ANDREW JOHN contact KARTER

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in diabetic complications in an insured population
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    JAMA 287:2519-27. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Missed appointments and poor glycemic control: an opportunity to identify high-risk diabetic patients
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 42:110-5. 2004
  3. pmc Evaluation of risk equations for prediction of short-term coronary heart disease events in patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes: the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Shou En Lu
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 683 Hoes Lane West, Rm 220, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:12. 2012
  4. pmc Differences in the clinical recognition of depression in diabetes patients: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)
    Darrell L Hudson
    Center for Diabetes Translational Research, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:344-52. 2013
  5. pmc Elevated rates of diabetes in Pacific Islanders and Asian subgroups: The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:574-9. 2013
  6. pmc Achieving good glycemic control: initiation of new antihyperglycemic therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry
    Andrew J Karter
    The Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:262-70. 2005
  7. pmc Longitudinal study of new and prevalent use of self-monitoring of blood glucose
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1757-63. 2006
  8. 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
  9. pmc Effect of cost-sharing changes on self-monitoring of blood glucose
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:408-16. 2007
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Medication Adherence and Social Disparities in Diabetes
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Diabetes and Aging in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    ANDREW JOHN contact KARTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Medication Adherence and Social Disparities in Diabetes
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Diabetes and Aging in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Complications
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Educational Disparities in Diabetes Complications
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Do Free Glucose Test Strips Increase Self-Monitoring?
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in diabetic complications in an insured population
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    JAMA 287:2519-27. 2002
    ..Disparate access to quality health care is a common explanation for ethnic disparities in diabetic complication rates in the US population. Examining an ethnically diverse population with uniform health care coverage may be useful...
  2. ncbi request reprint Missed appointments and poor glycemic control: an opportunity to identify high-risk diabetic patients
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 42:110-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated the relationship between missed appointments and glycemic control (glycosylated hemoglobin or HbA1c) in a large, managed care population of diabetic patients...
  3. pmc Evaluation of risk equations for prediction of short-term coronary heart disease events in patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes: the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Shou En Lu
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 683 Hoes Lane West, Rm 220, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:12. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Differences in the clinical recognition of depression in diabetes patients: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)
    Darrell L Hudson
    Center for Diabetes Translational Research, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:344-52. 2013
    ..We compared, by race/ethnicity, the likelihood of clinical recognition of depression (diagnosis or treatment) of patients who reported depressive symptoms in a well-characterized community-based population with diabetes...
  5. pmc Elevated rates of diabetes in Pacific Islanders and Asian subgroups: The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:574-9. 2013
    ..We estimated the prevalence and incidence of diabetes among specific subgroups of Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) in a multiethnic U.S. population with uniform access to care...
  6. pmc Achieving good glycemic control: initiation of new antihyperglycemic therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry
    Andrew J Karter
    The Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:262-70. 2005
    ..To compare the effectiveness of antihyperglycemic therapies in type 2 diabetic patients with poor glycemic control (baseline glycosylated hemoglobin [HbA1C] > 8%)...
  7. pmc Longitudinal study of new and prevalent use of self-monitoring of blood glucose
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1757-63. 2006
    ..We sought to assess longitudinal association between self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and glycemic control in diabetic patients from an integrated health plan (Kaiser Permanente Northern California)...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Effect of cost-sharing changes on self-monitoring of blood glucose
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:408-16. 2007
    ..To study the effect of cost-sharing policy changes on utilization of test strips for self-monitoring of blood glucose...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Glycemic response to newly initiated diabetes therapies
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:598-606. 2007
    ..The glycemic response to antihyperglycemic therapies for type 2 diabetes has been thoroughly evaluated in randomized controlled trials, but inadequately studied in real-world settings...
  12. pmc New prescription medication gaps: a comprehensive measure of adherence to new prescriptions
    Andrew J Karter
    Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1640-61. 2009
    ..Describe a novel approach to comprehensively summarize medication adherence...
  13. pmc Barriers to insulin initiation: the translating research into action for diabetes insulin starts project
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:733-5. 2010
    ..Reasons for failing to initiate prescribed insulin (primary nonadherence) are poorly understood. We investigated barriers to insulin initiation following a new prescription...
  14. pmc Ethnic differences in the development of albuminuria: the DISTANCE study
    Andy I Choi
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:737-45. 2011
    ..To determine whether ethnic differences in the incidence of albuminuria are present in patients with diabetes, and to identify social, behavioral, and provider factors that explain ethnic differences...
  15. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity predicts declining insulin sensitivity in non-obese normoglycaemics: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A J Karter
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Northern California Region, Oakland, CA, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 7:230-8. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional studies have demonstrated a relationship between obesity and insulin sensitivity (S(I)); however, there is a lack of evidence from longitudinal studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket costs and diabetes preventive services: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2294-9. 2003
    ..This study investigated the effect of out-of-pocket expenditures on the utilization of recommended diabetes preventive services...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of antibiotics is not associated with decreased risk of myocardial infarction among patients with diabetes
    Andrew John Karter
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Northern California Region, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2100-6. 2003
    ..To study the relationship between exposure to antibiotic treatment and risk of subsequent myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Race, genetics, and disease--in search of a middle ground
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oatland, CA 94612, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:26-8. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and abdominal obesity in African-American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white men and women. The Insulin Resistance and Atherosclerosis Study
    A J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Region, Oakland 94611 5714, USA
    Diabetes 45:1547-55. 1996
    ..While some ethnic variability exists, a negative relationship between abdominal obesity and insulin sensitivity was confirmed for all three ethnic groups across the spectrum of glucose tolerance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy is associated with better glycemic control in women with type 2 diabetes: The Northern California Kaiser Permanente Diabetes Registry
    A Ferrara
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1144-50. 2001
    ..Little is known about how hormone replacement therapy (HRT) affects glucose metabolism in diabetes. The aim of this study was to examine whether HbA(1c) levels varied by current HRT among women with type 2 diabetes...
  21. pmc Ischemic heart disease and stroke mortality in African-American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white men and women, 1985 to 1991
    A J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Region, Oakland
    West J Med 169:139-45. 1998
    ..Of particular concern was the growing disparities in stroke and IHD mortality among younger-aged African Americans relative to Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites...
  22. ncbi request reprint Self-monitoring of blood glucose: language and financial barriers in a managed care population with diabetes
    A J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94611 5714, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:477-83. 2000
    ..Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is a cornerstone of diabetes care, but little is known about barriers to this self-care practice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-monitoring of blood glucose levels and glycemic control: the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Diabetes registry
    A J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Med 111:1-9. 2001
    ..We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of self-monitoring blood glucose levels to improve glycemic control...
  24. ncbi request reprint Developing a prediction rule from automated clinical databases to identify high-risk patients in a large population with diabetes
    J V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, 3505 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1547-55. 2001
    ..To develop and validate a prediction rule for identifying diabetic patients at high short-term risk of complications using automated data in a large managed care organization...
  25. pmc Alcohol consumption is inversely associated with adherence to diabetes self-care behaviours
    A T Ahmed
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Diabet Med 23:795-802. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the associations of alcohol consumption with six diabetes self-care behaviours...
  26. pmc Pioglitazone initiation and subsequent hospitalization for congestive heart failure
    A J Karter
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Diabet Med 22:986-93. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis in California dialysis patients
    A T Ahmed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:341-5. 2004
    ..Kaiser Permanente Northern California dialysis registry...
  28. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and heart failure among adult patients with diabetes
    C Iribarren
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA, USA
    Circulation 103:2668-73. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Excess maternal transmission of type 2 diabetes. The Northern California Kaiser Permanente Diabetes Registry
    A J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94611 5714, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:938-43. 1999
    ..Previous studies have reported higher prevalence of diabetes among mothers of probands with type 2 diabetes than among fathers. This analysis is vulnerable to biases, and this pattern has not been observed in all populations or races...
  30. ncbi request reprint Race and ethnicity: vital constructs for diabetes research
    Andrew John Karter
    Division of Research, Northern California Region, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2189-93. 2003

Research Grants15

  1. Medication Adherence and Social Disparities in Diabetes
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Study findings should be generalizable to the 92% of Americans with diabetes who have health insurance, and provide a more comprehensive understanding of medication adherence in diabetes. ..
  2. Diabetes and Aging in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    ANDREW JOHN contact KARTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, the widespread adoption of geriatric diabetes care guidelines within healthcare systems must be done with consideration of our parallel goal of also reducing heath disparities among the elderly. ..
  3. Medication Adherence and Social Disparities in Diabetes
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Study findings should be generalizable to the 92% of Americans with diabetes who have health insurance, and provide a more comprehensive understanding of medication adherence in diabetes. ..
  4. Diabetes and Aging in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the widespread adoption of geriatric diabetes care guidelines within healthcare systems must be done with consideration of our parallel goal of also reducing heath disparities among the elderly. ..
  5. Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Complications
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Educational Disparities in Diabetes Complications
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Do Free Glucose Test Strips Increase Self-Monitoring?
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Proposal strengths also include a longitudinal design, substantial statistical power, low cost data acquisition, and an ethnically diverse population with uniform access to care. ..