William M McClellan

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of family history of ESRD, prevalent albuminuria, and reduced GFR with incident ESRD
    William M McClellan
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30220, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:25-31. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease among participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Cohort Study
    William McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1710-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of a family history of end-stage renal disease among adults in the United States population: Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) renal cohort study
    William McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Emory University, Suite 200, Executive Park South NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 2224, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1344-52. 2007
  4. pmc Chronic kidney disease is often unrecognized among patients with coronary heart disease: The REGARDS Cohort Study
    William M McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Nephrol 29:10-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Individuals with a family history of ESRD are a high-risk population for CKD: implications for targeted surveillance and intervention activities
    William M McClellan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S100-6. 2009
  6. pmc Treatment center and geographic variability in pre-ESRD care associate with increased mortality
    William M McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 476, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1078-85. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Population-based interventions to reduce socioeconomic disparities in chronic kidney disease
    William M McClellan
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:33-41. 2010
  8. pmc Poverty and racial disparities in kidney disease: the REGARDS study
    William M McClellan
    Renal Division, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Nephrol 32:38-46. 2010
  9. pmc Geographic concentration of poverty and arteriovenous fistula use among ESRD patients
    William M McClellan
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1776-82. 2010
  10. pmc Albuminuria and racial disparities in the risk for ESRD
    William M McClellan
    Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30220, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1721-8. 2011

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Publications67

  1. pmc Association of family history of ESRD, prevalent albuminuria, and reduced GFR with incident ESRD
    William M McClellan
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30220, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:25-31. 2012
    ..The contribution of albuminuria to the increased risk of incident end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in individuals with a family history of ESRD has not been well studied...
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease among participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Cohort Study
    William McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1710-5. 2006
    ..Factors that are responsible for the increasing prevalence of severely impaired kidney function among black patients remain to be determined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of a family history of end-stage renal disease among adults in the United States population: Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) renal cohort study
    William McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Emory University, Suite 200, Executive Park South NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 2224, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1344-52. 2007
    ..If confirmed, then these findings suggest that individuals with FH-ESRD may benefit from interventions to improve the detection and treatment of chronic kidney disease risk factors such as diabetes and obesity...
  4. pmc Chronic kidney disease is often unrecognized among patients with coronary heart disease: The REGARDS Cohort Study
    William M McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Nephrol 29:10-7. 2009
    ..Awareness of CKD may potentially influence diagnostic decisions, life-style changes and pharmacologic interventions targeted at modifiable CHD risk factors. We describe here the degree to which persons with CHD are aware of their CKD...
  5. doi request reprint Individuals with a family history of ESRD are a high-risk population for CKD: implications for targeted surveillance and intervention activities
    William M McClellan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S100-6. 2009
    ..Individuals interested in population-based CKD control activities should be aware of and use these resources...
  6. pmc Treatment center and geographic variability in pre-ESRD care associate with increased mortality
    William M McClellan
    Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 476, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1078-85. 2009
    ..Targeting these disparities could have substantial clinical impact, because the absence of > or = 6 mo of pre-ESRD care by a nephrologist is associated with a higher risk for death...
  7. doi request reprint Population-based interventions to reduce socioeconomic disparities in chronic kidney disease
    William M McClellan
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:33-41. 2010
    ..This pilot project represents an important step in developing interventions to reduce CKD disparities in the US health care system...
  8. pmc Poverty and racial disparities in kidney disease: the REGARDS study
    William M McClellan
    Renal Division, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Nephrol 32:38-46. 2010
    ..This study examines whether similar relationships exist between poverty and racial disparities in chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence...
  9. pmc Geographic concentration of poverty and arteriovenous fistula use among ESRD patients
    William M McClellan
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1776-82. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the Medicare ESRD program may mitigate poverty effects on AVF use...
  10. pmc Albuminuria and racial disparities in the risk for ESRD
    William M McClellan
    Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30220, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1721-8. 2011
    ..4-fold (95% CI 0.9 to 2.3) higher risk for ESRD. In conclusion, the increased prevalence of albuminuria may be an important contributor to the higher risk for ESRD experienced by African Americans...
  11. pmc Physical and psychological burden of chronic kidney disease among older adults
    William M McClellan
    Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Nephrol 31:309-17. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study is to determine if functional status and quality of life (QoL) vary with glomerular filtration rate (GFR) among older adults...
  12. pmc Racial differences in albuminuria, kidney function, and risk of stroke
    ORLANDO M GUTIERREZ
    Departments of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurology 79:1686-92. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the joint associations of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and urinary albumin excretion with incident stroke in a large national cohort study...
  13. ncbi request reprint CKD risk factors reported by primary care physicians: do guidelines make a difference?
    Janice P Lea
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:72-7. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Association between urinary albumin excretion and coronary heart disease in black vs white adults
    ORLANDO M GUTIERREZ
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    JAMA 310:706-14. 2013
    ..Whether similar associations extend to coronary heart disease (CHD) is unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medicare patients with cardiovascular disease have a high prevalence of chronic kidney disease and a high rate of progression to end-stage renal disease
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia 30346, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1912-9. 2004
    ..This study suggests that opportunities may exist to improve the detection of CKD in these patients who are hospitalized with cardiovascular disease...
  16. pmc Association of duration of residence in the southeastern United States with chronic kidney disease may differ by race: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort study
    Laura Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:17. 2013
    ..We postulated that a similar association would exist for chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delay in time to receipt of thrombolytic medication among Medicare patients with kidney disease
    Britt B Newsome
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:595-602. 2005
    ..Our goal is to identify potential differences in thrombolytic medication delays and thrombolytic-associated bleeding events by severity of kidney disease...
  18. pmc Life's Simple 7 and risk of incident stroke: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study
    Ambar Kulshreshtha
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Stroke 44:1909-14. 2013
    ..The American Heart Association developed Life's Simple 7 (LS7) as a metric defining cardiovascular health. We investigated the association between LS7 and incident stroke in black and white Americans...
  19. pmc Use of secondary prevention medications among adults with reduced kidney function
    Tara I Chang
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:604-11. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Anemia and cardiovascular and kidney disease
    Claudine Jurkovitz
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:117-22. 2006
    ..The joint occurrence of cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and anemia has been termed the 'cardio-renal-anemia syndrome'. This review will examine each of these relationships as they pertain to coronary heart disease...
  21. doi request reprint Obesity, end-stage renal disease, and survival in an elderly cohort with cardiovascular disease
    Janice P Lea
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2216-22. 2009
    ..However, both obese blacks and whites, in this population, experience a survival benefit. Further studies need to explore this obesity paradox...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and severity of chronic kidney disease and anemia in the nursing home population
    William M McClellan
    Department ofEpidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:33-41. 2010
    ..This study was designed to describe the prevalence of CKD and associated comorbidities in a representative sample of NH residents...
  23. doi request reprint Impact of a patient education program on disparities in kidney transplant evaluation
    Rachel E Patzer
    Emory Transplant Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:648-55. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of the ETC education program on completion of the transplant evaluation process...
  24. doi request reprint Long-term risk of mortality and end-stage renal disease among the elderly after small increases in serum creatinine level during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction
    Britt B Newsome
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:609-16. 2008
    ..We assessed the relationship between change in serum creatinine levels up to 3.0 mg/dL and death and ESRD among elderly survivors of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction...
  25. pmc Healthy behaviors, risk factor control and awareness of chronic kidney disease
    Delphine S Tuot
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Nephrol 37:135-43. 2013
    ..To encourage adoption of healthy behaviors, a better understanding of barriers to participation in CKD-healthy behaviors is needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of improved HbA1c testing by primary care physicians
    W Dana Flanders
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:720-33. 2005
    ..Physicians in counties with more people on Medicaid, or with fewer physicians per capita tended to have less improvement in HbA1c testing among Medicare beneficiaries over the three year study period...
  27. ncbi request reprint Obesity is associated with family history of ESRD in incident dialysis patients
    Rebecca A Speckman
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:50-8. 2006
    ..Obesity is an established risk factor for chronic kidney disease and aggregates in families. The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between obesity and family history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of family history of kidney disease and perception of risk for kidney disease: a population-based study
    Claudine Jurkovitz
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:11-7. 2005
    ..However, it is unclear whether blacks are more likely to have a family history of ESRD than other groups independently of kidney disease risk factors. Moreover, their risk perception for kidney disease is unknown...
  29. pmc Arteriovenous fistula use is associated with lower cardiovascular mortality compared with catheter use among ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:483-9. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that vascular access type influences cause-specific mortality beyond that of infection, and support existing guidelines recommending the use of an AVF early in the course of chronic end-stage renal disease therapy...
  30. pmc Kidney function, albuminuria, and all-cause mortality in the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study
    David G Warnock
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:861-71. 2010
    ..Chronic kidney disease and albuminuria are associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and anemia are independent risk factors for death among patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Robert D Langston
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia 30346, USA
    Kidney Int 64:1398-405. 2003
    ..Anemia is associated with increased mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and may also increase risk among patients with CVD...
  32. pmc Prevalence and prognosis of unrecognized myocardial infarctions in chronic kidney disease
    Dana V Rizk
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3482-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and prognosis for mortality of UMI among adults with CKD...
  33. pmc Low income and albuminuria among REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study participants
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:779-86. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the association between low income and albuminuria and whether this association differs for blacks and whites...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for progressive chronic kidney disease
    William M McClellan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:S65-70. 2003
    ..This should include active extension of our current understanding of health care, social, and economic risk factors at both the individual and the community level...
  35. pmc Predictors of central venous catheter use at the initiation of hemodialysis
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Semin Dial 21:346-51. 2008
    ..001). Overall, female gender, ischemic heart disease, lack of obesity, factors suggesting poor pre-ESRD care, and successive year of dialysis initiation were predictive of CVC use at hemodialysis initiation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Screening for chronic kidney disease: unresolved issues
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:S81-7. 2003
    ..Finally, the cost-effectiveness of screening needs to be demonstrated and the effectiveness of screening as a means of achieving reductions in CKD should be proven in randomized trials...
  37. pmc Neighborhood poverty and racial disparities in kidney transplant waitlisting
    Rachel E Patzer
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1333-40. 2009
    ..This study suggests that improving the allocation of kidneys may require a focus on poor communities...
  38. ncbi request reprint Improving the care of ESRD patients: a success story
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, 57 Executive Park South, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:89-100. 2003
    ..This article describes the evolution of the ESRD HCQIP and its successful application in the ESRD program...
  39. ncbi request reprint Variations in the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction among Swiss university hospitals
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:229-34. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to assess hospital variations in the quality of care delivered to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients among three Swiss academic medical centres...
  40. doi request reprint Influence of race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status on kidney disease
    Rachel E Patzer
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Emory Transplant Center, 101 Woodruff Circle, 5125 WMB, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 8:533-41. 2012
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Epidemiology, geography and chronic kidney disease
    Ann C McClellan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 21:323-8. 2012
    ..Geographic attributes may be as diverse as the physical, socioeconomic, and medical care characteristics of an environment. This review summarizes the recent literature pertaining to geographic risk factors and CKD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is the strongest risk factor for lower-extremity amputation in new hemodialysis patients
    Rebecca A Speckman
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2198-203. 2004
    ..The present study aims to examine the association of demographic and clinical variables with the risk of hospitalization for LEA among incident hemodialysis patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association of high serum creatinine and anemia increases the risk of coronary events: results from the prospective community-based atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Claudine T Jurkovitz
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2919-25. 2003
    ..86 to 1.67). In conclusion, this study indicates that high Scr is associated with almost a threefold risk of CHD among middle-aged people with anemia, whereas no increased risk is found in people with high Scr in the absence of anemia...
  44. doi request reprint Hemodialysis treatment center early mortality rates for incident hemodialysis patients are associated with the quality of care prior to starting but not following onset of dialysis
    Eiichiro Kanda
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Nephrol 33:390-7. 2011
    ..We examined the independent contribution of pre-ESRD (end-stage renal disease) care and care after starting hemodialysis (post-HD) with facility-specific mortality among incident patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint A randomized evaluation of two health care quality improvement program (HCQIP) interventions to improve the adequacy of hemodialysis care of ESRD patients: feedback alone versus intensive intervention
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:754-60. 2004
    ..03). These results demonstrate that Network feedback, coupled with the intensive intervention, resulted in improvement in care that would otherwise not have occurred...
  46. doi request reprint Association of estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in general population cohorts: a collaborative meta-analysis
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument, Suite 2 630, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 375:2073-81. 2010
    ..We undertook a meta-analysis to assess the independent and combined associations of eGFR and albuminuria with mortality...
  47. pmc Predictors of delayed transition from central venous catheter use to permanent vascular access among ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Division of Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:276-83. 2007
    ..We sought to examine patient characteristics that may influence persistent CVC use 90 days after dialysis therapy initiation among patients using a CVC...
  48. pmc Interaction between GFR and risk factors for morbidity and mortality in African Americans with CKD
    Kevin F Erickson
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:75-81. 2013
    ..The African American Study of Kidney Disease Trial identified risk factors for CKD progression and suggested that GFR level may modify the association between these risk factors and CKD progression or death...
  49. ncbi request reprint Anemia and renal insufficiency are independent risk factors for death among patients with congestive heart failure admitted to community hospitals: a population-based study
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, 57 Executive Park South, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1928-36. 2002
    ..In conclusion, CKD and anemia are frequent among older patients with heart failure and are independent predictors of subsequent risk of death...
  50. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease: issues and establishing programs and clinics for improved patient outcomes
    Wendy L St Peter
    College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Division of Nephrology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:903-24. 2003
    ....
  51. pmc Low medication adherence and hypertension control among adults with CKD: data from the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:447-57. 2010
    ..Low adherence to antihypertensive medication is an important barrier to achieving blood pressure control. Few data are available for medication adherence in adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  52. pmc Metabolic subtypes and risk of mortality in normal weight, overweight, and obese individuals with CKD
    Lynae J Hanks
    Departments of Medicine, Nutrition Sciences, Epidemiology, and, Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:2064-71. 2013
    ..Higher body mass index (BMI) is paradoxically associated with lower mortality in persons with CKD, but whether cardiometabolic abnormalities modulate this association is unclear...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diabetes management by residents in training in a municipal hospital primary care site (IPCAAD 2)
    Christopher D Miller
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:649-55. 2005
    ..Since diabetes is largely a primary care problem but we know little about management by residents in training--the primary care practitioners of the future--we examined surrogate outcomes reflective of their performance...
  54. doi request reprint High one year mortality in adults with sickle cell disease and end-stage renal disease
    Ann C McClellan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Br J Haematol 159:360-7. 2012
    ..The one-year mortality rate following an ESRD diagnosis was almost three times higher in individuals with SCD when compared to those without SCD but with ESRD and could be attenuated by pre-dialysis nephrology care...
  55. ncbi request reprint Vascular access and increased risk of death among hemodialysis patients
    Stephen Pastan
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Kidney Int 62:620-6. 2002
    ..Hemodialysis with a venous catheter increases the risk of infection. The extent to which venous catheters are associated with an increased risk of death among hemodialysis patients has not been extensively studied...
  56. ncbi request reprint Improved diabetes care by primary care physicians: results of a group-randomized evaluation of the Medicare Health Care Quality Improvement Program (HCQIP)
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, 1455 Lincoln Parkway, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30346, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:1210-7. 2003
    ..Determine if an intervention that includes claims-based feedback about patterns of HbA1C measurement results in more frequent monitoring of HbA1C in diabetic Medicare beneficiaries...
  57. ncbi request reprint The Improving Primary Care of African Americans with Diabetes (IPCAAD) project: rationale and design
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:554-69. 2002
    ..We will compare two readily generalizable program interventions that should delineate approaches effective in a primary care setting as needed to improve care and prevent complications in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes...
  58. doi request reprint Oxidative balance score, colorectal adenoma, and markers of oxidative stress and inflammation
    So Yeon J Kong
    Authors Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:545-54. 2014
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Measuring the efficacy of a quality improvement program in dialysis adequacy with changes in center effects
    Jeffrey C Fink
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2338-44. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Association of the insulin resistance syndrome and microalbuminuria among nondiabetic native Americans. The Inter-Tribal Heart Project
    Christine M Hoehner
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1626-34. 2002
    ..Health promotion efforts should focus on lowering the prevalence of hypertension, as well as glucose intolerance and obesity, in this population at high risk for renal and cardiovascular disease...
  61. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with the quality of care of patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Kerr L White Institute for Health Services Research, Decatur, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:15-24. 2002
    ..This study examined the association between use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and risk of death in elderly patients hospitalized with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD)...
  62. pmc Discrepancy between Medical Evidence Form 2728 and renal biopsy for glomerular diseases
    J Bradley Layton
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:2046-52. 2010
    ....
  63. doi request reprint A public health perspective on CKD and obesity
    William M McClellan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:iv37-42. 2013
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and risk factors for chronic kidney disease
    William M McClellan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:419-45. 2005
    ..Achieving high levels of medically appropriate care of CKD patients and reduction in risk of progression to ESRD may be delayed by barriers created by individual and regional poverty...
  65. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of non-compliance in haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients
    Nancy G Kutner
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, 1441 Clifton Road NE, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:93-9. 2002
    ..Non-compliance with prescribed therapy significantly impacts dialysis patient care and outcomes. The underlying psychosocial issues leading to non-compliance are not well understood, especially in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint HIV intervention research for men who have sex with men: a 7-year update
    Wayne D Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:568-89. 2005
    ..The other 16 interventions reduced unprotected sex by 17% beyond changes observed in standard or other HIV prevention interventions (CI = 5-27%). Behavioral interventions reduce self-reported unprotected sex among MSM...
  67. ncbi request reprint Age affects outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Division of Nephrology, Building 100 Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2758-65. 2007
    ..73 m(2). In conclusion, age is a major effect modifier among patients with an eGFR of <60 ml/min per 1.73 m(2), challenging us to move beyond a uniform stage-based approach to managing CKD...