Affiliation: University at Albany
- Risk evaluation in pediatric practice aids in prevention of childhood overweightBarbara A Dennison
Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Pediatr Ann 33:25-30. 2004..Provision of age-appropriate anticipatory guidelines for the family to help with the prevention of childhood overweight needs to be provided at each well-child visit...
- Television viewing and television in bedroom associated with overweight risk among low-income preschool childrenBarbara A Dennison
Research Institute, Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, New York 13326, USA
Pediatrics 109:1028-35. 2002..Television (TV) viewing is associated with obesity among school-aged children, adolescents, and adults, but this relationship has not been evaluated in preschool-aged children...
- Randomized controlled trial of a mailed toolkit to increase use of body mass index percentiles to screen for childhood obesityBarbara A Dennison
New York State Department of Health and State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A122. 2009..Body mass index (BMI)-for-age percentiles are the recommended screening test. We evaluated whether mailing a toolkit to physicians would increase use of sex-specific BMI-for-age percentiles to screen for childhood obesity...
- Rapid infant weight gain predicts childhood overweightBarbara A Dennison
Bureau of Health Risk Reduction, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Adult Health, New York State Department of Health, 150 Broadway, 3 West, Riverview, Albany, New York 12204, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:491-9. 2006..To determine among a contemporary cohort whether rapid weight gain between birth and 6 months is associated with risk of childhood overweight and if this risk differs by ethnicity and/or breast-feeding history...
- Overweight trends among children enrolled in the New York State special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and childrenLynn S Edmunds
Evaluation and Analysis Unit, Division of Nutrition, New York State Department of Health, 150 Broadway, Floor 6 West, Albany, NY 12204 2719, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:113-7. 2006....
- Cardiovascular health promotion in the schools: a statement for health and education professionals and child health advocates from the Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth (AHOY) of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Laura L Hayman
Circulation 110:2266-75. 2004
- An intervention to reduce television viewing by preschool childrenBarbara A Dennison
Research Institute, Bassett Healthcare, 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:170-6. 2004..Television viewing has been associated with increased violence in play and higher rates of obesity. Although there are interventions to reduce television viewing by school-aged children, there are none for younger children...
- An asset-based community initiative to reduce television viewing in New York stateIda R Baker
Bassett Research Institute, The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
Prev Med 44:437-41. 2007..The "community" must be part of the solution, and the solution must be constructed on existing assets that lend strength to positive environmental change...
- Drug therapy of high-risk lipid abnormalities in children and adolescents: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth Committee, Council of Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, with the CBrian W McCrindle
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Circulation 115:1948-67. 2007..Recommendations are provided to guide decision-making with regard to patient selection, initiation, monitoring, and maintenance of drug therapy...
- Positive effects of family dinner are undone by television viewingEileen Fitzpatrick
Nutrition Science Department, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:666-71. 2007..Because dietary habits and preferences are established early in life, parents should be counseled to promote family meal environments that support healthful eating...
- Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in nursing practice: focus on children and youth: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth of the Council on Cardiovascular DisLaura L Hayman
New York University, USA
Circulation 116:344-57. 2007
- Awareness of necessity to call 9-1-1 for stroke symptoms, upstate New YorkJanine M Jurkowski
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, 1 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A41. 2008..Yet, receiving treatment within 90 minutes of stroke symptom onset is optimal for improved outcomes. Delay in recognition of stroke symptoms and their severity contributes to treatment delay...
- Fruit juice intake predicts increased adiposity gain in children from low-income families: weight status-by-environment interactionMyles S Faith
Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 118:2066-75. 2006....
- BROCODILE THE CROCODILE: OBESITY PREVENTION IN DAY CAREBarbara Dennison; Fiscal Year: 2001..The findings will help fill the knowledge gap and guide future recommendations for the prevention of obesity in young children. ..
- Rural Community Partnership to Promote Fitness by Age 5Barbara Dennison; Fiscal Year: 2004..This obesity prevention program will be transferable to other childcare centers to improve the health of America's children. ..