A G Mainous

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Inpatient bariatric surgery among eligible black and white men and women in the United States, 1999-2010
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1218-23. 2013
  2. pmc Telomere length and elevated iron: the influence of phenotype and HFE genotype
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Hematol 88:492-6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Academic family physicians' perception of genetic testing and integration into practice: a CERA study
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 45:257-62. 2013
  4. pmc Impact of a clinical decision support system on antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: quasi-experimental trial
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:317-24. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Transferrin saturation and hospital length of stay and mortality in Medicare beneficiaries
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:132-6. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA) 2011 Residency Director survey: background, methods, and respondent characteristics
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 44:691-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A national survey of hemochromatosis patients
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:432-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Calcium channel blocker use and serum ferritin in adults with hypertension
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Biometals 25:563-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of ferritin and lipids with C-reactive protein
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:559-62. 2004
  10. pmc Elevated serum transferrin saturation and mortality
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:133-8. 2004

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Publications136 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Inpatient bariatric surgery among eligible black and white men and women in the United States, 1999-2010
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1218-23. 2013
    ..We examined national trends in bariatric surgery for adults, focusing on differences in utilization by race and access to health care...
  2. pmc Telomere length and elevated iron: the influence of phenotype and HFE genotype
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Hematol 88:492-6. 2013
    ..Further studies will be needed to determine whether telomere length provides a marker for morbidities specifically associated with iron overload...
  3. ncbi request reprint Academic family physicians' perception of genetic testing and integration into practice: a CERA study
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 45:257-62. 2013
    ..We examined academic family physicians' perception of and experiences with clinical genetic testing and direct-to-consumer genetic testing...
  4. pmc Impact of a clinical decision support system on antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: quasi-experimental trial
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:317-24. 2013
    ..To assess the effect of a clinical decision support system (CDSS) integrated into an electronic health record (EHR) on antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) in primary care...
  5. doi request reprint Transferrin saturation and hospital length of stay and mortality in Medicare beneficiaries
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:132-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate in a large, nationally representative cohort the association between high serum transferrin saturation (TS) and hospital length of stay and mortality in older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA) 2011 Residency Director survey: background, methods, and respondent characteristics
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 44:691-3. 2012
    ..The creation of CERA is a key step toward making educational research in family medicine more achievable, more rigorous, and more generalizable...
  7. doi request reprint A national survey of hemochromatosis patients
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:432-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the circumstances surrounding the diagnosis of HH and assess treatments and health information needs...
  8. doi request reprint Calcium channel blocker use and serum ferritin in adults with hypertension
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Biometals 25:563-8. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to assess the possible use of CCBs as non-traditional chelating agents for treatment of iron overload cardiomyopathy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of ferritin and lipids with C-reactive protein
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:559-62. 2004
    ..71; 95% CI 1.28 to 2.27). These results suggest that both iron and lipids induce inflammation. Future research needs to focus on preventive medicine to decrease iron in patients with elevated lipids...
  10. pmc Elevated serum transferrin saturation and mortality
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:133-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between elevated serum transferrin saturation and mortality...
  11. pmc The mortality risk of elevated serum transferrin saturation and consumption of dietary iron
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:139-44. 2004
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  12. pmc Relationship between continuity of care and diabetes control: evidence from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29245, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:66-70. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship between continuity of care and diabetes control...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between continuity of care and trust with stage of cancer at diagnosis
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 36:35-9. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between continuity of care and trust in one's physician with stage of cancer among newly diagnosed colorectal and breast cancer patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Moving forward in knowledge on the process of primary care: convergence rather than parallelism in scholarship (hopefully)
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina 29425, USA
    Fam Med 36:13-4. 2004
  15. pmc Acculturation and healthy lifestyle among Latinos with diabetes
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:131-7. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the association of acculturation on healthy lifestyle habits among the Latino population in the United States with diabetes...
  16. pmc Trends in antimicrobial prescribing for bronchitis and upper respiratory infections among adults and children
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1910-4. 2003
    ..This study examined antimicrobial prescribing patterns for adults and children with bronchitis or upper respiratory infections (URIs) before and after release of nationally disseminated pediatric practice recommendations...
  17. doi request reprint Factors affecting Latino adults' use of antibiotics for self-medication
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:128-34. 2008
    ..We explored Latino adults' experience in treating common infections particularly in regards to self-medication with antibiotics...
  18. doi request reprint Importance of a patient's personal health history on assessments of future risk of coronary heart disease
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:408-13. 2008
    ..We implemented this study to evaluate whether accounting for previous Framingham Risk Scores (FRSs) improves the predictive ability of a current FRS for future CHD in middle-aged adults...
  19. doi request reprint The relationship of hepatitis antibodies and elevated liver enzymes with impaired fasting glucose and undiagnosed diabetes
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:497-503. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of hepatitis antibodies and liver enzymes with impaired fasting glucose and undiagnosed diabetes in adults...
  20. pmc Factors influencing physician referrals of patients to clinical trials
    Arch G Mainous
    Departments of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1298-303. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to assess physicians' attitudes and beliefs about patient recruitment, particularly minorities, into clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and ibuprofen: potential mediators of the cardiovascular risk due to smoking?
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 35:112-8. 2003
    ..This study investigated among smokers the relationship between CRP and use of the anti-inflammatories aspirin and ibuprofen...
  22. pmc Patient-physician shared experiences and value patients place on continuity of care
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:452-4. 2004
    ..We undertook a study to examine the impact of experiences shared between patient and physician and the value patients place on continuity of care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Having a regular physician and attempted weight loss after screening for hypertension or hypercholesterolemia
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:223-7. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between having a regular physician, results of screening tests for cardiovascular risk (hypertension, hypercholesterolemia) and efforts to lose weight among obese adults...
  24. pmc Acculturation and diabetes among Hispanics: evidence from the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:60-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of our research was to examine acculturation among Hispanic Americans with respect to prevalence and control of diabetes...
  25. pmc Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S aureus in the United States, 2001-2002
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:132-7. 2006
    ..We computed population-based estimates of nasal carriage of S aureus and risk factors for carriage, as well as population-based estimates of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant S aureus (MRSA)...
  26. pmc Nonprescribed antimicrobial drugs in Latino community, South Carolina
    Arch G Mainous
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:883-8. 2005
    ..Many persons within the Latino community self-medicate with antimicrobial drugs obtained without a prescription both inside and outside the United States, which adds to the reservoir of antimicrobial drugs in the United States...
  27. ncbi request reprint Iron, lipids, and risk of cancer in the Framingham Offspring cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1115-22. 2005
    ..82, 95% CI: 1.50, 5.28; 14 cases). The results suggest that elevated serum iron levels coupled with either high VLDL-C or low HDL-C appear to interact to increase cancer risk in this cohort...
  28. pmc English language skills and diabetes and hypertension among foreign-born South Asian adults in England
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:331-6. 2006
  29. pmc Development of a measure to assess patient trust in medical researchers
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:247-52. 2006
    ..Mistrust of research and researchers may act as a barrier to participation. The purpose of this study was to develop a scale for assessing trust in medical researchers...
  30. pmc Differences in posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms between elderly non-Hispanic Whites and African Americans
    Arch G Mainous
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Family Medicine, 295 Calhoun St, P O Box 20192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:546-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest the need to better understand coping strategies used by whites and African Americans in the face of trauma...
  31. pmc Diabetes management in the USA and England: comparative analysis of national surveys
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J R Soc Med 99:463-9. 2006
    ..To compare diabetes management in adults between England and the United States, particularly focusing on the impact of a universal access health insurance system...
  32. pmc Transferrin saturation, dietary iron intake, and risk of cancer
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:131-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of dietary iron intake and the risk of cancer among adults with increased transferrin saturation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for Hispanic adults with diabetes
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 39:351-6. 2007
    ..Hispanics in the United States are disproportionately affected by diabetes. We examined the quality of care for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes to investigate potential disparities in health care...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol, transferrin saturation, and the development of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: results from an 18-year population-based cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 37:36-42. 2005
    ..This study examined the relationship between transferrin saturation (TS) and cholesterol to see if both are necessary to increase the risk for the subsequent development of AD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prehypertension and mortality in a nationally representative cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1496-500. 2004
    ..Lifestyle interventions targeting multiple risk factors including BP may be the most effective prevention strategy...
  36. pmc Race, rural residence, and control of diabetes and hypertension
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:563-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and hypertension, as well as control of both conditions, among rural and urban African Americans and whites...
  37. pmc A coronary heart disease risk score based on patient-reported information
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1236-41. 2007
    ..69, p = 0.01). In conclusion, the Personal HEART score identifies 10-year risk for CHD based on self-report data, is similar in predictive ability to the FRS and European SCORE, and has the potential for easy self-assessment...
  38. doi request reprint Relation of serum ferritin level to cardiovascular fitness among young men
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:115-8. 2009
    ..5% in young adult men. In conclusion, elevated ferritin levels, even those much lower than what is normally considered to be elevated, were associated with a decreased likelihood of having high CVF in young adult men...
  39. pmc Availability of antibiotics for purchase without a prescription on the internet
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:431-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine antibiotics available to patients without a prescription, a phenomenon on the Internet...
  40. ncbi request reprint A comparison of family medicine research in research intense and less intense institutions
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1100-4. 2000
    ..It is unclear how institutional research success and emphasis have affected the research productivity of family medicine departments...
  41. pmc IRon Overload screeNing tool (IRON): development of a tool to guide screening in primary care
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:733-7. 2011
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Leukocyte telomere length and coronary artery calcification
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Atherosclerosis 210:262-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of telomere length with coronary artery calcification in middle aged adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Serum vitamin C levels and use of health care resources for wheezing episodes
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:241-5. 2000
    ..Evidence suggests that the antioxidant vitamin C may play a role in lung function and wheezing, although the data are limited to laboratory evaluation of pulmonary function...
  44. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of statewide strategies to reduce antibiotic overuse
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 32:22-9. 2000
    ..This study assessed the utility of two common interventions--1) practice profiling and feedback and 2) patient education materials--implemented to decrease antibiotic prescribing for pediatric upper respiratory infections (URIs)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with care in programs for low income individuals
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Community Health 24:381-91. 1999
    ....
  46. pmc Access to care for the uninsured: is access to a physician enough?
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:910-2. 1999
    ..This study examined a private-sector, statewide program (Kentucky Physicians Care) of care for uninsured indigent persons regarding provision of preventive services...
  47. pmc Impact of the population at risk of diabetes on projections of diabetes burden in the United States: an epidemic on the way
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetologia 50:934-40. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to make projections of the future diabetes burden for the adult US population based in part on the prevalence of individuals at high risk of developing diabetes...
  48. pmc The importance of continuity of care in the likelihood of future hospitalization: is site of care equivalent to a primary clinician?
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1539-41. 1998
    ..This study examined the effect of continuity with clinicians and health care sites on likelihood of future hospitalization...
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of care via HEDIS 3.0. Is there a better way?
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:410-3. 1998
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for colds in children: who are the high prescribers?
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Practice, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:349-52. 1998
    ..To examine physician characteristics associated with being a high prescriber of antibiotics for pediatric upper respiratory tract infections (URIs)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in management of diabetes mellitus among Latino ethnic subgroups in the United States
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:598-605. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the quality of diabetes care among ethnic subgroups of the Latino population in the United States while accounting for aspects of acculturation and access to care...
  52. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and trust in one's physician: evidence from primary care in the United States and the United Kingdom
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 33:22-7. 2001
    ..This study explored the relationship between continuity of care and trust in one's physician, particularly in terms of differences between the United States and the United Kingdom (UK)...
  53. ncbi request reprint The lack of screening for diabetic nephropathy: evidence from a privately insured population
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 33:115-9. 2001
    ..We examined the performance of screening tests for diabetic nephropathy in a population of privately insured individuals...
  54. ncbi request reprint Is an elevated serum transferrin saturation associated with the development of diabetes?
    Arch G Mainous
    Dept of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:933-6. 2002
    ..Our objective was to determine the likelihood of developing diabetes in a nationally representative cohort of patients who have an elevated serum transferrin saturation rate but no current diagnosis of diabetes...
  55. pmc A community intervention to decrease antibiotics used for self-medication among Latino adults
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St Charleston, SC 29425 USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:520-6. 2009
    ..We implemented and evaluated a culturally sensitive educational intervention to decrease antibiotic self-medication...
  56. ncbi request reprint The importance of interpersonal relationship factors in decisions regarding authorship
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, and Center for Health Care Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 34:462-7. 2002
    ..We examined the influence of personal and professional relationships on authorship decisions, particularly as they may conflict with stated criteria of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Should we screen for hemochromatosis? An examination of evidence of downstream effects on morbidity and mortality
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1769-74. 2002
    ..Population-based hemochromatosis screening has been suggested with the rationale that identification and treatment of subclinical disease would decrease morbidity and mortality due to hemochromatosis...
  58. pmc Leukocyte telomere length and marital status among middle-aged adults
    Arch G Mainous
    Medical University of South Carolina, Family Medicine, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Age Ageing 40:73-8. 2011
    ..being unmarried is associated with worse health and increased mortality risk. Telomere length has emerged as a marker for biological ageing but it is unclear how telomere length relates to marital status...
  59. ncbi request reprint Life stress and atherosclerosis: a pathway through unhealthy lifestyle
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC 29425, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 40:147-61. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between a general measure of chronic life stress and atherosclerosis among middle aged adults without clinical cardiovascular disease via pathways through unhealthy lifestyle characteristics...
  60. ncbi request reprint The utility of a portable patient record for improving ongoing diabetes management
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Post Office Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:196-8, 200, 205-7. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint Impact of a policy allowing for over-the-counter statins
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Qual Prim Care 18:301-6. 2010
    ..allowing statins to be sold without a prescription has been widely debated in Great Britain, Canada and the USA...
  62. pmc Trends in hospitalizations with antibiotic-resistant infections: U.S., 1997-2006
    Arch G Mainous
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Family Medicine, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:354-60. 2011
    ..We evaluated the trends in hospitalizations associated with antibiotic-resistant infections in U.S. hospitals from 1997 to 2006...
  63. doi request reprint Uric acid as a potential cue to screen for iron overload
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:415-21. 2011
    ..It is suggested that targeted screening for hemochromatosis and iron overload may be worthwhile. The aim of this study was to examine uric acid as a potential indicator of the presence of iron overload...
  64. pmc Impact of insurance and hospital ownership on hospital length of stay among patients with ambulatory care-sensitive conditions
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:489-95. 2011
    ..CONCLUSIONS Patients without insurance have shorter lengths of stay for both ACSCs and non-ACSCs. Future research should examine whether patients without insurance are being discharged prematurely...
  65. ncbi request reprint How does ethnicity affect the association between obesity and diabetes?
    V A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabet Med 24:1199-204. 2007
    ..To examine the utility of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC) and waist-to-height ratio (WHR) in assessing diabetes risk across different ethnic groups...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of microalbuminuria testing in persons with type 2 diabetes: are the right patients being tested?
    W J Hueston
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Family Medicine, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:669-73. 2001
    ..Our goal was to determine whether adult patients with type 2 diabetes who had gross proteinuria or were already taking angiotensin-blocking drugs were screened for microalbuminuria...
  67. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics and return visits for respiratory illness: a comparison of pooled versus hierarchical statistical methods
    Q Pan
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Med Sci 319:360-5. 2000
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of respiratory infections: does managed care make a difference?
    W J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison Medical School, USA
    J Fam Pract 44:572-7. 1997
    ..The intention of this study was to determine whether shifting the costs from the insurer to physicians in a staff model health maintenance organization (HMO) influenced antibiotic prescribing...
  69. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary arginine and C-reactive protein
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Nutrition 21:125-30. 2005
    ..We investigated whether a dietary intake of arginine is associated with risk for cardiovascular disease as determined by levels of C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and the physician-patient relationship: the importance of continuity for adult patients with asthma
    M M Love
    Department of Family Practice, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0284, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:998-1004. 2000
    ..We assessed the role and importance of continuity of care in predicting the perceptions of the physician-patient relationship held by patients with asthma...
  71. ncbi request reprint Does acute bronchitis really exist? A reconceptualization of acute viral respiratory infections
    W J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:401-6. 2000
    ..Our goal was to determine whether there are any clinical cues that could help physicians differentiate between these 2 conditions...
  72. doi request reprint Telomere length and adiposity in a racially diverse sample
    V A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:261-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the cross-sectional relationship of anthropometric measures (body mass index (BMI) and visceral fat and the adipokines leptin and adiponectin) with telomere length in a racially diverse sample...
  73. ncbi request reprint Competing impact of excess weight versus cardiorespiratory fitness on cardiovascular risk
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1468-71. 2006
    ..In conclusion, patients who are "fat but fit" require weight-loss interventions to improve their cardiovascular risk profiles. Future interventions should emphasize weight control, even for those with high CRF...
  74. ncbi request reprint Combining serum biomarkers: the association of C-reactive protein, insulin sensitivity, and homocysteine with cardiovascular disease history in the general US population
    Doyle M Cummings
    Brody School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:180-5. 2006
    ..However, the prevalence of concurrent elevations of these biomarkers in the general population is unknown, as is their association with cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  75. pmc Assessing risk for development of diabetes in young adults
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    Ann Fam Med 5:425-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a preexisting multivariable risk score for the development of diabetes in a young adult cohort...
  76. pmc Ambulatory antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis and cough and hospital admissions for respiratory infections: time trends analysis
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J R Soc Med 99:358-62. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between ambulatory antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis and cough with hospital admissions for respiratory infections in the USA between 1996 and 2003...
  77. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of non-physician providers in primary care
    Terrence E Steyer
    MUSC Dept of Family Medicine, 295 Calhoun St, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425 0192, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 100:103-6. 2004
    ..More research is needed to understand the role that non-physician providers play in the primary care delivery system in the United States...
  78. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, antiinflammatory drugs, and quality of life in diabetes
    Doyle M Cummings
    Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:1593-7. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Hyperinsulinemia and cognitive decline in a middle-aged cohort
    Sara E Young
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2688-93. 2006
    ..S. population. Our objective was to determine whether hyperinsulinemia is associated with cognitive decline among middle-aged adults without type 2 diabetes, dementia, or stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohort...
  80. ncbi request reprint Relation between alcohol consumption and C-reactive protein levels in the adult US population
    Scott H Stewart
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:437-42. 2002
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption has been linked to a decreased risk of cardiovascular death. Systemic inflammation as indicated by elevated levels of C-reactive protein might play a role in this relation...
  81. ncbi request reprint Iron, cholesterol, and the risk of cancer in an 18-year cohort
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:505-9. 2005
    ..51 (CI 1.10-2.08) and 1.61 (CI 1.07-2.43), respectively. These results support the theory that the iron induced oxidation of serum lipids is important in the pathogenesis of cancer...
  82. ncbi request reprint The financial status of departments of family medicine at US medical schools
    W J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 33:166-70. 2001
    ..This report examined the financial health of departments of family medicine in US allopathic medical schools...
  83. ncbi request reprint Does drug treatment of patients with acute bronchitis reduce additional care seeking? Evidence from the Practice Partner Research Network
    W J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun St, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425
    Arch Fam Med 9:997-1001. 2000
    ..Considerable discussion has focused on treatment methods for patients with acute bronchitis...
  84. ncbi request reprint Medical students' abilities to take an occupational history: use of the WHACS mnemonic
    A V Blue
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:1050-3. 2000
    ..The WHACS mnemonic could be an effective tool to teach occupational history-taking skills...
  85. ncbi request reprint Disease management for diabetes among family physicians and general internists: opportunism or planned care?
    D H Kern
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 33:621-5. 2001
    ..This study explored primary care physicians' management of diabetes in the context of both planned diabetes visits and acute visits for conditions unrelated to diabetes...
  86. ncbi request reprint Are ethnic differences in insulin sensitivity explained by variation in carbohydrate intake?
    V A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetologia 48:1264-8. 2005
    ..This health disparity may be due to less healthy diets and/or heritable factors in minority populations. These factors must be assessed concurrently to better appreciate their contribution to insulin sensitivity...
  87. ncbi request reprint Challenges to academic family medicine in the current health care environment
    W J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 32:240-5. 2000
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Criteria used by clinicians to differentiate sinusitis from viral upper respiratory tract infection
    W J Hueston
    University of Wisconsin Madison Medical School, USA
    J Fam Pract 46:487-92. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how often clinicians use these validated criteria and how often they rely on clinical cues that are less valuable for differentiating sinusitis from URI...
  89. ncbi request reprint Commitment to a regular physician: how long will patients wait to see their own physician for acute illness?
    M M Love
    Department of Family Practice, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0284, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:202-7. 1999
    ..How long will a patient wait for care if their usual physician is not available? Our study explored factors related to a patient's decision to seek care from another professional...
  90. ncbi request reprint The effect of continuity of care on emergency department use
    J M Gill
    Department of Family Medicine, Christiana Care Health Services, Wilmington, Del, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:333-8. 2000
    ..To examine whether continuity of care with an individual health care provider is associated with the number of hospital emergency department (ED) visits in a statewide Medicaid population...
  91. ncbi request reprint Responding to patients' emotions: important for standardized patient satisfaction
    A V Blue
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 32:326-30. 2000
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Cultural conflicts in the weight loss experience of overweight Latinos
    V A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:328-33. 2007
    ..Therefore, we describe weight loss experiences, attitudes and barriers in overweight Latino adults...
  93. ncbi request reprint The Cooper River Bridge Run Study of low back pain in runners and walkers
    Shane K Woolf
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Suite 708, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 11:136-43. 2002
    ..This knowledge may benefit not only athletes in training, but other fitness enthusiasts, including casual runners and walkers and those who jog or walk to rehabilitate low back injuries...
  94. ncbi request reprint The role of medical students in curriculum committees
    Terrence E Steyer
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425 0192, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:238-41. 2003
    ..Medical students often play a role in local curricular issues by assessing the curriculum and bringing consumers' perspectives to curricular committees...
  95. pmc Adopting moderate alcohol consumption in middle age: subsequent cardiovascular events
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med 121:201-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether adopting moderate alcohol consumption in middle age would result in subsequent lower cardiovascular risk...
  96. ncbi request reprint Use of nutritional supplements for the prevention and treatment of hypercholesterolemia
    Terrence E Steyer
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29245 0192, USA
    Nutrition 19:415-8. 2003
    ..This goal of this study was to document the use of vitamins and nutritional supplements that may treat or prevent hypercholesterolemia...
  97. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, diabetes, and attendance at religious services
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1172-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between religious attendance and CRP in people with diabetes...
  98. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium and C-reactive protein levels
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:166-71. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether dietary magnesium consumption is associated with C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, in a nationally representative sample...
  99. pmc Effect of psyllium fiber supplementation on C-reactive protein: the trial to reduce inflammatory markers (TRIM)
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:100-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether daily fiber supplementation would reduce levels of inflammatory markers...
  100. ncbi request reprint Turning back the clock: adopting a healthy lifestyle in middle age
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med 120:598-603. 2007
    ..5-29.9 kg/m2, no current smoking) in a middle-aged cohort, and determine the subsequent rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality among those who adopt a healthy lifestyle...
  101. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns in sildenafil prescribing
    Sara E Young
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 195 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 38:110-5. 2006
    ..This study explores the incorporation of sildenafil into treatment of the common conditions of psychosexual and erectile dysfunction (ED)...

Research Grants1

  1. Racial Disparities in Diabetes in the US and the UK
    Arch Mainous; Fiscal Year: 2005
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