Lawrence Barker

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Residence in a distressed county in Appalachia as a risk factor for diabetes, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006-2007
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A104. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with poor glycemic control among adults with self-reported diagnosed diabetes--National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2007-2010
    Mohammed K Ali
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 61:32-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Medical expenditures associated with major depressive disorder among privately insured working-age adults with diagnosed diabetes in the United States, 2008
    Sundar S Shrestha
    Division of Diabetes Translation, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 100:102-10. 2013
  4. pmc Household income and cardiovascular disease risks in U.S. children and young adults: analyses from NHANES 1999-2008
    Mohammed K Ali
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1998-2004. 2011
  5. pmc Smoking and visual impairment among older adults with age-related eye diseases
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A84. 2011
  6. pmc Impact of state mandatory insurance coverage on the use of diabetes preventive care
    Rui Li
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:133. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetic retinopathy, dilated eye examination, and eye care education among African Americans, 1997 and 2004
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE K 10, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1015-21. 2009
  8. pmc Obesity prevention and diabetes screening at local health departments
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1434-41. 2010
  9. pmc Trends in death rates among U.S. adults with and without diabetes between 1997 and 2006: findings from the National Health Interview Survey
    Edward W Gregg
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1252-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A nationwide community-based lifestyle program could delay or prevent type 2 diabetes cases and save $5.7 billion in 25 years
    Xiaohui Zhuo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:50-60. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Residence in a distressed county in Appalachia as a risk factor for diabetes, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006-2007
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A104. 2010
    ..We compared the risk of diabetes for residents of Appalachian counties to that of residents of non-Appalachian counties after controlling for selected risk factors in states containing at least 1 Appalachian county...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with poor glycemic control among adults with self-reported diagnosed diabetes--National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2007-2010
    Mohammed K Ali
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 61:32-7. 2012
    ..Accordingly, the Healthy People 2020 objectives include a 10% reduction in the proportion of the diabetes population that has poor glycemic control (A1c >9%) as a target...
  3. doi request reprint Medical expenditures associated with major depressive disorder among privately insured working-age adults with diagnosed diabetes in the United States, 2008
    Sundar S Shrestha
    Division of Diabetes Translation, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 100:102-10. 2013
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  4. pmc Household income and cardiovascular disease risks in U.S. children and young adults: analyses from NHANES 1999-2008
    Mohammed K Ali
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1998-2004. 2011
    ..To assess the cardiovascular risk profile of youths across socioeconomic groups in the U.S...
  5. pmc Smoking and visual impairment among older adults with age-related eye diseases
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A84. 2011
    ..The relationship between smoking and visual impairment is not clearly understood. We assessed the association between smoking and visual impairment among older adults with age-related eye diseases...
  6. pmc Impact of state mandatory insurance coverage on the use of diabetes preventive care
    Rui Li
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:133. 2010
    ..We examined how state mandates impacted the likelihood of using three types of diabetes preventive care: annual eye exams, annual foot exams, and performing daily self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetic retinopathy, dilated eye examination, and eye care education among African Americans, 1997 and 2004
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE K 10, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1015-21. 2009
    ..To examine diabetic retinopathy, dilated eye examination, and eye care education among African Americans before and after a community-level public health intervention...
  8. pmc Obesity prevention and diabetes screening at local health departments
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1434-41. 2010
    ..We assessed whether local health departments (LHDs) were conducting obesity prevention programs and diabetes screening programs, and we examined associations between LHD characteristics and whether they conducted these programs...
  9. pmc Trends in death rates among U.S. adults with and without diabetes between 1997 and 2006: findings from the National Health Interview Survey
    Edward W Gregg
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1252-7. 2012
    ..To determine whether all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) death rates declined between 1997 and 2006, a period of continued advances in treatment approaches and risk factor control, among U.S. adults with and without diabetes...
  10. doi request reprint A nationwide community-based lifestyle program could delay or prevent type 2 diabetes cases and save $5.7 billion in 25 years
    Xiaohui Zhuo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:50-60. 2012
    ..Our results also indicate that although a prevention program would lead to cost savings in both younger and older people, it would achieve greater health and economic gains if it were directed at people under age sixty-five...
  11. pmc Age at diagnosis of diabetes in Appalachia
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:54. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Access to health care and undiagnosed diabetes along the United States-Mexico border
    Xuanping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:182-9. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between access to health care and undiagnosed diabetes among the high-risk, vulnerable population in the border region between the United States of America and Mexico...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between diagnosed diabetes and serious psychological distress among U.S. adults: the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2007
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:43-51. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of serious psychological distress (SPD) according to diabetes status and to assess the association of diabetes-related risks and conditions with SPD among U.S. adults...