Caroline S Blaum

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics related to poor glycemic control in NIDDM patients in community practice
    C S Blaum
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:7-11. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, hyperglycaemia and mortality in disabled older women: The Women's Health and Ageing Study I
    C S Blaum
    Department of Medicine, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0926, USA
    Diabet Med 22:543-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Is the metabolic syndrome, with or without diabetes, associated with progressive disability in older Mexican Americans?
    Caroline S Blaum
    The University of Michigan Medical School, and Ann Arbor Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center GRECC, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:766-73. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional status and health outcomes in older americans with diabetes mellitus
    Caroline S Blaum
    Department of Medicine, The Institute for Social Research, and the Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:745-53. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The association between obesity and the frailty syndrome in older women: the Women's Health and Aging Studies
    Caroline S Blaum
    University of Michigan, Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:927-34. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Is hyperglycemia associated with frailty status in older women?
    Caroline S Blaum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan Medical School, Geriatrics Center, NIB, Room 914, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:840-7. 2009
  7. pmc Clinical complexity in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: the Health and Retirement Study
    Caroline Blaum
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan and Veterans Administration Health Center, 300 N Ingalls St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 48:327-34. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of the minimum data set for assessing nutritional status in nursing home residents
    C S Blaum
    University of Michigan Medical School, Institute of Gerontology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:787-94. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study
    Christine T Cigolle
    University of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:156-64. 2007
  10. pmc Geriatric conditions develop in middle-aged adults with diabetes
    Christine T Cigolle
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:272-9. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics related to poor glycemic control in NIDDM patients in community practice
    C S Blaum
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:7-11. 1997
    ..To identify clinical characteristics related to poor glycemic control in patients with NIDDM cared for by Michigan primary care physicians...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, hyperglycaemia and mortality in disabled older women: The Women's Health and Ageing Study I
    C S Blaum
    Department of Medicine, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0926, USA
    Diabet Med 22:543-50. 2005
    ..We evaluated whether cardiovascular disease, comorbidities, or degree of hyperglycaemia, particularly severe hyperglycaemia, affected diabetes-related mortality risk in older, disabled women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is the metabolic syndrome, with or without diabetes, associated with progressive disability in older Mexican Americans?
    Caroline S Blaum
    The University of Michigan Medical School, and Ann Arbor Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center GRECC, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:766-73. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is highly prevalent in the growing U.S. Latino population. We hypothesize that MetS, with or without diabetes, is associated with progressive disability in older Mexican Americans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional status and health outcomes in older americans with diabetes mellitus
    Caroline S Blaum
    Department of Medicine, The Institute for Social Research, and the Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:745-53. 2003
    ..To determine how baseline functional status affects health outcomes in older adults with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The association between obesity and the frailty syndrome in older women: the Women's Health and Aging Studies
    Caroline S Blaum
    University of Michigan, Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:927-34. 2005
    ..To determine whether obesity is associated with the frailty phenotype and, if so, whether comorbid conditions or inflammatory markers explain this association...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is hyperglycemia associated with frailty status in older women?
    Caroline S Blaum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan Medical School, Geriatrics Center, NIB, Room 914, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:840-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether hyperglycemia is related to prevalent frailty status in older women...
  7. pmc Clinical complexity in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: the Health and Retirement Study
    Caroline Blaum
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan and Veterans Administration Health Center, 300 N Ingalls St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 48:327-34. 2010
    ..Some patients with diabetes may have health status characteristics that could make diabetes self-management (DSM) difficult and lead to inadequate glycemic control, or limit the benefit of some diabetes management interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of the minimum data set for assessing nutritional status in nursing home residents
    C S Blaum
    University of Michigan Medical School, Institute of Gerontology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:787-94. 1997
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  9. ncbi request reprint Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study
    Christine T Cigolle
    University of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:156-64. 2007
    ..The prevalence of geriatric conditions and their effect on health and disability in older adults has not been investigated in population-based samples...
  10. pmc Geriatric conditions develop in middle-aged adults with diabetes
    Christine T Cigolle
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:272-9. 2011
    ..These conditions are important contributors to the complex health status of older adults. Diabetes mellitus is known to co-occur with geriatric conditions in older adults and has been implicated in the pathogenesis of some conditions...
  11. pmc Predictors of self-report of heart failure in a population-based survey of older adults
    Tanya R Gure
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:396-402. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that those who self-reported HF were more likely to have a higher number of HF-related claims...
  12. ncbi request reprint Setting eligibility criteria for a care-coordination benefit
    Christine T Cigolle
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2051-9. 2005
    ..To examine different clinically relevant eligibility criteria sets to determine how they differ in numbers and characteristics of individuals served...
  13. doi request reprint Comparing models of frailty: the Health and Retirement Study
    Christine T Cigolle
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Room 919, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:830-9. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Low cognitive performance, comorbid disease, and task-specific disability: findings from a nationally representative survey
    Caroline S Blaum
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M523-31. 2002
    ....
  15. pmc Clinical complexity and mortality in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes
    Christine T Cigolle
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Room 919, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1313-20. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Prevalence of cognitive impairment in older adults with heart failure
    Tanya R Gure
    Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1724-9. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of cognitive impairment in older adults with heart failure (HF)...
  17. pmc Degree of disability and patterns of caregiving among older Americans with congestive heart failure
    Tanya Ruff Gure
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:70-6. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of diabetes on disability in middle-aged and older adults
    Linda A Wray
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, 315 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1206-11. 2005
    ....
  19. pmc Blood pressure trajectories prior to death in patients with diabetes
    Mary A M Rogers
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1534-9. 2011
    ..The goals of this study were to examine trajectories of blood pressure (BP) in adults with diabetes and investigate the association of trajectory patterns with mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Six-month cognitive improvement in nursing home residents with severe cognitive impairment
    Amna B Buttar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, and Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:100-8. 2003
    ..Nursing home residents with SCI had possible underrecognition of medical problems and poor nutritional status. Measured improvement may indicate possible misclassification for some residents and potential for improvement for others...
  21. ncbi request reprint Informal caregiving for diabetes and diabetic complications among elderly americans
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S177-86. 2002
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  22. pmc Examining the evidence: a systematic review of the inclusion and analysis of older adults in randomized controlled trials
    Donna M Zulman
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, 6312 Medical Science Building I, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:783-90. 2011
    ..Due to a shortage of studies focusing on older adults, clinicians and policy makers frequently rely on clinical trials of the general population to provide supportive evidence for treating complex, older patients...
  23. doi request reprint Diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention in older adults
    Christine T Cigolle
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:607-41, vii-viii. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint Guideline for the management of heart failure caused by systolic dysfunction: Part I. Guideline development, etiology and diagnosis
    W E Chavey
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am Fam Physician 64:769-74. 2001
    ..Part I describes the new paradigm of heart failure and offers guidance for diagnostic testing. Part II presents a treatment guideline...
  25. ncbi request reprint Explaining the role of sex on disability: a population-based study
    L A Wray
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School, G 1210 Towsley Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0201, USA
    Gerontologist 41:499-510. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint Accelerated dysfunction among the very oldest-old in nursing homes
    B E Fries
    Institute of Gerontology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M336-41. 2000
    ..This may blind heterogeneity within the oldest category. New, large data sets allow examination of the very oldest-old (e.g., aged > or = 95) and contrasts with those who are younger...
  27. ncbi request reprint Guideline for the management of heart failure caused by systolic dysfunction: part II. Treatment
    W E Chavey
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am Fam Physician 64:1045-54. 2001
    ..Diuretics and digoxin should be reserved, as needed, for symptomatic management of heart failure. Other treatments or treatment programs may be necessary in individual patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Caregiver attitudes and hospitalization risk in michigan residents receiving home- and community-based care
    Lisa R Shugarman
    RAND Corporation, 1700 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1079-85. 2002
    ..To study a cohort of participants in home- and community-based services (HCBS) in Michigan to evaluate the relationship between (1) caregiver attitudes and participant characteristics and (2) the risk of hospitalization...
  29. pmc Low micronutrient levels as a predictor of incident disability in older women
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2335-40. 2006
    ..The role of nutritional status in the disablement process is still unclear. The objective of this study was to assess whether low concentrations of nutrients predict the development and course of disability...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patterns of disability related to diabetes mellitus in older women
    Siobhan C Maty
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:148-53. 2004
    ..To identify pattern(s) of disability related to diabetes in older women and to determine the extent to which disability is mediated by selected diabetes complications...
  31. ncbi request reprint Management of diabetes mellitus in older adults: are national guidelines appropriate?
    Caroline S Blaum
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:581-3. 2002

Research Grants3

  1. Hyperglycemia, Frailty and Disability in Older Women
    Caroline Blaum; Fiscal Year: 2006
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