Truls Ostbye

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of the home environment on physical activity and dietary intake in preschool children
    T Østbye
    1 Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA 2 Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1314-21. 2013
  2. pmc Factors associated with prenatal folic acid and iron supplementation among 21,889 pregnant women in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional hospital-based study
    Olukemi Ogundipe
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:481. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The steps to health employee weight management randomized control trial: rationale, design and baseline characteristics
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:68-76. 2013
  4. pmc Parent-focused change to prevent obesity in preschoolers: results from the KAN-DO study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Med 55:188-95. 2012
  5. pmc Does improved access to diagnostic imaging results reduce hospital length of stay? A retrospective study
    Petter Hurlen
    Helse Sør Øst Health Services Research Centre Akershus University Hospital, NO 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:262. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotic drugs and diabetes mellitus in a large outpatient population: a retrospective cohort study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:407-15. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Ten dimensions of health and their relationships with overall self-reported health and survival in a predominately religiously active elderly population: the cache county memory study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:199-209. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A 10-year follow-up of urinary and fecal incontinence among the oldest old in the community: the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Box 2914, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Aging 23:319-31. 2004
  9. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum: a randomized controlled weight-loss intervention trial
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:173-80. 2009
  10. pmc Sexual functioning in obese adults enrolling in a weight loss study
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 37:224-35. 2011

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. pmc The effect of the home environment on physical activity and dietary intake in preschool children
    T Østbye
    1 Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA 2 Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1314-21. 2013
    ..Conclusions:To promote MVPA, parental policies supporting child PA are warranted. Limited access to unhealthy foods and role modeling of healthy eating may improve the quality of the child's food intake. ..
  2. pmc Factors associated with prenatal folic acid and iron supplementation among 21,889 pregnant women in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional hospital-based study
    Olukemi Ogundipe
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:481. 2012
    ..We assessed the use of prenatal folic acid and iron supplementation among women in a geographical area with a high prevalence of anaemia, in relation to socio-demographic, morbidity and health services utilization factors...
  3. doi request reprint The steps to health employee weight management randomized control trial: rationale, design and baseline characteristics
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:68-76. 2013
    ..The workplace can be an important setting for addressing obesity. An increasing number of employers offer weight management programs...
  4. pmc Parent-focused change to prevent obesity in preschoolers: results from the KAN-DO study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Med 55:188-95. 2012
    ..The outcomes include change from baseline in the child's diet, physical activity and weight, and in the mother's parenting behaviors, diet, physical activity, and weight...
  5. pmc Does improved access to diagnostic imaging results reduce hospital length of stay? A retrospective study
    Petter Hurlen
    Helse Sør Øst Health Services Research Centre Akershus University Hospital, NO 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:262. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotic drugs and diabetes mellitus in a large outpatient population: a retrospective cohort study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:407-15. 2005
    ..We sought to compare the incidence of new onset diabetes among patients receiving atypical antipsychotics, traditional antipsychotics or antidepressants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ten dimensions of health and their relationships with overall self-reported health and survival in a predominately religiously active elderly population: the cache county memory study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:199-209. 2006
    ..To document the extent of healthy aging along 10 different dimensions in a population known for its longevity...
  8. ncbi request reprint A 10-year follow-up of urinary and fecal incontinence among the oldest old in the community: the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Box 2914, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Aging 23:319-31. 2004
    ..We conclude that urinary, fecal, and double incontinence increase rapidly with age and that inquiry about incontinence should be part of routine medical and nursing assessment of all elderly...
  9. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum: a randomized controlled weight-loss intervention trial
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:173-80. 2009
    ..Pregnancy may contribute to overweight and obesity...
  10. pmc Sexual functioning in obese adults enrolling in a weight loss study
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 37:224-35. 2011
    ..Increasing body mass index was associated with decreasing sexual functioning only for arousal and behavior. Sexual functioning was also reduced on most subscales for individuals who reported sexual inactivity in the past month...
  11. pmc Associations between obesity and receipt of screening mammography, Papanicolaou tests, and influenza vaccination: results from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD) Study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1623-30. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association between body mass index (BMI) and receipt of screening mammography and Papanicolaou tests among middle-aged women and the association between BMI and receipt of influenza vaccination among the elderly...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of depression in elderly Canadians: The Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    Truls Østbye
    Duke University, Department of Community and Family Medicine, DUMC Box 2914, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Chronic Dis Can 26:93-9. 2005
    ..More attention should be paid to the detection and treatment of depression in the elderly, particularly among those most at risk...
  13. pmc Kids and adults now! Defeat Obesity (KAN-DO): rationale, design and baseline characteristics
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:461-9. 2011
    ..Thus interventions should target education and behavioral change in the parent, and positive, mutually reinforcing behaviors within the family...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of breastfeeding on weight retention from one pregnancy to the next: results from the North Carolina WIC program
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Med 51:368-72. 2010
    ..Pregnancy-related weight retention can contribute to obesity, and breastfeeding may facilitate postpartum weight loss. We investigated the effect of breastfeeding on long-term postpartum weight retention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obesity and workers' compensation: results from the Duke Health and Safety Surveillance System
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:766-73. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum (AMP): rationale, design, and baseline characteristics
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1567-75. 2008
    ..This paper presents the design, rationale, and baseline participant characteristics of a randomized controlled intervention trial to enhance weight loss in postpartum women who entered pregnancy overweight or obese...
  17. ncbi request reprint A problem-based approach to teaching outcomes research in family medicine residency
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27110, USA
    Fam Med 36:470-2. 2004
    ..This study's objective was to introduce research concepts and skills in family medicine residency through a problem-based course...
  18. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the effects of tobacco smoking and other modifiable risk factors on ill health in middle-aged and old Americans: results from the Health and Retirement Study and Asset and Health Dynamics among the Oldest Old survey
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Prev Med 34:334-45. 2002
    ..e., disability, impaired mobility, health care utilization, and self-reported health)...
  19. pmc Screening mammography and Pap tests among older American women 1996-2000: results from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD)
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Duke University Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:209-17. 2003
    ..We wanted to determine the frequency of self-reported receipt of screening mammography and Papanicolaou (Pap) tests in older women and investigate important predictors of utilization, based on 2 national longitudinal surveys...
  20. pmc Is there time for management of patients with chronic diseases in primary care?
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:209-14. 2005
    ..Despite the availability of national practice guidelines, many patients fail to receive recommended chronic disease care. Physician time constraints in primary care are likely one cause...
  21. pmc Racial differences in influenza vaccination among older Americans 1996-2000: longitudinal analysis of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD) survey
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center Box 3914, Durham, NC 27710, United States of America
    BMC Public Health 3:41. 2003
    ..Influenza is a common and serious public health problem among the elderly. The influenza vaccine is safe and effective...
  22. pmc Predictors of weight loss communication in primary care encounters
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e175-82. 2011
    ..We assessed patient, physician, relationship, and systems predictors of length of weight-loss discussions and whether physicians' used MI techniques...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported frequency of taking aspirin in a population with coronary artery disease
    Nancy M Allen LaPointe
    Duke CERTs Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1042-6. 2002
    ..Although the rate of aspirin use in this population was higher than previously reported, an estimated 6% of eligible patients were not receiving antiplatelet therapy...
  24. pmc Effects of counseling techniques on patients' weight-related attitudes and behaviors in a primary care clinic
    Mary E Cox
    Dept of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:363-8. 2011
    ..Examine primary care physicians' use of counseling techniques when treating overweight and obese patients and the association with mediators of behavior change as well as change in nutrition, exercise, and weight loss attempts...
  25. pmc Physician empathy and listening: associations with patient satisfaction and autonomy
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:665-72. 2011
    ..Motivational Interviewing (MI) is used to help patients change their behaviors. We sought to determine if physician use of specific MI techniques increases patient satisfaction with the physician and perceived autonomy...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of smoking and other modifiable lifestyle risk factors in maintaining and restoring lower body mobility in middle-aged and older Americans: results from the HRS and AHEAD. Health and Retirement Study. Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Ol
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:691-9. 2002
    ..To analyze the effect of smoking, smoking cessation, and other modifiable risk factors on mobility in middle-aged and older Americans...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of and attitudes toward tobacco and alcohol among adults in southern Sri Lanka
    Sarah Lombardo
    Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:880-99. 2013
    ..Public health efforts should consider the use of demographic-specific anti-tobacco and anti-alcohol messages, as the motivators driving behavior appear to differ across gender and age groups...
  28. doi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy outcomes on the weekend and during the week are no different: a national study of 151,774 patients
    Mathias Worni
    Research on Research Group, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    World J Surg 36:1527-33. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Physicians' beliefs about discussing obesity: results from focus groups
    Stewart C Alexander
    Durham VA Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705 3860, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:498-500. 2007
    ..Physicians are expected to discuss weight loss with overweight and obese patients. Physicians' beliefs, outcome expectancies, and strategies for addressing weight with patients have not been examined...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of nutrition-related factors on four-year mortality among a biracial sample of community-dwelling elders in the North Carolina piedmont
    Judith C Hays
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:41-67. 2005
    ..Neither BMI nor waist circumference conferred significant mortality risk. These population-based findings suggest relationships between nutrition risk factors and mortality that are unique and require further focused studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Blood and body fluid exposure risks among health care workers: results from the Duke Health and Safety Surveillance System
    John M Dement
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:637-48. 2004
    ..Utilizing a new comprehensive occupational health surveillance system, the objective of this research was to better define the BBF exposure risk and risk factors among employees of a large tertiary medical center...
  32. pmc Body image and body satisfaction differ by race in overweight postpartum mothers
    Lori 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...
  33. pmc Occurrence and correlates of postpartum depression in overweight and obese women: results from the active mothers postpartum (AMP) study
    Katrina M Krause
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104006, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:832-8. 2009
    ..Obesity may be a risk factor for depression, and therefore, for PPD specifically. We examined the occurrence and risk factors for PPD in a sample of overweight and obese new mothers...
  34. pmc Effects of family history and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 status on cognitive decline in the absence of Alzheimer dementia: the Cache County Study
    Kathleen M Hayden
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1378-83. 2009
    ..To evaluate the influences of a family history of Alzheimer dementia (FHxAD) and the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 genotype (APOE epsilon4) on cognitive decline...
  35. doi request reprint Body mass trajectories through adulthood: results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Cohort (1981-2006)
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:240-50. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Number of children associated with obesity in middle-aged women and men: results from the health and retirement study
    Haoling H Weng
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:85-91. 2004
    ..To study associations between number of children and obesity in middle-aged women and men...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences in substance screening may underestimate injury severity: a study of 9793 patients at level 1 trauma center from 2006 to 2010
    Georgia M Beasley
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Res 188:190-7. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that preinjury substance use would negatively impact clinical outcomes...
  38. doi request reprint Sexuality talk during adolescent health maintenance visits
    Stewart C Alexander
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina2Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    JAMA Pediatr 168:163-9. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the occurrence and characteristics of physician-adolescent discussions about sexuality...
  39. pmc Parenting styles and body mass index trajectories from adolescence to adulthood
    Bernard F Fuemmeler
    Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 31:441-9. 2012
    ..This study assessed the relationship between parenting styles and changes in body mass index (BMI) from adolescence to young adulthood...
  40. doi request reprint Racial differences among patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery: a population-based trend analysis from 2002 to 2008
    Mathias Worni
    Research on Research Group, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Obes Surg 23:226-33. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the trends and differences in the use of LGBS among white, African-American, and Hispanic patients from 2002 to 2008...
  41. ncbi request reprint Interest in healthy diet and physical activity interventions peripartum among female partners of active duty military
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Mil Med 168:320-5. 2003
    ..Interest was high for interventions that promote physical activity and facilitate social interaction. Based on these results, a postpartum exercise intervention is being designed for female partners of active duty soldiers...
  42. doi request reprint Association of preterm birth with long-term survival, reproduction, and next-generation preterm birth
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    JAMA 299:1429-36. 2008
    ..Preterm birth is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Less is known about long-term health among persons born preterm...
  43. pmc Neuropsychological performance in advanced age: influences of demographic factors and Apolipoprotein E: findings from the Cache County Memory Study
    Katheen A Welsh-Bohmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 23:77-99. 2009
    ..Among elderly without dementia or other cognitive impairment, APOE does not appear to exert any major effects on cognition once other demographic influences are controlled...
  44. pmc The effect of smoking on years of healthy life (YHL) lost among middle-aged and older Americans
    Truls Østbye
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:531-52. 2004
    ..To estimate the effects of smoking on quality of life over time, using the Years of Healthy Life (YHL) construct...
  45. doi request reprint Accuracy and Congruence of Patient and Physician Weight-Related Discussions: From Project CHAT (Communicating Health: Analyzing Talk)
    Michael E Bodner
    The Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC the School of Human Kinetics, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada the Durham VA Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research, Durham, NC the Departments of Medicine and Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC and Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Am Board Fam Med 27:70-7. 2014
    ..Rates of self-reported, weight-related counseling vary, perhaps because of self-report bias. We assessed the accuracy and congruence of weight-related discussions among patients and physicians during audio-recorded encounters...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of self-reported pap test utilization in middle-aged African-American women
    Cathrine Hoyo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:84-9. 2005
    ..Not using self-reports to base clinic decisions may still be prudent among those with less education...
  47. ncbi request reprint Couples' reports of support for smoking cessation predicting women's late pregnancy cessation
    Kathryn I Pollak
    SDuke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, 2424 Erwin Road, Room 6029, Hock Plaza I Suite 602, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:90-6. 2006
    ..Although social support has been linked to smoking cessation, no studies have examined whether social support predicts women's late pregnancy cessation. Further, few have included reports from both support recipients and providers...
  48. pmc Do seniors understand their risk of moving to a nursing home?
    Donald H Taylor
    Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, 125 Old Chemistry Building, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:811-28. 2005
    ..Data Sources. We used longitudinal data from the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD) database. AHEAD is a nationally representative survey (n=8,203) of community dwellers aged 70+ years and their spouses...
  49. ncbi request reprint Does binge eating disorder impact weight-related quality of life?
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting, 1004 Norwood Avenue, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Obes Res 12:999-1005. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an infrared/radiofrequency equipment-tracking system in a tertiary care hospital
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Med Syst 27:367-80. 2003
    ..Nursing staff and system users had positive impressions of the system and its potential. Tracking systems can successfully locate hospital equipment and may improve utilization...
  51. doi request reprint High risks for adverse outcomes after gastric bypass surgery following failed gastric banding: a population-based trend analysis of the United States
    Mathias Worni
    Research on Research Group, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Surg 257:279-86. 2013
    ....
  52. pmc Predictors of postpartum weight change among overweight and obese women: results from the Active Mothers Postpartum study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:215-22. 2012
    ..The postpartum period may be critical for the development of midlife obesity. Identifying factors associated with postpartum weight change could aid in targeting women for healthy lifestyle interventions...
  53. doi request reprint Longitudinal adherence to fecal occult blood testing impacts colorectal cancer screening quality
    Ziad F Gellad
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1125-34. 2011
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the adherence to repeated yearly fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs) in order to better understand the extent to which longitudinal adherence may impact screening quality...
  54. pmc Identification of dementia: agreement among national survey data, medicare claims, and death certificates
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Center for Health Policy, School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2914 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:313-26. 2008
    ..To estimate the proportion of seniors with dementia from three independent data sources and their agreement...
  55. pmc Correlates of sedentary time and physical activity among preschool-aged children
    Diana H Dolinsky
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A131. 2011
    ..We evaluated the demographic, biological, behavioral, social, and environmental correlates of the amount of sedentary time and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) as measured by accelerometry in preschool-aged children...
  56. pmc Predictors of breastfeeding in overweight and obese women: data from Active Mothers Postpartum (AMP)
    Katrina M Krause
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:367-75. 2011
    ..In general, overweight and obese women may need additional encouragement to initiate breastfeeding and to continue breastfeeding during the infant's first year...
  57. ncbi request reprint The Kate B. Reynolds smoking education lifestyle fitness improvement program: Preventing and reducing chronic disease in low-income North Carolina communities
    Margaret L Sauer
    Health Promotion Disease Prevention Programs, Division of Community Health in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 67:317-23. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Latex allergy symptoms among health care workers: results from a university health and safety surveillance system
    Carol Epling
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2200 W Main Street, Suite 600, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:17-23. 2011
    ..This surveillance program identified risk factors for latex allergy symptoms. Our findings provide a basis for tailoring future prevention strategies...
  59. pmc Estimated time spent on preventive services by primary care physicians
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:245. 2008
    ..Delivery of preventive health services in primary care is lacking. One of the main barriers is lack of time. We estimated the amount of time primary care physicians spend on important preventive health services...
  60. pmc Physician communication techniques and weight loss in adults: Project CHAT
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:321-8. 2010
    ..Physicians are encouraged to counsel overweight and obese patients to lose weight...
  61. pmc Alternative models for academic family practices
    J Lloyd Michener
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:38. 2006
    ..Alternative models for academic family practices that are economically viable and consistent with the principles of family medicine are needed. This article presents several "experiments" to address these challenges...
  62. doi request reprint Effect of breast-feeding on weight retention at 3 and 6 months postpartum: data from the North Carolina WIC Programme
    Katrina M Krause
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 104006, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:2019-26. 2010
    ..Pregnancy-related weight retention can contribute to obesity, and breast-feeding may facilitate postpartum weight loss. We investigated the effect of breast-feeding on postpartum weight retention...
  63. pmc Primary care: is there enough time for prevention?
    Kimberly S H Yarnall
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:635-41. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the amount of time required for a primary care physician to provide recommended preventive services to an average patient panel...
  64. pmc Identifying trajectories of depressive symptoms for women caring for their husbands with dementia
    Donald H Taylor
    Center for Health Policy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:322-7. 2008
    ....
  65. pmc Family physicians as team leaders: "time" to share the care
    Kimberly S H Yarnall
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A59. 2009
    ..The creation of primary care teams that include members such as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dietitians, health educators, and lay coaches is important to meeting patients' primary care needs...
  66. pmc An internet-based weight loss intervention initiated by a newspaper
    Lori 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...
  67. pmc The accuracy of Medicare claims as an epidemiological tool: the case of dementia revisited
    Donald H Taylor
    Center for Health Policy, Sanford Duke School of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 17:807-15. 2009
    ..The use of Medicare claims to identify dementia results in an overstatement of the increase in Medicare costs that are due to dementia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Empathy goes a long way in weight loss discussions
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:1031-6. 2007
    ..This study explores how weight-related topics are discussed between physicians and their overweight and obese female patients...
  69. pmc Primary care physicians' discussions of weight-related topics with overweight and obese adolescents: results from the Teen CHAT Pilot study
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:205-7. 2009
    ..When physicians used MI skills, patients increased exercise, lost weight, and reduced screen time. Physicians should use MI techniques to help adolescents change...
  70. pmc Contraceptive use by obese women 1 year postpartum
    Jeanette R Chin
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Contraception 80:463-8. 2009
    ..Obese women have higher rates of pregnancy complications, making the prevention of unintended pregnancies in this group of particular importance...
  71. doi request reprint Obesity and receipt of clinical preventive services in veterans
    William S Yancy
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1827-35. 2010
    ..This may be due to the VA health service coverage and performance directives, a more homogeneous patient demographic profile, and/or unmeasured factors related to service receipt...
  72. pmc Multiparity is associated with high motivation to change diet among overweight and obese postpartum women
    Lori A Bastian
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:133-8. 2010
    ..Pregnancy is associated with weight gain and obesity. The aim of this study was to identify the effect of parity and other factors on motivation to change diet to lose weight in a cohort of overweight and obese postpartum women...
  73. ncbi request reprint An integrated comprehensive occupational surveillance system for health care workers
    John M Dement
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:528-38. 2004
    ....
  74. pmc Trajectories of caregiving time provided by wives to their husbands with dementia
    Donald H Taylor
    Duke University Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:131-6. 2008
    ..GGMM are well suited for the identification of distinct trajectory classes. Here they show that there are large differences in caregiving time provided to persons with dementia, who seem to be quite similar...
  75. pmc Parental obesity moderates the relationship between childhood appetitive traits and weight
    Bernard F Fuemmeler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:815-23. 2013
    ....
  76. pmc Predictors of latent tuberculosis treatment initiation and completion at a U.S. public health clinic: a prospective cohort study
    Neela D Goswami
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:468. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the demographic, medical, behavioral, attitude-based, and geographic factors associated with LTBI treatment initiation and completion of persons presenting with LTBI to a public health tuberculosis clinic...
  77. ncbi request reprint Predicting antipsychotic use in children
    Ken Gersing
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 40:116-24. 2007
    ..Conclusion: The underlying reasons for the high level of use of atypicals in boys and in African Americans need to be investigated further...
  78. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in diabetes a century ago: evidence from the pension files of US Civil War veterans
    Margaret Humphreys
    Department of History, Duke University, Carr 206, Durham, NC 27708 0719, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1766-75. 2007
    ..This dataset is valuable for providing a national benchmark against which to compare modern diabetes prevalence patterns...
  79. ncbi request reprint Obesity and sexual quality of life
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting 1004 Norwood Avenue, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:472-9. 2006
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Prescription of QT-prolonging drugs in a cohort of about 5 million outpatients
    Lesley H Curtis
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27510, USA
    Am J Med 114:135-41. 2003
    ..Large pharmaceutical claims databases are useful for detecting potentially harmful prescribing behaviors, but better clinical evidence on medication safety is needed before such a system can be implemented fully...
  81. ncbi request reprint Problem-based learning of research skills
    Thomas H Davis
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Electrocardiol 39:120-8. 2006
    ..To determine whether a short-term, problem-based educational intervention leads to increased research activity among health care practitioners...
  82. pmc Changes in physical activity among postpartum overweight and obese women: results from the KAN-DO Study
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Women Health 53:317-34. 2013
    ..Go to the publisher's online edition of Women & Health for the following resource: three figures that show the distribution of physical activity and sedentary behavior by study periods among control participants]...
  83. doi request reprint The application of comorbidity indices to predict early postoperative outcomes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a nationwide comparative analysis of over 70,000 cases
    Jin Hee Shin
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, P O Box 104006, NC 27710, USA
    Obes Surg 23:638-49. 2013
    ..It is currently unclear which of the existing comorbidity measures best predicts early postoperative outcomes following LRYGB...
  84. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal symptoms among female garment factory workers in Sri Lanka
    Sarah R Lombardo
    Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:210-9. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms and their association with sociodemographic risk factors among female garment factory workers in Sri Lanka...
  85. doi request reprint Cholecystectomy concomitant with laparoscopic gastric bypass: a trend analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample from 2001 to 2008
    Mathias Worni
    Research on Research Group, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Obes Surg 22:220-9. 2012
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs among North Carolinians at increased risk of infection
    Elizabeth L West
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, NC, USA
    N C Med J 69:14-20. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to capture and describe knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about tuberculosis (TB) among persons at high risk for TB infection...
  87. ncbi request reprint Underuse of aspirin in a referral population with documented coronary artery disease
    Robert M Califf
    Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics CERTs, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:653-61. 2002
    ..The health care system currently lacks effective methods to ensure that patients who have CAD have adequate follow-up concerning aspirin use...
  88. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of atypical antipsychotic drug use among commercially insured youths in the United States
    Lesley H Curtis
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:362-6. 2005
    ..Use of atypical antipsychotic medications in pediatric populations is increasing. Although previous studies have presented data by age or sex, none has documented sex-specific prevalence by age group...
  89. ncbi request reprint Satiety responsiveness and the relationship between breastfeeding and weight status of toddlers of overweight and obese women
    Amber Hathcock
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 3099, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:1023-30. 2014
    ..More research is needed to characterize satiety responsiveness and its influence on the relationship between breastfeeding and childhood obesity...
  90. doi request reprint Sexual functioning and obesity: a review
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2325-33. 2012
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Predictors of and health services utilization related to depressive symptoms among elderly Koreans
    Jin Hee Shin
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:179-85. 2012
    ..The interaction of such symptoms with chronic diseases should be acknowledged and considered in the clinical setting as well as in health care planning and policymaking...
  92. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Tsunami on hospitalizations at the tertiary care hospital in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 3:147-55. 2008
    ..To assist in preparing for future disasters, the authors sought to characterize the pattern of hospitalizations from the main impact zone in the Southern Province...
  93. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing for elderly Americans in a large outpatient population
    Lesley H Curtis
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1621-5. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the extent of potentially inappropriate outpatient prescribing for elderly patients, as defined by the Beers revised list of drugs to be avoided in elderly populations...
  94. pmc Missing in action: care by physician assistants and nurse practitioners in national health surveys
    Perri A Morgan
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3848, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2022-37. 2007
    ..To assess applicability of national health survey data for generalizable research on outpatient care by physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs)...
  95. ncbi request reprint Predictors and sequelae of fractures in the elderly: the Canadian Study of Health and Aging (CSHA)
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Box 2914, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Aging 23:247-53. 2004
    ..Pain and mobility problems were common sequelae. The need for primary and secondary prevention of these age-related events is paramount...

Research Grants15

  1. Steps to Health: Targeting Obesity in the Health Care Workplace
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  3. KAN-DO: A Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Participants will be surveyed at baseline (3 months postpartum), 12 and 24 months post-baseline. Extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits, and if effective, the KAN-DO intervention can be disseminated broadly. ..
  4. KAN-DO: A Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Participants will be surveyed at baseline (3 months postpartum), 12 and 24 months post-baseline. Extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits, and if effective, the KAN-DO intervention can be disseminated broadly. ..
  5. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  6. KAN-DO: A Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will be surveyed at baseline (3 months postpartum), 12 and 24 months post-baseline. Extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits, and if effective, the KAN-DO intervention can be disseminated broadly. ..
  7. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  8. KAN-DO: A Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Participants will be surveyed at baseline (3 months postpartum), 12 and 24 months post-baseline. Extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits, and if effective, the KAN-DO intervention can be disseminated broadly. ..
  9. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  10. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  11. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  12. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  13. Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight Women
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
  14. KAN-DO: A Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Truls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Participants will be surveyed at baseline (3 months postpartum), 12 and 24 months post-baseline. Extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits, and if effective, the KAN-DO intervention can be disseminated broadly. ..