Tiffany L Gary

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated community
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:389-95. 2007
  2. pmc Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:308. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and mental health among African Americans and whites living in a racially integrated urban community
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St Rm E6531, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Place 13:569-75. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction, preventive services, and emergency room use among African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Dis Manag 8:361-71. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: socioeconomic position and the risk of type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1282-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Translational research principles of an effectiveness trial for diabetes care in an urban African American population
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:880-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker team interventions in urban African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6034, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:53-66. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Perception of neighborhood problems, health behaviors, and diabetes outcomes among adults with diabetes in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:273-8. 2008
  9. pmc Fruit, vegetable and fat intake in a population-based sample of African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1599-605. 2004
  10. pmc The College Health and Wellness Study: baseline correlates of overweight among African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:253-65. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications55

  1. pmc Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated community
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:389-95. 2007
    ..Past research indicates that access to health care and utilization of services varies by sociodemographic characteristics, but little is known about racial differences in health care utilization within racially integrated communities...
  2. pmc Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:308. 2007
    ..Our understanding of social disparities in diabetes-related health behaviors is incomplete. The purpose of this study was to determine if having less education is associated with poorer diabetes-related health behaviors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and mental health among African Americans and whites living in a racially integrated urban community
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St Rm E6531, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Place 13:569-75. 2007
    ..05). Community cohesion, the perception that people generally work together, was associated with better mental health among whites only. These findings give further insight into the complex environment of inner-city communities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction, preventive services, and emergency room use among African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Dis Manag 8:361-71. 2005
    ..These data suggest that greater patient satisfaction was associated with lower ER use in urban African-Americans. Whether measures to improve patient satisfaction would reduce ER use requires further prospective study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: socioeconomic position and the risk of type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1282-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Translational research principles of an effectiveness trial for diabetes care in an urban African American population
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:880-9. 2005
    ..Large-scale effectiveness trials designed to translate evidence-based diabetes care to community settings are few. Studies describing these methods among high-risk minority populations are particularly limited...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker team interventions in urban African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6034, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:53-66. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Perception of neighborhood problems, health behaviors, and diabetes outcomes among adults with diabetes in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:273-8. 2008
    ..Recent data suggest that residential environment may influence health behaviors and outcomes. We assessed whether perception of neighborhood problems was associated with diabetes behaviors and outcomes...
  9. pmc Fruit, vegetable and fat intake in a population-based sample of African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1599-605. 2004
    ..African Americans experience high rates of obesity and other chronic diseases, which may be related, in part, to diet. However, little is known about dietary patterns in this population, particularly from population-based data sources...
  10. pmc The College Health and Wellness Study: baseline correlates of overweight among African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:253-65. 2006
    ..Overweight is a significant problem in this population, and these data should be useful for developing weight loss interventions aimed at young adults...
  11. doi request reprint The effects of a nurse case manager and a community health worker team on diabetic control, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1788-94. 2009
    ..Although African American adults bear a disproportionate burden from diabetes mellitus (DM), few randomized controlled trials have tested culturally appropriate interventions to improve DM care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Racial comparisons of health care and glycemic control for African American and white diabetic adults in an urban managed care organization
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Dis Manag 7:25-34. 2004
    ..Differences in age, sex, and insurance type seemed to explain some of the disparities. Future research should determine the individual contributions of physician, patient, and system factors to the racial disparities in health care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the healthcare experience (coverage, utilization, and satisfaction) of US adults with diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:47-54. 2003
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in healthcare coverage, utilization, and satisfaction, among US adults with diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in depressive symptoms and metabolic control over 3 years among African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:377-82. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the longitudinal relationship between depressive symptoms and metabolic control...
  15. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of randomized educational and behavioral interventions in type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:488-501. 2003
    ..This meta-analysis was conducted to assess the effect of educational and behavioral interventions on body weight and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker interventions on risk factors for diabetes-related complications in urban African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 37:23-32. 2003
    ..There are also few or no data on a combined primary care and community-based intervention approach...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of social problem solving with glycemic control in a sample of urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Behav Med 29:69-78. 2006
    ..Ineffective problem-solving styles may prove to be important targets for intervention to improve glycemic control...
  18. ncbi request reprint Barriers to recruiting underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: a systematic review
    Jean G Ford
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 112:228-42. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Provider roles in the recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials
    Mollie W Howerton
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 109:465-76. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current systematic review was to describe provider-related factors influencing recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials...
  20. pmc Family history of diabetes, awareness of risk factors, and health behaviors among African Americans
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:907-12. 2007
    ..We examined the role of family history of diabetes in awareness of diabetes risk factors and engaging in health behaviors...
  21. pmc Association between parental history of type 2 diabetes and glycemic control in urban African Americans
    Lucy Gong
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1773-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between parental history of type 2 diabetes and glycemic control among diabetic urban African Americans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diabetes problem-solving scale development in an adult, African American sample
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:291-9. 2007
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  23. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Medication adherence and diabetes control in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Psychol 24:349-57. 2005
    ..These data suggest that specific medication-taking behaviors are important to diabetes control and constitute logical targets for interventions. ((c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
    ..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
  26. ncbi request reprint Applying justice in clinical trials for diverse populations
    Jon Tilburt
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin Trials 4:264-9. 2007
    ..However, doing so involves clarifying how to meet the demands of justice, or fairness, which provides the ethical mandate to enhance broad trial representation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Perceived body image among African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:194-200. 2006
    ..To assess current, desired and best body image in the opposite sex and examine correlates of body image dissatisfaction...
  28. ncbi request reprint Thirty-six-item short-form outcomes following a randomized controlled trial in type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:443-4. 2005
  29. doi request reprint Built environment and health behaviors among African Americans: a systematic review
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:174-81. 2009
    ..This article presents a summarization of the literature on the built environment and its association with physical activity, diet, and obesity among African Americans...
  30. pmc Health-related quality of life in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:412-9. 2002
    ..To examine the association of socioeconomic barriers, familial barriers, and clinical variables with health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity levels in a sample of urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Camille A Pearte
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:198-205. 2004
    ..The factors influencing physical activity in this group have not been well examined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of strategies to recruit underrepresented populations into cancer clinical trials
    Gabriel Y Lai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch 615 N Wolfe St E6531, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Trials 3:133-41. 2006
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  33. pmc Trends and correlates in meat consumption patterns in the US adult population
    Youfa Wang
    Department of International Health, Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1333-45. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined recent shifts in meat consumption (MC), differences among US population groups, and the influence of psychosocial-behavioural factors...
  34. pmc Food availability, neighborhood socioeconomic status, and dietary patterns among blacks with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Rachel A Millstein
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Medscape J Med 11:15. 2009
    ..Linear mixed-effects regression models with random intercepts were used to account for neighborhood clustering and for individual-level SES and potential confounders...
  35. doi request reprint Risk factors for type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes: a systematic review
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 122:207-214.e4. 2009
    ..35 and 0.99. We concluded that there is substantial evidence for 3 risk factors associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes in women having gestational diabetes...
  36. pmc Ethnic differences in dairy and related nutrient consumption among US adults and their association with obesity, central obesity, and the metabolic syndrome
    May A Beydoun
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1914-25. 2008
    ..Recent studies suggest dairy consumption and associated nutrients may be protective against some of the components of the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  37. doi request reprint Antepartum glucose tolerance test results as predictors of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gend Med 6:109-22. 2009
    ..Objective: We reviewed prospective studies of antepartum glucose tolerance test results as risk factors for development of T2DM among women with a history of GDM...
  38. pmc Computer and internet use among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Chandra L Jackson
    615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 82:575-83. 2005
    ..New programs are needed to explore Internet-based interventions to improve self-management and diabetes care among African Americans...
  39. pmc Socioeconomic position and cardiovascular disease in adults with and without diabetes: United States trends, 1997-2005
    Rosemary Dray-Spira
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1634-41. 2008
    ..In the US, the past decade has seen the establishment of many programs to reduce cardiovascular risk in persons with diabetes, but their effect on socioeconomic disparities is uncertain...
  40. pmc The natural course of microalbuminuria among African Americans with type 2 diabetes: a 3-year study
    Mohamed G Atta
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 122:62-72. 2009
    ..The natural course of microalbuminuria in African Americans (AA) with type 2 diabetes is not well established...
  41. pmc A systematic review of interactive computer-assisted technology in diabetes care. Interactive information technology in diabetes care
    Chandra L Jackson
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:105-10. 2006
    ..Excellent diabetes care and self-management depends heavily on the flow of timely, accurate information to patients and providers. Recent developments in information technology (IT) may, therefore, hold great promise...
  42. ncbi request reprint Have Americans increased their fruit and vegetable intake? The trends between 1988 and 2002
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:257-63. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Defining "success" in recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: moving toward a more consistent approach
    Shari Bolen
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer 106:1197-204. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint The built environment and obesity
    Mia A Papas
    Departmentof Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 737 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 29:129-43. 2007
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  45. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the methodological rigor of studies evaluating cultural competence training of health professionals
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 80:578-86. 2005
    ..To systematically examine the methodological rigor of studies using cultural competence training as a strategy to improve minority health care quality. To the authors' knowledge, no prior studies of this type have been conducted...
  46. pmc Educational disparities in rates of smoking among diabetic adults: the translating research into action for diabetes study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:365-70. 2008
    ..We assessed educational disparities in smoking rates among adults with diabetes in managed care settings...
  47. pmc Relationship between quality of diabetes care and patient satisfaction
    K M Venkat Narayan
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:64-70. 2003
    ..Patient satisfaction is regarded as a component of the quality of medical care. We examined the association between quality of care and patient satisfaction...
  48. pmc Gender differences in body image and health perceptions among graduating seniors from a historically black college
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Program in Public Health, Morgan State University, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1608-19. 2005
    ..Awareness of acceptable weight ranges and consequences of overweight needs to be raised...
  49. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Racial/ethnic differences in the health care experience of US adults with diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Ethn Dis 13:154. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Achieving healthy weight in African-American communities: research perspectives and priorities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Obes Res 13:2037-47. 2005
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  51. pmc Strategies to curb the epidemic of diabetes and obesity in primary care settings
    Tiffany L Gary
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1242-3. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, socioeconomic position, and quality of care for adults with diabetes enrolled in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2864-70. 2005
    ..To examine racial/ethnic and socioeconomic variation in diabetes care in managed-care settings...
  53. pmc Expanding the obesity research paradigm to reach African American communities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, CCEB, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A112. 2007
    ..This expanded paradigm, for which development is ongoing, poses new challenges for researchers who focus on obesity and obesity-related health disparities but also promises discovery of new directions that can lead to new solutions...
  54. pmc Racial and socioeconomic differences in the weight-loss experiences of obese women
    Esa M Davis
    Department of Family Medicine Research Division, Case Western Reserve University, 11001 Cedar Ave, Suite 306, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1539-43. 2005
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  55. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle intervention for prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Carmen D Samuel-Hodge
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 41:567-88, vii. 2006
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Research Grants2

  1. Racial Disparities in Obesity: Role of Culture and Enviornment
    Tiffany Gary; Fiscal Year: 2007
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