Jeffrey A Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mental health and the relationship between health promotion counseling and health outcomes in chronic conditions: cross-sectional population-based study
    Fatima Al Sayah
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1
    Can Fam Physician 60:e113-20. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Multimorbidity prevalence in the general population: the role of obesity in chronic disease clustering
    Calypse B Agborsangaya
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center for Health Research and Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1161. 2013
  3. pmc Detection bias and overestimation of bladder cancer risk in type 2 diabetes: a matched cohort study
    Isabelle N Colmers
    Corresponding author Jeffrey A Johnson
    Diabetes Care 36:3070-5. 2013
  4. pmc Determinants of lifestyle behavior in type 2 diabetes: results of the 2011 cross-sectional survey on living with chronic diseases in Canada
    Calypse B Agborsangaya
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center for Health Research and Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:451. 2013
  5. pmc Controlled trial of a collaborative primary care team model for patients with diabetes and depression: rationale and design for a comprehensive evaluation
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:258. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Diabetes and cancer (1): evaluating the temporal relationship between type 2 diabetes and cancer incidence
    J A Johnson
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 2040 Li Ka Shing Center, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E1
    Diabetologia 55:1607-18. 2012
  7. pmc Alberta Diabetes and Physical Activity Trial (ADAPT): a randomized theory-based efficacy trial for adults with type 2 diabetes--rationale, design, recruitment, evaluation, and dissemination
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW Australia
    Trials 11:4. 2010
  8. pmc Utility values for symptomatic non-severe hypoglycaemia elicited from persons with and without diabetes in Canada and the United Kingdom
    Adrian R Levy
    Oxford Outcomes Ltd, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:73. 2008
  9. pmc Lay media reporting of rosiglitazone risk: extent, messaging and quality of reporting
    Doreen M Rabi
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:40. 2009
  10. pmc Health care utilization and costs in Saskatchewan's registered Indian population with diabetes
    Sheri L Pohar
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:126. 2007

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Publications121 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Mental health and the relationship between health promotion counseling and health outcomes in chronic conditions: cross-sectional population-based study
    Fatima Al Sayah
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1
    Can Fam Physician 60:e113-20. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Multimorbidity prevalence in the general population: the role of obesity in chronic disease clustering
    Calypse B Agborsangaya
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center for Health Research and Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1161. 2013
    ..We estimated the prevalence of multimorbidity by obesity status, and the interaction of obesity with other predictors of multimorbidity...
  3. pmc Detection bias and overestimation of bladder cancer risk in type 2 diabetes: a matched cohort study
    Isabelle N Colmers
    Corresponding author Jeffrey A Johnson
    Diabetes Care 36:3070-5. 2013
    ..To investigate whether the risk of bladder cancer in individuals with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes is influenced by the frequency of physician visits before diagnosis as a measure of detection bias...
  4. pmc Determinants of lifestyle behavior in type 2 diabetes: results of the 2011 cross-sectional survey on living with chronic diseases in Canada
    Calypse B Agborsangaya
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center for Health Research and Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:451. 2013
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of engagement in lifestyle behaviors for management of the disease, as well as the impact of healthcare professional support on these behaviors...
  5. pmc Controlled trial of a collaborative primary care team model for patients with diabetes and depression: rationale and design for a comprehensive evaluation
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:258. 2012
    ..Our objective is to comprehensively evaluate a collaborative care model for comorbid depression and type 2 diabetes within a Canadian primary care setting...
  6. doi request reprint Diabetes and cancer (1): evaluating the temporal relationship between type 2 diabetes and cancer incidence
    J A Johnson
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 2040 Li Ka Shing Center, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E1
    Diabetologia 55:1607-18. 2012
    ..This paper reviews factors related to cancer incidence in the diabetic population; the second paper relates to studies of cancer mortality...
  7. pmc Alberta Diabetes and Physical Activity Trial (ADAPT): a randomized theory-based efficacy trial for adults with type 2 diabetes--rationale, design, recruitment, evaluation, and dissemination
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW Australia
    Trials 11:4. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of three physical activity (PA) behavioural intervention strategies in a sample of adults with type 2 diabetes...
  8. pmc Utility values for symptomatic non-severe hypoglycaemia elicited from persons with and without diabetes in Canada and the United Kingdom
    Adrian R Levy
    Oxford Outcomes Ltd, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:73. 2008
    ..To elicit societal and patient utilities associated with diabetic symptomatic non-severe hypoglycaemia for three health states: 1) rare (quarterly), 2) intermittent (monthly), 3) and frequent (weekly) hypoglycaemia episodes...
  9. pmc Lay media reporting of rosiglitazone risk: extent, messaging and quality of reporting
    Doreen M Rabi
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:40. 2009
    ..Rosiglitazone remained available for use as more definitive safety trials were ongoing. This issue was reported in the lay media...
  10. pmc Health care utilization and costs in Saskatchewan's registered Indian population with diabetes
    Sheri L Pohar
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:126. 2007
    ..Our objective was to compare health care utilization and per capita expenditures according to Registered Indian and diabetes status in the province of Saskatchewan...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-monitoring in Type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial of reimbursement policy
    J A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Diabet Med 23:1247-51. 2006
    ..We assessed whether provision of free testing strips would improve glycaemic control in non-insulin-treated Type 2 diabetic patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Performance of the RAND-12 and SF-12 summary scores in type 2 diabetes
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Qual Life Res 13:449-56. 2004
    ..To compare the performance of the RAND-12 and SF-12 physical and mental health summary scores, in a sample of people with type 2 diabetes, in distinguishing groups of differing disease severity...
  13. doi request reprint Increasing incidence and prevalence with limited survival gains among rural Albertans with diabetes: a retrospective cohort study, 1995-2006
    J A Johnson
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 1K4
    Diabet Med 26:989-95. 2009
    ..To compare recent trends of diabetes prevalence, incidence and mortality between men and women living in urban and rural Alberta, Canada...
  14. pmc Risk of breast cancer after onset of type 2 diabetes: evidence of detection bias in postmenopausal women
    Samantha L Bowker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 34:2542-4. 2011
    ..To examine the risk of breast cancer in pre- and postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes (T2D)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence and prevalence of diabetes among the Status Aboriginal population in urban and rural Alberta, 1995-2006
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Public Health 100:231-6. 2009
    ..To compare changes in diagnosed diabetes prevalence and incidence among Status Aboriginal men and women living in urban and rural areas of Alberta...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reduced cardiovascular morbidity and mortality associated with metformin use in subjects with Type 2 diabetes
    J A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabet Med 22:497-502. 2005
    ..This study examined metformin use in relation to risk of cardiovascular-related hospitalization and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Generalizability and persistence of a multifaceted intervention for improving quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 1200 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 28:783-8. 2005
    ..Most quality improvement efforts for type 2 diabetes have neglected cardiovascular risk factors and are limited by a lack of information about generalizability across settings or persistence of effect over time...
  18. pmc Evidence and advocacy: are all things considered?
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta and Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 174:1856. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Health care use and costs in the decade after identification of type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a population-based study
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics, 1200 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:2403-8. 2006
    ..To analyze trends in health care costs in the decade after identification of diabetes, contrasting type 1 and 2 diabetes...
  20. pmc Utilization of diabetes medication and cost of testing supplies in Saskatchewan, 2001
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:159. 2006
    ..Those individuals with type 2 diabetes who used insulin had higher testing supply costs than those on oral antidiabetic medication alone (359 vs 131 dollars; p < 0.001)...
  21. doi request reprint Intensive glycaemic control and cancer risk in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of major trials
    J A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Diabetologia 54:25-31. 2011
    ..We were interested to determine if data from major randomised controlled trials would support a hypothesis that improving glycaemic control may reduce the risk of cancer outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Decreased mortality associated with the use of metformin compared with sulfonylurea monotherapy in type 2 diabetes
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Diabetes Care 25:2244-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between use of metformin and sulfonylurea and mortality in new users of these agents...
  23. doi request reprint Time-varying incidence of cancer after the onset of type 2 diabetes: evidence of potential detection bias
    J A Johnson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Diabetologia 54:2263-71. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to examine the risks of site-specific cancer in people with incident type 2 diabetes during different time windows following diabetes onset...
  24. ncbi request reprint The natural history of LDL control in type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of adherence to lipid guidelines
    Diana Rucker
    University of Alberta, 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:2506-8. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Increased cancer-related mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes who use sulfonylureas or insulin
    Samantha L Bowker
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:254-8. 2006
    ..We explored the association between antidiabetic therapies and cancer-related mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes, postulating that agents that increase insulin levels might promote cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health Utilities Index mark 3 demonstrated construct validity in a population-based sample with type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:472-7. 2006
    ..To assess the cross-sectional construct validity of the Health Utilities Index mark 3 (HUI3) in type 2 diabetes using population health survey data...
  27. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and healthcare utilization in multimorbidity: results of a cross-sectional survey
    Calypse B Agborsangaya
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center for Health Research and Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:791-9. 2013
    ..We assessed the associations between multimorbidity and health-related quality of life (HRQL), and healthcare utilization, based on 16 common self-reported chronic conditions...
  28. doi request reprint Adding pharmacists to primary care teams increases guideline-concordant antiplatelet use in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from a randomized trial
    Fizza Gilani
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 47:43-8. 2013
    ..Antiplatelet therapy is recommended as part of a strategy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes. However, compliance with these guideline-recommended therapies appears to be less than ideal...
  29. pmc Health-related quality of life deficits associated with varying degrees of disease severity in type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:78. 2003
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to use generic measures of HRQL to describe HRQL deficits associated with varying degrees of severity of type 2 diabetes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Improvements in patient-reported outcomes associated with an intervention to enhance quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes: results of a controlled trial
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Public Health Sciences, and Institute of Health Economics, University of Alberta, 1200 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 27:1306-12. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine patient-reported outcomes in a controlled trial of a multifaceted provider-level intervention to improve quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes...
  31. pmc Multimorbidity prevalence and patterns across socioeconomic determinants: a cross-sectional survey
    Calypse B Agborsangaya
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 2 040 Li Ka Shing Center for Health Research and Innovation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:201. 2012
    ..We estimated the prevalence and specific patterns of multimorbidity across different adult age groups. Furthermore, we examined the associations of multimorbidity with socio-demographic factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Greater effect of enhanced pharmacist care on cholesterol management in patients with diabetes mellitus: a planned subgroup analysis of the Study of Cardiovascular Risk Intervention by Pharmacists (SCRIP)
    Scot H Simpson
    Institute of Health Economics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 24:389-94. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of enhanced pharmacist care on cholesterol management in patients with and without diabetes mellitus...
  33. pmc A cross-sectional study of health-related quality of life deficits in individuals with comorbid diabetes and cancer
    Samantha L Bowker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:17. 2006
    ..We assessed the HRQL burden in patients with these comorbid conditions, postulating that they would have even greater HRQL deficits...
  34. ncbi request reprint Improved clinical outcomes associated with metformin in patients with diabetes and heart failure
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:2345-51. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between metformin and clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure and type 2 diabetes...
  35. pmc Understanding the determinants of health for people with type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Public Health 96:1649-55. 2006
    ..We assessed which of a broad range of determinants of health are most strongly associated with health-related quality of life (HRQL) among people with type 2 diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Underuse of aspirin in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prevalence and correlates of therapy in rural Canada
    Jennifer A Klinke
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Ther 26:439-46. 2004
    ..Guidelines of both the American and Canadian Diabetes Associations recommend the use of aspirin as antiplatelet therapy for all adults with type 2 DM...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the health utilities indices Mark 2 and Mark 3 in type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Med Decis Making 23:489-501. 2003
    ..The HU12 and HUI3 were self-administered to 372 community-dwelling individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health care costs and mortality for Canadian urban and rural patients with diabetes: population-based trends from 1993-2001
    Sheri L Pohar
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:1316-24. 2007
    ..Recent reports suggest that the health status of individuals residing in rural areas (as much as one third of the Canadian population) may be inferior to those who live in urban areas...
  39. doi request reprint Comparative safety and effectiveness of metformin in patients with diabetes mellitus and heart failure: systematic review of observational studies involving 34,000 patients
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 6:395-402. 2013
    ..Therefore, we undertook a systematic review of the trial and nontrial evidence for metformin in patients with diabetes mellitus and HF...
  40. ncbi request reprint Long-term impact of a community pharmacist intervention on cholesterol levels in patients at high risk for cardiovascular events: extended follow-up of the second study of cardiovascular risk intervention by pharmacists (SCRIP-plus)
    Carol Yamada
    Pharmacy Department, Grey Nuns Community Health Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 25:110-5. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Understanding the complex associations between patient-provider relationships, self-care behaviours, and health-related quality of life in type 2 diabetes: a structural equation modeling approach
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:1489-500. 2005
    ..To assess associations between perceptions of the patient-provider relationship (PPR), BMI, and adherence to diet and exercise in a rural population with type 2 diabetes and determine how these variables relate to HRQL...
  42. doi request reprint Risk of heart failure in patients with recent-onset type 2 diabetes: population-based cohort study
    Alexander A Leung
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Card Fail 15:152-7. 2009
    ..Although thiazolidinediones precipitate fluid retention in clinical trials, current guidelines advocate their use for patients with diabetes who are felt to be at low risk for heart failure (HF)...
  43. pmc Multifaceted intervention to improve diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in patients with recent wrist fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 178:569-75. 2008
    ....
  44. doi request reprint The risk of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with oral agent monotherapy
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:703-8. 2008
    ..To determine if the risk of developing heart failure (HF) is associated with the use of sulfonylurea or metformin in patients with diabetes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of the RAND-12 and Health Utilities Index Mark 2 and 3 in type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Qual Life Res 13:435-48. 2004
    ..To assess the cross-sectional construct validity of the RAND-12 and the Health Utilities Index Mark 2 (HUI2) and Mark 3 (HUI3) in type 2 diabetes...
  46. pmc Lack of insurance coverage for testing supplies is associated with poorer glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Samantha L Bowker
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB
    CMAJ 171:39-43. 2004
    ..We sought to determine if insured patients were more likely than uninsured patients to use self-monitoring and whether they had better glycemic control...
  47. pmc Healthy eating and active living for diabetes in primary care networks (HEALD-PCN): rationale, design, and evaluation of a pragmatic controlled trial for adults with type 2 diabetes
    Steven T Johnson
    Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:455. 2012
    ..The objective of the study is to evaluate the implementation of an evidence-based self- management program for patients with T2DM within a newly established primary care network (PCN) environment...
  48. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of osteoporosis interventions for 'incidental' vertebral fractures
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 126:169.e9-17. 2013
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of drug exposure misclassification due to restrictive drug coverage in administrative databases: a simulation cohort study
    John Michael Gamble
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Value Health 15:191-7. 2012
    ..We examined the apparent association between oral antidiabetic therapy and mortality by simulating the effects of restrictive drug coverage policies...
  50. pmc Metformin treatment in diabetes and heart failure: when academic equipoise meets clinical reality
    Dean T Eurich
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3, Canada
    Trials 10:12. 2009
    ..Therefore, we attempted to conduct a pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of undertaking a large randomized controlled trial with clinical endpoints...
  51. ncbi request reprint Health care costs and mortality for Canadian urban and rural patients with diabetes: population-based trends from 1993-2001
    Sheri L Pohar
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:1316-24. 2007
    ..Recent reports suggest that the health status of individuals residing in rural areas (as much as one third of the Canadian population) may be inferior to those who live in urban areas...
  52. ncbi request reprint Treatment gaps for hypertension management in rural Canadian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alison L Supina
    Alliance for Canadian Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes, Institute of Health Economics, 1200 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Clin Ther 26:598-606. 2004
    ..In rural areas, factors affecting implementation of recommendations and/or guidelines are less well understood, although some studies suggest that urban practices provide higher quality of care overall than rural areas...
  53. pmc The darkening cloud of diabetes: do trends in cardiovascular risk management provide a silver lining?
    Dean T Eurich
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 31:2136-42. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the changes in cardiovascular-related health care utilization (drug therapies, hospitalizations) and mortality for the diabetic population during a 9-year period in Saskatchewan, Canada...
  54. ncbi request reprint Compliance with clinical practice guidelines for type 2 diabetes in rural patients: treatment gaps and opportunities for improvement
    Ellen L Toth
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 23:659-65. 2003
    ..Despite the availability of proved effective therapies, treatment gaps were present for this cohort of patients...
  55. pmc Type 2 diabetes does not increase risk of depression
    Lauren C Brown
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 175:42-6. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate whether people with diabetes have a greater incidence of depression than those without diabetes...
  56. pmc Misinterpretation with norm-based scoring of health status in adults with type 1 diabetes
    Alison L Supina
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:15. 2006
    ....
  57. pmc Benefits and harms of antidiabetic agents in patients with diabetes and heart failure: systematic review
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5J 3N4
    BMJ 335:497. 2007
    ..To review the literature on the association between antidiabetic agents and morbidity and mortality in people with heart failure and diabetes...
  58. pmc How evidence-based are the recommendations in evidence-based guidelines?
    Finlay A McAlister
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS Med 4:e250. 2007
    ..This study was done to evaluate the quality of the evidence (based on consideration of its internal validity, clinical relevance, and applicability) underlying therapy recommendations in evidence-based clinical practice guidelines...
  59. ncbi request reprint Type of antidepressant therapy and risk of type 2 diabetes in people with depression
    Lauren C Brown
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:61-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the differential risk of diabetes among people with depression taking antidepressant therapy...
  60. pmc Dose-response relation between sulfonylurea drugs and mortality in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study
    Scot H Simpson
    Institute of Health Economics, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 174:169-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the risk of death changes with level of exposure to sulfonylurea drugs...
  61. pmc Evidence of suboptimal management of cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and symptomatic atherosclerosis
    Lauren C Brown
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, and the Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton
    CMAJ 171:1189-92. 2004
    ..e., coronary artery disease [CAD], cerebrovascular disease [CBVD] or peripheral arterial disease [PAD])...
  62. ncbi request reprint A multicenter disease management program for hospitalized patients with heart failure
    Ross T Tsuyuki
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 220 College Plaza, Edmonton, Canada T6G 2C8
    J Card Fail 10:473-80. 2004
    ..In this 2-stage, multicenter trial, we evaluated the effect of a disease management program on clinical and economic outcomes in patients with HF...
  63. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life deficits associated with diabetes and comorbidities in a Canadian National Population Health Survey
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:1311-20. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of comorbid heart disease, stroke and arthritis on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in people with diabetes in the general Canadian population...
  64. doi request reprint Changes in thiazolidinedione use and outcomes following removal of a prior-authorization policy: controlled time-series analysis
    John Michael Gamble
    School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for Canadian Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes ACHORD School of Public Health Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Med Care 52:47-55. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of removing prior-authorization restrictions on the use of thiazolidinediones (TZDs) and outcomes...
  65. pmc Effectiveness of influenza vaccination in working-age adults with diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    Darren Lau
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Thorax 68:658-63. 2013
    ..We examined the effectiveness of influenza vaccine in this subgroup, compared with elderly adults (≥ 65 years) for whom vaccination recommendations are well accepted...
  66. pmc Determinants of quality of life in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    Ikuyo Imayama
    Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T6G 2B3, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:115. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine: (1) determinants of QoL in adults with T1D; and, (2) differences in QoL determinants between T1D and T2D groups...
  67. pmc Recent epidemiologic trends of diabetes mellitus among status Aboriginal adults
    Richard T Oster
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 183:E803-8. 2011
    ..We compared the incidence and prevalence of diabetes, and its impact on mortality, among status Aboriginal adults and adults in the general population between 1995 and 2007...
  68. doi request reprint Health Utilities Index Mark 3 showed valid in Alzheimer disease, arthritis, and cataracts
    Keiko Asakawa
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:733-9. 2008
    ..To assess the cross-sectional construct validity of the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3) in Alzheimer disease (AD), arthritis (AR), and cataracts (CA)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Controlled trial of a multifaceted intervention for improving quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:3061-6. 2003
    ..Lack of resources or limited access may put patients in rural communities at particular risk for suboptimal care...
  70. ncbi request reprint Secondary failure rates associated with metformin and sulfonylurea therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 25:810-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether metformin therapy, compared with sulfonylurea therapy, is associated with a delayed onset of secondary failure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  71. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of the EQ-5D in differentiating among persons with major depressive episode and anxiety
    Alison L Supina
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Qual Life Res 16:749-54. 2007
    ..The present study explores the ability of the EQ-5D HRQL measure to differentiate among those with a clinical diagnosis of MDE and/or anxiety disorders...
  72. ncbi request reprint Educational intervention to reduce falls and fear of falling in patients after fragility fracture: results of a controlled pilot study
    Diana Rucker
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Prev Med 42:316-9. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the effectiveness of an educational intervention in reducing fear of falling and preventing recurrent falls in community-dwelling patients after a fragility fracture...
  73. doi request reprint Interventions to increase osteoporosis treatment in patients with 'incidentally' detected vertebral fractures
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 125:929-36. 2012
    ....
  74. pmc Increasing rates of diabetes amongst status Aboriginal youth in Alberta, Canada
    Richard T Oster
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:1-7. 2012
    ..To track and compare trends in diabetes rates from 1995 to 2007 for Status Aboriginal and general population youth...
  75. ncbi request reprint Reduced mortality associated with the use of ACE inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics 1200, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 27:1330-4. 2004
    ..Subjects were prospectively followed until death or the end of 1999. Multivariate Cox proportional hazards models were used to assess differences in all-cause and cardiovascular-related mortality between cohort groups...
  76. ncbi request reprint Use of the U.S. and U.K. scoring algorithm for the EuroQol-5D in an economic evaluation of cardiac care
    Fiona M Shrive
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Centre for Health and Policy Studies at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 45:269-73. 2007
    ..We recently published an economic evaluation assessing the use of drug-eluting stents in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  77. doi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and disease in people with schizophrenia: a population-based study
    Lauren C Bresee
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Schizophr Res 117:75-82. 2010
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors (CV-RF) and disease (CV-D) in people with schizophrenia...
  78. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial to increase detection and treatment of osteoporosis in older patients with a wrist fracture
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 141:366-73. 2004
    ..Despite the high risk for future fractures and the availability of effective treatments, fewer than 10% to 20% of patients who sustain a fragility fracture are tested or treated for osteoporosis...
  79. pmc A meta-analysis of the association between adherence to drug therapy and mortality
    Scot H Simpson
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2N8
    BMJ 333:15. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relation between adherence to drug therapy, including placebo, and mortality...
  80. pmc Effect of adding pharmacists to primary care teams on blood pressure control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Scot H Simpson
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 34:20-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of adding pharmacists to primary care teams on the management of hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  81. pmc Assessing responsiveness of generic and specific health related quality of life measures in heart failure
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:89. 2006
    ..We compared the relative responsiveness of generic and heart failure specific HRQL instruments, as measured both by common psychometric indices and by external clinical criteria...
  82. ncbi request reprint Relationship between number, timing, and type of pharmacist interventions and patient outcomes
    Theresa L Charrois
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:1798-801. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Physical activity level and health-related quality of life in the general adult population: a systematic review
    Raphael Bize
    Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Prev Med 45:401-15. 2007
    ..Little is known regarding health-related quality of life and its relation with physical activity level in the general population. Our primary objective was to systematically review data examining this relationship...
  84. doi request reprint The impact of selecting a high hemoglobin target level on health-related quality of life for patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fiona M Clement
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:1104-12. 2009
    ..0-12.0 g/dL) and high hemoglobin target levels (>12.0 g/dL) and performed a meta-analysis of all available 36-item short-form (SF-36) RCT data...
  85. ncbi request reprint Short-term risk for stroke is doubled in persons with newly treated type 2 diabetes compared with persons without diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    Thomas Jeerakathil
    Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7
    Stroke 38:1739-43. 2007
    ..We determined the incidence of stroke in people newly treated for type 2 diabetes...
  86. doi request reprint Assessing the use of health-related quality of life measures in the routine clinical care of lung-transplant patients
    Maria Jose Santana
    University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:371-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that the inclusion of HRQL in routine clinical care would improve patient-clinician communication, affect clinical management, and improve patients' HRQL...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effect of community pharmacist intervention on cholesterol levels in patients at high risk of cardiovascular events: the Second Study of Cardiovascular Risk Intervention by Pharmacists (SCRIP-plus)
    Ross T Tsuyuki
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 116:130-3. 2004
  88. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a survey to assess barriers to drug use in patients with chronic heart failure
    Scot H Simpson
    Institute of Health Economics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 22:1163-72. 2002
    ..Conclusion. The BMU survey demonstrated reasonable reliability and validity characteristics in this first clinical experience. Despite high adherence, patients still reported barriers that may hinder optimal drug use...
  89. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effect of community pharmacist intervention on cholesterol risk management: the Study of Cardiovascular Risk Intervention by Pharmacists (SCRIP)
    Ross T Tsuyuki
    Epidemiology Coordinating and Research EPICORE Centre, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, 213 Heritage Medical Research Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2S2
    Arch Intern Med 162:1149-55. 2002
    ..This study aimed to determine the effect of a program of community pharmacist intervention on the process of cholesterol risk management in patients at high risk for cardiovascular events...
  90. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal validation of a modified Edmonton symptom assessment system (ESAS) in haemodialysis patients
    Sara N Davison
    Division of Nephrology and Immunology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Institute of Health Economics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, T6G 2G3
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:3189-95. 2006
    ..This study examines the longitudinal validity of the modified Edmonton symptom assessment system (ESAS) to determine the impact of change in symptom burden on the change in HRQL of haemodialysis (HD) patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviours in adults with diabetes: associations with health care utilization and costs
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Public Health 99:227-31. 2008
    ..A secondary objective was to evaluate demographic and health behavioural characteristics of the participants of the study to assess the degree of respondent bias...
  92. ncbi request reprint Medication nonadherence and subsequent risk of hospitalisation and mortality among older adults
    Shelly A Vik
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Drugs Aging 23:345-56. 2006
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the EQ-5D and SF-12 in an adult US sample
    J A Johnson
    Institute of Pharmaco Economics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Qual Life Res 7:155-66. 1998
    ..The SF-12 appeared to be more sensitive to differences associated with less severe morbidity...
  94. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional validity of a modified Edmonton symptom assessment system in dialysis patients: a simple assessment of symptom burden
    S N Davison
    1Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 69:1621-5. 2006
    ..70, P<0.01. Symptom burden is high and adversely affects HRQL in dialysis patients. The modified ESAS is a reliable, valid, simple, and useful method for regular symptom assessment in this patient population...
  95. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of community pharmacist intervention in cholesterol risk management: an evaluation of the study of cardiovascular risk intervention by pharmacists
    S H Simpson
    Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 21:627-35. 2001
    ..The incremental cost to provide the program appeared minimal from both government and pharmacy manager perspectives. It is hoped that these results could support negotiations for reimbursement of clinical pharmacy services with payors...
  96. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve quality of osteoporosis care after wrist fracture
    S R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 22:1799-808. 2011
    ..An economic analysis of the trial now demonstrates that the intervention tested "dominates" usual care: over a lifetime horizon, it reduces fracture, increases quality-adjusted life years, and saves the healthcare system money...
  97. ncbi request reprint Study of Cardiovascular Risk Intervention by Pharmacists (SCRIP): a randomized trial design of the effect of a community pharmacist intervention program on serum cholesterol risk
    R T Tsuyuki
    Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 33:910-9. 1999
    ..To determine the efficacy of a program of intervention by pharmacists on lipid risk management in patients at high risk for cardiovascular events...
  98. ncbi request reprint Replicability of SF-36 summary scores by the SF-12 in stroke patients
    A S Pickard
    Faculties of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Stroke 30:1213-7. 1999
    ..Both self-reported and proxy assessments were evaluated for replicability...
  99. ncbi request reprint Health status and satisfaction with pharmacy services
    J A Johnson
    Alberta Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Manag Care 5:163-70. 1999
    ..To evaluate the relationship between self-reported health status and satisfaction with pharmacy services...
  100. ncbi request reprint Valuation of EuroQOL (EQ-5D) health states in an adult US sample
    J A Johnson
    Institute of Pharmaco Economics and Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 13:421-33. 1998
    ..Violations of assumptions of the OLS regression model indicate the need for further investigation into the modelling technique used in deriving a single index score...
  101. ncbi request reprint Persistence, reproducibility, and cost-effectiveness of an intervention to improve the quality of osteoporosis care after a fracture of the wrist: results of a controlled trial
    S R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 18:261-70. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine longer-term outcomes, reproducibility, and cost-effectiveness of this intervention...