Elena T Carbone
Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
- Diabetes self-management: perspectives of Latino patients and their health care providersElena T Carbone
Department of Nutrition, Chenoweth Laboratory, 100 Holdsworth Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
Patient Educ Couns 66:202-10. 2007..Few data exist, however, on improving diabetes self-management among Latinos. In addition, views and practices of practitioners caring for these patients have received little attention...
- Nutrition and health literacy: a systematic review to inform nutrition research and practiceElena T Carbone
Department of Nutrition, University of Massachusetts, 208 Chenoweth Laboratory, 100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:254-65. 2012..This article defines health literacy gaps and opportunities in nutrition research and practice, and calls for continued action to elevate the role of dietetics practitioners in addressing health literacy...
- Smoking during pregnancy and risk of abnormal glucose tolerance: a prospective cohort studyAmy E Haskins
1Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:55. 2010..The association between smoking and abnormal glucose tolerance (AGT) remains controversial. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the relationship between smoking prior to and during pregnancy and risk of AGT...
- Testing the feasibility of an interactive learning styles measure for U.S. Latino adults with type 2 diabetes and low literacyElena T Carbone
Department of Nutrition, Chenoweth Laboratory, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
Int Q Community Health Educ 25:315-35. 2005..This is one of the first known studies of its kind and offers insight for measuring learning styles of Latinos with diabetes and low health literacy...
- Better newborn vitamin D status lowers RSV-associated bronchiolitis in infantsChristy S Maxwell
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
Nutr Rev 70:548-52. 2012..An answer to this question would have significant worldwide public health importance given the high prevalence of low vitamin D status worldwide and the high mortality burden accompanying infectious lung diseases in young children...
- Impact of diet-related cancer prevention messages written with cognitive and affective arguments on message characteristics, stage of change, and self-efficacyLisa M Quintiliani
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 37:12-9. 2005..To determine if participants reading messages matched to a preferred style of message argument respond more favorably than participants reading unmatched messages...
- Use of cognitive interview techniques in the development of nutrition surveys and interactive nutrition messages for low-income populationsElena T Carbone
Department of Nutrition, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003 9282, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:690-6. 2002..These findings concur with previous research suggesting that cognitive interview techniques are a valuable tool in the formative evaluation and development of nutrition surveys and materials...
- Can distance education prepare future public health nutritionists? A case studyBarbara A Laraia
Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Community, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 40:34-8. 2008..To assess student retention, readiness, support and outcomes among students completing the Professional Practice Program in Nutrition (PPPN)...
- Views and preferences of low-literate Hispanics regarding diabetes education: results of formative researchMilagros C Rosal
Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Health Educ Behav 31:388-405. 2004..Implications for practitioners and researchers are discussed...
- Use of cognitive interviewing to adapt measurement instruments for low-literate HispanicsMilagros C Rosal
Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S7 755, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Diabetes Educ 29:1006-17. 2003..Cognitive interviewing techniques were used to adapt existing measures for use with a population of low-literate Spanish-speaking people with diabetes...
- Culturally responsive health promotion in puerto rican communities: a structuralist approachMARIA IDALI TORRES
School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Health Promot Pract 9:149-58. 2008..Finally, the authors discuss the implications of the structuralist approach for culturally responsive health education and other health promotion interventions...