E&D Online Vol. 23, No. 3

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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
AND RISK FACTORS


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Socioeconomic and Ethnic Disparities in the Use of Biventricular Pacemakers in Heart Failure Patients with Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
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John C. Casale, AB; Flossie Wolf, MS; Yanfen Pei, MS; Richard B. Devereux, MD
Race and Epicardial Fat: The Impact of Anthropometric Measurements, Percent Body Fat and Sex
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Sule Steve Salami, MD; Michael Tucciarone, MD; Renee Bess, BS; Anuradha Kolluru, MD; Susan Szpunar, PhD; Howard Rosman, MD; Gerald Cohen, MD
Stroke Mortality Disparities in the Population of the Appalachian Mountain Region
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Alexander V. Sergeev, MD, PhD, MPH
Coronary Artery Disease in South Asian Immigrants Living in New York City: Angiographic Findings and Risk Factor Burdens
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Jeffrey J. Silbiger, MD; Russell Stein, MD; Monisankar Roy, MD; Murali K. Nair, MD; Pilar Cohen, MD; Jonathan Shaffer, PhD; Arthur Pinkhasov, MD; Mazullah Kamran, MD
Beyond Hispanics: Sub-Ethnic Differences in Depression, Post-Traumatic Distress, and Suicidal Ideation Among Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
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Yasunori Nishikawa, MA; David Rubinstein, MD; Rachel A. Annunziato, PhD
A Culturally Specific Health Coaching Program Targeting Cardiovascular Disease Risk in South Asians: Rationale, Design, and Baseline Data
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Anita Sathe, MS; Elena Flowers, PhD; Avantika Mathur, BS; Donna Malhotra Garcia, MPH; Jeannette Kotrys, RD; Rupal Gandhi, MBBS; Ce´sar Molina, MD; Ashish Mathur, MS


ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Differences in Diabetes Mellitus Onset for Older Black, White, and Mexican Americans
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Ana R. Quin˜ones, PhD; Jersey Liang, PhD; Wen Ye, PhD
Racial Influences on Diabetes Management among Adults in North Carolina
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Crystal N. Piper, PhD; Tatreka Polite-Middleton, MSPH; Jan Warren-Findlow, PhD; Michael E. Thompson, DrPH; Neethu Sebastian, MPH; Yetunde Akindahunsi, MHA


ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY

Association of Church-Sponsored Activity Participation and Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in African American Protestants, National Survey of American Life, 2001–2003
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Jerome Taylor Jr.,MD; Brook Belay, MD,MPH; Sohyun Park, PhD; Stephen Onufrak, PhD; William Dietz, MD, PhD
Factors Associated with Childhood Overweight and Obesity among Acculturated and New Immigrants
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Vered Kaufman-Shriqui, RD, PhD; Drora Fraser, PhD; Michael Friger, PhD; Natalya Bilenko, MD, PhD; Hillel Vardi, MSc; Kathleen Abu-Saad, PhD; Naama Elhadad, MMedSc; Karen Mor, MSW; Zvi Feine, DSW; Danit R. Shahar, RD, PhD
Patterns of Sedentary Behavior in Overweight and Obese Women
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Meghan Baruth, PhD; Patricia A. Sharpe, PhD, MPH; Brent Hutto, MSPH; Sara Wilcox, PhD; Tatiana Y. Warren, MS


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Association of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors for Colon Cancer Screening in Hispanic Patients
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Max E. Otiniano, MD, PhD; Robert C. Wood, DrPh; Ramin S. Poursani, MD; David A. Katerndahl, MD; Saima Siddiqui, MD; Mark T. Nadeau, MD
Differences in Incidence Rates and Early Detection of Cancer among Non-Hispanic and Hispanic Whites in the United States
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Ray M. Merrill, PhD, MPH; Jessica D. Harris, BS; Joseph G. Merrill, BA


ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Undergoing Transformation to the Patient Centered Medical Home in Safety Net Health Centers: Perspectives from the Front Lines
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Michael T. Quinn, PhD; Kathryn E. Gunter, MPH, MSW; Robert S. Nocon, MHS; Sarah E. Lewis, MSPH; Anusha M. Vable, MPH; Hui Tang, MS; Seo-Young Park, PhD; Lawrence P. Casalino, MD, PhD; Elbert S. Huang, MD, MPH; Jonathan Birnberg, MD; Deborah L. Burnet, MD, MA; W. Thomas Summerfelt, PhD; Marshall H. Chin, MD, MPH


ORIGINAL REPORTS: GLOBAL HEALTH

Hypertension in Mongolia: An Overview
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Tsogzolbaatar Enkh-Oyun, MD, MPH; Kazuhiko Kotani, MD, PhD; Dambadarjaa Davaalkham, MD, PhD; Ritei Uehara, MD, PhD; Atsuko Sadakane, MD, PhD; Yasuko Aoyama, PhD; Satoshi Tsuboi, MD, PhD; Yosikazu Nakamura, MD, FFPH
Obesity and its Related Factors among Women from Popular Neighborhoods in Casablanca, Morocco
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Ali Jafri, MSc; Mohamed Jabari, MD; Mohammed Dahhak, PhD; Rachid Saile, PhD; Abdelfettah Derouiche, PhD
Rural-Urban Difference in Plasma Lipid Levels and Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in Hausa-Fulani of North-Western Nigeria
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A.A. Sabir, FMCP; S.A. Isezuo, FMCP; A.E. Ohwovoriole, FMCP, FWACP; O.A. Fasanmade, FWACP; S.A. Abubakar, FMCP; S. Iwuala, FWACP; M.T. Umar, MPH
MTHFR C677T Polymorphism among Meiteis of Manipur (India)
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Salam Kabita, PhD; Huidrom Suraj Singh, MSc; Dhanaraj Singh Chongtham, DM; Kallur Nava Saraswathy, PhD


DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS  
STROKE DEATH RATES HIGHER AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS THAN WHITES IN APPALACHIA
The summary below is from the full report titled Stroke Mortality Disparities in the Population of the Appalachian Mountain Region.
GENETIC CHANGES CAUSED BY DIET LINKED TO HEART DISEASE
The summary below is from the full report titled, MTHFR C677T Polymorphism among Meiteis of Manipur (India).
CHURCH ACTIVITIES ATTENDED MORE OFTEN BY OVERWEIGHT AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN
The summary below is from the full report titled, Association of Church-Sponsored Activity Participation and Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in African American Protestants, National Survey of American Life, 2001–2003.
RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN THE THICKNESS OF FAT AROUND THE HEART
The summary below is from the full report titled, Race and Epicardial Fat: The Impact of Antrhropometric Measurements, Percent Body Fat and Sex.
LINKS TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN ISRAEL
The summary below is from the full report titled, Factors Associated with Childhood Overweight and Obesity among Acculturated and New Immigrants.
DIFFERENCES IN CANCER RATES BETWEEN HISPANICS AND WHITES IN THE UNITED STATES
The summary below is from the full report titled, Differences in Incidence Rates and Early Detection of Cancer among Non-Hispanic and Hispanic Whites in the United States.
CLINICAL RESEARCH

UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES



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