Christina Rios

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BACKGROUND One of the fastest growing risk groups for early onset of diabetes is women with a recent pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes, and for this group, Latinas are the largest at-risk group in the USA. Although evidence-based interventions, such as the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), which focuses on low-cost changes in eating, physical(More)
OBJECTIVES Estimate the causes and risk of death, specifically seizure related, in children followed from onset of epilepsy and to contrast the risk of seizure-related death with other common causes of death in the population. METHODS Mortality experiences from 4 pediatric cohorts of newly diagnosed patients were combined. Causes of death were classified(More)
Background. Low-income minority women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (pGDM) or high BMIs have increased risk for chronic illnesses postpartum. Although the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) provides an evidence-based model for reducing diabetes risk, few community-based interventions have adapted this program for pGDM women. Methods. STAR MAMA is(More)
Background. The feasibility of digital health programs to prevent and manage diabetes in low-income patients has not been adequately explored. Methods. Researchers collaborated with a digital health company to adapt a diabetes prevention program for low-income prediabetes patients at a large safety net clinic. We conducted focus groups to assess patient(More)
A nonconcurrent, prospective intestinal parasitic disease study in a group of 200 foodhandlers employed in the Panama Canal Area was conducted in mid-1985 as part of an established occupational health medical surveillance program. The study included a review of laboratory testing (i.e., coprological exam), preexisting medical record data, and patient(More)
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