Diabetes

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Searching for Public Health Law’s Sweet Spot: The Regulation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

July 2015

David Studdert and colleagues explore how to balance public health, individual freedom, and good government when it comes to sugar-sweetened drinks.

Diabetes, Its Treatment, and Catastrophic Medical Spending in 35 Developing Countries

June 2012

OBJECTIVE To assess the individual financial impact of having diabetes in developing countries, whether diabetic individuals possess appropriate medications, and the extent to which health...

The Utility of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Assessment in Relation to Adult Health

May 2012

Background: High childhood obesity prevalence has raised concerns about future adult health, generating calls for obesity screening of young children. Objective: To estimate how well childhood...

Assessing Screening Policies for Childhood Obesity

January 2012

To address growing concerns over childhood obesity, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that children undergo obesity screening beginning at age 6.

Influence of Age on Perioperative Complications Among Patients Undergoing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary Prevention in the United States

December 2011

Abstract BACKGROUND- The majority of current implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients are significantly older than those in the ICD trials.

The charcot foot in diabetes

December 2011

Abstract The diabetic Charcot foot syndrome is a serious and potentially limb-threatening lower-extremity complication of diabetes.

Improving practice guidelines with patient-specific recommendations

December 2011

Clinical practice guidelines aim to help providers make decisions that optimize patient care (1).

Diabetes Mellitus and Tuberculosis in Countries with High Tuberculosis Burdens: Individual Risks and Social Determinants

January 2011

Background A growing body of evidence supports the role of type 2 diabetes as an individual-level risk factor for tuberculosis (TB), though evidence from developing countries with the highest TB...

National Survey of Preventive Health Services in US Emergency Departments

November 2010

Study objective: We describe the availability of preventive health services in US emergency departments (EDs), as well as ED directors' preferred service and perceptions of barriers to offering...

Cost-Effectiveness of Using High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein to Identify Intermediate- and Low-Cardiovascular-Risk Individuals for Statin Therapy

September 2010

BACKGROUND: -Many myocardial infarctions and strokes occur in individuals with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels below recommended treatment thresholds.

An Environment-Wide Association study (EWAS) on type 2 diabetes mellitus

May 2010

BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and other chronic diseases are caused by a complex combination of many genetic and environmental factors.

Health literacy and child health promotion: Implications for research, clinical care, and public policy

December 2009

The nation's leading sources of morbidity and health disparities (eg, preterm birth, obesity, chronic lung disease, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, mental health disorders, and cancer)...

The Benefits of Risk Factor Prevention in Americans Aged 51 Years and Older

November 2009

Abstract Objectives. We assessed the potential health and economic benefits of reducing common risk factors in older Americans.Methods.

Predictors of Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among Mexican American Women and Men

November 2009

BACKGROUND: The burden of hypertension and related health care needs among Mexican Americans will likely increase substantially in the near future.

Inpatient treatment of diabetic patients in Asia: evidence from India, China, Thailand and Malaysia

October 2009

Aims The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has grown rapidly, but little is known about the drivers of inpatient spending in low- and middle-income countries.

Fetuin-A and Change in Body Composition in Older Persons

October 2009

Context: Fetuin-A inhibits the insulin receptor in vitro.

Improving Chronic Illness Care: A Longitudinal Cohort Analysis of Large Physician Organizations.

September 2009

Background: An increasing number of people suffer from chronic illness. Processes exist to provide better chronic illness care and yet for the most part, they are not used.

A Randomized Trial of Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease

June 2009

Background Optimal treatment for patients with both type 2 diabetes mellitus and stable ischemic heart disease has not been established.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Compared with Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Multivessel Disease: A Collaborative Analysis of Individual Patient Data from Ten Randomised Trials

March 2009

Background Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are alternative treatments for multivessel coronary disease.

Patient Education and Provider Decision Support to Control Blood Pressure in Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial

March 2009

BACKGROUND: Less than one third of the 65 million Americans with hypertension have adequate blood pressure (BP) control.

Coronary Heart Disease Among Diabetic and Nondiabetic People: Socioeconomic Differences in Incidence, Prognosis and Mortality

December 2008

Objective: To investigate coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality and their patterning by socioeconomic status among diabetic and nondiabetic individuals in Finland.

National Trends in Treatment of "Type 2 Diabetes" Mellitus, 1994-2007

October 2008

BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus is common, costly, and increasingly prevalent. Despite innovations in therapy, little is known about patterns and costs of drug treatment.

Preliminary assessment of pediatric health care quality and patient safety in the United States using readily available administrative data

August 2008

OBJECTIVES: With >6 million hospital stays, costing almost $50 billion annually, hospitalized children represent an important population for which most inpatient quality indicators are not...

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Morton1 John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Frayne, SusanM BW3x4 Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine