Jennifer L Kraschnewski
Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
- Development and evaluation of a brief questionnaire to assess dietary fat quality in low-income overweight women in the southern United StatesJennifer L Kraschnewski
Department of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 45:355-61. 2013..To develop a brief questionnaire to assess dietary fat quality, the Dietary Fat Quality Assessment (DFQA), for use in dietary counseling to reduce heart disease risk...
- Association of prenatal physical activity and gestational weight gain: results from the first baby studyJennifer L Kraschnewski
Department of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Womens Health Issues 23:e233-8. 2013..Prenatal physical activity is recommended, although its role in preventing excessive GWG is unclear. We sought to understand the association between prenatal physical activity and GWG in a longitudinal cohort...
- The epidemiology of weight counseling for adults in the United States: a case of positive devianceJ L Kraschnewski
Department of Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Cetner, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Int J Obes (Lond) 37:751-3. 2013..5-15.7)). In conclusion, a minority of PCPs provide the majority of primary-care weight counseling in the United States. Studies of these PCPs may help to identify practical methods to increase weight counseling in primary-care settings...
- A silent response to the obesity epidemic: decline in US physician weight counselingJennifer L Kraschnewski
Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Med Care 51:186-92. 2013..Current trends of weight-related counseling are unknown in the setting of the US obesity epidemic...
- Efficacy of a weight-loss website based on positive deviance. A randomized trialJennifer L Kraschnewski
Department of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:610-4. 2011..Incorporating weight-control practices used by individuals with long-term weight-loss success ("positive deviants") may improve the efficacy of web-based weight control interventions...
- Prospective association between body mass index and receipt of preventive services: results from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS)Jennifer L Kraschnewski
Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Prev Med 54:302-5. 2012..We examine whether overweight and obesity are associated with disparities in clinical preventive services receipt in a unique, prospective, population-based cohort of reproductive-age women...
- "What my doctor didn't tell me": examining health care provider advice to overweight and obese pregnant women on gestational weight gain and physical activityMichael R Stengel
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Womens Health Issues 22:e535-40. 2012..How health care providers counsel overweight and obese pregnant women on appropriate GWG and physical activity remains largely unexplored...
- Using positive deviance for determining successful weight-control practicesHeather L Stuckey
Department of Medicine, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Qual Health Res 21:563-79. 2011..Using the extensive data involving both the practices and practice implementation, we used positive deviance to create a comprehensive list of practices to develop interventions for individuals to control their weight...
- Medical center farmers markets: a strategic partner in the patient-centered medical homeDaniel R George
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 e mail
Prev Chronic Dis 10:E127. 2013..The number of medical center-based farmers markets has increased in the past decade, but little is known about how such organizations contribute to the preventive health goals of the patient-centered medical home...
- Dangers and opportunities for social media in medicineDaniel R George
Departments of Humanities Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Clin Obstet Gynecol 56:453-62. 2013..Finally, it describes the most promising avenues through which professionals can use social media in medicine-improving patient communication, enhancing professional development, and contributing to public health research and service. ..
- Public health potential of farmers' markets on medical center campuses: a case study from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterDaniel R George
Department of Humanities, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, USA
Am J Public Health 101:2226-32. 2011....