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Rasa Kazlauskaite, MD

Rasa Kazlauskaite, MD
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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, Lithuania
Residency: Vilnius University Clinics, Lithuania - Internal Medicine
  William Beaumont Hospital - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Clinical Expertise:
  • Biopsy, thyroid
  • Body composition testing
  • Continuous ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes prevention
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Hormone disorders
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Thyroid disease
  • Weight management
Research Interests:
  • Abdominal obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome prevention and remission
  • Prediabetes and diabetes prevention
  • Heart failure prevention and remission of early diastolic dysfunction
  • Diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency
Languages Spoken:
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Predicts Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation.
    Doukky R, Gage H, Nagarajan V, Demopoulos A, Cena M, Garcia-Sayan E, Karam GJ, Kazlauskaite R.
    Echocardiography. 2013
    2013 Mar 15. doi: 10.1111/echo.12169. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. High serum levels of free cortisol indicate severity of cirrhosis in hemodynamically stable patients.
    Thevenot T, Dorin R, Monnet E, Qualls CR, Sapin R, Grandclement E, Borot S, Sheppard F, Weil D, Degand T, Di Martino V, Kazlauskaite R.
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012
    2012 Oct
    27(10):1596-601. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2012.07188.x.
  3. How well does the body adiposity index capture adiposity change in midlife women?: The SWAN fat patterning study.
    Appelhans BM, Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Janssen I, Kravitz HM, Dugan S, Burns JW, Shipp-Johnson K, Powell LH.
    Am J Hum Biol. 2012
    2012 Nov-Dec
    24(6):866-9. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22330. Epub 2012 Sep 27.
  4. The Association between Self-Reported Energy Intake and Intra-Abdominal Adipose Tissue in Perimenopausal Women.
    Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Janssen I, Carlson K, Shipp KJ, Dugan SA, Powell LH.
    J Obes. 2012
    2012:567320. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
  5. Subcutaneous adipose tissue in relation to subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiometabolic risk factors in midlife women
    Wildman RP, Janssen I, Khan UI, Thurston R, Barinas-Mitchell E, El Khoudary SR, Everson-Rose SA, Kazlauskaite R, Matthews KA, Sutton-Tyrrell K
    Am J Clin Nutr
    2011 Feb 23
  6. Predictors of diastolic dysfunction among minority patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Kazlauskaite R, Doukky R, Evans A, Margeta B, Ruchi A, Fogelfeld L, Kelly RF
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract
    2010 May
  7. Vitamin D is associated with atheroprotective high-density lipoprotein profile in postmenopausal women
    Kazlauskaite R, Powell LH, Mandapakala C, Cursio JF, Avery EF, Calvin J
    J Clin Lipidol
    2010 Mar-Apr
  8. Testosterone and visceral fat in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) fat patterning study
    Janssen I, Powell LH, Kazlauskaite R, Dugan SA
    Obesity (Silver Spring)
    2010 Mar
  9. Lifestyle in France and the United States: an American perspective
    Powell LH, Kazlauskaite R, Shima C, Appelhans BM
    J Am Diet Assoc
    2010 Jun
  10. Alcohol consumption and risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Kabat GC, Kim M, Shikany JM, Rodgers AK, Wactawski-Wende J, Lane D, Powell L, Stefanick ML, Freiberg MS, Kazlauskaite R, Chlebowski RT, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Rohan TE
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
    2010 Aug
  11. Pitfalls in the diagnosis of central adrenal insufficiency in children
    Kazlauskaite R, Maghnie M
    Endocr Dev
  12. Accuracy of self-monitored blood glucose in type 2 diabetes
    Kazlauskaite R, Soni S, Evans AT, Graham K, Fisher B
    Diabetes Technol Ther
    2009 Jun
  13. Corticotropin tests for hypothalamic-pituitary- adrenal insufficiency: a metaanalysis
    Kazlauskaite R, Evans AT, Villabona CV, Abdu TA, Ambrosi B, Atkinson AB, Choi CH, Clayton RN, Courtney CH, Gonc EN, Maghnie M, Rose SR, Soule SG, Tordjman K; Consortium for Evaluation of Corticotropin Test in Hypothalamic-Pituitary Adrenal Insufficiency
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab
    2008 Nov
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