Mary Margaret Huizinga
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Literacy, numeracy, and portion-size estimation skillsMary Margaret Huizinga
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:324-8. 2009..Literacy and numeracy skills may be important for accurate portion-size estimation. It was hypothesized that low literacy and numeracy would be associated with decreased accuracy in portion estimation...
- Physician respect for patients with obesityMary Margaret Huizinga
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:1236-9. 2009..Obesity stigma is common in our society, and a general stigma towards obesity has also been documented in physicians. We hypothesized that physician respect for patients would be lower in patients with higher body mass index (BMI)...
- Disparity in physician perception of patients' adherence to medications by obesity statusMary Margaret Huizinga
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1932-7. 2010..Physician perception of medication adherence has been shown to affect prescribing patterns in other studies. More work is needed to understand how this perception may affect the care of patients with obesity...
- Obese patients overestimate physicians' attitudes of respectKimberly A Gudzune
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore 21287, USA
Patient Educ Couns 88:23-8. 2012..To evaluate whether obese patients overestimate or underestimate the level of respect that their physicians hold toward them...
- Addressing literacy and numeracy to improve diabetes care: two randomized controlled trialsKerri Cavanaugh
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Diabetes Care 32:2149-55. 2009..This study evaluated the impact of providing literacy- and numeracy-sensitive diabetes care within an enhanced diabetes care program on A1C and other diabetes outcomes...
- Impact of patient obesity on the patient-provider relationshipKimberly Anne Gudzune
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Patient Educ Couns 85:e322-5. 2011..We hypothesized that higher patient body mass index (BMI) would be negatively associated with patient-provider relationship quality...
- Low health literacy associates with increased mortality in ESRDKerri L Cavanaugh
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1979-85. 2010..In summary, limited health literacy is common and associates with higher mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients. Addressing health literacy may improve survival for these patients...
- Glycemic and weight changes after persistent use of incident oral diabetes therapy: a Veterans Administration retrospective cohort studyMary Margaret Huizinga
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1108-12. 2010..Data on comparative effectiveness of OADs in other populations is limited. The objective was to compare the effectiveness of incident OAD regimens in reducing A1C and to compare the effect of OADs on body mass index (BMI)...
- Patient use of weight-management activities: a comparison of patient and physician assessmentsSara N Bleich
Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Patient Educ Couns 79:344-50. 2010..Examine concordance between patient and physician assessments of patient self-reported use of weight-management activities...
- Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)Mary Margaret Huizinga
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 8:96. 2008..This paper describes the development and psychometric properties of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT), the first scale to specifically measure numeracy skills used in diabetes...