Monica Richey

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The sexual dimorphism of the corpus callosum has remained controversial since the original report by de Lacoste-Utamsing and Holloway in 1982, for several reasons: (1) measurements have been performed in a variety of ways in different laboratories, in part because published reports frequently do not describe the methodology in detail; (2) despite known(More)
OBJECTIVE Gout patient self-management knowledge and adherence to treatment regimens are poor. Our objective was to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a multidisciplinary team-based pilot program for the education and monitoring of gout patients. METHODS Subjects completed a gout self-management knowledge exam, along with gout flare history and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if a cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention counseling program for lupus patients decreases the prevalence of CVD risk factors. METHODS The assessment phase of a 3-year CVD prevention counseling program included the evaluation of CVD risk factors, diet, exercise habits, and medications. The education phase included discussion of(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are at a high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) due to increased prevalence of traditional and nontraditional CVD risks factors. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of patient-centered nutrition counseling methods on changes in select nutrient, anthropometric, and clinical outcomes in SLE(More)
Lupus nephritis is one of the most devastating complications of systemic lupus erythematosus. New treatment approaches and recommendations aim to decrease mortality and improve quality of life and outcomes. The role of the primary care provider is essential to help manage complications of treatment and avoid organ damage.
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