Affiliation: Loyola University Chicago
- The psychological impact of living with diabetes: women's day-to-day experiencesSue Penckofer
School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Diabetes Educ 33:680-90. 2007..The purpose of this study is to understand the feelings of depression, anxiety, and anger experienced by women with type 2 diabetes and the impact these feelings have on their overall quality of life...
- Does glycemic variability impact mood and quality of life?Sue Penckofer
Loyola University Chicago, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Diabetes Technol Ther 14:303-10. 2012..Poor glycemic control is associated with more diabetes complications, depression, and worse quality of life. The impact of glycemic variability on mood and quality of life has not been studied...
- A psychoeducational intervention (SWEEP) for depressed women with diabetesSue M Penckofer
School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
Ann Behav Med 44:192-206. 2012..Clinically significant depression is present in 25 % of individuals with type 2 diabetes, its risk being doubled in women...
- Health-related quality of life of patients following selected types of lumbar spinal surgery: a pilot studyKaren L Saban
Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:71. 2007....
- Hormone replacement therapy: primary and secondary preventionS Penckofer
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:1-25; quiz 109-10. 2001....
- Estrogen plus progestin therapy: the cardiovascular risks exceed the benefitsSue M Penckofer
School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, Ill, USA
J Cardiovasc Nurs 18:347-55. 2003..The estrogen alone trial of the WHI is still in progress, leaving practitioners and some women still in a dilemma. This article addresses the WHI in the context of other studies and discusses possible reasons for the unexpected results...
- Vitamin D and depression: where is all the sunshine?Sue Penckofer
Loyola University Chicago, School of Nursing, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:385-93. 2010....
- Vitamin D and diabetes: let the sunshine inSue Penckofer
Niehoff School of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
Diabetes Educ 34:939-40, 942, 944 passim. 2008....
- The association of diabetes and older age with the absence of chest pain during acute coronary syndromesHolli A DeVon
Loyola University Chicago, USA
West J Nurs Res 30:130-44. 2008..Older patients with the same diabetes status also reported less chest pain. For older patients and for patients with diabetes, lack of chest pain during ACS could delay treatment and is thus a concern...
- Non-invasive cardiovascular risk assessment in women with type 2 diabetesSue Penckofer
Loyola University Chicago, Neihoff School of Nursing, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
J Vasc Nurs 23:2-7; quiz 8-9. 2005..It may also be a feasible, non-invasive method for the detection and prevention of the macrovascular complications of diabetes...
- The relationships among self-esteem, stress, coping, eating behavior, and depressive mood in adolescentsPamela Martyn-Nemeth
College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Res Nurs Health 32:96-109. 2009..Results suggest that teaching adolescents skills to reduce stress, build self-esteem, and use more positive approaches to coping may prevent unhealthy eating and subsequent obesity, and lower risk of depressive symptoms...
- Impact of uncertainty, social support, and prenatal coping on the psychological well-being of high-risk pregnant womenCarmen Giurgescu
Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Nurs Res 55:356-65. 2006..The effects of uncertainty and social support on the psychological well-being of high-risk pregnant women may be influenced by their prenatal coping strategies...
- Continuous glucose monitoring: the experience of women with type 2 diabetesCynthia Fritschi
Cynthia Fritschi, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing MC 802, 845 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Diabetes Educ 36:250-7. 2010....
- Patient expectations of quality of life following lumbar spinal surgeryKaren L Saban
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA
J Neurosci Nurs 39:180-9. 2007..These findings will help nurses better understand how patients' expectations can affect their perceived QOL while recovering from lumbar spinal surgery...
- Recent advances in understanding depression in adults with diabetesPatrick J Lustman
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Curr Diab Rep 7:114-22. 2007..Issues in the management of depression in diabetes are outlined, including interactions of depression and insulin resistance...
- Symptoms of unstable angina in patients with and without diabetesHolli A DeVon
College of Nursing, Marquette University, P O Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
Res Nurs Health 28:136-43. 2005..5% vs. 11.7%). Other cardiac symptoms were similar between the groups. Further study of symptom presentation in patients with diabetes is warranted given their high levels of morbidity and mortality from cardiac disease...