Alexandra A Garcia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive interviews to test and refine questionnaires
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:444-50. 2011
  2. pmc The Diabetes Symptom Self-Care Inventory: development and psychometric testing with Mexican Americans
    Alexandra A Garcia
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:715-27. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and life quality differences between Mexican American diabetic patients at a free clinic and a hospital-affiliated clinic in Texas
    Alexandra A Garcia
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Public Health Nurs 25:149-58. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable populations with diabetes mellitus
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 41:605-23, vii. 2006
  5. pmc Dosage effects of diabetes self-management education for Mexican Americans: the Starr County Border Health Initiative
    Sharon A Brown
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, P O Box 7426, Austin, Texas 78713, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:527-32. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Health beliefs of Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: The Starr County border health initiative
    Sharon A Brown
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:300-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to plan and evaluate diabetes self-management interventions for Mexican Americans
    Sandra Benavides-Vaello
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:238, 242-4, 247-50 passim. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring health beliefs in Spanish-speaking Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: adapting an existing instrument
    Sharon A Brown
    University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA
    Res Nurs Health 25:145-58. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Using the Behavioral Checklist to document diabetes self-management behaviors in the Starr County Diabetes Education Study
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:758-60, 762, 764 passim. 2003
  10. pmc Culturally competent diabetes self-management education for Mexican Americans: the Starr County border health initiative
    Sharon A Brown
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, P O Box 7996, Austin, TX, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:259-68. 2002

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive interviews to test and refine questionnaires
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:444-50. 2011
    ..All those who develop and revise surveys are urged to incorporate cognitive interviews into their instrumentation methods so that they may produce more reliable and valid measurements...
  2. pmc The Diabetes Symptom Self-Care Inventory: development and psychometric testing with Mexican Americans
    Alexandra A Garcia
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:715-27. 2011
    ..To more accurately capture Mexican Americans' symptom prevalence and their self-treatments, the Diabetes Symptom Self-Care Inventory (DSSCI) was adapted from the Diabetes Self-Care Instrument...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and life quality differences between Mexican American diabetic patients at a free clinic and a hospital-affiliated clinic in Texas
    Alexandra A Garcia
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Public Health Nurs 25:149-58. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable populations with diabetes mellitus
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 41:605-23, vii. 2006
    ..For the purposes of this article "vulnerable populations" refers to members of diverse racial and ethnic groups, people of low-income, and those who live in rural and medically underserved areas...
  5. pmc Dosage effects of diabetes self-management education for Mexican Americans: the Starr County Border Health Initiative
    Sharon A Brown
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, P O Box 7426, Austin, Texas 78713, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:527-32. 2005
    ..Both interventions were culturally competent regarding language, diet, social emphasis, family participation, and incorporating cultural beliefs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health beliefs of Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: The Starr County border health initiative
    Sharon A Brown
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:300-8. 2007
    ..The effects of the interventions on health beliefs are compared...
  7. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to plan and evaluate diabetes self-management interventions for Mexican Americans
    Sandra Benavides-Vaello
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:238, 242-4, 247-50 passim. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring health beliefs in Spanish-speaking Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: adapting an existing instrument
    Sharon A Brown
    University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA
    Res Nurs Health 25:145-58. 2002
    ..Internal consistency coefficients for these subscales were .56, .62, .86, and .90, respectively. The translated instrument needs to be tested over time with other Hispanic populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Using the Behavioral Checklist to document diabetes self-management behaviors in the Starr County Diabetes Education Study
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:758-60, 762, 764 passim. 2003
  10. pmc Culturally competent diabetes self-management education for Mexican Americans: the Starr County border health initiative
    Sharon A Brown
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, P O Box 7996, Austin, TX, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:259-68. 2002
    ..To determine the effects of a culturally competent diabetes self-management intervention in Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reaching underserved populations and cultural competence in diabetes education
    Sharon A Brown
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 2:166-76. 2002
    ..Recent research is laying the foundation for future intervention development to meet the cultural needs of racial/ethnic groups...
  12. doi request reprint Ethnic-specific weight-loss interventions for low-income postpartum women: findings and lessons
    Lorraine O Walker
    The University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    West J Nurs Res 34:654-76. 2012
    ..Control groups (mailed interventions later) were generally more pleased with their assignment than intervention groups...
  13. pmc Integrating education, group support, and case management for diabetic Hispanics
    Sharon A Brown
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:20-6. 2011
    ..This study explored the feasibility of adding a nurse case manager (NCM) to DSME to foster DSME attendance and increase utilization of other available health care services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptom prevalence and treatments among mexican americans with type 2 diabetes
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:543-54. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Effects of food-related interventions for African American women with type 2 diabetes
    Lisa L Sumlin
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:236-49. 2012
    ..Diabetes educators and clinicians who work with African American women need knowledge of effective interventions to assist their clients...
  16. doi request reprint Altered perceptions of personal control about retained weight and depressive symptoms in low-income postpartum women
    Bobbie Sue Sterling
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78701 1499, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 26:143-57. 2009
    ..Depression left women feeling isolated yet reluctant to seek help. These findings could provide the basis for health promotion interventions relevant to this population...
  17. doi request reprint Undermining of nutrition and exercise decisions: experiencing negative social influence
    Michael Mackert
    Department of Advertising, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 0116, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:402-10. 2011
    ..The objective of this research was to assess social undermining (negative interpersonal influence) on health behaviors in a large sample of Internet users...
  18. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "humor and older adults: what makes them laugh?"
    Alexandra A Garcia
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, USA
    J Holist Nurs 24:194-5. 2006