Joseph V Selby

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Racial/ethnic variation in asthma status and management practices among children in managed medicaid
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:857-65. 2002
  2. pmc Study protocol: the Adherence and Intensification of Medications (AIM) study--a cluster randomized controlled effectiveness study
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Trials 11:95. 2010
  3. ncbi Treatment intensification and risk factor control: toward more clinically relevant quality measures
    Joseph V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 47:395-402. 2009
  4. doi Meaningful variation in performance: what does variation in quality tell us about improving quality?
    Joseph V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Med Care 48:133-9. 2010
  5. ncbi Understanding the gap between good processes of diabetes care and poor intermediate outcomes: Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD)
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:1144-53. 2007
  6. pmc Trends in time to confirmation and recognition of new-onset hypertension, 2002-2006
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Hypertension 56:605-11. 2010
  7. ncbi Care-seeking behavior in response to emergency department copayments
    Mary Reed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 43:810-6. 2005
  8. ncbi Unintended consequences of caps on Medicare drug benefits
    John Hsu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2349-59. 2006
  9. pmc Cost-sharing for emergency care and unfavorable clinical events: findings from the safety and financial ramifications of ED copayments study
    John Hsu
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1801-20. 2006
  10. doi Meaningful variation in performance: a systematic literature review
    Vicki Fung
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Med Care 48:140-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. ncbi Racial/ethnic variation in asthma status and management practices among children in managed medicaid
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:857-65. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Study protocol: the Adherence and Intensification of Medications (AIM) study--a cluster randomized controlled effectiveness study
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Trials 11:95. 2010
    ..Successful medication management requires an effective partnership between providers who initiate and increase doses of effective medications and patients who adhere to the regimen...
  3. ncbi Treatment intensification and risk factor control: toward more clinically relevant quality measures
    Joseph V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 47:395-402. 2009
    ..Intensification of pharmacotherapy in persons with poorly controlled chronic conditions has been proposed as a clinically meaningful process measure of quality...
  4. doi Meaningful variation in performance: what does variation in quality tell us about improving quality?
    Joseph V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Med Care 48:133-9. 2010
    ..However, the absolute amount of variation, expressed in clinically meaningful units, is less frequently reported. Moreover, changes in variance components have not been studied as quality improves...
  5. ncbi Understanding the gap between good processes of diabetes care and poor intermediate outcomes: Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD)
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:1144-53. 2007
    ..Performance of diabetes clinical care processes has improved recently, but control of hemoglobin A1c (A1c) and other vascular disease risk factors has improved more slowly...
  6. pmc Trends in time to confirmation and recognition of new-onset hypertension, 2002-2006
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Hypertension 56:605-11. 2010
    ..Variability in office-based blood pressure readings suggests that further improvements in recognition and treatment may be achieved with more specific automated approaches to identifying hypertension...
  7. ncbi Care-seeking behavior in response to emergency department copayments
    Mary Reed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 43:810-6. 2005
    ..Patients are increasingly paying for more of their medical care through cost-sharing, yet little is known about how patients change the ways that they seek care in response...
  8. ncbi Unintended consequences of caps on Medicare drug benefits
    John Hsu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2349-59. 2006
    ..Little information exists about the consequences of limits on prescription-drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries...
  9. pmc Cost-sharing for emergency care and unfavorable clinical events: findings from the safety and financial ramifications of ED copayments study
    John Hsu
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1801-20. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of emergency department (ED) copayment levels on ED use and unfavorable clinical events. Data Source/Study Setting. Kaiser Permanente-Northern California (KPNC), a prepaid integrated delivery system...
  10. doi Meaningful variation in performance: a systematic literature review
    Vicki Fung
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Med Care 48:140-8. 2010
    ..Recommendations for directing quality improvement initiatives at particular levels (eg, patients, physicians, provider groups) have been made on the basis of empirical components of variance analyses of performance...
  11. ncbi Early experiences with e-health services (1999-2002): promise, reality, and implications
    Vicki Fung
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 44:491-6. 2006
    ..E-health services may improve the quality and efficiency of care; however, there is little quantitative data on e-health use...
  12. ncbi Cost-sharing: patient knowledge and effects on seeking emergency department care
    John Hsu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Med Care 42:290-6. 2004
    ..The use of cost-sharing to control healthcare expenditures is increasing, but there is scant information about patients' knowledge of cost-sharing or its influence on behavior...
  13. pmc Study of Women, Infant Feeding, and Type 2 diabetes mellitus after GDM pregnancy (SWIFT), a prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:952. 2011
    ..This report describes the design and methods implemented for this study to obtain the clinical, biochemical, anthropometric, and behavioral measurements during the recruitment and follow-up phases...
  14. ncbi Current use of unopposed estrogen and estrogen plus progestin and the risk of acute myocardial infarction among women with diabetes: the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Diabetes Registry, 1995-1998
    Assiamira Ferrara
    Division of Research at Northern California Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Circulation 107:43-8. 2003
    ..We examined associations of current HRT, estrogen dosage, and time since HRT initiation with risk of acute MI in diabetic women...
  15. ncbi High rates of co-occurrence of hypertension, elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus in a large managed care population
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:163-70. 2004
    ..To examine prevalence and co-occurrence of diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension (HT), and elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (dyslipidemia, or DL) in a managed care population...
  16. ncbi Sex disparities in control and treatment of modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors among patients with diabetes: Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Assiamira Ferrara
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:69-74. 2008
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality has decreased in men but not in women with diabetes. We investigated whether sex differences in control and treatment of CVD risk factors might underlie this disparity...
  17. pmc Hypoglycemic episodes and risk of dementia in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Rachel A Whitmer
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Section of Etiology and Prevention, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    JAMA 301:1565-72. 2009
    ..Although acute hypoglycemia may be associated with cognitive impairment in children with type 1 diabetes, no studies to date have evaluated whether hypoglycemia is a risk factor for dementia in older patients with type 2 diabetes...
  18. pmc Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits
    Dustin W Ballard
    Emergency Department, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA
    Med Care 48:58-63. 2010
    ..The New York University Emergency Department (NYU ED) visit severity algorithm attempts to classify visits to the ED based on diagnosis, but it has not been formally validated...
  19. pmc Laboratory monitoring of drugs at initiation of therapy in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1120-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe laboratory monitoring among ambulatory patients dispensed medications for which laboratory testing is recommended at therapy initiation...
  20. doi Correlates of depression among people with diabetes: The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Beth Waitzfelder
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, HI, United States
    Prim Care Diabetes 4:215-22. 2010
    ..Specific aims were to measure the association of depression with: (1) patient characteristics; (2) outcomes; and (3) diabetes-related quality of care...
  21. pmc Missed opportunities in cardiovascular disease prevention?: low rates of hypertension recognition for women at medicine and obstetrics-gynecology clinics
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hypertension 57:717-22. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc Social disparities in dental insurance and annual dental visits among medically insured patients with diabetes: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE) Survey
    Howard H Moffet
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A57. 2010
    ..People with diabetes are at increased risk of periodontal disease and tooth loss. Healthy People 2010 set a goal that 71% or more of people with diabetes should have an annual dental exam...
  23. 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)...
  24. doi Prevalence of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with oral bisphosphonate exposure
    Joan C Lo
    Research Scientist, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:243-53. 2010
    ..The present study examined the prevalence of ONJ in patients receiving chronic oral bisphosphonate therapy...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Comparative effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors versus beta-blockers as second-line therapy for hypertension
    David J Magid
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, University of Colorado, 10065 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:453-8. 2010
    ..However, no trial has assessed the comparative effectiveness of 2nd-line therapy in patients whose BP was not controlled with a thiazide diuretic...
  28. pmc Why don't diabetes patients achieve recommended risk factor targets? Poor adherence versus lack of treatment intensification
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:588-94. 2008
    ..Despite the availability of effective hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and hyperglycemia therapies, target levels of systolic blood pressure (SBP), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-c), and hemoglobin A1c control are often not achieved...
  29. pmc System-based participatory research in health care: an approach for sustainable translational research and quality improvement
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:256-9. 2010
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi The effectiveness of diabetes care management in managed care
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:295-301. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi Anticoagulation therapy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: how well do randomized trials translate into clinical practice?
    Alan S Go
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    JAMA 290:2685-92. 2003
    ..Warfarin has been shown to be highly efficacious for preventing thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation in randomized trials, but its effectiveness and safety in clinical practice is less clear...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. ncbi Complications of screening flexible sigmoidoscopy
    Theodore R Levin
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Gastroenterology 123:1786-92. 2002
    ..We aimed to determine the incidence of gastrointestinal complications and acute myocardial infarction (MI) after screening FS...
  36. 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%)...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. ncbi Factor V Leiden and risk of ischemic stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: the AnTicoagulation and Risk Factors in Atrial Fibrillation (ATRIA) Study
    Alan S Go
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 15:41-6. 2003
    ..Since atrial and venous pressures are similar, genetic variants that promote venous thromboembolism may increase the risk of atrial thrombi and subsequent stroke in atrial fibrillation...
  39. pmc Effect of primary health care orientation on chronic care management
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:117-23. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between primary care orientation and the implementation of the CCM in physician organizations...
  40. ncbi Epidemiology and adverse cardiovascular risk profile of diagnosed polycystic ovary syndrome
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, 2000 Broadway Street, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1357-63. 2006
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with menstrual and reproductive abnormalities, insulin resistance, and obesity...
  41. pmc Patient race/ethnicity and patient-physician race/ethnicity concordance in the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors for patients with diabetes
    Ana H Traylor
    Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, California, and the Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:520-5. 2010
    ..Further research should investigate other potential drivers of disparities in CVD care...
  42. ncbi Determining the value of disease management programs
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:491-9. 2003
    ..A conference sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and held in October 2002 explored new approaches to measuring and reporting the value of DM for diabetes mellitus...
  43. pmc Lactation intensity and postpartum maternal glucose tolerance and insulin resistance in women with recent GDM: the SWIFT cohort
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:50-6. 2012
    ....
  44. ncbi Predicted quality-adjusted life years as a composite measure of the clinical value of diabetes risk factor control
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:315-21. 2007
    ..These quality indicators often are examined separately and weighted equally in performance measurement, potentially discarding important information...
  45. pmc Coping with prescription drug cost sharing: knowledge, adherence, and financial burden
    Mary Reed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:785-97. 2008
    ..Assess patient knowledge of and response to drug cost sharing...
  46. ncbi Pregnancy weight gain and risk of neonatal complications: macrosomia, hypoglycemia, and hyperbilirubinemia
    Monique M Hedderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1153-61. 2006
    ..To examine whether pregnancy weight gains outside the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations and rates of maternal weight gain are associated with neonatal complications...
  47. ncbi Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus detected by the national diabetes data group or the carpenter and coustan plasma glucose thresholds
    Assiamira Ferrara
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1625-30. 2002
    ..Our aim is to estimate the magnitude of change in prevalence of GDM using the Carpenter and Coustan thresholds as compared with the NDDG thresholds by age and ethnicity...
  48. ncbi Twins of mistaken zygosity (TOMZ): evidence for genetic contributions to dietary patterns and physiologic traits
    Erica P Gunderson
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, California 94612, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:540-9. 2006
    ..Twins of mistaken zygosity (TOMZ) provides a useful approach to robust determination of heritability...
  49. ncbi A cohort study of the incidence of serious acute liver injury in diabetic patients treated with hypoglycemic agents
    K Arnold Chan
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:728-34. 2003
    ..The incidence of acute liver failure or serious liver injury in diabetic patients is needed to evaluate the safety of hypoglycemic drug therapy...
  50. ncbi Effect of intensity of oral anticoagulation on stroke severity and mortality in atrial fibrillation
    Elaine M Hylek
    General Medicine Division, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1019-26. 2003
    ..0 or greater. The effect of the intensity of oral anticoagulation on the severity of atrial fibrillation-related stroke is not known but is central to the choice of the target INR...
  51. ncbi Choice of a primary care physician and its relationship to adherence among patients with diabetes
    Edward Krupat
    School of Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:777-84. 2002
    ....
  52. ncbi Ethnic and racial differences in diabetes care: The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Denise E Bonds
    Section on General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1040-6. 2003
    ..Complications could be prevented with appropriate medical care. We compared five processes of care and three outcomes of care among African Americans, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites...
  53. ncbi Insulin sensitivity, insulinemia, and coronary artery disease: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Marian Rewers
    Barbara Davis Center, University of Colorado HSC, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:781-7. 2004
    ....
  54. pmc The impact of allergy and pulmonary specialist care on emergency asthma utilization in a large managed care organization
    Sara Erickson
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Fransisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Ste 609, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1443-65. 2005
    ..To evaluate the longitudinal impact of asthma specialist care on the risk of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalization for asthma...
  55. pmc Lifetime socioeconomic position and twins' health: an analysis of 308 pairs of United States women twins
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e162. 2005
    ..This comparison permitted us to ascertain the additional impact of adult experiences on adult health in a population matched on early life experiences...
  56. ncbi The association between quality of care and the intensity of diabetes disease management programs
    Carol M Mangione
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:107-16. 2006
    ..Although disease management programs are widely implemented, little is known about their effectiveness...
  57. pmc Therapy modifications in response to poorly controlled hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes mellitus
    Nicolas Rodondi
    University Outpatient Clinic and University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 144:475-84. 2006
    ..Evaluating whether physicians respond appropriately to poor risk factor control in patients may better reflect quality of care than measuring proportions of patients whose conditions are controlled...
  58. ncbi The incidence of colorectal cancer following a negative screening sigmoidoscopy: implications for screening interval
    V Paul Doria-Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:714-22. 2004
    ..We estimated the annual incidence of distal and proximal CRC in the first 5 years following a negative sigmoidoscopy examination to gauge the potential benefit of rescreening in <5 years...
  59. pmc Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers in high-risk clinical and ethnic groups with diabetes
    Allison B Rosen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:669-75. 2004
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) slow the progression of diabetic nephropathy, yet little is known about their use among patients at high risk for progression to ESRD...
  60. ncbi Use of thiazolidinediones and risk of heart failure in people with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort study: response to Delea et al
    Andrew J Karter
    Diabetes Care 27:850-1; author reply 852-3. 2004
  61. ncbi Short-term impact of cancer prevention and screening activities on quality of life
    Jennifer Cullen
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:943-52. 2004
    ..The objective of this article is to systematically review existing research on short-term effects of prevention, genetic counseling and testing, and screening activities on quality of life...
  62. ncbi Improving the management of chronic disease
    Joe V Selby
    N Engl J Med 356:2422-4; author reply 2422-4. 2007
  63. ncbi Lowering diabetes costs
    Joe V Selby
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:278; author reply 278-9. 2004