L E Egede

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in multiple self-care behaviors in adults with diabetes
    Chiagozie Nwasuruba
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:115-20. 2007
  2. pmc Fitting parametric random effects models in very large data sets with application to VHA national data
    Mulugeta Gebregziabher
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:163. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic, regional, and rural/urban differences in receipt of diabetes education
    Stephanie Y Brown-Guion
    Leonard E Egede, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Room 280G, P O Box 250593, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Educ 39:327-34. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of comorbid depression on quality of life in adults with Type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:83-91. 2013
  5. pmc Differential impact of longitudinal medication non-adherence on mortality by race/ethnicity among veterans with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, P O Box 250593, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:208-15. 2013
  6. pmc Medication nonadherence in diabetes: longitudinal effects on costs and potential cost savings from improvement
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:2533-9. 2012
  7. pmc Racial/Ethnic disparities in mortality risk among US veterans with traumatic brain injury
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S266-71. 2012
  8. pmc Association between spirituality and depression in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Cheryl P Lynch
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:427-35. 2012
  9. pmc Effect of perceived control on quality of life in indigent adults with type 2 diabetes
    Melba A Hernandez-Tejada
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:256-62. 2012
  10. pmc Association of health literacy with complementary and alternative medicine use: a cross-sectional study in adult primary care patients
    Sujeev S Bains
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:138. 2011

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Publications80

  1. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in multiple self-care behaviors in adults with diabetes
    Chiagozie Nwasuruba
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:115-20. 2007
    ..To assess racial/ethnic differences in multiple diabetes self-care behaviors...
  2. pmc Fitting parametric random effects models in very large data sets with application to VHA national data
    Mulugeta Gebregziabher
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:163. 2012
    ..Thus, this study proposes and assesses the performance of a meta regression approach and makes comparison with methods based on sampling of the full data...
  3. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic, regional, and rural/urban differences in receipt of diabetes education
    Stephanie Y Brown-Guion
    Leonard E Egede, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Room 280G, P O Box 250593, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Educ 39:327-34. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the differences in receipt of diabetes education according to risk factors that are associated with the disease, including race/ ethnicity, region, and rural/urban location...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of comorbid depression on quality of life in adults with Type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:83-91. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Differential impact of longitudinal medication non-adherence on mortality by race/ethnicity among veterans with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, P O Box 250593, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:208-15. 2013
    ..To examine the differential effect of medication non-adherence over time on all-cause mortality by race/ethnicity...
  6. pmc Medication nonadherence in diabetes: longitudinal effects on costs and potential cost savings from improvement
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:2533-9. 2012
    ..To examine the longitudinal effects of medication nonadherence (MNA) on key costs and estimate potential savings from increased adherence using a novel methodology that accounts for shared correlation among cost categories...
  7. pmc Racial/Ethnic disparities in mortality risk among US veterans with traumatic brain injury
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S266-71. 2012
    ..We examined the association of race/ethnicity with mortality risk in a national cohort of US veterans clinically diagnosed with traumatic brain injury...
  8. pmc Association between spirituality and depression in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Cheryl P Lynch
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:427-35. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the association between spirituality and depression among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  9. pmc Effect of perceived control on quality of life in indigent adults with type 2 diabetes
    Melba A Hernandez-Tejada
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:256-62. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between perceived control of diabetes and physical and mental health components of quality of life in indigent adults with diabetes...
  10. pmc Association of health literacy with complementary and alternative medicine use: a cross-sectional study in adult primary care patients
    Sujeev S Bains
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:138. 2011
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess the relationship between health literacy and CAM use independent of educational attainment. Second objective was to evaluate the differential effect of health literacy on CAM use by race...
  11. pmc Failure to recognize depression in primary care: issues and challenges
    Leonard E Egede
    J Gen Intern Med 22:701-3. 2007
  12. pmc Using quantile regression to investigate racial disparities in medication non-adherence
    Mulugeta Gebregziabher
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H, Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:88. 2011
    ..Analysis of such measures using traditional regression methods that model mean changes in the dependent variable may fail to provide a full picture about differential patterns in non-adherence between groups...
  13. pmc Regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in glycemic control in a national sample of veterans with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:938-43. 2011
    ..We performed a retrospective analysis of a national cohort of veterans with diabetes to better understand regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in diabetes control as measured by HbA(1c)...
  14. pmc Effectiveness of technology-assisted case management in low income adults with type 2 diabetes (TACM-DM): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H, Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    Trials 12:231. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Major depression in individuals with chronic medical disorders: prevalence, correlates and association with health resource utilization, lost productivity and functional disability
    Leonard E Egede
    Charleston VA TREP, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:409-16. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on self-management behaviors and health outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Medical University of South Carolina, and Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 1:235-43. 2005
    ....
  17. pmc Development and testing of the Multidimensional Trust in Health Care Systems Scale
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:808-15. 2008
    ..To describe the development and psychometric testing of the Multidimensional Trust in Health Care Systems Scale (MTHCSS)...
  18. doi request reprint The effects of depression on diabetes knowledge, diabetes self-management, and perceived control in indigent patients with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 10:213-9. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess differences in diabetes knowledge, diabetes self-management, and perceived control among depressed and nondepressed individuals in an indigent population with type 2 diabetes...
  19. doi request reprint Longitudinal ethnic differences in multiple cardiovascular risk factor control in a cohort of US adults with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 94:385-94. 2011
    ..To examine longitudinal differences in multiple cardiovascular risk factor control (glycemia, blood pressure, and lipids) by race/ethnicity...
  20. pmc Rationale and design: telepsychology service delivery for depressed elderly veterans
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H, Johnson VAMC, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:22. 2009
    ..Thus, telepsychology may provide a cost-efficient solution to access-to-care problems in rural areas...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of depression on self-care behaviors and quality of care in a national sample of adults with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:422-7. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of minor and major depression on self-care behaviors and quality of care among adults with diabetes...
  22. pmc Development and psychometric properties of the 12-item diabetes fatalism scale
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:61-6. 2010
    ..This study describes the development and validation of the Diabetes Fatalism Scale (DFS) in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  23. pmc Role of motivation in the relationship between depression, self-care, and glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Health Disparities Research, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Room 280H, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:276-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether depression is related to self-care behavior via social motivation and indirectly related to glycemic control via self-care behavior...
  24. doi request reprint Diabetes and depression: global perspectives
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:302-12. 2010
    ..This study reviewed the literature on the prevalence, burden of illness, morbidity, mortality, and cost of comorbid depression in people with diabetes as well as the evidence on effective treatments...
  25. pmc The effects of depression on metabolic control and quality of life in indigent patients with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:257-62. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess differences in metabolic control and health-related quality of life (QOL) among depressed and nondepressed adults in an indigent population with type 2 diabetes...
  26. pmc Rationale and design: telephone-delivered behavioral skills interventions for Blacks with Type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H, Johnson VAMC, Charleston, SC, USA
    Trials 11:35. 2010
    ..This study provides a unique opportunity to address this gap in the literature...
  27. doi request reprint Serious psychological distress and diabetes: a review of the literature
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Population, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 0593, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:15-22. 2012
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  28. doi request reprint The effect of major depression on preventive care and quality of life among adults with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:563-9. 2010
    ..To examine the association between major depression and preventive care practices and quality-of-life indices among adults with diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal differences in glycemic control by race/ethnicity among veterans with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Med Care 48:527-33. 2010
    ..To examine longitudinal differences in glycemic control between non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black veterans with type 2 diabetes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle modification to improve blood pressure control in individuals with diabetes: is physician advice effective?
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:602-7. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of physician advice on hypertension-related lifestyle modification in individuals with diabetes...
  31. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in adult vaccination among individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29401, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:324-9. 2003
    ..This study examined whether differences in access to health care, health coverage, and socioeconomic status (SES) explained racial differences in influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates in individuals with diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in leisure-time physical activity levels among individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2493-4. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of comorbid chronic diseases on prevalence and odds of depression in adults with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine and Center for Health Care Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:46-51. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of coexisting chronic conditions on prevalence and odds of depression in individuals with diabetes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of emergency department use by individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Care Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1748-50. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Diabetes self-management in African Americans: an exploration of the role of fatalism
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, McClennan Banks Adult Primary Care Clinic, 4th Floor, 326 Calhoun Street, PO Box 25010, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:105-15. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to explore the concept of fatalism in relation to diabetes self-management behavior in African Americans with type 2 diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between number of physician visits and influenza vaccination coverage among diabetic adults with access to care
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2562-7. 2003
    ..This study determined the relationship between the number of physician visits in the previous 12 months and the likelihood of influenza vaccination among diabetic adults with access to care...
  37. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in influenza vaccination coverage in high-risk adults
    Leonard E Egede
    Departments of Medicine and of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29401, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2074-8. 2003
    ..This study identified racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination in high-risk adults...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of depression on work loss and disability bed days in individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine and Center for Health Care Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1751-3. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Medical mistrust, diabetes self-management, and glycemic control in an indigent population with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon St, Suite 403, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:131-2. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Independent factors associated with major depressive disorder in a national sample of individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:104-11. 2003
    ..To determine whether perceived poor physical health, duration of diabetes, and smoking are associated with major depressive disorder in a national sample of individuals with diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes of African Americans with type 2 diabetes toward depression
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:258-68. 2002
    ..This qualitative study was conducted with African Americans with type 2 diabetes to explore beliefs and attitudes about depression...
  42. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and pattern of complementary and alternative medicine use in individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    McClennan Banks Adult Primary Care Clinic, Medical University of South Carolina, P O Box 250100, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:324-9. 2002
    ..This study compared the prevalence and pattern of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in individuals with and without diabetes and identified factors associated with CAM use...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comorbid depression is associated with increased health care use and expenditures in individuals with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:464-70. 2002
    ..This study ascertained the odds of diagnosed depression in individuals with diabetes and the relation between depression and health care use and expenditures...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perceived difficulty of diabetes treatment in primary care: does it differ by patient ethnicity?
    L E Egede
    Medical University of South Carolina, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, McClennan Banks Adult Primary Care Clinic, 4th Floor, 326 Calhoun Street, PO Box 25010, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Educ 27:678-84. 2001
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Disease-focused or integrated treatment: diabetes and depression
    Leonard E Egede
    Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Health Disparities Research, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Clin North Am 90:627-46. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Depression and all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality among adults with and without diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Health Care Research, 135 Cannon St, Suite 403, PO Box 250837, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1339-45. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of depression on all-cause and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality among adults with and without diabetes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in diabetes self-management and quality of care in Texas
    Chiagozie Nwasuruba
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, TX, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 23:112-8. 2009
    ..To assess racial/ethnic differences in diabetes self-management behaviors and quality of care in Texas...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of race/ethnicity and persistent recognition of depression on mortality in elderly men with type 2 diabetes and depression
    Lisa K Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:880-1. 2008
    ..To determine whether mortality risk from depression among elderly men with type 2 diabetes differs by ethnicity and persistent recognition of depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in adults with diabetes: prevalence and missed opportunities for physician counseling
    Leonard E Egede
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, McClennan Banks Adult Primary Care Clinic, Fourth Floor, 326 Calhoun St, PO Box 250100, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:427-33. 2002
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in adults with diabetes mellitus (DM). Counseling by physicians is effective in inducing lifestyle modification...
  50. ncbi request reprint National patterns and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine use in adults with diabetes
    Donald Garrow
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:895-902. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine national patterns and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among adults with diabetes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of type 2 diabetes: focus on ethnic minorities
    Leonard E Egede
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:949-75, viii. 2005
    ..Drug combinations should be selected for their therapeutic fire power and complementary mechanisms of action, and exogenous insulin need not be delayed unnecessarily if oral agents are ineffective...
  52. pmc Depression and increased risk of death in adults with stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Psychosom Res 68:545-51. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of depression on all-cause mortality among adults with and without a history of stroke...
  53. pmc Effect of trajectories of glycemic control on mortality in type 2 diabetes: a semiparametric joint modeling approach
    Mulugeta Gebregziabher
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1090-8. 2010
    ..e., a 1% increase in HbA1c level over 3 months was associated with a 22% increase in mortality risk). The authors conclude that a positive trajectory of long-term hyperglycemia is associated with increased mortality...
  54. pmc The effect of minority status and rural residence on actions to control high blood pressure in the U.S
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:801-9. 2010
    ..We examined actions to control high blood pressure (HBP) and health-care provider recommendations for blood pressure control among adults by racial/ethnic group and rural/urban residence...
  55. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effects of depression on glycemic control in veterans with Type 2 diabetes
    Lisa K Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:509-14. 2008
    ..To examine the longitudinal effects of depression on glycemic control in veterans with Type 2 diabetes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in poststroke outpatient rehabilitation among veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Health Sciences and Research, 77 President St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:817-22. 2010
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in the use of poststroke outpatient rehabilitation in veterans...
  57. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, major depression, and functional disability among U.S. adults
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine and Center for Healthcare Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:421-8. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine prevalence and odds of functional disability in individuals with diabetes and comorbid major depression compared with individuals with either diabetes or major depression alone...
  58. pmc Equity in Veterans Affairs disability claims adjudication in a national sample of veterans
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Ralph H Johnson VAMC and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, P O Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Mil Med 174:1241-6. 2009
    ..To address potential equity concerns about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) process for adjudicating military service-related disability claims...
  59. pmc Variation in quality of care indicators for diabetes in a national sample of veterans and non-veterans
    Cheryl P Lynch
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 0593, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:785-90. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether veterans with diabetes have better self-care behaviors or receive better quality of care than non-veterans. The objective was to examine differences in diabetes care between veterans and non-veterans...
  60. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in poststroke rehabilitation utilization in the USA
    Charles Ellis
    Charleston VA REAP, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:405-10. 2009
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Association between complementary and alternative medicine use, preventive care practices, and use of conventional medical services among adults with diabetes
    Donald Garrow
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon St, Suite 403, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:15-9. 2006
    ..To assess the association between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use, preventive care practices, and use of conventional medical services among adults with diabetes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in stroke mortality in veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina Charleston VA REAP, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center CE, Lee, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:161-5. 2009
    ..We examined racial-ethnic differences in all-cause mortality after stroke in a cohort of veterans living in the southeastern United States...
  63. ncbi request reprint Estimating physician effects on glycemic control in the treatment of diabetes: methods, effects sizes, and implications for treatment policy
    Peter W Tuerk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:869-73. 2008
    ..A second goal of the study was to investigate whether physician-related effects vary across differential patient characteristics. A tertiary goal was to investigate potential patient-level effects on glucose management...
  64. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in utilization of post-stroke rehabilitation services: a systematic review
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:365-72. 2008
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in utilization of stroke-related rehabilitation...
  65. ncbi request reprint Behavioral counseling interventions for primary prevention of coronary heart disease in individuals with type-2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Compr Ther 30:141-7. 2004
    ..CHD risk can be altered by lifestyle modification. Behavioral counseling interventions are effective at changing behavior. This article discusses effective counseling techniques in primary care for people with diabetes...
  66. doi request reprint Association of depressive symptoms with all-cause and ischemic heart disease mortality in adults with self-reported hypertension
    R Neal Axon
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:30-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of depressive symptoms with all-cause mortality and ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality among adults with self-reported HTN...
  67. pmc Effect of Veterans Administration use on indicators of diabetes care in a national sample of veterans
    Cheryl P Lynch
    Charleston VA Research Enhancement Award Program, Ralph H Johnson Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29456, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:427-33. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of Veterans Affairs (VA) use on diabetes quality of care indicators among veterans...
  68. pmc Impact of psychiatric comorbidity on mortality in veterans with type 2 diabetes
    James J Prisciandaro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:73-8. 2011
    ..As such, the present study examined the impact of a wide range of psychiatric comorbidities on all-cause mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  69. doi request reprint Innovative service delivery for secondary prevention of PTSD in at-risk OIF-OEF service men and women
    Daniel F Gros
    Mental Health Service 116, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:122-8. 2011
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in stroke awareness among veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:198-203. 2008
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in stroke recognition and knowledge of appropriate first action if someone was having a stroke...
  71. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of internal medicine physicians toward type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Biometry ac Epidemiology and College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    South Med J 95:88-91. 2002
    ..This study was designed to identify differences among internists in their attitudes about diabetes and how those attitudes influence practice behavior...
  72. pmc Ethnic disparities in stroke recognition in individuals with prior stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:514-22. 2008
    ..However, little is known about stroke knowledge among individuals with a history of prior stroke who are at significant risk for recurrent stroke...
  73. doi request reprint Rural/urban variations in diabetes self-care and quality of care in a national sample of US adults with diabetes
    Joni L Strom
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Diabetes Educ 37:254-62. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences in diabetes self-care and provider-based quality-of-care indicators between rural and urban dwellers in a nationally representative sample of adults with diabetes...
  74. pmc Association between length of residence and cardiovascular disease risk factors among an ethnically diverse group of United States immigrants
    Deepika L Koya
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Room 280H, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:841-6. 2007
    ..Although differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors between immigrants and nonimmigrants have been examined previously, the effect of acculturation on CVD risk factors in immigrants has been less well studied...
  75. pmc The future of health disparities research: 2008 and beyond
    Leonard E Egede
    J Gen Intern Med 23:706-8. 2008
  76. pmc Race, ethnicity, culture, and disparities in health care
    Leonard E Egede
    J Gen Intern Med 21:667-9. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on all-cause mortality in adults with cancer and differential effects by cancer site
    Adedayo A Onitilo
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Wausau Center, Wausau, WI 54401, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:396-402. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the effect of depression on the risk of death in adults with and without cancer and by specific cancer site among those with cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint Outpatient medical and mental healthcare utilization models among military veterans: results from the 2001 National Survey of Veterans
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:858-67. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate that need remains an important factor that drives healthcare use among veterans and does not seem to be overshadowed by socioeconomic factors that may create unfair disparities in treatment access...
  79. ncbi request reprint Recognizing and treating depression in patients with diabetes
    Richard R Rubin
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 500 West University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 4:119-25. 2004
    ..They suggest that pharmacologic and psychological approaches are effective in the face of diabetes, and that successful treatment also produces improvements in glycemic control, overall functioning, and quality of life...
  80. ncbi request reprint Know the signs of stroke and steps to take to help a stroke victim
    Charles Ellis
    Ethn Dis 18:237. 2008

Research Grants4

  1. Telephone Delivered Behavioral Skills Intervention for Blacks with T2DM
    Leonard Egede; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Telephone Delivered Behavioral Skills Intervention for Blacks with T2DM
    Leonard E Egede; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Telephone Delivered Behavioral Skills Intervention for Blacks with T2DM
    Leonard E Egede; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings of this study, if successful, will provide new information on how to improve quality of care for diabetes in ethnic minorities and reduce the disproportionate burden of diabetes complications and deaths in this population. ..