E&D Online Vol. 23, No. 4

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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
AND RISK FACTORS


ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Impact of Race/Ethnicity on Efficacy and Safety of Two Starter Insulin Regimens in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Posthoc Analysis of the DURABLE Trial
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Jaime A. Davidson, MD; Bruce H. Wolffenbuttel, MD, PhD; Richard F. Arakaki, MD; A. Enrique Caballero, MD; Honghua H. Jiang, PhD; Dana S. Hardin, MD
Behavioral Interventions to Improve Glycemic Control in African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review
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Rebekah J. Walker, MS; Brittany L. Smalls, MHSA; Heather Shaw Bonilha, PhD, CCC-SLP; Jennifer A. Campbell, BS; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS
Racial Differences in Glucose Control among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Survey on Dietary Temptations, Coping, and Trust in Physicians
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Renée M. Betancourt, MD; Kathleen O. Degnan, MD; Judith A. Long, MD
Prevalence of Diabetes and Pre-diabetes in Kansas
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Elizabeth Ablah, PhD, MPH; Frank Dong, PhD; Ana Paula Cupertino, PhD; Kurt Konda, MA; Judy A. Johnston, MS, RD/LD; Tracie Collins, MD, MPH
Racial Discrimination and Metabolic Control in Women with Type 2 Diabetes
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Julie A. Wagner, PhD; Howard Tennen, PhD; Richard Feinn, PhD; Patrick H. Finan, PhD
Development and Validation of the Lifestyle Self-Efficacy Scale for Latinos with Diabetes (LSESLD)
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Monica L. Wang, ScD; Stephenie C. Lemon, PhD; Garry Welch, PhD; Milagros C. Rosal, PhD
Fasting Plasma Ghrelin Levels Are Reduced, But Not Suppressed During OGTT in Obese African American Adolescents
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Maurice B. Fluitt, MS; Kanwal K. Gambhir, PhD; Gail Nunlee-Bland, MD; Wolali Odonkor, MD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY

Uncomplicated Obesity in an African American Population Seeking Medical Weight Loss
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Denia Tapscott, MD; Monet D. Bernard, BA; Thomas A. Mellman, MD
Restaurant Foods, Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drinks, and Obesity Risk among Young African American Women
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Deborah A. Boggs, ScD; Lynn Rosenberg, ScD; Patricia F. Coogan, DSc; Kepher H. Makambi, PhD; Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD; Julie R. Palmer, ScD
Turn Off the TV and Dance! Participation in Culturally Tailored Health Interventions: Implications for Obesity Prevention among Mexican American Girls
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Kathryn J. Azevedo, PhD; Sonia Mendoza, MA; María Fernández, MPH; K. Farish Haydel, BA; Michelle Fujimoto, RD; Evelyn C. Tirumalai, MPH; Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH
Examining the Relationship between the Endorsement of Racial/Ethnic Stereotypes and Excess Body Fat Composition in a National Sample of African Americans and Black Caribbeans
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Lauren J. Parker, MPH; Haslyn E. R. Hunte, PhD, MPH


ORIGINAL REPORTS: HYPERTENSION

Factors Influencing Medication Compliance among Hypertensive Older African American Adults
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Marylen Rimando, PhD
Relationship between 24-hour Blood Pressure Pattern and Left Ventricular Structure and Function in Hypertensive Nigerians
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Chibuike E. Nwafor, MBBS, FMCP; Adewole A. Adebiyi, MBBS, FWACP; Okechukwu S. Ogah, MBBS, Msc, FWACP; Ayodele O. Falase, MBBS, FMCP, FWACP, FRCP
Pattern of Prescription of Anti-Hypertensive Medications in a Tertiary Health Care Facility in Abuja, Nigeria
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Dike B. Ojji, MD; Samuel O. Ajayi, MD; Manmak H. Mamven, MD; Jacob Alfa, MD; Damasceno Albertino, MD, PhD
Predictors of Risk and Protection for Hypertension in Yup’ik People from Southwest Alaska
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Bernadette Boden-Albala, DrPH; Eric T. Roberts, MPH; Scarlett Hopkins, MA; James Allen, PhD; Bert B. Boyer, PhD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CHRONIC DISEASE

The Association between Renal Function Biomarkers and Subclinical Cardiovascular Measures in African Caribbean Families
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Hu Li, MBBS, PhD; Allison Kuipers, PhD; Candace M. Kammerer, PhD; Clareanne H. Bunker, PhD; Lewis H. Kuller, MD, DrPH; Iva Miljkovic, MD, PhD; Alan L. Patrick, MD, FRCP; Victor W. Wheeler, MBBS, MRCOG; Joseph M. Zmuda, PhD
Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Sleep and Chronic Disease: Results of a Longitudinal Investigation
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Rebecca S. Piccolo, ScM; May Yang, MS; Donald L. Bliwise, PhD; H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH; Andre B. Araujo, PhD
Racial and Ethnic Minority Participants in Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs: Findings from the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative
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Holly Korda, PhD; Erkan Erdem, PhD; Cynthia Woodcock, MBA; Michelle Kloc, PhD; Sarah Pedersen, MPP; Susan Jenkins, PhD


DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS  
NON-DIPPING NIGHTTIME BLOOD PRESSURE LEVELS CAN CAUSE HEART DAMAGE
The summary below is from the full report titled, Relationship Between 24 Hour BP Pattern and Left Ventricular Structure and Function in Hypertensive Nigerians.
Chibuike E. Nwafor, MBBS, FMCP; Adewole A. Adebiyi, MBBS, FWACP; Okechukwu S. Ogah, MBBS, Msc, FWACP; Ayodele O. Falase, MBBS, FMCP, FWACP, FRCP
TURN OFF THE TV AND DANCE!
The summary below is from the full report titled, Turn Off the TV and Dance! Participation in Culturally Tailored Health Interventions: Implications for Obesity Prevention among Mexican American Girls.
Kathryn J. Azevedo, PhD; Sonia Mendoza, MA; María Fernández, MPH; K. Farish Haydel, BA; Michelle Fujimoto, RD; Evelyn C. Tirumalai, MPH; Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH
CAN OBESE INDIVIDUALS BE HEALTHY?
The summary below is from the full report titled, Uncomplicated Obesity in an African American Population Seeking Medical Weight Loss.
Denia Tapscott, MD; Monet D. Bernard, BA; Thomas A. Mellman, MD
TALK, CONFIDENCE, SUPPORT: THREE INGREDIENTS TO MANAGING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
The summary below is fromthe full report titled, Factors Influencing Medication Compliance among Hypertensive Older African American Adults.
Marylen Rimando, PhD
NEED FOR MORE STUDIES ON PROGRAMS TO HELP REDUCE BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS
The summary below is from the full report titled, Behavioral Interventions to Improve Glycemic Control in African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes: a Systematic Review.
Rebekah J. Walker, MS; Brittany L. Smalls, MHSA; Heather Shaw Bonilha, PhD, CCC-SLP; Jennifer A. Campbell, BS; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS
BLACKS AND HISPANICS REPORT RESTLESS, SHORT SLEEP PATTERNS
The summary below is from the full report titled, Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Sleep and Chronic Disease: Results of a Longitudinal Investigation.
Rebecca S. Piccolo, ScM; May Yang, MS; Donald L. Bliwise, PhD; H. Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH; Andre B. Araujo, PhD
DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOUND EFFECTIVE
The summary below is from the full report titled, Racial and Ethnic Minority Participants in Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs: Findings from the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative.
Holly Korda, PhD; Erkan Erdem, PhD; Cynthia Woodcock, MBA; Michelle Kloc, PhD; Sarah Pedersen, MPP; Susan Jenkins, PhD
DIET, COPING STYLE AND TRUST IN PHYSICIAN NOT LINKED TO GLUCOSE CONTROL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE DIABETICS
The summary below is from the full report titled, Racial Differences in Glucose Control among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: a Survey on Dietary Temptations, Coping, and Trust in Physicians.
Renée M. Betancourt, MD; Kathleen O. Degnan, MD; Judith A. Long, MD
CLINICAL RESEARCH

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS FROM THE 28TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON HYPERTENSION AND RELATED RISK FACTORS IN ETHNIC POPULATIONS: ISHIB2013


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