Obidiugwu Kenrik Duru

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of the diabetes health plan to improve diabetes care and prevention
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 700, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E16. 2013
  2. pmc Allostatic load burden and racial disparities in mortality
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Infernal Medicine Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:89-95. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Correlates of alcohol-related discussions between older adults and their physicians
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2369-74. 2010
  7. pmc Sisters in motion: a randomized controlled trial of a faith-based physical activity intervention
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1863-9. 2010
  8. pmc Mail-order pharmacy use and adherence to diabetes-related medications
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:33-40. 2010
  9. pmc Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementia
    O Kenrik Duru
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:521-8. 2009
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Evaluation of the diabetes health plan to improve diabetes care and prevention
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 700, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E16. 2013
    ..Other factors studied will be cardiovascular risk factor control, adherence to preventive services, health care use, and costs of care among patients with existing diabetes...
  2. pmc Allostatic load burden and racial disparities in mortality
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Infernal Medicine Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:89-95. 2012
    ..We examined whether allostatic load, the physiological profile influenced by repeated or chronic life stressors, is associated with black-white mortality disparities independent of traditional sociobehavioral risk factors...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Correlates of alcohol-related discussions between older adults and their physicians
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2369-74. 2010
    ..To identify predictors of alcohol-related patient-physician discussions...
  7. pmc Sisters in motion: a randomized controlled trial of a faith-based physical activity intervention
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1863-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate a faith-based intervention (Sisters in Motion) intended to increase walking in older, sedentary African-American women...
  8. pmc Mail-order pharmacy use and adherence to diabetes-related medications
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:33-40. 2010
    ..To investigate whether patients who use mail-order pharmacies were more likely to have good medication adherence than patients who use local pharmacies...
  9. pmc Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementia
    O Kenrik Duru
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:521-8. 2009
    ..To calculate intervention costs and the potential cost offset of a care management intervention that substantially improved the quality of dementia care...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health insurance status and hypertension monitoring and control in the United States
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Am J Hypertens 20:348-53. 2007
    ..In this study, we examined whether insurance status (private, Medicare, Medicaid, no insurance) was associated with the odds of blood pressure (BP) monitoring and control...
  13. pmc Race and sex differences in hypertension control in CKD: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Obidiugwu Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:192-8. 2008
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension worsens CKD, and disparities in hypertension control may contribute to disparities in CKD progression...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc High prevalence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease in older adults despite normal serum creatinine
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:86-92. 2009
    ..Serum creatinine is commonly used to diagnose chronic kidney disease (CKD), but may underestimate CKD in older adults when compared with using glomerular filtration rates (eGFR). The magnitude of this underestimation is not clearly defined...
  16. pmc Correlates of sex without serostatus disclosure among a national probability sample of HIV patients
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:495-507. 2006
    ..We found an association between the perceived duty to disclosure to all partners and sex without disclosure, while we found no association in multivariate analyses between outcome expectancies and sex without disclosure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Partnering with community-based organizations: an academic institution's evolving perspective
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S27-32. 2007
    ..Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is ideally a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings...
  18. pmc Entering and exiting the Medicare part D coverage gap: role of comorbidities and demographics
    Susan L Ettner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:568-74. 2010
    ..Some Medicare Part D enrollees whose drug expenditures exceed a threshold enter a coverage gap with full cost-sharing, increasing their risk for reduced adherence and adverse outcomes...
  19. pmc Generic-only drug coverage in the Medicare Part D gap and effect on medication cost-cutting behaviors for patients with diabetes mellitus: the translating research into action for diabetes study
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:822-8. 2010
    ..To examine the association between drug coverage during the Medicare Part D coverage gap and medication cost-cutting behaviors of beneficiaries with diabetes mellitus who use and do not use insulin...