A. L. Thompson

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to validate a nutrition screening tool for use in South Manchester University Hospitals Trust. METHOD A sample of 100 patients was selected from medical, surgical and elderly care wards. To test the reliability of the screening tool, nurses and dietitians completed the screening tool on the same patient. These results(More)
etting/ articipants: Community-based; participants were 200 young urban American Indian women who were block-randomized on fasting blood glucose (FBG) into intervention and control groups. Inclusion criteria included self-reported identity, aged 18–40 years, not pregnant, willingness to stay in urban area for 2 years, and not having type 2 diabetes.(More)
BACKGROUND China has the world's highest diabetes prevalence, which along with hypertension and inflammation continues to grow particularly among children. Little is known about the strength of the association of these cardiometabolic risk factors between parents and their children; thus, the potential of household-based strategies to reduce risk is(More)
Cultural differences in appositional abilities were investigated. Items from two gestalt completion tests were modified to examine the effects of stimulus manipulations (e.g., background color, presence of details) on previously observed ethnic differences in performance. Overall, black subjects again scored higher than white subjects; women scored higher(More)
Background/Objectives:Nonglycemic factors like iron deficiency (ID) or anemia may interfere with classification of diabetes and prediabetes using hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c). However, few population-based studies of diabetes in areas with endemic ID/anemia have been conducted. We aimed to determine how mutually exclusive categories of ID alone, anemia alone and(More)
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