Kenneth M. Langa: Select Publications

Journal Articles

Ornstein, Katherine A., Melissa D. Aldridge, Melissa M. Garrido, Rebecca Gorges, Evan Bollens-Lund, Albert L. Siu, Kenneth M. Langa, and Amy S. Kelley. 2017. "The use of life-sustaining procedures in the last month of life is associated with more depressive symptoms in surviving spouses." Journal of pain and symptom management, 53(2): 178-187 e1. DOI. Abstract.

Meddings, Jennifer, Heidi Reichert, Shawna N. Smith, Theodore J. Iwashyna, Kenneth M. Langa, Timothy P. Hofer, and Laurence F. McMahon. 2017. "The Impact of Disability and Social Determinants of Health on Condition-Specific Readmissions beyond Medicare Risk Adjustments: A Cohort Study." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 32(1): 71-80. DOI. Abstract.

Leggett, A., Philippa J. Clarke, Kara Zivin, R.J. McCammon, Michael R. Elliott, and Kenneth M. Langa. Forthcoming. "Recent Improvements in Cognitive Functioning Among Older U.S. Adults: How Much Does Increasing Educational Attainment Explain?" Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. DOI. Abstract.

Harris, J.A., E. Byhoff, C.R. Perumalswami, Kenneth M. Langa, A.A. Wright, and J.J. Griggs. 2017. "The relationship of obesity to hospice use and expenditures: A cohort study." Annals of Internal Medicine, 166(6): 381-389. DOI. Abstract.

Brilleman, Samuel L., Rory Wolfe, Margarita Moreno-Betancur, Anne E. Sales, Kenneth M. Langa, Yun Li, Elizabeth L. Daugherty Biddison, Lewis Rubinson, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2017. "Associations between community-level disaster exposure and individual-level changes in disability and risk of death for older Americans." Social science & medicine, 173: 118-125. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Eric Larson, Eileen Crimmins, Jessica Faul, Deborah Levine, Mohammed Kabeto, and David Weir. 2017. "A Comparison of the Prevalence of Dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012." JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(1): 51-58. DOI. Abstract.

Shah, Hiral, Emiliano Albanese, Cynthia Duggan, Igor Rudan, Kenneth M. Langa, Maria C. Carrillo, Kit Yee Chan, Yves Joanette, Martin Prince, Martin Rossor, Shekhar Saxena, Heather M. Snyder, Reisa Sperling, Mathew Varghese, Huali Wang, Marc Wortmann, and Tarun Dua. 2016. "Research priorities to reduce the global burden of dementia by 2025." The Lancet Neurology, 15(12): 1285-1294. DOI. Abstract.

Prescott, Hallie C., John J. Osterholzer, Kenneth M. Langa, Derek C. Angus, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2016. "Late mortality after sepsis: propensity matched cohort study." BMJ, 353: i2375. DOI. Abstract.

Maust, Donovan, Helen C. Kales, Ryan McCammon, Frederic C. Blow, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2016. "The Association of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia with Medicare Costs." The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24(3): S151-S153. DOI.

Maust, Donovan T., Kenneth M. Langa, Frederic C. Blow, and Helen C. Kales. 2016. "Psychotropic use and associated neuropsychiatric symptoms among patients with dementia in the USA." International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 32(2): 164-174. DOI. Abstract.

Littlejohns, Thomas J., Katarina Kos, William E. Henley, Iain A. Lang, Cedric Annweiler, Olivier Beauchet, Paulo H. M. Chaves, Bryan R. Kestenbaum, Lewis H. Kuller, Kenneth M. Langa, Oscar L. Lopez, and David J. Llewellyn. 2016. "Vitamin D and Risk of Neuroimaging Abnormalities." PLoS ONE, 11(5): e0154896. DOI. Abstract.

Kuźma, Elżbieta, Maya Soni, Thomas J. Littlejohns, Janice M. Ranson, Natasja M. van Schoor, Dorly Deeg, Hannie Comijs, Paulo H. M. Chaves, Bryan R. Kestenbaum, Lewis H. Kuller, Oscar L. Lopez, James T. Becker, Kenneth M. Langa, William E. Henley, Iain A. Lang, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, and David J. Llewellyn. 2016. "Vitamin D and Memory Decline: Two Population-Based Prospective Studies." Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 50(4): 1099-1108. DOI. Abstract.

Kim, Daniel, Beth Ann Griffin, Mohammed Kabeto, Jose Escarce, Kenneth M. Langa, and Regina A. Shih. 2016. "Lagged Associations of Metropolitan Statistical Area- and State-Level Income Inequality with Cognitive Function: The Health and Retirement Study." PLoS ONE, 11(6): e0157327. DOI. Abstract.

Karlawish, J., and Kenneth M. Langa. 2016. "Unfinished business in preventing alzheimer disease." JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(12): 1739-1740. DOI. Abstract.

Gawronski, Katerina A. B., Eric S. Kim, Kenneth M. Langa, and Laura D. Kubzansky. 2016. "Dispositional Optimism and Incidence of Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults." Psychosomatic medicine, 78(7): 819-828. DOI. Abstract.

Byhoff, Elena, John A. Harris, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2016. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64: 1789-1797. DOI. Abstract.

Burke, James F., Eve A. Kerr, Ryan J. McCammon, Rob Holleman, Kenneth M. Langa, and Brian C. Callaghan. 2016. "Neuroimaging overuse is more common in Medicare compared with the VA." Neurology, 87(8): 792-798. DOI. Abstract.

Saczynski, J.S., Allison Rosen, R.J. McCammon, Kara Zivin, S.E. Andrade, Kenneth M. Langa, S. Vijan, P.A. Pirraglia, and B.A. Briesacher. 2015. "Antidepressant Use and Cognitive Decline: The Health and Retirement Study." American Journal of Medicine, 128(7): 739-746. DOI. Abstract.

Prescott, Hallie C., Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2015. "Readmission diagnoses after hospitalization for severe sepsis and other acute medical conditions." JAMA, 313(10): 1055-1057. DOI. Abstract.

Prescott, Hallie C., Robert P. Dickson, Mary A. M. Rogers, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2015. "Hospitalization Type and Subsequent Severe Sepsis." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 192(5): 581-588. DOI. Abstract.

Callaghan, B., K. Kerber, Kenneth M. Langa, M. Banerjee, Ann Rodgers, R. McCammon, James F. Burke, and E. Feldman. 2015. "Longitudinal patient-oriented outcomes in neuropathy: Importance of early detection and falls." Neurology, 85(1): 71-79. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., and David Cutler. 2015. "Opportunities for New Insights on the Life-Course Risks and Outcomes of Cognitive Decline in the Kavli HUMAN Project." Big Data, 3(3): 189-192. DOI. Abstract.

Littlejohns, T., K. Kos, W. Henley, A. Cherubini, L. Ferrucci, I. Lang, Kenneth M. Langa, D. Melzer, and D. Llewellyn. 2015. "Serum Leptin and Risk of Cognitive Decline in Elderly Italians." Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 44(4): 1231-1239. DOI. Abstract.

Min, L., L. Mazzurco, T. Gure, Christine Cigolle, Pearl Lee, C. Bloem, C. Chan, M. Romano, B. Nallamothu, Kenneth M. Langa, R. Prager, and P. Malani. 2015. "Longitudinal functional recovery after geriatric cardiac surgery." Journal of Surgical Research, 194(1): 25-33. Abstract.

Davydow, D., D. Levine, Kara Zivin, W. Katon, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2015. "The Association of Depression, Cognitive Impairment Without Dementia, and Dementia With Risk of Ischemic Stroke: A Cohort Study." Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(2): 200-208. DOI. Abstract.

Kotagal, Vikas, Kenneth M. Langa, Brenda L. Plassman, Gwenith Fisher, Bruno J. Giordani, Robert B. Wallace, James F. Burke, David C. Steffens, Mohammed Kabeto, Roger L. Albin, and Norman L. Foster. 2015. "Factors associated with cognitive evaluations in the United States." Neurology, 84(1): 64-71. PMCID: PMC4336093. DOI. Abstract.

Levy, Helen, Alexander Janke, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2015. "Health Literacy and the Digital Divide among Older Americans." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30(3): 284-289. PMCID: PMC4351282. DOI. Abstract.

Choi, HwaJung, Robert F. Schoeni, Kenneth M. Langa, and Michele Heisler. 2015. "Older Adults' Residential Proximity to Their Children: Changes After Cardiovascular Events." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 70(6): 995-1004. DOI. Abstract.

Choi, HwaJung, Robert F. Schoeni, Kenneth M. Langa, and Michele Heisler. 2015. "Spouse and Child Availability for Newly Disabled Older Adults: Socioeconomic Differences and Potential Role of Residential Proximity." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 70(3): 462-469. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Margaret Lay, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Economic development and gender inequality in cognition: A comparison of China and India, and of SAGE and the HRS sister studies." Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 4: 114-125. PMCID: PMC4260415. DOI. Abstract.

Littlejohns, T., W. Henley, I. Lang, C. Annweiler, O. Beauchet, P.M. Chaves, L. Fried, B. Kestenbaum, L. Kuller, Kenneth M. Langa, O. Lopez, K. Kos, M. Soni, and D. Llewellyn. 2014. "Vitamin D and the risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease." Neurology, 83(10): 920-928. DOI. Abstract.

Kelley, A., Kenneth M. Langa, A. Smith, J. Cagle, K. Ornstein, M. Silveira, Lauren Nicholas, K. Covinsky, and C. Ritchie. 2014. "Leveraging the Health and Retirement Study To Advance Palliative Care Research." Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17(5): 506-511. PMCID: PMC4012620. DOI. Abstract.

Lee, Jinkook, R. Shih, K. Feeney, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Gender Disparity in Late-life Cognitive Functioning in India: Findings From the Longitudinal Aging Study in India." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 69(4): 603-611. PMCID: PMC4111300. DOI. Abstract.

Rohde, J., D. Dimcheff, N. Blumberg, S. Saint, Kenneth M. Langa, L. Kuhn, A. Hickner, and M.M. Rogers. 2014. "Health Care-Associated Infection After Red Blood Cell Transfusion A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." JAMA, 311(13): 1317-1326. PMCID: PMC4289152. DOI. Abstract.

Kuzma, E., D. Llewellyn, Kenneth M. Langa, Robert B. Wallace, and I. Lang. 2014. "History of Alcohol Use Disorders and Risk of Severe Cognitive Impairment: A 19-Year Prospective Cohort Study." American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22(10): 1047-1054. PMCID: PMC4165640. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, D., C. Hough, Kara Zivin, Kenneth M. Langa, and W. Katon. 2014. "Depression and risk of hospitalization for pneumonia in a cohort study of older Americans." Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 77(6): 528-534. PMCID: PMC4259844. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., and D. Levine. 2014. "The Diagnosis and Management of Mild Cognitive Impairment A Clinical Review." JAMA, 312(23): 2551-2561. PMCID: PMC4269302. DOI. Abstract.

Levine, D., Kenneth M. Langa, and M.M. Rogers. 2014. "Acute infection contributes to racial disparities in stroke mortality." Neurology, 82(11): 914-921. DOI. Abstract.

Govindan, Sushant, Letitia Shapiro, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2014. "Death Certificates Underestimate Infections as Proximal Causes of Death in the US." PLOS ONE, 9(5): e97714. PMCID: PMC4039437. DOI. Abstract.

Prescott, Hallie C., Kenneth M. Langa, Vincent Liu, Gabriel J. Escobar, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2014. "Increased 1-Year Healthcare Use in Survivors of Severe Sepsis." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 190(1): 62-69. PMCID: PMC4226030. DOI. Abstract.

Prescott, Hallie C., Virginia W. Chang, James M. O'Brien, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2014. "Obesity and 1-Year Outcomes in Older Americans With Severe Sepsis." Critical Care Medicine, 42(8): 1766-1774. PMCID: PMC4205159. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, Dimitry S., Kara Zivin, Wayne J. Katon, Gregory M. Pontone, Lydia Chwastiak, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2014. "Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations in a Prospective Cohort Study of Older Americans." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(10): 1362-1371. PMCID: PMC4175651. DOI. Abstract.

Levine, Deborah A., Dimitry S. Davydow, Catherine L. Hough, Kenneth M. Langa, Mary A.M. Rogers, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2014. "Functional Disability and Cognitive Impairment After Hospitalization for Myocardial Infarction and Stroke." Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 7(6): 863-+. PMCID: PMC4241126. DOI. Abstract.

Burke, James F., Kenneth M. Langa, Rodney A. Hayward, and Roger L. Albin. 2014. "Modeling Test and Treatment Strategies for Presymptomatic Alzheimer Disease." PLOS ONE, 9(12): e114339. PMCID: PMC4256252. DOI. Abstract.

Nicholas, Lauren, Julie P. W. Bynum, Theodore J. Iwashyna, David Weir, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Advance Directives And Nursing Home Stays Associated With Less Aggressive End-Of-Life Care For Patients With Severe Dementia." Health Affairs, 33(4): 667-674. PMCID: PMC4159465. DOI. Abstract.

Sonnega, Amanda, Jessica Faul, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Kenneth M. Langa, James F. Phillips, and David Weir. 2014. "Cohort Profile: the Health and Retirement Study (HRS)." International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(2): 576-585. PMCID: PMC3997380. DOI. Abstract.

Chen, Lena M., Edward Norton, Kenneth M. Langa, Sidney Le, and Arnold M. Epstein. 2014. "Geographic Variation in Out-of-Pocket Expenditures of Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(6): 1097-1104. DOI. Abstract.

Barnes, Deborah E., Alexa S. Beiser, Anne Lee, Kenneth M. Langa, Alain Koyama, Sarah R. Preis, John Neuhaus, Ryan J. McCammon, Kristine Yaffe, Sudha Seshadri, Mary N. Haan, and David Weir. 2014. "Development and validation of a brief dementia screening indicator for primary care." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 10(6): 656-665. PMCID: PMC4119094. DOI. Abstract.

Dutta, Ambarish, William Henley, Jean-Marie Robine, David Llewellyn, Kenneth M. Langa, Robert B. Wallace, and David Melzer. 2014. "Aging children of long-lived parents experience slower cognitive decline." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 10(5 supple): S315-S322. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, Dimitry S., Kara Zivin, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Hospitalization, depression and dementia in community-dwelling older Americans: findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study." General Hospital Psychiatry, 36(2): 135-141. PMCID: PMC3951607. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, Dimitry S., Catherine L. Hough, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2013. "Symptoms of depression in survivors of severe sepsis: A prospective cohort study of older Americans." American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(9): 887-897. PMCID: PMC3462893. DOI. Abstract.

Callaghan, Brian C., James F. Burke, Ann Rodgers, Ryan McCammon, Kenneth M. Langa, Eva L. Feldman, and Kevin A. Kerber. 2013. "Expenditures in the elderly with peripheral neuropathy Where should we focus cost-control efforts?" Neurology: Clinical Practice, 3(5): 421-430. PMCID: PMC3806930. DOI. Abstract.

Larson, Eric B., Kristine Yaffe, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2013. "New insights into the dementia epidemic." New England Journal of Medicine, 369(24): 2275-2277. DOI.

Levine, Deborah A., Lewis B. Morgenstern, Kenneth M. Langa, Lesli E. Skolarus, Melinda A. Smith, and Lynda D. Lisabeth. 2013. "Does Socioeconomic Status or Acculturation Modify the Association Between Ethnicity and Hypertension Treatment Before Stroke?" Stroke, 44(11): 3243-3245. PMCID: PMC3926662. DOI. Abstract.

Warner, Kenneth, Ryan J. McCammon, Brant E. Fries, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2013. "Impact of Cigarette Smoking on Utilization of Nursing Home Services." Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 15(11): 1902-1909. PMCID: PMC3790633. DOI. Abstract.

Falk, Emily, Luke Hyde, Colter Mitchell, Jessica Faul, Richard Gonzalez, Mary Heitzeg, Daniel Keating, Kenneth M. Langa, Meghan Martz, Julie Maslowsky, Frederick Morrison, Douglas Noll, Megan E. Patrick, Fabian T. Pfeffer, Patricia Reuter-Lorenz, Moriah Thomason, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Christopher Monk, and John E. Schulenberg. 2013. "What is a representative brain? Neuroscience meets population science." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(44): 17615–17622. PMCID: PMC3816464. DOI. Abstract.

Zivin, Kara, Paul A. Pirraglia, Ryan J. McCammon, Kenneth M. Langa, and Sandeep Vijan. 2013. "Trends in Depressive Symptom Burden Among Older Adults in the United States from 1998 to 2008." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(12): 1611-1619. PMCID: PMC3832736. DOI. Abstract.

Rosland, Ann-Marie, Michele Heisler, Mary R. Janevic, Cathleen Connell, Kenneth M. Langa, Eve A. Kerr, and John D. Piette. 2013. "Current and potential support for chronic disease management in the United States: The perspective of family and friends of chronically ill adults." Families, Systems, and Health, 31(2): 119-131. PMCID: PMC3762580. DOI. Abstract.

Levine, Deborah A., Lewis B. Morgenstern, Kenneth M. Langa, John D. Piette, Mary A. M. Rogers, and Sudeep J. Karve. 2013. "Recent trends in cost-related medication nonadherence among stroke survivors in the United States." Annals of Neurology, 73(2): 180-188. PMCID: PMC3677727. DOI. Abstract.

Hurd, Michael D., Paco Martorell, Adeline Delavande, Kathleen J. Mullen, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2013. "Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States." New England Journal of Medicine, 368(14): 1326-1334. PMCID: PMC3959992. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, Mary A. M., M. Todd Greene, Vincent B. Young, Sanjay Saint, Kenneth M. Langa, John Y. Kao, and David M. Aronoff. 2013. "Depression, antidepressant medications, and risk of Clostridium difficile infection." BMC Medicine, 11(121). PMCID: PMC3651296. DOI. Abstract.

Gure, Tanya R., Kenneth M. Langa, Gwenith Fisher, John D. Piette, and Brenda L. Plassman. 2013. "Functional Limitations in Older Adults Who Have Cognitive Impairment Without Dementia." Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 26(2): 78-85. PMCID: PMC3726208. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, Dimitry S., Catherine L. Hough, Deborah A. Levine, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2013. "Functional Disability, Cognitive Impairment, and Depression After Hospitalization for Pneumonia." American Journal of Medicine, 126(7): 615-624. PMCID: PMC3690157. DOI. Abstract.

Dutta, Ambarish, William Henley, Jean-Marie Robine, Kenneth M. Langa, Robert Wallace, and David Melzer. 2013. "Longer Lived Parents: Protective Associations With Cancer Incidence and Overall Mortality." Journals of Gerontology A: Biological and Medical Sciences, 68(11): 1409-1418. PMCID: PMC3919622. DOI. Abstract.

Skolarus, L., L. Morgenstern, D. Zahuranec, James F. Burke, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2013. "Acute care and long-term mortality among elderly patients with intracerebral hemorrhage who undergo chronic life-sustaining procedures." Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 22(1): 15-21. PMCID: PMC3202018. DOI. Abstract.

Delavande, A., M. Hurd, P. Martorell, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2013. "Dementia and out-of-pocket spending on health care services." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 9(1): 19-29. PMCID: PMC4019386. DOI. Abstract.

Cobb Clark, Deborah, T. Stump, W. Tu, D. Miller, Kenneth M. Langa, F. Unverzagt, and C. Callahan. 2013. "Hospital and Nursing Home Use From 2002 to 2008 Among US Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment, Not Dementia in 2002." Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 27(4): 372-378. PMCID: PMC3607633. DOI. Abstract.

Antoniou, E., A. Dutta, Kenneth M. Langa, D. Melzer, and D. Llewellyn. 2013. "Personality Profile of the Children of Long-Lived Parents." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 68(5): 730-738. DOI. Abstract.

Heisler, Michele, HwaJung Choi, John Piette, AnnMarie Rosland, Kenneth M. Langa, and Stephanie Brown. 2013. "Adults with cardiovascular disease who help others: a prospective study of health outcomes." Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 36(2): 199-211. PMCID: PMC3929385. DOI. Abstract.

Sekaran, Nishant K., HwaJung Choi, Rodney A. Hayward, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2013. "Fall-Associated Difficulty with Activities of Daily Living in Functionally Independent Individuals Aged 65 to 69 in the United States: A Cohort Study." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61(1): 96-100. PMCID: PMC3807864. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M., D. Levine, N. Blumberg, Gwenith Fisher, M. Kabeto, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Antigenic challenge in the etiology of autoimmune disease in women." Journal of Autoimmunity, 38(2-3): J97-J102. PMCID: PMC3242155. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M., D. Levine, N. Blumberg, S. Flanders, V. Chopra, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Triggers of hospitalization for venous thromboembolism." Circulation, 125(17): 2092-9. PMCID: PMC3342773. DOI. Abstract.

Shaffer, V., E. Merkle, A. Fagerlin, J. Griggs, Kenneth M. Langa, and T. Iwashyna. 2012. "Chemotherapy was not associated with cognitive decline in older adults with breast and colorectal cancer: findings from a prospective cohort study." Medical Care, 50(10): 849-55. PMCID: PMC3444668. DOI. Abstract.

Naylor, M., J. Karlawish, S. Arnold, A. Khachaturian, Z. Khachaturian, V. Lee, M. Baumgart, S. Banerjee, C. Beck, K. Blennow, R. Brookmeyer, K. Brunden, K. Buckwalter, M. Comer, K. Covinsky, L. Feinberg, G. Frisoni, C. Green, R. Guimaraes, L. Gwyther, F. Hefti, M. Hutton, C. Kawas, D. Kent, L. Kuller, Kenneth M. Langa, R. Mahley, K. Maslow, C. Masters, D. Meier, P. Neumann, S. Paul, R. Petersen, M. Sager, M. Sano, D. Schenk, H. Soares, R. Sperling, S. Stahl, V. van Deerlin, Y. Stern, David Weir, D. Wolk, and J. Trojanowski. 2012. "Advancing Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, treatment, and care: recommendations from the Ware Invitational Summit." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 8(5): 445-52. PMCID: PMC3552530. DOI. Abstract.

Larson, E., and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Aging and incidence of dementia: A critical question." Neurology, 78(19): 1452-3. DOI.

Levine, D., Mary Haan, Kenneth M. Langa, L. Morgenstern, J. Neuhaus, Amy K. Lee Boonstra, and L. Lisabeth. 2012. "Impact of Gender and Blood Pressure on Poststroke Cognitive Decline among Older Latinos." Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Available online 27 June 2012. PMCID: PMC4030756. DOI. Abstract.

Iwashyna, T., G. Netzer, Kenneth M. Langa, and Christine Cigolle. 2012. "Spurious inferences about long-term outcomes: the case of severe sepsis and geriatric conditions." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 185(8): 835-41. PMCID: PMC3360570. DOI. Abstract.

Gure, T., C. Blaum, B. Giordani, T. Koelling, A. Galecki, S. Pressler, S. Hummel, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Prevalence of cognitive impairment in older adults with heart failure." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60(9): 1724-9. PMCID: PMC3445700. DOI. Abstract.

Gure, T., R. McCammon, Christine Cigolle, T. Koelling, C. Blaum, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Predictors of self-report of heart failure in a population-based survey of older adults." Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 5(3): 396-402. PMCID: PMC3370939. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, D., C. Hough, Kenneth M. Langa, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2012. "Presepsis depressive symptoms are associated with incident cognitive impairment in survivors of severe sepsis: a prospective cohort study of older Americans." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60(12): 2290-6. PMCID: PMC3521098. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, D., C. Hough, Kenneth M. Langa, and T. Iwashyna. 2012. "Symptoms of Depression in Survivors of Severe Sepsis: A Prospective Cohort Study of Older Americans." American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, online 15 June 2012. PMCID: PMC3462893. DOI. Abstract.

Davydow, D., C. Hough, Kenneth M. Langa, and T. Iwashyna. 2012. "Depressive symptoms in spouses of older patients with severe sepsis." Critical Care Medicine, 40(8): 2335-41. DOI. Abstract.

Zulman, Donna, Ann-Marie Rosland, HwaJung Choi, Kenneth M. Langa, and Michele Heisler. 2012. "The Influence of Diabetes Psychosocial Attributes and Self-management Practices on Change in Diabetes Status." Patient Education and Counseling, 87(1): 74-80. PMCID: PMC3229832. DOI. Abstract.

Callaghan, B., R. McCammon, K. Kerber, Xiao Xu, Kenneth M. Langa, and E. Feldman. 2012. "Tests and Expenditures in the Initial Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathy." Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(2): 127-132. Abstract.

Rakoski, M.O., R. McCammon, J. Piette, T. Iwashyna, J. Marrero, A. Lok, Kenneth M. Langa, and M. Volk. 2012. "Burden of cirrhosis on older Americans and their families: Analysis of the health and retirement study." Hepatology, 55(1): 184-191. PMCID: PMC3462487. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Ailshire, James S. House, Jeffrey Morenoff, Katherine E. King, Robert Melendez, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Cognitive function in the community setting: the neighbourhood as a source of ‘cognitive reserve’?" Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(8): 730-736. PMCID: PMC3387518. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Jessica Faul, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Proxy interviews and bias in cognition measures due to non-response in longitudinal studies: a comparison of HRS and ELSA." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2(2): 170-184. PMCID: PMC4211106. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, Mary A.M., N. Blumberg, J.M. Heal, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Utilization of blood transfusion among older adults in the United States." Transfusion, 51(4): 710-718. DOI. Abstract.

Levine, Deborah A., and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications." Neurotherapeutics, 8(3): 361-373. DOI. Abstract.

Plassman, B.L., Kenneth M. Langa, R. McCammon, Gwenith Fisher, G. Potter, James F. Burke, D. Steffens, N. Foster, B. Giordani, F. Unverzagt, K. Welsh-Bohmer, Steven Heeringa, David Weir, and R. Wallace. 2011. "Incidence of Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Not Dementia in the United States." Annals of Neurology, 70(3): 418-426. PMCID: PMC313980. DOI. Abstract.

Lang, I.A., D.J. Llewellyn, R.E. Hubbard, Kenneth M. Langa, and D. Melzer. 2011. "Income and the midlife peak in common mental disorder prevalence." Psychological Medicine, 41(7): 1365-1372. DOI. Abstract.

Okura, T., B. Plassman, D. Steffens, D. Llewellyn, G. Potter, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and the Risk of Institutionalization and Death: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(3): 473-481. DOI. Abstract.

Crimmins, E.M., J.K. Kim, Kenneth M. Langa, and David Weir. 2011. "Assessment of Cognition Using Surveys and Neuropsychological Assessment: The Health and Retirement Study and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 66: 162-171. PMCID: PMC3165454. DOI. Abstract.

Okura, T., and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Caregiver Burden and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS)." Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 25(2): 116-121. DOI. Abstract.

Fisher, Gwenith, M. Franks, B. Plassman, S. Brown, G. Potter, D. Llewellyn, M.A. Rogers, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Caring for Individuals with Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Not Dementia: Findings from the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(3): 488-494. PMCID: PMC3646395. DOI. Abstract.

Nicholas, Lauren, Kenneth M. Langa, Theodore J. Iwashyna, and David Weir. 2011. "Regional Variation in the Association Between Advance Directives and End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures." JAMA, 306(13): 1447-1453. PMCID: PMC3332047. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, R.B. Wallace, Kenneth M. Langa, B.L. Plassman, R.S. Wilson, D.A. Bennett, R. Duara, D. Loewenstein, M. Ganguli, and M. Sano. 2011. "Reducing case ascertainment costs in US population studies of Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and cognitive impairment-Part 1." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 94-109. PMCID: PMC3044596. DOI. Abstract.

Wilson, R.S., David Weir, S.E. Leurgans, D.A. Evans, L.E. Hebert, Kenneth M. Langa, B.L. Plassman, B.J. Small, and D.A. Bennett. 2011. "Sources of variability in estimates of the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 74-79. PMCID: PMC3145367. DOI. Abstract.

Rocca, W.A., R.C. Petersen, D.S. Knopman, L.E. Hebert, D.A. Evans, K.S. Hall, S.J. Gao, F.W. Unverzagt, Kenneth M. Langa, E.B. Larson, and L.R. White. 2011. "Trends in the incidence and prevalence of Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and cognitive impairment in the United States." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 80-93. PMCID: PMC3026476. DOI. Abstract.

Seshadri, S., A. Beiser, R. Au, P.A. Wolf, D.A. Evans, R.S. Wilson, R.C. Petersen, D.S. Knopman, W.A. Rocca, C.H. Kawas, M.M. Corrada, B.L. Plassman, Kenneth M. Langa, and H.C. Chui. 2011. "Operationalizing diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease and other age-related cognitive impairment-Part 2." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 35-52. PMCID: PMC3039838. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, D.J., I.A. Lang, Kenneth M. Langa, and D. Melzer. 2011. "Vitamin D and Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly U.S. Population." Journals of Gerontology A: Biological and Medical Sciences, 66(1): 59-65. PMCID: PMC3011960. DOI. Abstract.

Cigolle, Christine, P.G. Lee, Kenneth M. Langa, Y.Y. Lee, Z.Y. Tian, and C.S. Blaum. 2011. "Geriatric Conditions Develop in Middle-Aged Adults with Diabetes." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(3): 272-279. PMCID: PMC3043187. DOI. Abstract.

Brookmeyer, R., D.A. Evans, L. Hebert, Kenneth M. Langa, Steven Heeringa, B.L. Plassman, and W.A. Kukull. 2011. "National estimates of the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 61-73. PMCID: PMC3052294. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, David J., Iain A. Lang, Fiona E. Matthews, Brenda L. Plassman, Mary A. M. Rogers, Lewis B. Morgenstern, Gwenith Fisher, Mohammed U. Kabeto, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Vascular health, diabetes, APOE and dementia: the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." Alzheimers Research and Therapy, 2(3): 19. PMCID: PMC2919699. DOI. Abstract.

Zivin, Kara, D.J. Llewellyn, I.A. Lang, S. Vijan, M.U. Kabeto, E.M. Miller, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Depression Among Older Adults in the United States and England." American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18(11): 1036-1044. DOI. Abstract.

Zivin, Kara, S. Ratliff, Michele Heisler, Kenneth M. Langa, and J.D. Piette. 2010. "Factors Influencing Cost-Related Nonadherence to Medication in Older Adults: A Conceptually Based Approach." Value in Health, 13(4): 338-345. PMCID: PMC3013351. DOI. Abstract.

Okura, T., B.L. Plassman, D.C. Steffens, D. Llewellyn, G.G. Potter, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Prevalence of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Their Association with Functional Limitations in Older Adults in the United States: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(2): 330-337. PMCID: PMC2875937. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, D.J., I.A. Lang, Kenneth M. Langa, G. Muniz-Terrera, C.L. Phillips, A. Cherubini, L. Ferrucci, and D. Melzer. 2010. "Vitamin D and Risk of Cognitive Decline in Elderly Persons." Archives of Internal Medicine, 170(13): 1135-1141. DOI. Abstract.

Iwashyna, T.J., E.W. Ely, D.M. Smith, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Long-term Cognitive Impairment and Functional Disability Among Survivors of Severe Sepsis." JAMA, 304(16): 1787-1794. DOI. Abstract.

Silveira, M.J., S.Y. Kim, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Advance Directives and Outcomes of Surrogate Decision Making before Death." New England Journal of Medicine, 362(13): 1211-1218. PMCID: PMC2880881. Abstract.

Poulin, M.J., S.L. Brown, P.A. Ubel, D.M. Smith, A. Jankovic, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Does a Helping Hand Mean a Heavy Heart? Helping Behavior and Well-Being Among Spouse Caregivers." Psychology and Aging, 25(1): 108-117. PMCID: PMC2865132. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M.A., and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Untreated Poor Vision: A Contributing Factor to Late-Life Dementia." American Journal of Epidemiology, 171(6): 728-735. PMCID: PMC2842219. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, D.J., Kenneth M. Langa, R.P. Friedland, and I.A. Lang. 2010. "Serum Albumin Concentration and Cognitive Impairment." Current Alzheimer Research, 7(1): 91-96. PMCID: PMC2886725. Abstract.

Gure, T.R., M.U. Kabeto, B.L. Plassman, J.D. Piette, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2010. "Differences in Functional Impairment Across Subtypes of Dementia." Journals of Gerontology A: Biological and Medical Sciences, 65(4): 434-441. PMCID: PMC2844058. DOI. Abstract.

Heisler, Michele, HwaJung Choi, Allison Rosen, S. Vijan, M. Kabeto, Kenneth M. Langa, and J.D. Piette. 2010. "Hospitalizations and Deaths Among Adults With Cardiovascular Disease Who Underuse Medications Because of Cost A Longitudinal Analysis." Medical Care, 48(2): 87-94. PMCID: PMC3034735. DOI. Abstract.

Blaum, C., C.T. Cigolle, C. Boyd, J.L. Wolff, Z. Tian, Kenneth M. Langa, and David Weir. 2010. "Clinical complexity in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: the Health and Retirement Study." Medical Care, 48(4): 327-34. PMCID: PMC3153504. DOI. Abstract.

Steffens, D.C., G.G. Fisher, Kenneth M. Langa, G.G. Potter, and B.L. Plassman. 2009. "Prevalence of depression among older Americans: the Aging, Demographics and Memory Study." International Psychogeriatrics, 21(5): 879-888. PMCID: PMC2747379. DOI. Abstract.

Zivin, Kara, M.U. Kabeto, H.C. Kales, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2009. "The Effect of Depression and Cognitive Impairment on Enrollment in Medicare Part D." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57(8): 1433-1440. PMCID: PMC2810264. DOI. Abstract.

Potter, G.G., B.L. Plassman, J.R. Burke, M.U. Kabeto, Kenneth M. Langa, D.J. Llewellyn, M.A. Rogers, and D.C. Steffens. 2009. "Cognitive performance and informant reports in the diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia in African Americans and whites." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 5(6): 445-453. PMCID: PMC2805266. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M.A., N. Blumberg, S. Saint, Kenneth M. Langa, and B.K. Nallamothu. 2009. "Hospital variation in transfusion and infection after cardiac surgery: a cohort study." Bmc Medicine, 7. PMCID: PMC2727532. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M.A., B.L. Plassman, M. Kabeto, G.G. Fisher, J.J. McArdle, D.J. Llewellyn, G.G. Potter, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2009. "Parental Education and Late-life Dementia in the United States." Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 22(1): 71-80. PMCID: PMC2670459. DOI. Abstract.

Kim, S.Y., H.M. Kim, Kenneth M. Langa, J.H. Karlawish, D.S. Knopman, and P.S. Appelbaum. 2009. "Surrogate consent for dementia research: A national survey of older Americans." Neurology, 72(2): 149-155. PMCID: PMC2663398. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, D.J., I.A. Lang, Kenneth M. Langa, F. Naughton, and F.E. Matthews. 2009. "Exposure to secondhand smoke and cognitive impairment in non-smokers: national cross sectional study with cotinine measurement." British Medical Journal, 338: b462. PMCID: PMC2643443. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, D.J., Kenneth M. Langa, and I.A. Lang. 2009. "Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration and Cognitive Impairment." Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 22(3): 188-195. PMCID: PMC2730978. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, K.M., A.L. Stewart, Kenneth M. Langa, K. Yaffe, S. Moody-Ayers, B.A. Williams, and K.E. Covinsky. 2009. ""Below average" self-assessed school performance and Alzheimer's disease in the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 5(5): 380-387. PMCID: PMC2787515. DOI. Abstract.

Okura, T., Michele Heisler, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2009. "Association Between Cognitive Function and Social Support with Glycemic Control in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57(10): 1816-1824. PMCID: PMC2810258. DOI. Abstract.

Gure, T.R., M.U. Kabeto, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2009. "The Influence of Long-Term Care Insurance on the Likelihood of Nursing Home Admission." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57(10): 1862-1867. PMCID: PMC2810263. DOI. Abstract.

Brown, S.L., D.M. Smith, R. Schulz, M.U. Kabeto, P.A. Ubel, M. Poulin, J. Yi, Cheong-Seok Kim, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2009. "Caregiving Behavior Is Associated With Decreased Mortality Risk." Psychological Science, 20(4): 488-494. PMCID: PMC2865652. DOI. Abstract.

Golberstein, E., D.C. Grabowski, Kenneth M. Langa, and Michael Chernew. 2009. "Effect of Medicare Home Health Care Payment on Informal Care." Inquiry, 46(1): 58-71. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., D.J. Llewellyn, I.A. Lang, David Weir, R.B. Wallace, M.U. Kabeto, and F.A. Huppert. 2009. "Cognitive health among older adults in the United States and in England." BMC Geriatrics, 9: 23. PMCID: PMC2709651. DOI. Abstract.

Taylor, Donald H., Jr., Truls Ostbye, Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, and Brenda L. Plassman. 2009. "The Accuracy of Medicare Claims as an Epidemiological Tool: The Case of Dementia Revisited." Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 17(4): 807-815. DOI. Abstract.

Jenkins, Kristi R., M.U. Kabeto, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2009. "Does caring for your spouse harm one's health? Evidence from a United States nationally-representative sample of older adults." Ageing and Society, 29: 277-293. DOI. Abstract.

Cramer, C., Mary Haan, Sandro Galea, Kenneth M. Langa, and J.D. Kalbfleisch. 2008. "Use of statins and incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment without dementia in a cohort study." Neurology, 71(5): 344-350. PMCID: PMC2676946. DOI. Abstract.

Plassman, B.L., Kenneth M. Langa, G.G. Fisher, Steven Heeringa, David Weir, Mary Beth Ofstedal, J.R. Burke, M.D. Hurd, G.G. Potter, Willard L. Rodgers, D.C. Steffens, J.J. McArdle, Robert Willis, and R.B. Wallace. 2008. "Prevalence of cognitive impairment without dementia in the United States." Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(6): 427-434. PMCID: PMC2670458. Abstract.

Lang, I.A., D.J. Llewellyn, Kenneth M. Langa, R.B. Wallace, F.A. Huppert, and D. Melzer. 2008. "Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and cognitive function in older people: Analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56:191-198. PMCID: PMC2671806. DOI. Abstract.

Lang, I.A., D.J. Llewellyn, Kenneth M. Langa, R.B. Wallace, and D. Melzer. 2008. "Neighbourhood deprivation and incident mobility disability in older adults." Age and Ageing, 37(4): 403-410. PMCID: PMC2574954. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., E.B. Larson, J.H. Karlawish, D.M. Cutler, M.U. Kabeto, S.Y. Kim, and A.B. Rosen. 2008. "Trends in the prevalence and mortality of cognitive impairment in the United States: Is there evidence of a compression of cognitive morbidity?" Alzheimer's and Dementia, 4(2): 134-144. PMCID: PMC2390845. DOI. Abstract.

Llewellyn, D.J., I.A. Lang, J. Xie, F.A. Huppert, D. Melzer, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2008. "Framingham Stroke Risk Profile and poor cognitive function: a population-based study." BMC Neurology, 8. PMCID: PMC2386808. DOI. Abstract.

Gure, T.R., M.U. Kabeto, C.S. Blaum, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2008. "Degree of disability and patterns of caregiving among older Americans with congestive heart failure." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 23(1): 70-76. PMCID: PMC2173913. DOI. Abstract.

Plassman, B.L., Kenneth M. Langa, G.G. Fisher, Steven Heeringa, David Weir, Mary Beth Ofstedal, J.R. Burke, M.D. Hurd, G.G. Potter, Willard L. Rodgers, D.C. Steffens, Robert Willis, and R.B. Wallace. 2007. "Prevalence of dementia in the united states: The aging, demographics, and memory study." Neuroepidemiology, 29(1-2): 125-132. PMCID: PMC2705925. DOI. Abstract.

Kerr, E.A., Michele Heisler, S.L. Krein, M. Kabeto, Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, and J.D. Piette. 2007. "Beyond comorbidity counts: How do comorbidity type and severity influence diabetes patients' treatment priorities and self-management?" Journal of General Internal Medicine, 22(12): 1635-1640. PMCID: PMC2219819. DOI. Abstract.

Heisler, Michele, Jessica Faul, Rodney A. Hayward, Kenneth M. Langa, Caroline Blaum, and David Weir. 2007. "Mechanisms for Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Glycemic Control in Middle-aged and Older Americans in the Health and Retirement Study." Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(17): 1853-1860. DOI. Abstract.

Brown, Devin L., Fahmi Al-Senani, Lynda D. Lisabeth, Mark A. Farnie, Laura A. Colletti, Kenneth M. Langa, A. Mark Fendrick, Nelda M. Garcia, Melinda A. Smith, and Lewis B. Morgenstern. 2007. "Defining cause of death in stroke patients: The Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi Project." Annals of Internal Medicine, 165(5): 591-6. DOI. Abstract.

Cigolle, Christine T., Kenneth M. Langa, Mohammed U. Kabeto, Zhiyi Tian, and Caroline S. Blaum. 2007. "Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study." Annals of Internal Medicine, 147(3): 156-64. Abstract.

Jenkins, Kristi R., M.U. Kabeto, N.H. Fultz, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2007. "Informal caregiving and body mass index among older adults." Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 33:42-51. Abstract.

Schulz, Richard, Randy S. Herbert, Mary Amanda Dew, Stephanie L. Brown, Michael F. Scheier, Scott R. Beach, Sara J. Czaja, Lynn M. Martire, David Coon, Kenneth M. Langa, Laura N. Gitlin, Alan B. Stevens, and Linda Nichols. 2007. "Patient suffering and caregiver compassion: new opportunities for research, practice, and policy." Gerontologist, 47(1): 4-13. Abstract.

Brown, D.L., B. Boden-Albala, Kenneth M. Langa, L.D. Lisabeth, M. Fair, M.A. Smith, R.L. Sacco, and L.B. Morgenstern. 2006. "Projected costs of ischemic stroke in the United States." Neurology, 67(8): 1390-1395. DOI. Abstract.

Cram, Peter, David Katz, Sandeep Vijan, David M. Kent, Kenneth M. Langa, and A. Mark Fendrick. 2006. "Implantable or external defibrillators for individuals at increased risk of cardiac arrest: where cost-effectiveness hits fiscal reality." Value in Health, 9(5): 292-302. DOI. Abstract.

Mody, Lona, Kenneth M. Langa, and Preeti N. Malani. 2006. "Impact of the 2004-2005 influenza vaccine shortage on immunization practices in long-term care facilities." Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 27(4): 283-7. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M.A. M., N. Blumberg, S. K. Saint, Cheong-Seok Kim, B. K. Nallamothu, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2006. "Allogeneic blood transfusions explain increased mortality in women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery." American Heart Journal, 152(6): 1028-1034. DOI. Abstract.

Rogers, M.A. M., Kenneth M. Langa, Cheong-Seok Kim, B. K. Nallamothu, P. N. McMahon, P. N. Malani, B. E. Fries, S. R. Kaufman, and S. Saint. 2006. "Contribution of infection to increased mortality in women after cardiac surgery." Archives of Internal Medicine, 166(4): 437-443. Abstract.

Ubel, P.A., A. Jankovic, D. Smith, Kenneth M. Langa, and A. Fagerlin. 2005. "What is perfect health to an 85-year-old?: Evidence for scale recalibration in subjective health ratings." Medical Care, 43(10): 1054-1057. DOI. Abstract.

Weiss, C.O., H.M. Gonzalez, M.U. Kabeto, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2005. "Differences in amount of informal care received by non-Hispanic whites and Latinos in a nationally representative sample of older Americans." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(1): 146-151. DOI. Abstract.

Mody, L., Kenneth M. Langa, S. Saint, and S.F. Bradley. 2005. "Preventing infections in nursing homes: A survey of infection control practices in southeast Michigan." American Journal of Infection Control, 33(8): 489-492. DOI. Abstract.

Nallamothu, B.K., M.A. Rogers, S. Saint, L.J. McMahon, B.E. Fries, S.R. Kaufman, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2005. "Skilled care requirements for elderly patients after coronary artery bypass grafting." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(7): 1133-1137. DOI. Abstract.

Smith, D.M., Kenneth M. Langa, M.U. Kabeto, and P.A. Ubel. 2005. "Health, wealth, and happiness." Psychological Science, 16(9): 663-666. DOI. Abstract.

Cigolle, C.T., Kenneth M. Langa, M.U. Kabeto, and C.S. Blaum. 2005. "Setting eligibility criteria for a care-coordination benefit." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(12): 2051-2059. DOI. Abstract.

Wray, Linda A., Mary Beth Ofstedal, Kenneth M. Langa, and Caroline S. Blaum. 2005. "Effect of diabetes on disability in middle-aged and older adults." Journals of Gerontology A: Biological and Medical Sciences, 60A(9): 1206-1211. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., B.L. Plassman, R.B. Wallace, A.R. Herzog, Steven Heeringa, Mary Beth Ofstedal, J.R. Burke, G.G. Fisher, N.H. Fultz, M.D. Hurd, G.G. Potter, W.L. Rodgers, D.C. Steffens, David Weir, and Robert Willis. 2005. "The aging, demographics, and memory study: Study design and methods." Neuroepidemiology, 25(4): 181-191. DOI. Abstract.

Vijan, S., R.A. Hayward, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2004. "The impact of diabetes on workforce participation: Results from a national household sample." Health Services Research, 39(6): 1653-1669. Abstract.

Kent, D.M., A. Mark Fendrick, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2004. "New and dis-improved: On the evaluation and use of less effective, less expensive medical interventions." Medical Decision Making, 24(3): 281-286. Abstract.

Kim, Cheong-Seok, M.U. Kabeto, R.B. Wallace, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2004. "Quality of preventive clinical services among caregivers in the health and retirement study." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 19(8): 875-878. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., N.L. Foster, and E.B. Larson. 2004. "Mixed dementia - Emerging. concepts and therapeutic implications." JAMA, 292(23): 2901-2908. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., M.A. Valenstein, A. Mark Fendrick, M.U. Kabeto, and S. Vijan. 2004. "Extent and cost of informal caregiving for older Americans with symptoms of depression." American Journal of Psychiatry, 161(5): 857-863. Abstract.

Banaszak-Holl, J., A. Mark Fendrick, N.L. Foster, A.R. Herzog, M.U. Kabeto, D.M. Kent, W.L. Straus, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2004. "Predicting nursing home admission - Estimates from a 7-year follow-up of a nationally representative sample of older Americans." Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 18(2): 83-89. Abstract.

Heisler, Michele, Kenneth M. Langa, E.L. Eby, A.M. Fendrick, M.U. Kabeto, and J.D. Piette. 2004. "The Health Effects of Restricting Prescription Medication Use Because of Cost." Medical Care, 42:626-634. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., A. Mark Fendrick, Michael Chernew, M.U. Kabeto, K.L. Paisley, and J.A. Hayman. 2004. "Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures Among Older Americans with Cancer." Value in Health, 7(2): 186-194. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., E.B. Larson, R.B. Wallace, A. Mark Fendrick, N.L. Foster, M.U. Kabeto, David Weir, and Robert Willis. 2004. "Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures Among Older Americans With Dementia." Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 18(2): 90-98. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Sandeep Vijan, Rodney A. Hayward, Michael Chernew, Caroline S. Blaum, Mohammed U. Kabeto, David Weir, and Steven J. Katz. 2002. "Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 57(3): S177-S186. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Michael Chernew, A.R. Herzog, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Robert Willis, R.B. Wallace, L.M. Mucha, and W.L. Straus. 2001. "National Estimates of the Quantity and Cost of Informal Caregiving for the Elderly with Dementia." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 16(11): 770-778. Abstract.

Hayman, J.A., Kenneth M. Langa, M.U. Kabeto, S.J. Katz, S.M. DeMonner, Michael Chernew, M.B. Slavin, and A. Mark Fendrick. 2001. "Estimating the Cost of Informal Caregiving for Elderly Patients with Cancer." Journal of Clinical Oncology, 19(13): 3219-3225. Abstract.

Chernew, Michael, Kenneth M. Langa, M.U. Kabeto, and S.J. Katz. 2001. "The Explosion in Paid Home Health Care in the 1990's: Who Received the Additional Services?" Medical Care, 39(2): 147-157. Abstract.

Chapters

Fisher, G., B. Plassman, Steven Heeringa, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2008. "Assessing the Relationship of Cognitive Aging and Processes of Dementia." In Handbook of cognitive aging: interdisciplinary perspectives edited by Hofer, Scott M., Alwin, Duane F.. :340-351. Los Angeles: Sage.