W S Yancy

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Examining the impact of genetic testing for type 2 diabetes on health behaviors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Trials 13:121. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Considering patient diet preference to optimize weight loss: design considerations of a randomized trial investigating the impact of choice
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:106-16. 2013
  3. pmc Hypertension Improvement Project (HIP): study protocol and implementation challenges
    Rowena J Dolor
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Trials 10:13. 2009
  4. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
  5. pmc The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Eric C Westman
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 5:36. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet vs orlistat plus a low-fat diet for weight loss
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:136-45. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Acid-base analysis of individuals following two weight loss diets
    W S Yancy
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1416-22. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Variations in coronary procedure utilization depending on body mass index
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1381-7. 2005
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Effects of two weight-loss diets on health-related quality of life
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:281-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Examining the impact of genetic testing for type 2 diabetes on health behaviors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Trials 13:121. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Considering patient diet preference to optimize weight loss: design considerations of a randomized trial investigating the impact of choice
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:106-16. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Hypertension Improvement Project (HIP): study protocol and implementation challenges
    Rowena J Dolor
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Trials 10:13. 2009
    ..The chronic care model suggests that blood pressure control can be achieved by improving how patients and physicians address patient self-care...
  4. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Eric C Westman
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 5:36. 2008
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that a diet lower in carbohydrate would lead to greater improvement in glycemic control over a 24-week period in patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet vs orlistat plus a low-fat diet for weight loss
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:136-45. 2010
    ..Two potent weight loss therapies, a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet (LCKD) and orlistat therapy combined with a low-fat diet (O + LFD), are available to the public but, to our knowledge, have never been compared...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acid-base analysis of individuals following two weight loss diets
    W S Yancy
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1416-22. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of low-carbohydrate, ketogenic (LCKD) and low-fat (LFD) diets on acid-base status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Variations in coronary procedure utilization depending on body mass index
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1381-7. 2005
    ..The relationship between BMI and utilization of diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for coronary heart disease has not been examined...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of two weight-loss diets on health-related quality of life
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:281-9. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of two diets on health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obesity and health-related quality of life in men
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obes Res 10:1057-64. 2002
    ..Furthermore, most studies have not adequately considered comorbid illness. The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and HRQOL in male outpatients while considering comorbid illness...
  12. pmc Patient satisfaction in resident and attending ambulatory care clinics
    W S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:755-62. 2001
    ..To measure and compare patient satisfaction with care in resident and attending physician internal medicine ambulatory care clinics...
  13. ncbi request reprint A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-fat diet to treat obesity and hyperlipidemia: a randomized, controlled trial
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:769-77. 2004
    ..Low-carbohydrate diets remain popular despite a paucity of scientific evidence on their effectiveness...
  14. pmc Hypertension improvement project: randomized trial of quality improvement for physicians and lifestyle modification for patients
    Laura P Svetkey
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Hypertension 54:1226-33. 2009
    ..Differences between treatment groups did not persist at 18 months. Combined physician and patient interventions lowers blood pressure; future research should focus on enhancing effectiveness and sustainability of these interventions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate nutrition and metabolism
    Eric C Westman
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27704, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:276-84. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Does participatory decision making improve hypertension self-care behaviors and outcomes?
    Alex H Cho
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Vetterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:330-6. 2007
    ..No relationship between PDM score and blood pressure control was observed...
  17. pmc A branched-chain amino acid-related metabolic signature that differentiates obese and lean humans and contributes to insulin resistance
    Christopher B Newgard
    Sarah W Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cell Metab 9:311-26. 2009
    ..Our findings show that in the context of a dietary pattern that includes high fat consumption, BCAA contributes to development of obesity-associated insulin resistance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate-restricted diets for obesity and related diseases: an update
    Christy L Boling
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:462-9. 2009
    ..This review synthesizes important clinical and physiologic studies on CRDs published between January 2007 and May 2009...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Do diabetic veterans use the Internet? Self-reported usage, skills, and interest in using My HealtheVet Web portal
    Alex H Cho
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Telemed J E Health 16:595-602. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to measure diabetic veterans' access to and use of the Internet, and their interest in using MHV to help manage their diabetes...
  21. pmc Physician characteristics as predictors of blood pressure control in patients enrolled in the hypertension improvement project (HIP)
    Leonor Corsino
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:106-11. 2011
    ..Given the increasing time demands on physicians, future research should examine how physicians with a busy practice are able to successfully address BP in their patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of 6-month adherence to a very low carbohydrate diet program
    Eric C Westman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, 2200 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Med 113:30-6. 2002
    ..A very low carbohydrate diet program led to sustained weight loss during a 6-month period. Further controlled research is warranted...
  23. ncbi request reprint Elevated body mass index and intermediate-term clinical outcomes after acute coronary syndromes
    Eric L Eisenstein
    Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am J Med 118:981-90. 2005
    ..We evaluated the relationship between elevated body mass index (BMI) and 30-day, 90-day, and 1-year clinical outcomes postacute coronary syndromes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet program compared to a low-fat diet on fasting lipoprotein subclasses
    Eric C Westman
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Cardiol 110:212-6. 2006
    ..Low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diets (LCKD) are effective for weight loss, but concerns remain regarding cardiovascular risk. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of an LCKD program on serum lipoprotein subclasses...
  25. pmc Improving the measurement of self-reported medication nonadherence
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:250-4. 2011
    ..We demonstrate how two fundamental measurement issues have limited the usefulness of self-reported medication nonadherence measures and offer recommendations for improving measurement...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dietary treatment of diabetes mellitus in the pre-insulin era (1914-1922)
    Eric C Westman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 49:77-83. 2006
    ..A reconsideration of the role of the high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet for the treatment of diabetes mellitus is in order...
  27. pmc A multidimensional integrative medicine intervention to improve cardiovascular risk
    David Edelman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:728-34. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine whether personalized health planning (PHP), an intervention based on the theories and principles underlying integrative medicine, reduces 10-year risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  28. ncbi request reprint A review of low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets
    Eric C Westman
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 50, Suite 200 B Wing, 2200 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 5:476-83. 2003
    ..This review summarizes the physiology and recent clinical studies regarding this type of diet...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diet therapy for narcolepsy
    A M Husain
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Neurology 62:2300-2. 2004
    ..The NSSQ-Total score decreased by 18% from 161.9 to 133.5 (p = 0.0019) over 8 weeks. Patients with narcolepsy experienced modest improvements in daytime sleepiness on an LCKD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Improvement of gastroesophageal reflux disease after initiation of a low-carbohydrate diet: five brief case reports
    W S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 7:120, 116-9. 2001
    ..Trials that control for all of the confounders mentioned above and that contain objective endpoints are needed to further investigate these issues...
  31. pmc Residential smoking therapy
    Amanda Green
    Received from Ambulatory Care Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:275-80. 2003
    ..To evaluate a pilot 4-day residential smoking treatment program for smokers who had relapsed after participation in an outpatient smoking program...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effects of a low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and a low-fat diet on mood, hunger, and other self-reported symptoms
    F Joseph McClernon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Suite 210 B Wing, 2200 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:182-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the effects of weight loss diets on mood, food cravings, and other self-reported symptoms...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a pilot study
    David Tendler
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:589-93. 2007
    ..02) inflammatory grade (P=.02), and fibrosis (P=.07). Six months of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet led to significant weight loss and histologic improvement of fatty liver disease. Further research is into this approach is warranted...
  34. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevalence among veterans at Veterans Affairs medical facilities
    Sandeep R Das
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:291-4. 2005
    ..Obesity is a significant public health problem in the United States. Comprehensive obesity prevalence data among veterans have not been previously reported...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diets and clinical coronary events: the truth is out there
    William S Yancy
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Circulation 107:10-6. 2003
  36. pmc Two diets with different haemoglobin A1c and antiglycaemic medication effects despite similar weight loss in type 2 diabetes
    S B Mayer
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 16:90-3. 2014
    ..01). Lowering dietary carbohydrate intake demonstrated benefits on glycaemic control beyond its weight loss effects, while at the same time lowering antiglycaemic medication requirements. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint A very low-carbohydrate diet improves gastroesophageal reflux and its symptoms
    Gregory L Austin
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1307-12. 2006
    ..5% (P=0.022). Mean GSAS-ds score decreased from 1.28 to 0.72 (P=0.0004). These data suggest that a very low-carbohydrate diet in obese individuals with GERD significantly reduces distal esophageal acid exposure and improves symptoms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of low-carbohydrate vs low-fat diets on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factors: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Alain J Nordmann
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse 10, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 166:285-93. 2006
    ..Low-carbohydrate diets have become increasingly popular for weight loss. However, evidence from individual trials about benefits and risks of these diets to achieve weight loss and modify cardiovascular risk factors is preliminary...
  39. ncbi request reprint Is a low-carb, low-fat diet optimal?
    Eric C Westman
    Arch Intern Med 165:1071-2. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Nonfasting triglycerides and cardiovascular risk
    William S Yancy
    JAMA 298:2004; author reply 2005-6. 2007