C C Wee

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physician counseling about exercise
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 282:1583-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for cervical and breast cancer: is obesity an unrecognized barrier to preventive care?
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 132:697-704. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and weight control efforts among adults in the united states
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:546-50. 2001
  4. pmc Influence of body weight on patients' satisfaction with ambulatory care
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:155-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk for valvular heart disease among users of fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine who underwent echocardiography before use of medication
    C C Wee
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 129:870-4. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptom management and prevention counseling after the Women's Health Initiative among women seen in an internal medicine practice
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:507-14. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding patients' value of weight loss and expectations for bariatric surgery
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Rose 115, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Surg 16:496-500. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Receipt of exercise counseling by older women
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:619-26. 2006
  9. pmc Comparing the SF-12 and SF-36 health status questionnaires in patients with and without obesity
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:11. 2008
  10. pmc Obesity and C-reactive protein levels among white, black, and hispanic US adults
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:875-80. 2008

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Physician counseling about exercise
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 282:1583-8. 1999
    ..Although guidelines suggest that physicians counsel all patients about exercise, physicians counsel only a minority of their patients. Whether patient factors influence physician counseling is not well established...
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for cervical and breast cancer: is obesity an unrecognized barrier to preventive care?
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 132:697-704. 2000
    ..In addition, obesity leads to adverse social and psychological consequences. Whether obesity limits access to screening for breast and cervical cancer is unclear...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and weight control efforts among adults in the united states
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:546-50. 2001
    ..The effect of weight control concerns on smoking among adults is unclear. We examined the association between smoking behavior and weight control efforts among US adults...
  4. pmc Influence of body weight on patients' satisfaction with ambulatory care
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:155-9. 2002
    ..Obesity is associated with only modest decreases in satisfaction scores with the most recent visit, which were explained largely by higher illness burden among obese patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk for valvular heart disease among users of fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine who underwent echocardiography before use of medication
    C C Wee
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 129:870-4. 1998
    ..Because uncontrolled echocardiographic surveys suggested that up to 30% to 38% of users of fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine had valvular disease, these drugs were withdrawn from the market...
  6. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptom management and prevention counseling after the Women's Health Initiative among women seen in an internal medicine practice
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:507-14. 2005
    ..To describe the management of menopausal symptoms and the prevalence of prevention counseling among women who stopped hormone therapy (HT) after publication of the initial findings of the Women's Health Initiative...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding patients' value of weight loss and expectations for bariatric surgery
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Rose 115, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Surg 16:496-500. 2006
    ..Few studies examine patients' expectations for bariatric surgery or the value patients place on weight loss...
  8. ncbi request reprint Receipt of exercise counseling by older women
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:619-26. 2006
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  9. pmc Comparing the SF-12 and SF-36 health status questionnaires in patients with and without obesity
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:11. 2008
    ..To assess how well the SF-36, a well-validated generic quality of life (QOL) instrument, compares with its shorter adaptation, the SF-12, in capturing differences in QOL among patients with and without obesity...
  10. pmc Obesity and C-reactive protein levels among white, black, and hispanic US adults
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:875-80. 2008
    ..We examined whether obesity's association with novel cardiovascular risk factors such as C-reactive protein (CRP) also varies by race and ethnicity...
  11. pmc Use of complementary and alternative therapies by overweight and obese adults
    Suzanne M Bertisch
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1610-5. 2008
    ..Obesity is associated with higher health-care costs due, in part, to higher use of traditional health care. Few data are available on the relationship between obesity and the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  12. pmc Obesity and undiagnosed diabetes in the U.S
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1813-5. 2008
    ..To study whether obese individuals, who are at higher risk for diabetes and disparities in care than nonobese individuals, are more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes...
  13. doi request reprint Primary care for low-income populations: comparing health care delivery systems
    Ellie Grossman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:743-57. 2008
    ..Policymakers and health care services analysts and providers must monitor quality as they decide how best to deliver care to vulnerable populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint BMI and cervical cancer screening among white, African-American, and Hispanic women in the United States
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rose 115, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:1275-80. 2005
    ..We examined cervical cancer screening by BMI in white, African-American, and Hispanic women and explored women's reasons for not undergoing screening...
  15. pmc Trends in obesity and arthritis among baby boomers and their predecessors, 1971-2002
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 103, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1607-13. 2005
    ..We examined trends in obesity and arthritis prevalence among the "baby boom" (born 1946-1965) and "silent" (born 1926-1945) generations...
  16. ncbi request reprint After the Women's Health Initiative: decision making and trust of women taking hormone therapy
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:187-95. 2005
    ..To describe decision making and trust of women who were on hormone therapy (estrogen and progestin or estrogen alone) when the Women's Health Initiative findings were initially released July 9, 2002...
  17. ncbi request reprint Obesity among adults with disabling conditions
    Evette Weil
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 288:1265-8. 2002
    ..Obesity, a leading cause of preventable death and chronic disease, is associated with disability. Little is known about obesity among adults with specific disabilities...
  18. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in cancer screening: the importance of foreign birth as a barrier to care
    Mita Sanghavi Goel
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1028-35. 2003
    ..Racial/ethnic groups comprised largely of foreign-born individuals have lower rates of cancer screening than white Americans. Little is known about whether these disparities are related primarily to their race/ethnicity or birthplace...
  19. pmc Obesity and breast cancer screening
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:324-31. 2004
    ..Compared to normal weight women, women with obesity have higher mortality from breast cancer but are less often screened...
  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity among US immigrant subgroups by duration of residence
    Mita Sanghavi Goel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill
    JAMA 292:2860-7. 2004
    ..The prevalence of obesity has increased substantially since the 1980s. While immigrants are the fastest growing segment of the US population, little is known about obesity or clinician counseling about diet and exercise in this group...
  21. pmc Assessing the value of weight loss among primary care patients
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1206-11. 2004
    ..Modest weight loss of 10% of baseline weight is beneficial and achievable for overweight and obese patients. However, whether primary care patients value modest weight loss is unclear...
  22. pmc Health care expenditures associated with overweight and obesity among US adults: importance of age and race
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:159-65. 2005
    ..We estimated health care expenditures associated with overweight and obesity and examined the influence of age, race, and gender...
  23. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with colon cancer screening: the role of patient factors and physician counseling
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Rose 115, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Med 41:23-9. 2005
    ..The prevalence of colon cancer screening is nationally low. The relative contribution of patient factors and physician counseling patterns to the low prevalence of screening is unclear...
  24. pmc Stage of readiness to control weight and adopt weight control behaviors in primary care
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:410-5. 2005
    ..While the majority of adults are attempting weight loss at any given time, few engage in optimal diet and exercise. We examined factors associated with being in advanced stages of behavior change for weight loss, diet, and exercise...
  25. doi request reprint The relationship between obesity and atherosclerotic progression and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts the effect of aggressive statin therapy
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:620-5. 2008
    ..This study examines whether obesity accelerates atherogenic progression or adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...