J Ma

Summary

Affiliation: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Variations between obese Latinos and whites in weight-related counseling during preventive clinical visits in the United States
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1734-41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint DASH for asthma: a pilot study of the DASH diet in not-well-controlled adult asthma
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:55-67. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Association of general and central obesity and atopic and nonatopic asthma in US adults
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Asthma 50:395-402. 2013
  4. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention for weight loss into primary care: a randomized trial
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:113-21. 2013
  5. pmc Evaluating clinic and community-based lifestyle interventions for obesity reduction in a low-income Latino neighborhood: Vivamos Activos Fair Oaks Program
    Rebecca L Drieling
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:98. 2011
  6. pmc Evaluation of lifestyle interventions to treat elevated cardiometabolic risk in primary care (E-LITE): a randomized controlled trial
    Jun Ma
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:71. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Obesity and depression in US women: results from the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:347-53. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of body mass index and association with adolescent preventive care in U.S. outpatient settings
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California 94301, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:502-4. 2009
  9. pmc Screening, treatment, and control of hypertension in US private physician offices, 2003-2004
    Jun Ma
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, 795 El Camino Real, Stanford, CA 94301, USA
    Hypertension 51:1275-81. 2008
  10. pmc The Breathe Easier through Weight Loss Lifestyle (BE WELL) Intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:16. 2010

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Variations between obese Latinos and whites in weight-related counseling during preventive clinical visits in the United States
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1734-41. 2013
    ..To examine rate differences and explanatory factors for lifestyle counseling to obese Latinos versus non-Hispanic whites (NHWs) in U.S. outpatient settings...
  2. doi request reprint DASH for asthma: a pilot study of the DASH diet in not-well-controlled adult asthma
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:55-67. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Association of general and central obesity and atopic and nonatopic asthma in US adults
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Asthma 50:395-402. 2013
    ..To examine the association of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) with the prevalence of asthma by atopic status and sex using nationally representative data in the US...
  4. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention for weight loss into primary care: a randomized trial
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:113-21. 2013
    ..However, it has not been adequately translated into primary care...
  5. pmc Evaluating clinic and community-based lifestyle interventions for obesity reduction in a low-income Latino neighborhood: Vivamos Activos Fair Oaks Program
    Rebecca L Drieling
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:98. 2011
    ..There has been limited implementation and evaluation of these strategies, particularly the added benefit of community-based intervention, in low-income Latino populations...
  6. pmc Evaluation of lifestyle interventions to treat elevated cardiometabolic risk in primary care (E-LITE): a randomized controlled trial
    Jun Ma
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:71. 2009
    ..Translational research is needed to test real-world models of lifestyle interventions in primary care settings...
  7. doi request reprint Obesity and depression in US women: results from the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:347-53. 2010
    ..These characteristics may identify specific at-risk subgroups of obese women in which hypothesized causal pathways and effective preventive and therapeutic interventions can be profitably investigated...
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of body mass index and association with adolescent preventive care in U.S. outpatient settings
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California 94301, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:502-4. 2009
    ..The room for improvement remains considerable, and interventions to promote quality preventive care are needed for all adolescents...
  9. pmc Screening, treatment, and control of hypertension in US private physician offices, 2003-2004
    Jun Ma
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, 795 El Camino Real, Stanford, CA 94301, USA
    Hypertension 51:1275-81. 2008
    ..1 to 2.4). In conclusion, more intervention efforts are needed to further reduce the gaps and variations in routine practice in relation to evidence-based practice guidelines for hypertension screening, treatment, and control...
  10. pmc The Breathe Easier through Weight Loss Lifestyle (BE WELL) Intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:16. 2010
    ..Due to methodological shortcomings of previous studies, however, well-controlled trials are needed to investigate the efficacy of weight loss strategies to improve asthma control in obese individuals...
  11. doi request reprint Obesity, insulin resistance and the prevalence of atopy and asthma in US adults
    J Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Allergy 65:1455-63. 2010
    ..The roles of obesity and insulin resistance in asthma and atopy are not well understood. We investigated whether there is an association of obesity and insulin resistance with asthma and atopy prevalence in US adults...
  12. pmc Adult obesity and office-based quality of care in the United States
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1077-85. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint U.S. adolescents receive suboptimal preventive counseling during ambulatory care
    Jun Ma
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5705, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:441. 2005
    ..To examine U.S. adolescents' (age 13-18) utilization of ambulatory care and the likelihood of receiving preventive counseling from 1993 through 2000...
  14. pmc Case management to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease in a county health care system
    Jun Ma
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1988-95. 2009
    ..Case management (CM) is a systematic approach to supplement physician-centered efforts to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Research is limited on its implementation and efficacy in low-income, ethnic minority populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Depression treatment during outpatient visits by U.S. children and adolescents
    Jun Ma
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:434-42. 2005
    ..We examined national trends in depression visits and treatment among outpatients aged 7 to 17 years...
  16. pmc National trends in statin use by coronary heart disease risk category
    Jun Ma
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e123. 2005
    ..Only limited research tracks United States trends in the use of statins recorded during outpatient visits, particularly use by patients at moderate to high cardiovascular risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical trial results on national trends in alpha-blocker prescribing, 1996-2002
    Randall S Stafford
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    JAMA 291:54-62. 2004
    ..Research on factors that influence prescribing patterns and the extent of change produced by clinical trial findings is limited...
  18. doi request reprint No beneficial effects of pine bark extract on cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Rebecca L Drieling
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5411, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1541-7. 2010
    ..Pine bark extract, a dietary supplement source of antioxidant oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes, has multiple putative cardiovascular benefits. Studies published to date about the supplement have notable methodological limitations...
  19. ncbi request reprint National trends in asthma visits and asthma pharmacotherapy, 1978-2002
    Randall S Stafford
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:729-35. 2003
    ..Research is limited on physicians' compliance with recent clinical guidelines for asthma treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Americans are not meeting current calcium recommendations
    Jun Ma
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1361-6. 2007
    ..Recent research has raised doubts about the efficacy of calcium supplementation in preventing fractures; however, adequate calcium intake remains important...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in antihypertensive prescribing during US outpatient visits for uncomplicated hypertension between 1993 and 2004
    Jun Ma
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Hypertension 48:846-52. 2006
    ..Evidence-based guidelines for antihypertensive drug therapy do impact physician prescribing, but the impact seems to be short lived. Future interventions are imperative for promoting long-term adherence to published guidelines...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term and short-term changes in antihypertensive prescribing by office-based physicians in the United States
    Randall S Stafford
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Hypertension 48:213-8. 2006
    ..The recorded long- and short-term trends indicate that evidence-based clinical recommendations had an impact on antihypertensive prescribing practices, but the magnitude of impact may be smaller and of more limited duration than desired...
  23. pmc Underutilization of aspirin persists in US ambulatory care for the secondary and primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Randall S Stafford
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 2:e353. 2005
    ..We also examined patient and health care provider contributors to the underuse of aspirin...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality of US outpatient care: temporal changes and racial/ethnic disparities
    Jun Ma
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1354-61. 2005
    ..The current national measure set for the quality of health care underrepresents the spectrum of outpatient care and makes limited use of readily available national ambulatory care survey data...
  25. ncbi request reprint National patterns of calcium use in osteoporosis in the United States
    Randall S Stafford
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:885-90. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint US women desire greater professional guidance on hormone and alternative therapies for menopause symptom management
    Jun Ma
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Menopause 13:506-16. 2006
    ..We examined 1) current use and perceptions of hormone and alternative therapies for symptom relief among US women, and 2) healthcare provider involvement in women's decision making...
  27. ncbi request reprint Implementing cardiac risk-factor case management: lessons learned in a county health system
    Kathy Berra
    Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 6:173-9. 2007
    ..Implementation of CM, however, is difficult. We have identified lessons learned from a cardiovascular risk reduction CM program that may aid future CM implementation...
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between ankle-brachial index and cardiovascular or all-cause mortality in metabolic syndrome of elderly Chinese
    Yuanxi Xu
    Heart, Lung and Blood Vessel Center, Tongji University, Shanghai, PR China
    Hypertens Res 30:613-9. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint [Effects of oxyphenamone on myocardial ischemia in cats and rats]
    Li li Fan
    Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100050, China
    Yao Xue Xue Bao 40:122-6. 2005
    ..To study the therapeutic effects of oxyphenamone, a novel inodilator, on myocardial ischemia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity counseling during ambulatory care visits in the United States
    Jun Ma
    Program of Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Prev Med 39:815-22. 2004
    ..We examined time trends and independent correlates of diet and physical activity counseling for American adults with an elevated cardiovascular risk during their outpatient visits...

Research Grants4

  1. Can diet- & exercise-induced weight loss improve asthma control in obese adults?
    Jun Ma; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this project will help advance the current clinical guidelines for treating obese adults with asthma, which, in turn, may lead to reduced morbidity and mortality associated with asthma and obesity. ..
  2. Can diet- & exercise-induced weight loss improve asthma control in obese adults?
    Jun Ma; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If successful, this project will help advance the current clinical guidelines for treating obese adults with asthma, which, in turn, may lead to reduced morbidity and mortality associated with asthma and obesity. ..
  3. Can diet- & exercise-induced weight loss improve asthma control in obese adults?
    Jun Ma; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this project will help advance the current clinical guidelines for treating obese adults with asthma, which, in turn, may lead to reduced morbidity and mortality associated with asthma and obesity. ..