Nelda Mier

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Establishing successful binational academic collaborations in minority health research
    Nelda Mier
    Texas A and M University System Health Sciences Center School of Rural Public Health South Texas Center, McAllen 78503, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:472-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Ethnic and health correlates of diabetes-related amputations at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, McAllen, Texas, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:214-20. 2010
  3. doi Clinical depressive symptoms and diabetes in a binational border population
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, TX, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:223-33. 2008
  4. ncbi Health-related quality of life in a binational population with diabetes at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    South Texas Center, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:154-63. 2008
  5. doi Health-related quality of life among Mexican Americans living in colonias at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 S McColl Road, Room 134, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1760-71. 2008
  6. pmc Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: perspectives on definitions, motivators, and programs of physical activity
    Nelda Mier
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, 2101 South McColl Rd, Room 134, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A24. 2007
  7. ncbi Levels and correlates of exercise in a border mexican american population
    Nelda Mier
    South Texas Center, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:159-69. 2007
  8. ncbi Nutrition provided to Mexican-American preschool children on the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Social and Behavioral Health, South Texas Center School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, Texas A and M University System, Temple, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:311-5. 2007
  9. pmc Anatomy of culturally sensitive interventions promoting nutrition and exercise in hispanics: a critical examination of existing literature
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:541-54. 2010
  10. doi Bridging research and policy to address childhood obesity among border Hispanics: a pilot study
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:S208-14. 2013

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Publications25

  1. pmc Establishing successful binational academic collaborations in minority health research
    Nelda Mier
    Texas A and M University System Health Sciences Center School of Rural Public Health South Texas Center, McAllen 78503, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:472-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Ethnic and health correlates of diabetes-related amputations at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, McAllen, Texas, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:214-20. 2010
    ....
  3. doi Clinical depressive symptoms and diabetes in a binational border population
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, TX, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:223-33. 2008
    ..This exploratory, binational study examined the prevalence and correlates of clinical depressive symptoms in Hispanics of Mexican origin with type 2 diabetes living on both sides of the Texas Mexico border...
  4. ncbi Health-related quality of life in a binational population with diabetes at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    South Texas Center, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:154-63. 2008
    ....
  5. doi Health-related quality of life among Mexican Americans living in colonias at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 S McColl Road, Room 134, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1760-71. 2008
    ..Major findings indicate the need for additional research centered on further exploration of the impact of economic, cultural, and social influences on HRQL among severely disadvantaged populations...
  6. pmc Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: perspectives on definitions, motivators, and programs of physical activity
    Nelda Mier
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, 2101 South McColl Rd, Room 134, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A24. 2007
    ..This study examines perceptions of physical activity in a population of Mexican Americans who have type 2 diabetes and live in the Texas-Mexico border region and identifies motivators and barriers to physical activity in this group...
  7. ncbi Levels and correlates of exercise in a border mexican american population
    Nelda Mier
    South Texas Center, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:159-69. 2007
    ..To examine personal and environmental correlates of exercise among Mexican Americans living in the Texas-Mexico border region...
  8. ncbi Nutrition provided to Mexican-American preschool children on the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Social and Behavioral Health, South Texas Center School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, Texas A and M University System, Temple, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:311-5. 2007
    ..001), and potassium (P<0.001). Nutrition interventions targeting low-income border Mexican-American families should emphasize the need and importance of providing children with diets that meet the Recommended Dietary Allowances...
  9. pmc Anatomy of culturally sensitive interventions promoting nutrition and exercise in hispanics: a critical examination of existing literature
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:541-54. 2010
    ..A clear understanding of Hispanic cultural values is also required. Further empirical examination is warranted to determine the factors mediating or predicting the efficacy of culturally sensitive health programs for Hispanics...
  10. doi Bridging research and policy to address childhood obesity among border Hispanics: a pilot study
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:S208-14. 2013
    ..Although national guidelines recommend using environmental and policy approaches to address this public health issue, the majority of Mexican-American children do not meet physical activity recommendations...
  11. ncbi Mexican-American children's perspectives: neighborhood characteristics and physical activity in Texas-Mexico border colonias
    Nelda Mier
    School of Rural Public Health Texas A and M Health Science Center McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    J Environ Health 76:8-16. 2013
    ....
  12. doi Personal and cultural influences on diabetes self-care behaviors among older Hispanics born in the U.S. and Mexico
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1052-62. 2012
    ..Although acculturation influenced only PA and no other behaviors, personal and cultural factors require further investigation to design diabetes management strategies for Hispanic seniors at the border region...
  13. ncbi Sociodemographic and healthcare characteristics of Colonia residents: the role of life stage in predicting health risks and diabetes status in a disadvantaged Hispanic population
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:280-7. 2009
    ..79). Skipping medications increased risk of developing diabetes (OR 2.98). Disadvantaged obese boomers are at particular risk, warranting culturally appropriate interventions before onset of chronic illnesses...
  14. doi The impact of asthma health education for parents of children attending head start centers
    Genny Carrillo Zuniga
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    J Community Health 37:1296-300. 2012
    ..4 % of made changes in their households as a result of their training. This study suggests that education can improve knowledge and change behaviors for the well-being of the residents of that household...
  15. pmc Factors influencing health care utilization in older Hispanics with diabetes along the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:149-56. 2012
    ..Adequate health care access can decrease or delay the onset of diabetes complications in older Hispanics with type 2 diabetes who live along the US-Mexico border...
  16. doi A pilot walking program for Mexican-American women living in colonias at the border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78572, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:172-5. 2011
    ..To test the effectiveness of ¡Vamos a Caminar! (Let's Walk!), an intervention for Mexican-American women living in economically disadvantaged, poorly urbanized areas in the South Texas border region...
  17. doi Assessing diabetes practices in clinical settings: precursor to building community partnerships around disease management
    John D Prochaska
    Center for Community Health Development, Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Community Health 34:493-9. 2009
    ..Other sites seeking to begin similar projects may benefit from a similar process...
  18. pmc A qualitative case study examining intervention tailoring for minorities
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 S McColl Rd McAllen, TX 78572, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:822-32. 2010
    ..To explore issues of intervention tailoring for ethnic minorities based on information and experiences shared by researchers affiliated with the Health Maintenance Consortium (HMC)...
  19. ncbi The caregiving experience among Hispanic caregivers of dementia patients
    Nelda Mier
    South Texas Center for Rural Public Health, 3700 N 10th St, Suite 210, McAllen, TX 78501, USA
    J Cult Divers 14:12-8. 2007
    ..This review concluded that there is a need for an extensive, in depth research of the caregiving experience among Hispanics and further research needs are discussed...
  20. pmc The science of sustaining health behavior change: the health maintenance consortium
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:647-59. 2010
    ..To enhance understanding of the long-term maintenance of behavior change, as well as effective strategies for achieving sustainable health promotion and disease prevention through the Health Maintenance Consortium (HMC)...
  21. pmc The impact of a communitywide smoke-free ordinance on smoking among older adults
    John D Prochaska
    Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A17. 2009
    ..We examined changes in self-reported cigarette smoking and in attitudes toward smoking after the implementation of such ordinances in Fort Collins, Colorado, in 2003...
  22. doi Does injury prevention education initiate household changes in a Spanish-speaking minority population?
    Miguel A Setien
    School of Rural Public Health, McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 South McColl Road, McAllen, TX, 78503, USA
    J Community Health 39:167-72. 2014
    ..These areas include bicycle and water safety; specifically, the use of protective gear when bicycling; understanding and adhering to traffic rules when bicycling; and, the dangers of drowning in small quantities of water. ..
  23. doi Incorporating what promotoras learn: becoming role models to effect positive change
    Rose L Lucio
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 South McColl Road, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    J Community Health 37:1026-31. 2012
    ..Further evaluation is needed to investigate whether these trainings allow promotoras to serve as role models within their communities "by educating through example" and thereby enhance their credibility as health educators...
  24. doi Pilot of a diabetes primary prevention program in a hard-to-reach, low-income, immigrant Hispanic population
    Ann V Millard
    School of Rural Public Health McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:906-13. 2011
    ..The study shows that low-income, rural Mexican American families will take ownership of a program that is participatory and tailored to their culture and economic situation...
  25. ncbi Ultimate nutrition game for mexican american preschoolers
    Nelda Mier
    Social and Behavioral Health Department, South Texas Center, School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, Texas A and M University System, College Station, TX, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 37:325-6. 2005