol M, Mukamal KJ, Rifkin D, Siscovick DS, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG. Fibroblast growth factor-23 and death, heart failure, and cardiovascular events in community-living individuals: CHS (Cardiovascular Health Study). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jul 17; 60(3):200-7. PMID: 22703926.
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    75. Rifkin DE, Coca SG, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Does AKI truly lead to CKD? J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Jun; 23(6):979-84. PMID: 22460531.
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    76. Jenny NS, French B, Arnold AM, Strotmeyer ES, Cushman M, Chaves PH, Ding J, Fried LP, Kritchevsky SB, Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ, Newman AB. Long-term assessment of inflammation and healthy aging in late life: the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Sep; 67(9):970-6. PMID: 22367431.
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    77. Abdelmalek JA, Rifkin DE. Bound by a promise: advance directives and "uninformed consent". Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Feb; 59(2):A29-31. PMID: 22243954.
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    78. Bezreh T, Laws MB, Taubin T, Rifkin DE, Wilson IB. Challenges to physician-patient communication about medication use: a window into the skeptical patient's world. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2012; 6:11-8. PMID: 22272065.
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    79. Walther CP, Carter CW, Low CL, Williams P, Rifkin DE, Steiner RW, Ix JH. Interdialytic creatinine change versus predialysis creatinine as indicators of nutritional status in maintenance hemodialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Feb; 27(2):771-6. PMID: 21775764.
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    80. Shastri S, Tighiouart H, Katz R, Rifkin DE, Fried LF, Shlipak MG, Newman AB, Sarnak MJ. Chronic kidney disease in octogenarians. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jun; 6(6):1410-7. PMID: 21511839.
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    81. Kop WJ, Seliger SL, Fink JC, Katz R, Odden MC, Fried LF, Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ, Gottdiener JS. Longitudinal association of depressive symptoms with rapid kidney function decline and adverse clinical renal disease outcomes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Apr; 6(4):834-44. PMID: 21393483.
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    82. Rifkin DE. Discontinuity and its discontents. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Nov; 56(5):A38-9. PMID: 20970018.
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    83. Aguilar MI, O'Meara ES, Seliger S, Longstreth WT, Hart RG, Pergola PE, Shlipak MG, Katz R, Sarnak MJ, Rifkin DE. Albuminuria and the risk of incident stroke and stroke types in older adults. Neurology. 2010 Oct 12; 75(15):1343-50. PMID: 20810996.
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    84. Singh P, Rifkin DE, Blantz RC. Chronic kidney disease: an inherent risk factor for acute kidney injury? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Sep; 5(9):1690-5. PMID: 20688882.
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    85. Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ. Chronic kidney disease: Absence of evidence or evidence of absence? ACS treatment in CKD. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2010 Aug; 6(8):449-50. PMID: 20664628.
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