LAWRENCE L FISHER

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can addressing family relationships improve outcomes in chronic disease? Report of the National Working Group on Family-Based Interventions in Chronic Disease
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:561-6. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The family and type 2 diabetes: a framework for intervention
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Diabetes Educ 24:599-607. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient-appraised couple emotion management and disease management among Chinese American patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:302-10. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety among partners of European-American and Latino patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    University of California, San Francisco, California Northern California Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1564-70. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Contributors to depression in Latino and European-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1751-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Disease management status: a typology of Latino and Euro-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    L Fisher
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Behav Med 26:53-66. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Resolving disease management problems in European-American and Latino couples with type 2 diabetes: the effects of ethnicity and patient gender
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Box 0900, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Fam Process 39:403-16. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint The family and disease management in Hispanic and European-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:267-72. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of predictors of nursing home placement for patients with dementia: the contribution of family characteristics
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Gerontologist 39:677-86. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Disease management advice provided to African-American and Chinese-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Box 0900, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2249-50. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Can addressing family relationships improve outcomes in chronic disease? Report of the National Working Group on Family-Based Interventions in Chronic Disease
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:561-6. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The family and type 2 diabetes: a framework for intervention
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Diabetes Educ 24:599-607. 1998
    ..Implications of this approach for practice and research are described...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient-appraised couple emotion management and disease management among Chinese American patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:302-10. 2004
    ..Acculturation did not qualify the findings. Similarities among ethnic groups in family and disease management relationships may be more common than differences...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety among partners of European-American and Latino patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    University of California, San Francisco, California Northern California Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1564-70. 2002
    ..To assess the levels of and the independent contributors to depressive affect and anxiety among partners of patients with type 2 diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contributors to depression in Latino and European-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1751-7. 2001
    ..To determine the independent and cumulative contributions of diabetes and other life stresses on depression and anxiety in Latino and European-American (EA) patients with diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disease management status: a typology of Latino and Euro-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    L Fisher
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Behav Med 26:53-66. 2000
    ..The typology describes different presentations of disease management that can be linked with patient-tailored interventions for patients with type 2 diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Resolving disease management problems in European-American and Latino couples with type 2 diabetes: the effects of ethnicity and patient gender
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Box 0900, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Fam Process 39:403-16. 2000
    ..These findings were qualified by patient gender. The findings highlight important differences..
  8. ncbi request reprint The family and disease management in Hispanic and European-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:267-72. 2000
    ..To determine the relationship between the characteristics of families involved in disease management and the self-care practices of Hispanic and European-American (EA) patients with type 2 diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of predictors of nursing home placement for patients with dementia: the contribution of family characteristics
    L Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Gerontologist 39:677-86. 1999
    ..The findings argue that a careful examination of the multigeneration family should increase the prediction of NHP and the relevance of services offered to these families...
  10. ncbi request reprint Disease management advice provided to African-American and Chinese-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Box 0900, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2249-50. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychosocial distress in diabetes: development of the diabetes distress scale
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:626-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the development of the Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS), a new instrument for the assessment of diabetes-related emotional distress, based on four independent patient samples...
  12. ncbi request reprint Family and disease management in African-American patients with type 2 diabetes
    Catherine A Chesla
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2850-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this project is to specify features of family life that are associated with disease management in African Americans with type 2 diabetes...
  13. pmc The value of episodic, intensive blood glucose monitoring in non-insulin treated persons with Type 2 Diabetes: design of the Structured Testing Program (STeP) study, a cluster-randomised, clinical trial [NCT00674986]
    William Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, and Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, California 92150, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 11:37. 2010
    ..We have designed an SMBG intervention study that attempts to address these issues...
  14. pmc The relationship between diabetes distress and clinical depression with glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1034-6. 2010
    ..To clarify previous findings that diabetes distress is related to glycemic control and self-management whereas measures of depression are not, using both binary and continuous measures of depression...
  15. pmc Diabetes distress but not clinical depression or depressive symptoms is associated with glycemic control in both cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:23-8. 2010
    ..To determine the concurrent, prospective, and time-concordant relationships among major depressive disorder (MDD), depressive symptoms, and diabetes distress with glycemic control...
  16. pmc Daily negative mood affects fasting glucose in type 2 diabetes
    Marilyn M Skaff
    Department of Family and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 28:265-72. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between mood and blood glucose in a 21-day daily diary study...
  17. pmc Development of a brief diabetes distress screening instrument
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:246-52. 2008
    ..We wanted to develop a brief diabetes distress screen instrument for use in clinical settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical depression versus distress among patients with type 2 diabetes: not just a question of semantics
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Box 0900, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:542-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine differences between structured interviews, symptom questionnaires, and distress measures for assessment of depression in patients with diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is self-efficacy associated with diabetes self-management across race/ethnicity and health literacy?
    Urmimala Sarkar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:823-9. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between diabetes self-efficacy and self-management behavior in an urban, diverse, low-income population with a high prevalence of limited health literacy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Family predictors of disease management over one year in Latino and European American patients with type 2 diabetes
    Catherine A Chesla
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Fam Process 42:375-90. 2003
    ..Examining multiple domains of family life and multidimensional health outcomes strengthens our capacity to develop theory about family contexts and individual health...
  21. pmc Patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for major depressive disorder over time
    Diana M Naranjo
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:115-20. 2011
    ..We wanted to identify risk factors associated with the development of major depressive disorder (MDD) among patients with type 2 diabetes over time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes in adolescents. How to recognize and treat this growing problem
    M Grace Laurencin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143, USA
    Postgrad Med 118:31-6, 43. 2005
    ..They also offer interventional strategies for both lifestyle change and pharmacologic management...
  23. doi request reprint Patient perspectives on the role of weight management in type 2 diabetes
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:151-6. 2010
    ..To examine issues of weight misperception, perceived importance of weight management, and patient reports of their HCP's weight-related recommendations among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Eight tips for managing diabetes distress
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Diabetes Self Manag 23:8-10. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychological insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes: the scope of the problem
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2543-5. 2005

Research Grants16

  1. Reducing Dirstress and Improving Self-Care in Diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Depression, self-management and ethnicity in diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Daily Depressive Affect & Disease Management in Diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Depression, self-management and ethnicity in diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  5. NIDDM IN AFRICAN AND CHINESE AMERICAN FAMILIES
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Furthermore, the resulting clinical typology will provide patient/family/ethnic profiling for use in studies to prevent the onset of NIDDM and to reduce complications in patients already diagnosed with NIDDM. ..
  6. Reducing Dirstress and Improving Self-Care in Diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....