Carole Alison Chrvala

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OBJECTIVE Assess effect of diabetes self-management education and support methods, providers, duration, and contact time on glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. METHOD We searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, ERIC, and PsycINFO to December 2013 for interventions which included elements to improve participants' knowledge, skills, and ability to(More)
BACKGROUND Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a potentially life-threatening condition that affects approximately 1 in 50,000 persons. There are no known surveys of US physicians' knowledge and experience regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of HAE. OBJECTIVE This survey of physicians treating patients with HAE assessed physician(More)
Four recently approved drugs (cabazitaxel, sipuleucel-T, abiraterone, and denosumab), along with emerging therapies, bone-building therapies, hormonal treatments, and immunotherapies, have all demonstrated promise in advanced prostate cancer. It appears that the best outcomes will be achieved from the sequential use of multiple agents.
PURPOSE To assess possible changes in quality control (QC) practices at mammography sites in the United States. MATERIALS AND METHODS Mammography site surveys were conducted in 1990, 1992, and 1995 through the Colorado Mammography Advocacy Project (CMAP). Data from mammography sites applying for American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation were(More)
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