James A Dunbar

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Affiliation: Greater Green Triangle University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Scaling up diabetes prevention in victoria, australia: policy development, implementation, and evaluation
    James A Dunbar
    Corresponding author James A Dunbar
    Diabetes Care 37:934-42. 2014
  2. pmc Mothers After Gestational Diabetes in Australia Diabetes Prevention Program (MAGDA-DPP) post-natal intervention: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sophy Tf Shih
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
    Trials 14:339. 2013
  3. pmc Occupational differences, cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle habits in South Eastern rural Australia
    Nathalie Davis-Lameloise
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1090. 2013
  4. pmc Cluster randomized controlled trial of a peer support program for people with diabetes: study protocol for the Australasian Peers for Progress study
    Michaela A Riddell
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:843. 2012
  5. pmc Implementation salvage experiences from the Melbourne diabetes prevention study
    James Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:806. 2012
  6. pmc The emotional context of self-management in chronic illness: A qualitative study of the role of health professional support in the self-management of type 2 diabetes
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:214. 2008
  7. pmc Engaging community pharmacists in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: protocol for the Pharmacist Assessment of Adherence, Risk and Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease (PAART CVD) pilot study
    Kevin P Mc Namara
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:264. 2010
  8. pmc The TrueBlue study: is practice nurse-led collaborative care effective in the management of depression for patients with heart disease or diabetes?
    Mark Morgan
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:46. 2009
  9. pmc Patient Engagement and Coaching for Health: The PEACH study--a cluster randomised controlled trial using the telephone to coach people with type 2 diabetes to engage with their GPs to improve diabetes care: a study protocol
    Doris Young
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 8:20. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint In the wake of hospital inquiries: impact on staff and safety
    James A Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:80-3. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Scaling up diabetes prevention in victoria, australia: policy development, implementation, and evaluation
    James A Dunbar
    Corresponding author James A Dunbar
    Diabetes Care 37:934-42. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Mothers After Gestational Diabetes in Australia Diabetes Prevention Program (MAGDA-DPP) post-natal intervention: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sophy Tf Shih
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
    Trials 14:339. 2013
    ..Post-GDM women have a life-time risk exceeding 70% of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Lifestyle modifications reduce the incidence of T2DM by up to 58% for high-risk individuals...
  3. pmc Occupational differences, cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle habits in South Eastern rural Australia
    Nathalie Davis-Lameloise
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1090. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Cluster randomized controlled trial of a peer support program for people with diabetes: study protocol for the Australasian Peers for Progress study
    Michaela A Riddell
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:843. 2012
    ..Peer supporters can assist people with their daily diabetes self-management activities, provide emotional and social support, assist and encourage clinical care and be available when needed...
  5. pmc Implementation salvage experiences from the Melbourne diabetes prevention study
    James Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:806. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc The emotional context of self-management in chronic illness: A qualitative study of the role of health professional support in the self-management of type 2 diabetes
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:214. 2008
    ..This study explores the perceptions of people with type 2 diabetes about their self-management strategies and how relationships with health professionals may support this...
  7. pmc Engaging community pharmacists in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: protocol for the Pharmacist Assessment of Adherence, Risk and Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease (PAART CVD) pilot study
    Kevin P Mc Namara
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:264. 2010
    ..It is therefore important to demonstrate the feasibility of multiple risk factor management by community pharmacists to ensure continued currency of their role...
  8. pmc The TrueBlue study: is practice nurse-led collaborative care effective in the management of depression for patients with heart disease or diabetes?
    Mark Morgan
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:46. 2009
    ..The current study will compare the clinical outcomes of our model of practice nurse-led collaborative care with usual care for patients with depression and T2DM or CHD...
  9. pmc Patient Engagement and Coaching for Health: The PEACH study--a cluster randomised controlled trial using the telephone to coach people with type 2 diabetes to engage with their GPs to improve diabetes care: a study protocol
    Doris Young
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 8:20. 2007
    ..This paper describes our study protocol, which aims to test whether goal focused telephone coaching in T2D can improve diabetes control and reduce the treatment gap between guideline based standards and actual clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint In the wake of hospital inquiries: impact on staff and safety
    James A Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:80-3. 2007
    ..Successful implementation of patient safety procedures requires policies to stress the professional duty of staff to report concerns about colleagues when they believe there is a risk to patients...
  11. doi request reprint Integration and coordination of care
    James Dunbar
    Department of Rural Health, Greater Green Triangle University, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 17:27-33. 2009
    ..Each of these offers ways to reduce the inequity in health outcomes attributed to rurality or remoteness...
  12. pmc Depression: an important comorbidity with metabolic syndrome in a general population
    James A Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:2368-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine in a sample representative of the general population whether depression, anxiety, and psychological distress are associated with metabolic syndrome and its components...
  13. ncbi request reprint New money for mental health: will it make things better for rural and remote Australia?
    James A Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Vic
    Med J Aust 186:587-9. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidaemia in rural Australia: prevalence, awareness, and adherence to treatment guidelines in the Greater Green Triangle Risk Factor Study
    Edward D Janus
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, Vic
    Med J Aust 192:127-32. 2010
    ..To determine population lipid profiles, awareness of hyperlipidaemia and adherence to Australian lipid management guidelines...
  15. pmc Scaling-up from an implementation trial to state-wide coverage: results from the preliminary Melbourne Diabetes Prevention Study
    Edward D Janus
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    Trials 13:152. 2012
    ..The Melbourne Diabetes Prevention Study (MDPS) is an evaluation of the translation from the GGT DPP to the Life! programme. We report results from the preliminary phase (pMDPS) of this evaluation...
  16. pmc The association of levels of physical activity with metabolic syndrome in rural Australian adults
    Clare Vaughan
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, A partnership between Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, 3280 Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:273. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the association of PA level with metabolic syndrome in a rural Australian population. The influence of adiposity on these associations is also investigated...
  17. pmc The Melbourne Diabetes Prevention Study (MDPS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Nathalie Davis-Lameloise
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    Trials 14:31. 2013
    ..The Melbourne Diabetes Prevention Study (MDPS) has been set up to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a specific version of the Life! program...
  18. pmc Prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle intervention in an Australian primary health care setting: Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project
    Tiina Laatikainen
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:249. 2007
    ..Randomised controlled trials demonstrate a 60% reduction in type 2 diabetes incidence through lifestyle modification programmes. The aim of this study is to determine whether such programmes are feasible in primary health care...
  19. doi request reprint Physical activity behaviours of adults in the Greater Green Triangle region of rural Australia
    Clare Vaughan
    Greater Health, Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:92-9. 2008
    ..To assess physical activity (PA) behaviours of adults in rural Australia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity and metabolic syndrome in rural southeastern Australia
    Edward D Janus
    Department of Medicine, Western Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:147-52. 2007
    ..To measure the prevalence of overweight, obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in rural Australia...
  21. pmc Sustaining modified behaviours learnt in a diabetes prevention program in regional Australia: the role of social context
    Christine Walker
    Chronic Illness Alliance, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:460. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Potential of pharmacists to help reduce the burden of poorly managed cardiovascular risk
    Kevin P Mc Namara
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 20:67-73. 2012
    ..Community pharmacists (CPs) are accessible to most communities and can potentially undertake expanded roles in prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  23. pmc Recruitment into diabetes prevention programs: what is the impact of errors in self-reported measures of obesity?
    Andrea Hernan
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:510. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of using self-reported obesity data from the Finnish diabetes risk score (FINDRISC) on recruitment into the Greater Green Triangle Diabetes Prevention Project (GGT DPP)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Identifying depression in patients following admission for acute coronary syndrome
    Prasuna Reddy
    University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:137-8. 2007
  25. doi request reprint Association of weight misperception with weight loss in a diabetes prevention program
    Andrea L Hernan
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:93. 2014
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  26. doi request reprint A pilot study evaluating multiple risk factor interventions by community pharmacists to prevent cardiovascular disease: the PAART CVD pilot project
    Kevin P McNamara
    Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 46:183-91. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Implementation of diabetes prevention programs in rural areas: Montana and south-eastern Australia compared
    Prasuna Reddy
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:125-34. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Where is the evidence that rural exposure increases uptake of rural medical practice?
    Geetha Ranmuthugala
    Monash University, School of Rural Health, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:285-8. 2007
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  29. pmc Identification of depression in diabetes: the efficacy of PHQ-9 and HADS-D
    Prasuna Reddy
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health GGT UDRH, Flinders University and Deakin University, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e239-45. 2010
    ..Clinical guidelines advise screening for depression in patients with diabetes. The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and the depression subscale of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-D) are commonly used in primary care...
  30. pmc Type 2 diabetes prevalence varies by socio-economic status within and between migrant groups: analysis and implications for Australia
    Marian Abouzeid
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, P O Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:252. 2013
    ..Given Australia's multicultural demography, we sought to identify groups at high risk of T2DM in Victoria, Australia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Depression in acute coronary syndrome: has the evidence been implemented?
    Prasuna Reddy
    Greater Green Triangle University, Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:245-6. 2008
  32. doi request reprint Improving the quality of diabetes care in general practice
    Prasuna Reddy
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:187-93. 2010
    ..The evidence treatment gap for patients with type 2 diabetes...
  33. ncbi request reprint When big isn't beautiful: lessons from England and Scotland on primary health care organisations
    James A Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University, Warrnambool, VIC directorATgreaterhealth org
    Med J Aust 195:219-21. 2011
    ..So far, debate on the functions and structures of PHCOs has been muted. It is now time for vigorous debate...
  34. ncbi request reprint Workforce trends in specialist and GP obstetric practice in Victoria
    Cameron S Loy
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:26-30. 2007
    ..To provide a contemporary picture of the general practitioner and specialist obstetric workforce in Victoria...