Ra Marrie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint General health issues in multiple sclerosis: comorbidities, secondary conditions, and health behaviors
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Health Sciences Center, GF 533, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 19:1046-57. 2013
  2. doi request reprint High rates of physician services utilization at least five years before multiple sclerosis diagnosis
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Mult Scler 19:1113-9. 2013
  3. pmc Preferred sources of health information in persons with multiple sclerosis: degree of trust and information sought
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    University of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 15:e67. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The utility of administrative data for surveillance of comorbidity in multiple sclerosis: a validation study
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 40:85-92. 2013
  5. pmc Mental comorbidity and multiple sclerosis: validating administrative data to support population-based surveillance
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:16. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The incidence and prevalence of thyroid disease do not differ in the multiple sclerosis and general populations: a validation study using administrative data
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 39:135-42. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Rising prevalence of vascular comorbidities in multiple sclerosis: validation of administrative definitions for diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Mult Scler 18:1310-9. 2012
  8. pmc Cumulative impact of comorbidity on quality of life in MS
    R A Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Acta Neurol Scand 125:180-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Demographic, genetic, and environmental factors that modify disease course
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Center, GF 533, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9, Canada
    Neurol Clin 29:323-41. 2011
  10. pmc Association between comorbidity and clinical characteristics of MS
    R A Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Acta Neurol Scand 124:135-41. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint General health issues in multiple sclerosis: comorbidities, secondary conditions, and health behaviors
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Health Sciences Center, GF 533, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 19:1046-57. 2013
    ..Osteoporosis is a common secondary condition in MS that will be discussed along with vitamin D insufficiency...
  2. doi request reprint High rates of physician services utilization at least five years before multiple sclerosis diagnosis
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Mult Scler 19:1113-9. 2013
    ..We estimated physician services utilization in the five-year periods before and after MS diagnosis, and over the period 1984-2008...
  3. pmc Preferred sources of health information in persons with multiple sclerosis: degree of trust and information sought
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    University of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 15:e67. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The utility of administrative data for surveillance of comorbidity in multiple sclerosis: a validation study
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 40:85-92. 2013
    ..Although comorbidity is important in multiple sclerosis (MS), few validated methods for its assessment exist. We validated and applied administrative case definitions for several comorbidities in MS...
  5. pmc Mental comorbidity and multiple sclerosis: validating administrative data to support population-based surveillance
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:16. 2013
    ..We validated and applied administrative case definitions for any mental comorbidities in MS...
  6. doi request reprint The incidence and prevalence of thyroid disease do not differ in the multiple sclerosis and general populations: a validation study using administrative data
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 39:135-42. 2012
    ..Prior studies of a possible increased risk of autoimmune thyroid disease (AIT) in multiple sclerosis (MS) are inconsistent. We aimed to validate and apply administrative case definitions for the surveillance of AIT in MS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rising prevalence of vascular comorbidities in multiple sclerosis: validation of administrative definitions for diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Mult Scler 18:1310-9. 2012
    ..Despite the importance of comorbidity in multiple sclerosis (MS), methods for comorbidity assessment in MS are poorly developed...
  8. pmc Cumulative impact of comorbidity on quality of life in MS
    R A Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Acta Neurol Scand 125:180-6. 2012
    ..We investigated the association of comorbidity and health-related HRQOL among participants in the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS)...
  9. doi request reprint Demographic, genetic, and environmental factors that modify disease course
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Center, GF 533, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9, Canada
    Neurol Clin 29:323-41. 2011
    ..Elucidation of these factors will require careful study of well-characterized populations in which the roles of multiple factors are considered simultaneously...
  10. pmc Association between comorbidity and clinical characteristics of MS
    R A Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Acta Neurol Scand 124:135-41. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Emerging effects of comorbidities on multiple sclerosis
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 9:820-8. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to answer many other questions about comorbidities and their associations with MS, including the best way to measure and analyse comorbidities to understand these associations...
  12. doi request reprint High frequency of adverse health behaviors in multiple sclerosis
    Ra Marrie
    Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Mult Scler 15:105-13. 2009
    ..We assessed health behaviors among participants in the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS) Registry and the demographic characteristics associated with particular health behaviors...
  13. pmc Comorbidity delays diagnosis and increases disability at diagnosis in MS
    R A Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Neurology 72:117-24. 2009
    ..In multiple sclerosis (MS), it is unknown whether preexisting comorbidity affects the delay between initial symptom onset and diagnosis ("diagnostic delay") or the severity of disability at MS diagnosis...
  14. pmc Smoking status over two years in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 32:72-9. 2009
    ..The reliability of self-reported smoking status is unknown in MS. We assessed the reliability of self-reported smoking status among participants in the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS) Registry...
  15. doi request reprint The burden of mental comorbidity in multiple sclerosis: frequent, underdiagnosed, and undertreated
    R A Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Mult Scler 15:385-92. 2009
    ..Mental comorbidity is common in multiple sclerosis (MS), but some studies suggest that mental comorbidity may be underrecognized and undertreated...
  16. pmc A cross-sectional study of bone health in multiple sclerosis
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Neurology 73:1394-8. 2009
    ..Osteoporosis is an important risk factor for fragility fractures. Although osteoporosis is considered common in multiple sclerosis (MS), few previous studies focused on fractures in MS...
  17. doi request reprint The rising prevalence and changing age distribution of multiple sclerosis in Manitoba
    R A Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Neurology 74:465-71. 2010
    ..We aimed to validate a case definition for MS using administrative health insurance data, and to describe the incidence and prevalence of MS in Manitoba, Canada...
  18. pmc Vascular comorbidity is associated with more rapid disability progression in multiple sclerosis
    R A Marrie
    Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Canada
    Neurology 74:1041-7. 2010
    ..Vascular comorbidities may contribute to the poorly understood heterogeneity in MS disease severity. Treatment of vascular comorbidities may represent an avenue for treating MS...
  19. doi request reprint Comorbidity, socioeconomic status and multiple sclerosis
    Ra Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Mult Scler 14:1091-8. 2008
    ..Using the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS) Registry, we aimed to describe comorbidities and their demographic predictors in MS...
  20. doi request reprint Substantial adverse association of visual and vascular comorbidities on visual disability in multiple sclerosis
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Mult Scler 17:1464-71. 2011
    ..Visual comorbidities are common in multiple sclerosis (MS) but the impact of visual comorbidities on visual disability is unknown...