Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- An internet-based weight loss intervention initiated by a newspaperLori Carter-Edwards
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A101. 2009..An estimated two-thirds of North Carolina residents are overweight or obese. Mass media, such as newspapers and the Internet, can be used to broadly convey health messages for weight loss...
- A conceptual framework for studying alcohol intake and blood pressure on historically black college and university campusesLori Carter-Edwards
Department of Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
J Drug Educ 39:149-65. 2009..Recommendations for future research are also proposed...
- Body image and body satisfaction differ by race in overweight postpartum mothersLori Carter-Edwards
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:305-11. 2010..Body image (BI) and body satisfaction may be important in understanding weight loss behaviors, particularly during the postpartum period. We assessed these constructs among African American and white overweight postpartum women...
- Unmet social support for healthy behaviors among overweight and obese postpartum women: results from the Active Mothers Postpartum StudyAllison S Boothe
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1677-85. 2011..This study sought to explore predictors of unmet social support (support inadequacy) for healthy behaviors among postpartum women who were overweight or obese before pregnancy...
- Pilgrimage to wellness: an exploratory report of rural African American clergy perceptions of church health promotion capacityLori Carter-Edwards
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
J Prev Interv Community 40:194-207. 2012..Findings lay the foundation for the development of future studies of key factors associated with organizational change and health promotion in these rural church settings...
- Treating pediatric obesity in the primary care setting to prevent chronic disease: perceptions and knowledge of providers and staffMina Silberberg
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
N C Med J 73:9-14. 2012..The national and international epidemic of chronic disease, including among children, is largely fueled by increasing obesity. It is recommended that primary care play a key role in the treatment of pediatric obesity...
- A new model for developing and executing culturally appropriate behavior modification clinical trials for African AmericansJamy D Ard
Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Ethn Dis 13:279-85. 2003..In addition, investigators must understand how to effectively address relevant biases of African Americans without challenging their ethnic identity. Steps to decrease biases are described...