Laura AG Armas, MD

Associate Professor

  • 2607 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
20042017

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2017

Improved Screening Test for Idiopathic Infantile Hypercalcemia Confirms Residual Levels of Serum 24,25-(OH)2D3 in Affected Patients

Kaufmann, M., Morse, N., Molloy, B. J., Cooper, D. P., Schlingmann, K. P., Molin, A., Kottler, M. L., Gallagher, J. C., Armas, L. & Jones, G., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 32, 7, p. 1589-1596 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Vitamin D status among indigenous Mayan (Kekchi) and Afro-Caribe (Garifuna) adolescents from Guatemala: A comparative description between two ethnic groups residing on the Rio Dulce at the Caribbean coast in Izabal Province, Guatemala

Naqvi, A., Solomons, N. W., Campos, R., Soto-Méndez, M. J., Caplan, E., Armas, L. & Bermudez, O. I., Jul 1 2017, In : Public Health Nutrition. 20, 10, p. 1729-1737 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Nonenzymatic Glycation and Degree of Mineralization Are Higher in Bone from Fractured Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Farlay, D., Armas, L. A. G., Gineyts, E., Akhter, M. P., Recker, R. R. & Boivin, G., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 31, 1, p. 190-195 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Vitamin D metabolism in the premature newborn: A randomized trial

Hanson, C., Jones, G., Lyden, E., Kaufmann, M., Armas, L. & Anderson-Berry, A., Aug 1 2016, In : Clinical Nutrition. 35, 4, p. 835-841 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2015

Quantifying the vitamin D economy

Heaney, R. P. & Armas, L. A. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Nutrition Reviews. 73, 1, p. 51-67 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Risk of falling in older women

Armas, L., Lappe, J., Slavik, V. J., Slattery, K., Cheng, S. C., Malik, D. S. & Mordeson, J. N., Mar 25 2015, In : New Mathematics and Natural Computation. 11, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Risk of falling in older women II

Armas, L., Lappe, J., Boyce, M., Byrne, M., Inagaki, A. A., Cheng, S. C., Malik, D. S. & Mordeson, J. N., Nov 28 2015, In : New Mathematics and Natural Computation. 11, 3, p. 217-227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

25-Hydroxyvitamin D response to graded vitamin D3 supplementation among obese adults

Drincic, A., Fuller, E., Heaney, R. P. & Armas, L. A. G., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 98, 12, p. 4845-4851 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

All-source basal vitamin D inputs are greater than previously thought and cutaneous inputs are smaller

Heaney, R. P., Armas, L. A. G. & French, C., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Nutrition. 143, 5, p. 571-575 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Calcium absorption response to cholecalciferol supplementation in hemodialysis

Armas, L. A. G., Zena, M., Lund, R. & Heaney, R. P., Jun 7 2013, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 8, 6, p. 1003-1008 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Successful treatment of tumor-induced osteomalacia due to an intracranial tumor by fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy

Tarasova, V. D., Trepp-Carrasco, A. G., Thompson, R., Recker, R. R., Chong, W. H., Collins, M. T. & Armas, L. A. G., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 98, 11, p. 4267-4272 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2012

25-hydroxyvitamin D response to cholecalciferol supplementation in hemodialysis

Armas, L. A. G., Andukuri, R., Barger-Lux, J., Heaney, R. P. & Lund, R., Sep 1 2012, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 7, 9, p. 1428-1434 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Content of commercially available, single-ingredient vitamin D dietary supplements

Armas, L. A. G., Gregory, P. & Horst, R. L., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 17, 1, p. 54-56 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intake of Key Pregnancy Nutrients in Midwest Adolescents of Childbearing Potential: Vitamin D, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, and Folate

Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A., Lyden, E., Rafferty, K., Armas, L., Elliott, E., Dudley, E. & Lappe, J. M., Dec 1 2012, In : Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition. 4, 6, p. 355-360 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trabecular bone histomorphometry in humans with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Armas, L. A. G., Akhter, M. P., Drincic, A. & Recker, R. R., Jan 1 2012, In : Bone. 50, 1, p. 91-96 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Volumetric dilution, rather than sequestration best explains the low vitamin D status of obesity

Drincic, A. T., Armas, L. A. G., Van Diest, E. E. & Heaney, R. P., Jul 1 2012, In : Obesity. 20, 7, p. 1444-1448 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

282 Scopus citations
2011

Chronic dietary fiber supplementation with wheat dextrin does not inhibit calcium and magnesium absorption in premenopausal and postmenopausal women

Armas, L. A. G., Rafferty, K., Hospattankar, A., Abrams, S. A. & Heaney, R. P., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of International Medical Research. 39, 5, p. 1824-1833 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The effect of antiresorptives on bone quality

Recker, R. R. & Armas, L., Aug 2011, In : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 469, 8, p. 2207-2214 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Vitamin D3 is more potent than vitamin D2in humans

Heaney, R. P., Recker, R. R., Grote, J., Horst, R. L. & Armas, L. A. G., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 96, 3, p. E447-E452

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

258 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations
2010

Comprehensive association analysis of nine candidate genes with serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels among healthy Caucasian subjects

Bu, F. X., Armas, L., Lappe, J., Zhou, Y., Gao, G., Wang, H. W., Recker, R. & Zhao, L. J., Nov 1 2010, In : Human genetics. 128, 5, p. 549-556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Scopus citations

Older Mayan residents of the western highlands of Guatemala lack sufficient levels of vitamin D

Sud, S. R., Montenegro-Bethancourt, G., Bermúdez, O. I., Heaney, R. P., Armas, L. & Solomons, N. W., Nov 1 2010, In : Nutrition Research. 30, 11, p. 739-746 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2009

Do melanoidins induced by topical 9% dihydroxyacetone sunless tanning spray inhibit vitamin d production? A pilot study

Armas, L. A. G., Fusaro, R. M., Sayre, R. M., Huerter, C. J. & Heaney, R. P., Sep 1 2009, In : Photochemistry and Photobiology. 85, 5, p. 1265-1266 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Vitamin D3 Distribution and status in the body

Heaney, R. P., Horst, R. L., Cullen, D. M. & Armas, L. A. G., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 28, 3, p. 252-256 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

122 Scopus citations
2008

25-Hydroxylation of vitamin D3: Relation to circulating vitamin D3 under various input conditions

Heaney, R. P., Armas, L. A. G., Shary, J. R., Bell, N. H., Binkley, N. & Hollis, B. W., Jun 1 2008, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 87, 6, p. 1738-1742 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

190 Scopus citations

Pharmacokinetics of a single, large dose of cholecalciferol

Ilahi, M., Armas, L. A. G. & Heaney, R. P., Mar 1 2008, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 87, 3, p. 688-691 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

149 Scopus citations
2007

Ultraviolet-B radiation increases serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels: The effect of UVB dose and skin color

Armas, L. A. G., Dowell, S., Akhter, M., Duthuluru, S., Huerter, C., Hollis, B. W., Lund, R. & Heaney, R. P., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 57, 4, p. 588-593 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

204 Scopus citations
2004

Vitamin D2 is much less effective than vitamin D3 in humans

Armas, L. A. G., Hollis, B. W. & Heaney, R. P., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 89, 11, p. 5387-5391 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

801 Scopus citations