Mary K Rhee

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Many Americans have pre-diabetes and should be considered for metformin therapy
    Mary K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipids, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:49-54. 2010
  2. pmc Unrecognized glucose intolerance is not associated with depression. Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance study 3 (SIGT 3)
    M K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Diabet Med 25:1361-5. 2008
  3. pmc Use of a uniform treatment algorithm abolishes racial disparities in glycemic control
    Mary K Rhee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:655-63. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Postchallenge glucose rises with increasing age even when glucose tolerance is normal
    M K Rhee
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Diabet Med 23:1174-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Limited health care access impairs glycemic control in low income urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Mary K Rhee
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:734-46. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient adherence improves glycemic control
    Mary K Rhee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:240-50. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Barriers to diabetes education in urban patients: perceptions, patterns, and associated factors
    Mary K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:410-7. 2005
  8. pmc Random plasma glucose in serendipitous screening for glucose intolerance: screening for impaired glucose tolerance study 2
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:528-35. 2008
  9. pmc Age, BMI, and race are less important than random plasma glucose in identifying risk of glucose intolerance: the Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance Study (SIGT 5)
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:884-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Glucose-independent, black-white differences in hemoglobin A1c levels: a cross-sectional analysis of 2 studies
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:770-7. 2010

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Publications20

  1. pmc Many Americans have pre-diabetes and should be considered for metformin therapy
    Mary K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipids, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:49-54. 2010
    ..To determine the proportion of the American population who would merit metformin treatment, according to recent American Diabetes Association (ADA) consensus panel recommendations to prevent or delay the development of diabetes...
  2. pmc Unrecognized glucose intolerance is not associated with depression. Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance study 3 (SIGT 3)
    M K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Diabet Med 25:1361-5. 2008
    ..To understand the metabolic and temporal links in the relationship between diabetes and depression, we determined the association between depressive symptoms and unrecognized glucose intolerance...
  3. pmc Use of a uniform treatment algorithm abolishes racial disparities in glycemic control
    Mary K Rhee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:655-63. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare glycemic control between blacks and whites in a setting where patient and provider behavior is assessed, and where a uniform treatment algorithm is used to guide care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postchallenge glucose rises with increasing age even when glucose tolerance is normal
    M K Rhee
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Diabet Med 23:1174-9. 2006
    ..In a cross-sectional study, we sought to determine whether age is associated with an increase in glucose concentrations 1 h after an oral glucose challenge (1-h OGTT), even when glucose tolerance is normal (NGT)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Limited health care access impairs glycemic control in low income urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Mary K Rhee
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:734-46. 2005
    ..08%; p=0.009). Policy decisions for improving diabetes outcomes should target barriers to health care access and focus on developing programs to help high-risk populations maintain a regular place of health care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient adherence improves glycemic control
    Mary K Rhee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:240-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of appointment keeping and medication adherence on HbA1c...
  7. ncbi request reprint Barriers to diabetes education in urban patients: perceptions, patterns, and associated factors
    Mary K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:410-7. 2005
    ..This study explored patients' perceptions of barriers to diabetes education among a mostly African American population of adults with diabetes...
  8. pmc Random plasma glucose in serendipitous screening for glucose intolerance: screening for impaired glucose tolerance study 2
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:528-35. 2008
    ..With positive results from diabetes prevention studies, there is interest in convenient ways to incorporate screening for glucose intolerance into routine care and to limit the need for fasting diagnostic tests...
  9. pmc Age, BMI, and race are less important than random plasma glucose in identifying risk of glucose intolerance: the Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance Study (SIGT 5)
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:884-6. 2008
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  10. doi request reprint Glucose-independent, black-white differences in hemoglobin A1c levels: a cross-sectional analysis of 2 studies
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:770-7. 2010
    ..A previous study of participants with prediabetes found that hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) levels differed between black and white participants with no differences in glucose concentration...
  11. ncbi request reprint An intervention to overcome clinical inertia and improve diabetes mellitus control in a primary care setting: Improving Primary Care of African Americans with Diabetes (IPCAAD) 8
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:507-13. 2006
    ..We asked whether interventions aimed at health care provider behavior could overcome this barrier and improve glycemic control...
  12. pmc The "metabolic syndrome" is less useful than random plasma glucose to screen for glucose intolerance
    Eman A El Bassuoni
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:147-53. 2008
    ..To compare the utility of metabolic syndrome (MetS) to random plasma glucose (RPG) in identifying people with diabetes or prediabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint An endocrinologist-supported intervention aimed at providers improves diabetes management in a primary care site: improving primary care of African Americans with diabetes (IPCAAD) 7
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2352-60. 2005
    ..We asked whether interventions targeting clinical inertia can improve outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint All pre-diabetes is not the same: metabolic and vascular risks of impaired fasting glucose at 100 versus 110 mg/dl: the Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance study 1 (SIGT 1)
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1405-7. 2006
  15. pmc Diabetes management in urban African Americans: review of a public hospital experience
    David C Ziemer
    Department of Endocrinology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:336-41. 2008
    ..To review characteristics of an urban (primarily African American) diabetes patient population and discuss experience with treatment strategies, we summarize key retrospective and prospective analyses conducted during 15 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical inertia contributes to poor diabetes control in a primary care setting
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:564-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether "clinical inertia"-inadequate intensification of therapy by the provider-could contribute to high A1C levels in patients with type 2 diabetes managed in a primary care site...
  17. pmc Screening for diabetes and pre-diabetes with proposed A1C-based diagnostic criteria
    Darin E Olson
    Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2184-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that screening for diabetes and pre-diabetes with A1C measurements would differ from using oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTT)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exercise preferences and barriers in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Nancy S Wanko
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, and the Grady Health System, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:502-13. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine physical activity preferences and barriers to exercise in an urban diabetes clinic population...
  19. doi request reprint Medication Reconciliation: Comparing a Customized Medication History Form to a Standard Medication Form in a Specialty Clinic (CAMPII 2)
    Gina J Ryan
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Mercer University Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University, Atlanta Social and International Studies, Southern Polytechnic University Marietta, Georgia and Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Columbia School of Nursing New York, New York, U S A
    J Patient Saf 9:160-8. 2013
    ..Medication history forms completed by patients are an essential part of the medication reconciliation process...
  20. doi request reprint Glucose challenge test screening for prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes
    L S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine, 101 Woodruff Circle, WMRB Room 1027, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diabetologia 52:1798-807. 2009
    ..e. a 50 g oral glucose challenge test (GCT) performed at any time of day, regardless of meal status, with one 1 h sample...

Research Grants3

  1. Diabetes Control in High-risk Urban African-Americans
    Mary Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Information from these analyses will be critical to guide development of programs aimed at eliminating the health disparity of African-Armenians with diabetes. ..
  2. CVD Risk and Prevention in Early Glucose Intolerance
    Mary Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Rhee with the mentorship and training required to compete successfully for extramural funding such as the R01 award, and ultimately to become a successful, independent, clinical investigator. ..