Leila C Kahwati

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The impact of the 2004-2005 influenza vaccine shortage in the Veterans Health Administration
    Leila C Kahwati
    National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Office of Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 3022 Croasdaile Dr Suite 200, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1132-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Best practices in the Veterans Health Administration's MOVE! Weight management program
    Leila C Kahwati
    National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Veterans Health Administration, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:457-64. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Survival among high-risk patients after bariatric surgery
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 305:2419-26. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Health expenditures among high-risk patients after gastric bypass and matched controls
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Surg 147:633-40. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Health care utilization and expenditure changes associated with bariatric surgery
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Care 48:989-98. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in influenza vaccination in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
    Kristy A Straits-Troster
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention NCP, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:375-82. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Discontinuation of diabetes and lipid-lowering medications after bariatric surgery at Veterans Affairs medical centers
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:601-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Knowledge and use of finasteride for the prevention of prostate cancer
    Robert J Hamilton
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department ofSurgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2164-71. 2010
  9. pmc Demand for weight loss counseling after copayment elimination
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E49. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity and weight control practices in 2000 among veterans using VA facilities
    Anthea Wang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Obes Res 13:1405-11. 2005

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Publications10

  1. pmc The impact of the 2004-2005 influenza vaccine shortage in the Veterans Health Administration
    Leila C Kahwati
    National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Office of Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 3022 Croasdaile Dr Suite 200, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1132-8. 2007
    ..The national public health response to the vaccine shortage of the 2004-2005 season resulted in prioritization of recipients and redistribution of available supply...
  2. doi request reprint Best practices in the Veterans Health Administration's MOVE! Weight management program
    Leila C Kahwati
    National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Veterans Health Administration, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:457-64. 2011
    ..Obesity is a substantial problem in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). VHA developed and disseminated the MOVE! Weight Management Program for Veterans to its medical facilities but implementation of the program has been variable...
  3. doi request reprint Survival among high-risk patients after bariatric surgery
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 305:2419-26. 2011
    ..The association of survival and bariatric surgery for older men is less clear...
  4. doi request reprint Health expenditures among high-risk patients after gastric bypass and matched controls
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Surg 147:633-40. 2012
    ..To determine whether bariatric surgery is associated with reduced health care expenditures in a multisite cohort of predominantly older male patients with a substantial disease burden...
  5. doi request reprint Health care utilization and expenditure changes associated with bariatric surgery
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Care 48:989-98. 2010
    ..It is unknown whether health care utilization and expenditures are reduced for veterans after bariatric surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in influenza vaccination in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
    Kristy A Straits-Troster
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention NCP, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:375-82. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic differences in influenza vaccination in VA were assessed, and barriers to and facilitators of influenza vaccination were examined among veteran outpatients aged 50 years and older...
  7. doi request reprint Discontinuation of diabetes and lipid-lowering medications after bariatric surgery at Veterans Affairs medical centers
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:601-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present analysis was to examine the discontinuation rate of diabetes or lipid-lowering medications and the patient factors associated with medication discontinuation among veterans undergoing bariatric surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Knowledge and use of finasteride for the prevention of prostate cancer
    Robert J Hamilton
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department ofSurgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2164-71. 2010
    ..We examined the influence of the PCPT on finasteride prescribing within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  9. pmc Demand for weight loss counseling after copayment elimination
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E49. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine whether copayment elimination increased use of a weight loss clinic by veterans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity and weight control practices in 2000 among veterans using VA facilities
    Anthea Wang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Obes Res 13:1405-11. 2005
    ..To examine obesity prevalence and weight control practices among veterans who use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities (VA users)...