K R Fontaine

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Access and use of medical care among obese persons
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, USA
    Obes Res 8:403-6. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity improves mental health
    K R Fontaine
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 21201, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:83-4. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 2:173-82. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of weight loss on health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 8:275-7. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among obese persons seeking and not currently seeking treatment
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224 6805, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 27:101-5. 2000
  6. pmc Body mass index and mortality rate among Hispanic adults: a pooled analysis of multiple epidemiologic data sets
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1121-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimating the consequences of anti-psychotic induced weight gain on health and mortality rate
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 101:277-88. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Body weight and health care among women in the general population
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:381-4. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Body weight and cancer screening among women
    K R Fontaine
    University of Maryland, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:463-70. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Citrus aurantium and synephrine alkaloids in the treatment of overweight and obesity: an update
    S Haaz
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 7:79-88. 2006

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Access and use of medical care among obese persons
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, USA
    Obes Res 8:403-6. 2000
    ..We conclude that, although it is clear that obesity is associated with both greater use and cost of medical care, the relationship between obesity and access to medical care has not been determined...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity improves mental health
    K R Fontaine
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 21201, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:83-4. 2000
    ..Physical activity (PA) has a positive impact on mental health and psychological well-being, and this finding has opened some important lines for further research. Emphasizing these benefits to patients is important...
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 2:173-82. 2001
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  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of weight loss on health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 8:275-7. 1999
    ..There were no significant differences between the lifestyle and aerobic activity groups on any of the study measures. These data indicate that, at least in the short-term, weight loss appears to profoundly enhance HRQL...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among obese persons seeking and not currently seeking treatment
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224 6805, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 27:101-5. 2000
    ..To compare sociodemographic characteristics and health-related quality of life (HRQL) between groups of obese persons who sought and did not seek university-based treatment for overweight...
  6. pmc Body mass index and mortality rate among Hispanic adults: a pooled analysis of multiple epidemiologic data sets
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1121-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between body mass index (BMI, kg m⁻²) and mortality rate among Hispanic adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimating the consequences of anti-psychotic induced weight gain on health and mortality rate
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 101:277-88. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Body weight and health care among women in the general population
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:381-4. 1998
    ..To examine the relation between body mass index ([BMI] calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) and the use of medical care services among a nationally representative sample of women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Body weight and cancer screening among women
    K R Fontaine
    University of Maryland, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:463-70. 2001
    ..23-1.75) were more likely to delay CBE. White women were more likely to delay CBE as a function of BMI than were non-white women. Weight may be an important correlate of cancer screening behavior, particularly for white women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Citrus aurantium and synephrine alkaloids in the treatment of overweight and obesity: an update
    S Haaz
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 7:79-88. 2006
    ..While some evidence is promising, we conclude that larger and more rigorous clinical trials are necessary to draw adequate conclusions regarding the safety and efficacy of C. aurantium and synephrine alkaloids for promoting weight loss...
  11. ncbi request reprint Support group membership and perceptions of control over health in HIV+ men
    K R Fontaine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Psychol 53:249-52. 1997
    ..Support group members also reported a lower frequency of perceptions that chance factors greatly influence one's health...