Arleen F Brown

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and mortality after stroke
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Neurology 80:520-7. 2013
  2. pmc Evaluation of risk equations for prediction of short-term coronary heart disease events in patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes: the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Shou En Lu
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 683 Hoes Lane West, Rm 220, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:12. 2012
  3. pmc Collaborative care management reduces disparities in dementia care quality for caregivers with less education
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:243-51. 2013
  4. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status, depression, and health status in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:349. 2011
  5. pmc Body mass index, neighborhood fast food and restaurant concentration, and car ownership
    Sanae Inagami
    General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:683-95. 2009
  6. pmc Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:308. 2007
  7. pmc Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:312. 2010
  8. pmc Patient-provider communication regarding drug costs in Medicare Part D beneficiaries with diabetes: a TRIAD Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:164. 2010
  9. pmc Neighborhood disadvantage and ischemic stroke: the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
    Arleen F Brown
    Department of Neurology, UCLA GIM and HSR, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Stroke 42:3363-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient, system and clinician level interventions to address disparities in diabetes care
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 3:244-8. 2007

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Publications43

  1. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and mortality after stroke
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Neurology 80:520-7. 2013
    ..We examined whether socioeconomic features of the residential neighborhood contribute to poststroke mortality and whether neighborhood influences are mediated by traditional behavioral and biologic risk factors...
  2. pmc Evaluation of risk equations for prediction of short-term coronary heart disease events in patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes: the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Shou En Lu
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 683 Hoes Lane West, Rm 220, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:12. 2012
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  3. pmc Collaborative care management reduces disparities in dementia care quality for caregivers with less education
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:243-51. 2013
    ..To examine educational gradients in dementia care and whether the effect of a dementia collaborative care management intervention varied according to the educational attainment of the informal caregiver...
  4. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status, depression, and health status in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:349. 2011
    ..The objective of this manuscript was to evaluate the relationship between neighborhood-level SES and health status and depression...
  5. pmc Body mass index, neighborhood fast food and restaurant concentration, and car ownership
    Sanae Inagami
    General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:683-95. 2009
    ..5 in. Higher restaurant density is associated with higher BMI among local residents. The local fast food environment has a stronger association with BMI for local residents who do not have access to cars...
  6. pmc Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:308. 2007
    ..Our understanding of social disparities in diabetes-related health behaviors is incomplete. The purpose of this study was to determine if having less education is associated with poorer diabetes-related health behaviors...
  7. pmc Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:312. 2010
    ..This study aims to conduct a multi-level analysis to examine the relationship between neighborhood SES and weight-related health behaviors...
  8. pmc Patient-provider communication regarding drug costs in Medicare Part D beneficiaries with diabetes: a TRIAD Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:164. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Neighborhood disadvantage and ischemic stroke: the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
    Arleen F Brown
    Department of Neurology, UCLA GIM and HSR, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Stroke 42:3363-8. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the relationship between neighborhood socioeconomic status and incident ischemic stroke and examine potential mediators of these associations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient, system and clinician level interventions to address disparities in diabetes care
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 3:244-8. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc The relationship between neighborhood characteristics and self-rated health for adults with chronic conditions
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:926-32. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether the association between neighborhood characteristics and health differs for people with and without a chronic condition...
  12. pmc The neighborhood food resource environment and the health of residents with chronic conditions: the food resource environment and the health of residents
    Arleen F Brown
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1137-44. 2008
    ..Residence in disadvantaged neighborhoods is associated with poorer access to healthy foods...
  13. ncbi request reprint Income-related differences in the use of evidence-based therapies in older persons with diabetes mellitus in for-profit managed care
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:665-70. 2003
    ..To determine whether income influences evidence-based medication use by older persons with diabetes mellitus in managed care who have the same prescription drug benefit...
  14. pmc Health behaviors and quality of care among Latinos with diabetes in managed care
    Arleen F Brown
    School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1694-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether ethnicity and language are associated with diabetes care for Latinos in managed care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and health among persons with diabetes mellitus: a conceptual framework and review of the literature
    Arleen F Brown
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:63-77. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, socioeconomic position, and quality of care for adults with diabetes enrolled in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2864-70. 2005
    ..To examine racial/ethnic and socioeconomic variation in diabetes care in managed-care settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Need for eye care among older adults with diabetes mellitus in fee-for-service and managed Medicare
    Arleen F Brown
    Department of Medicine, Jules Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:669-75. 2005
    ..To compare rates of need for eye care among Medicare beneficiaries with network-model Medicare+Choice (MC) and fee-for-service (FFS) health insurance...
  18. pmc Exploring psychosocial pathways between neighbourhood characteristics and stroke in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Tingjian Yan
    Department of Resource and Outcomes Management, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Age Ageing 42:391-7. 2013
    ..to investigate whether psychosocial pathways mediate the association between neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and stroke...
  19. pmc Predictors of sustained walking among diabetes patients in managed care: the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1194-9. 2008
    ..Although patients with diabetes may benefit from physical activity, few studies have examined sustained walking in this population...
  20. pmc Identifying risk factors for racial disparities in diabetes outcomes: the translating research into action for diabetes study
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Med Care 47:700-6. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between clinical care strategies and the attenuation of racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Med Care 44:1121-8. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether greater implementation of clinical care strategies in managed care is associated with attenuation of known racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is the number of documented diabetes process-of-care indicators associated with cardiometabolic risk factor levels, patient satisfaction, or self-rated quality of diabetes care? The Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2108-13. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups of older African Americans and Latinos with diabetes to modify a self-care empowerment intervention
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:283-91. 2005
    ..To make cultural and age-specific modifications to a self-care empowerment intervention...
  24. pmc Primary language, income and the intensification of anti-glycemic medications in managed care: the (TRIAD) study
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:505-11. 2011
    ..Patients who speak Spanish and/or have low socioeconomic status are at greater risk of suboptimal glycemic control. Inadequate intensification of anti-glycemic medications may partially explain this disparity...
  25. ncbi request reprint The association between quality of care and the intensity of diabetes disease management programs
    Carol M Mangione
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:107-16. 2006
    ..Although disease management programs are widely implemented, little is known about their effectiveness...
  26. pmc Transforming clinical practice to eliminate racial-ethnic disparities in healthcare
    Donna L Washington
    Division of General Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:685-91. 2008
    ..We describe what is known about reducing racial-ethnic disparities in clinical practice and make recommendations for how clinician leaders can apply this evidence to transform their own practices...
  27. pmc Are physician reimbursement strategies associated with processes of care and patient satisfaction for patients with diabetes in managed care?
    Susan L Ettner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA Department of Medicine, 911 Broxton Plaza, Room 106, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1221-41. 2006
    ..To examine associations between physician reimbursement incentives and diabetes care processes and explore potential confounding with physician organizational model...
  28. doi request reprint Potential Savings Associated with Drug Substitution in Medicare Part D: The Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:230-6. 2014
    ..Drug substitution is a promising approach to reducing medication costs...
  29. doi request reprint Tool used to assess how well community health centers function as medical homes may be flawed
    Robin M A Clarke
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:627-35. 2012
    ..Therefore, additional methods are required for measuring and improving the capabilities of community health centers to function as medical homes and to deliver the scope of services that impoverished patients genuinely need...
  30. pmc Association of perceived neighborhood safety with [corrected] body mass index
    Jason S Fish
    University of California, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2296-303. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether there is an association between perceived neighborhood safety and body mass index (BMI), accounting for endogeneity...
  31. pmc Through our eyes: exploring African-American men's perspective on factors affecting transition to manhood
    Nazleen Bharmal
    American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable Spina Outcomes Research, Center at UCLA, 710 Westwood Plaza, C109 RNRC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:153-9. 2012
    ..Premature mortality and disparities in morbidity observed in African-American men may be associated with factors in their social, economic, and built environments that may be especially influential during the transition to adulthood...
  32. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of diabetes self-care interventions for older, African American, or Latino adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:467-79. 2003
    ..This study systematically identified and examined published self-care interventions designed to improve glycemic control or quality of life (QoL) among older, African American, or Latino adults...
  33. pmc Brief report: Influenza vaccination and health care workers in the United States
    William D King
    CARE Center, Department of Infectious Disease, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:181-4. 2006
    ..To determine influenza vaccination rates among U.S. health care workers (HCWs) by demographic and occupational categories...
  34. pmc Recruiting and retaining primary care physicians in urban underserved communities: the importance of having a mission to serve
    Kara Odom Walker
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2168-75. 2010
    ..We examined factors influencing physician practice decisions that may increase primary care supply in underserved areas...
  35. pmc The vulnerability of middle-aged and older adults in a multiethnic, low-income area: contributions of age, ethnicity, and health insurance
    Kara Odom Walker
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2416-22. 2010
    ..Providing insurance coverage for this group may improve access to preventive care and promote wellness...
  36. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket costs and diabetes preventive services: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2294-9. 2003
    ..This study investigated the effect of out-of-pocket expenditures on the utilization of recommended diabetes preventive services...
  37. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Managing diabetes with cultural sensitivity and self-empowerment
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Ethn Dis 15:351. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Understanding the gap between good processes of diabetes care and poor intermediate outcomes: Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD)
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:1144-53. 2007
    ..Performance of diabetes clinical care processes has improved recently, but control of hemoglobin A1c (A1c) and other vascular disease risk factors has improved more slowly...
  39. pmc Educational disparities in rates of smoking among diabetic adults: the translating research into action for diabetes study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:365-70. 2008
    ..We assessed educational disparities in smoking rates among adults with diabetes in managed care settings...
  40. ncbi request reprint Agreement between self-reports and medical records was only fair in a cross-sectional study of performance of annual eye examinations among adults with diabetes in managed care
    Gloria L A Beckles
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Med Care 45:876-83. 2007
    ..Despite consensus about the importance of measuring quality of diabetes care and the widespread use of self-reports and medical records to assess quality, little is known about the degree of agreement between these data sources...
  41. ncbi request reprint Perception of neighborhood problems, health behaviors, and diabetes outcomes among adults with diabetes in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:273-8. 2008
    ..Recent data suggest that residential environment may influence health behaviors and outcomes. We assessed whether perception of neighborhood problems was associated with diabetes behaviors and outcomes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Gender and racial disparities in the management of diabetes mellitus among Medicare patients
    Ann F Chou
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, College of Public Health and College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma, 801 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:150-61. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to understand gender and racial effects on diabetes care for Medicare managed care beneficiaries...
  43. ncbi request reprint Who is tested for diabetic kidney disease and who initiates treatment? The Translating Research Into Action For Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Susan L Johnson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1733-8. 2006
    ..We examined factors associated with screening for albuminuria and initiation of ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) treatment in diabetic patients...

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