Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Understanding the association of biomedical, psychosocial and behavioral risks with adverse pregnancy outcomes among African-Americans in Washington, DCMichele Kiely
Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD NIH HHS, 6100 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 7510, USA
Matern Child Health J 15:S85-95. 2011..Preconceptional factors strongly influence pregnancy outcomes. For many of these women, the high risks they brought into pregnancy were more likely to impact their pregnancy outcomes than events during pregnancy...
- An integrated intervention to reduce intimate partner violence in pregnancy: a randomized controlled trialMichele Kiely
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20852 7510, USA
Obstet Gynecol 115:273-83. 2010..To estimate the efficacy of a psycho-behavioral intervention in reducing intimate partner violence recurrence during pregnancy and postpartum and in improving birth outcomes in African-American women...
- Patterns of alcohol consumption among pregnant African-American women in Washington, DC, USAMichele Kiely
Collaborative Studies Unit, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:328-39. 2011..Using our screening tool, women were willing to disclose their drinking habits. This low-cost method identifies women appropriate for targeting of interventions...
- Recruitment and retention of low-income minority women in a behavioral intervention to reduce smoking, depression, and intimate partner violence during pregnancyM Nabil El-Khorazaty
Statistics and Epidemiology Unit, RTI International, 6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 902, Rockville, MD 20852 3903, USA
BMC Public Health 7:233. 2007..non-retained women and lost to follow-up vs. dropped-out women are presented. In addition, subgroups of pregnant women who are less (more) likely to be retained are identified...
- Prepregnancy low-carbohydrate dietary pattern and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort studyWei Bao
From the Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Rockville, MD WB, MK, and CZ the Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH KB the Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA DKT and JC the Centre for Fetal Programming, Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark SFO the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA JC and the Department of Endocrinology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark AV
Am J Clin Nutr 99:1378-84. 2014..Low-carbohydrate diets (LCDs) have been vastly popular for weight loss. The association between a low-carbohydrate dietary pattern and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) remains unknown...
- Health beliefs and parenting attitudes influence breastfeeding patterns among low-income African-American womenPhyllis W Sharps
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Perinatol 23:414-9. 2003..To describe breastfeeding initiation among 210 urban African-American mothers with inadequate prenatal care...
- Rationale, design, and method of the Diabetes & Women's Health study--a study of long-term health implications of glucose intolerance in pregnancy and their determinantsCuilin Zhang
Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:1123-30. 2014..Findings from the study are critical for the development of targeted and more effective strategies to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus and its complications in this high-risk population. ..
- Low-income minority mothers' reports of infant health care utilisation compared with medical recordsKennan D Murray
Statistics and Epidemiology Unit, RTI International, Rockville, MD, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:274-83. 2007..well-baby visits. Future studies that evaluate health care utilisation data should take these discrepancies into consideration in their selection of information source, and in their interpretation of the data...
- The association between a medical history of depression and gestational diabetes in a large multi-ethnic cohort in the United StatesKatherine Bowers
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:323-8. 2013..Both major depression and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are prevalent among women of reproductive age. Our objective was to determine whether a medical history of depression is related to subsequent development of GDM...
- Physical activity and sedentary behaviors associated with risk of progression from gestational diabetes mellitus to type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort studyWei Bao
Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland
JAMA Intern Med 174:1047-55. 2014..Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at substantially increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The identification of important modifiable factors could help prevent T2DM in this high-risk population...