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Growth and development in preterm infants fed long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids: a prospective, randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES A randomized, masked, controlled trial was conducted to assess effects of supplementing premature infant formulas with oils containing the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids,Expand
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Interest in the Use of Computerized Patient Portals: Role of the Provider–Patient Relationship
BackgroundBioinformatics experts are developing interactive patient portals to help those living with diabetes and other chronic diseases to better manage their conditions. However, little is knownExpand
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Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessment.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has implemented a personal health record grounded in the Chronic Care Model, UPMC HealthTrak, to assist patients with diabetes self-management. UPMCExpand
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Lessons for increasing awareness and use of booster seats in a Latino community
Objectives: Latino children are more likely to be unrestrained passengers in motor vehicles than non-Latino children, but little is known about the use of booster seats in Latino families. This studyExpand
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Value versus user fees: perspectives of patients before and after using a web-based portal for management of diabetes.
The objective of this work was to rate the potential or actual usefulness of 15 features of a Web-based portal for diabetes management and assess whether patients would be willing to pay user feesExpand
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Perception of "healthy" body weight by patients with diabetes.
Although weight management is important to diabetes treatment (1–3), obesity remains common among adults with diabetes (4). This may reflect the difficulty of promoting weight loss (5) or inattentionExpand
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The Diabetes Patient Portal: Patient Perspectives on Structure and Delivery
In Brief This article describes the recent development of a diabetes-specific patient portal that is linked to an existing electronic medical record system. The portal was designed to provideExpand
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OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY: DESIGNING AN INTEVENTION FOR THE COMMUNITY WITH THE COMMUNITY
This project was designed as an assessment of the overweight and obesity resources available in the City of Pittsburgh and the two boroughs of Braddock and Wilkinsburg. This project also designs aExpand