Katrina M Krause4
Margaret Gradison4
Kimberly SH Yarnall4
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OBJECTIVE To compare mortality rates for individuals with diabetes with and without a history of foot ulcer (HFU) and with that for the nondiabetic population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This population-based study included 155 diabetic individuals with an HFU, 1,339 diabetic individuals without an HFU, and 63,632 nondiabetic individuals who were all(More)
  • Neela D Goswami, Lara Beth Gadkowski, Carla Piedrahita, Deborah Bissette, Marshall Alex Ahearn, Michela LM Blain +3 others
  • 2012
BACKGROUND Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a key component in U.S. tuberculosis control, assisted by recent improvements in LTBI diagnostics and therapeutic regimens. Effectiveness of LTBI therapy, however, is limited by patients' willingness to both initiate and complete treatment. We aimed to evaluate the demographic, medical,(More)
INTRODUCTION Few studies have examined the correlates of objectively measured amounts of sedentary time and physical activity in young children. We evaluated the demographic, biological, behavioral, social, and environmental correlates of the amount of sedentary time and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) as measured by accelerometry in(More)
A major contributor to shortfalls in delivery of recommended health care services is lack of physician time. On the basis of recommendations from national clinical care guidelines for preventive services and chronic disease management, and including the time needed for acute concerns, sufficiently addressing the needs of a standard patient panel of 2,500(More)
BACKGROUND Delivery of preventive health services in primary care is lacking. One of the main barriers is lack of time. We estimated the amount of time primary care physicians spend on important preventive health services. METHODS We analyzed a large dataset of primary care (family and internal medicine) visits using the National Ambulatory Medical Care(More)
The purpose of this study was to study whether the benefits from introducing a picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) reported by innovators and early adopters also can be achieved by a hospital belonging to the "late majority" and to see whether such benefits are sustained, using report turnaround time (RTAT) as an indicator. Activity-related(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the associations between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, obesity and hypertension in young adults in a large population-based cohort. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS The study population consisted of 15,197 respondents from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, a nationally representative(More)
BACKGROUND Traditional continuing medical education (CME) has not been successful in improving physicians'practice. This project evaluated the use of e-mail to deliver evidence-based moderated case discussions to family physicians. METHODS In a randomized controlled trial, 58 southwestern Ontario physicians were recruited and randomly assigned to receive(More)
  • Megan E. Reller, Champika Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, Wasantha Kodikara-Arachichi, John J. Strouse +4 others
  • 2012
Dengue virus (DENV), a globally emerging cause of undifferentiated fever, has been documented in the heavily urbanized western coast of Sri Lanka since the 1960s. New areas of Sri Lanka are now being affected, and the reported number and severity of cases have increased. To study emerging DENV in southern Sri Lanka, we obtained epidemiologic and clinical(More)
BACKGROUND Postpartum weight retention can contribute to obesity. There may be unique barriers to weight loss in this period. FINDINGS Cases are presented for three postpartum women who declined to participate in a postpartum weight loss intervention.Despite their desire to engage in healthier behaviors, or partake in an intervention uniquely designed to(More)