Beth A Careyva

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Gastrointestinal disorders are common complications of diabetes mellitus and include gastroparesis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and chronic diarrhea. Symptoms of gastroparesis include early satiety, postprandial fullness, nausea, vomiting of undigested food, bloating, and abdominal pain. Gastroparesis is diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Technology-based patient engagement strategies (such as patient portals) are increasingly available, yet little is known about current use and barriers within practice-based research networks (PBRNs). PBRN directors have unique opportunities to inform the implementation of patient-facing technology and to translate these findings into practice.(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify whether racial differences exist among various factors associated with patients' decision to participate in clinical research trials. METHODS A self-administered, IRB-approved survey was utilized with inclusion criteria requiring subjects to be 18 years of age or older, having active patient status and ability to complete the survey(More)
Unmet social needs contribute significantly to health outcomes, yet they are not routinely assessed in health care settings. Identifying modifiable social needs and feasible tools to assess them may improve health and decrease costs. We conducted 18 focus groups with 115 participants, stratified by age (18–35, 36–64, and 65+), ethnicity (Hispanic,(More)
PURPOSE Through this exploratory study, we sought to understand why group visit participation is low among adult patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Eligible study participants included adult patients with type 2 diabetes. After a pilot survey was sent to a random sample of 48 patients, the remaining 187 eligible patients were invited to complete a(More)
BACKGROUND Group visits have been shown to improve disease-oriented outcomes and satisfaction, yet many clinicians have not incorporated them into practice. We aimed to identify clinician-reported barriers that preclude clinicians from implementing group visits. METHODS Primary care physicians from one practice-based research network were surveyed(More)
INTRODUCTION This study investigated factors that influence emergency medicine (EM) patients' decisions to participate in clinical trials and whether the impact of these factors differs from those of other medical specialties. METHODS A survey was distributed in EM, family medicine (FM), infectious disease (ID), and obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN)(More)
BACKGROUND We describe body mass index (BMI) trajectories over 20 months in newly settled refugees in the United States. METHODS Growth curves were modeled in in hierarchical linear modeling for cohorts from Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. RESULTS For refugees from Southeast Asia and Africa, coefficients suggest an increase of greater than(More)
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