E C Kieffer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Periconception diet does not vary by duration of US residence for Mexican immigrant women
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:652-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of the healthy MOMs lifestyle intervention on reducing depressive symptoms among pregnant Latinas
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Room 3770, Box 10, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 51:76-89. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors among women of reproductive age with and without a history of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1788-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Reducing disparities in diabetes among African-American and Latino residents of Detroit: the essential role of community planning focus groups
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S27-37. 2004
  5. pmc The influence of maternal weight and glucose tolerance on infant birthweight in Latino mother-infant pairs
    Edith C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2201-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of pregnant and postpartum latino women on diabetes, physical activity, and health
    Edith C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:542-56. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and glucose intolerance during pregnancy among Mexican-Americans
    E C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:14-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance during pregnancy and birth weight in a Hispanic population
    E C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:741-6. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal nativity on the prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy among U.S. ethnic groups
    E C Kieffer
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:729-35. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes of Pacific islanders in Hawaii
    E C Kieffer
    Department of Public Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029
    Am J Epidemiol 141:674-9. 1995

Research Grants

  1. PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AMONG WOMEN
    Edith Kieffer; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Periconception diet does not vary by duration of US residence for Mexican immigrant women
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:652-8. 2013
    ..Interventions to improve intake before, during, and after pregnancy are important in this population, regardless of duration of US residence...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of the healthy MOMs lifestyle intervention on reducing depressive symptoms among pregnant Latinas
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Room 3770, Box 10, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 51:76-89. 2013
    ..These findings provide evidence that a community-planned, culturally tailored healthy lifestyle intervention led by community health workers can reduce depressive symptoms among pregnant, Spanish-speaking Latinas...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors among women of reproductive age with and without a history of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1788-93. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence of several health-related behaviors among women of reproductive age with and without a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (hGDM)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reducing disparities in diabetes among African-American and Latino residents of Detroit: the essential role of community planning focus groups
    Edith C Kieffer
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S27-37. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc The influence of maternal weight and glucose tolerance on infant birthweight in Latino mother-infant pairs
    Edith C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2201-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the influence of maternal anthropometric and metabolic variables, including glucose tolerance, on infant birthweight...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of pregnant and postpartum latino women on diabetes, physical activity, and health
    Edith C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:542-56. 2002
    ..This strategy reduced concerns about safety and social acceptability while addressing their primary interest in social support...
  7. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and glucose intolerance during pregnancy among Mexican-Americans
    E C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:14-9. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance during pregnancy and birth weight in a Hispanic population
    E C Kieffer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:741-6. 1999
    ..To assess the effect of screening glucose values and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on birth weight in a community-based population of pregnant Hispanic women and infants in Detroit, Michigan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal nativity on the prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy among U.S. ethnic groups
    E C Kieffer
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:729-35. 1999
    ..This study examines the impact of maternal nativity (birthplace) on the overall prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy and among 15 racial and ethnic groups in the U.S...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes of Pacific islanders in Hawaii
    E C Kieffer
    Department of Public Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029
    Am J Epidemiol 141:674-9. 1995
    ..The need for clearer specification of risk factors and caution in generalized risk assessment in diverse populations is emphasized...
  11. ncbi request reprint Weight, diet, and physical activity-related beliefs and practices among pregnant and postpartum Latino women: the role of social support
    Pamela L Thornton
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:95-104. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of social support on weight, diet, and physical activity-related beliefs and behaviors among pregnant and postpartum Latinas...
  12. doi request reprint Self-efficacy, social support, and associations with physical activity and body mass index among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:719-28. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between 2 potential facilitators of healthy behaviors (self-efficacy and social support), and both physical activity and body mass index (BMI) among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The development, implementation, and process evaluation of the REACH Detroit Partnership's Diabetes Lifestyle Intervention
    Jacqueline Two Feathers
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:509-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to describe the development, implementation, and process evaluation findings of a culturally tailored diabetes lifestyle intervention for African Americans and Latinos...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia among Hispanic women in a Detroit health system
    SeonAe Yeo
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Division of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, 400 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0482, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:118-21. 2007
    ..We wished to estimate the incidence of preeclampsia among a group of Hispanic women in the greater Detroit metropolitan area...
  15. pmc Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Detroit partnership: improving diabetes-related outcomes among African American and Latino adults
    Jacqueline Two Feathers
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1552-60. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the effects of a community-based, culturally tailored diabetes lifestyle intervention on risk factors for diabetes complications among African Americans and Latinos with type 2 diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes-specific emotional distress among African Americans and Hispanics with type 2 diabetes
    Michael S Spencer
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:88-105. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Changing pregnancy outcomes of Samoan women in Hawaii
    G Baruffi
    School of Public Health, University of Hawaii at Manoa 96822 2319, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 13:254-68. 1999
    ..Further studies focusing on maternal health status and psycho-social variables, including the effect of acculturation-related stress, are warranted to identify at least some of the determinants of the changes identified by this analysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Early weaning among Japanese women in Hawaii
    Mya Moe Hla
    School of Public Health, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 35:227-41. 2003
    ..The early practice of partial breast-feeding may play an important role for early weaning among Japanese women in Hawaii...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease - related behaviors and health among African Americans and Hispanics in the REACH Detroit 2010 communities, Michigan, and the United States
    Edith C Kieffer
    University of Michigan School of Social Work in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:256S-64S. 2006
    ..To compare chronic disease risk factors and their correlates for African American and Hispanic residents of REACH Detroit, Michigan, and the United States...
  20. pmc Preconception care and women with or at risk for diabetes: implications for community intervention
    Michelle D Owens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, MSK 10, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S137-41. 2006

Research Grants1

  1. PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AMONG WOMEN
    Edith Kieffer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Measures will be collected at 10-14 weeks, -26 weeks and -36 weeks of gestation and -6 weeks postpartum. ..