Alberta S Kong

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An adaptive CBPR approach to create weight management materials for a school-based health center intervention
    Andrew L Sussman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Obes 2013:978482. 2013
  2. pmc School-based health center intervention improves body mass index in overweight and obese adolescents
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Obes 2013:575016. 2013
  3. pmc Acanthosis nigricans predicts the clustering of metabolic syndrome components in Hispanic elementary school-aged children
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, MSC 10 5590, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:1095-102. 2012
  4. pmc An adaptive community-based participatory approach to formative assessment with high schools for obesity intervention*
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, MSC10 5590, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Sch Health 82:147-54. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Implementation of a walking school bus: lessons learned
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, MSC 105590, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Sch Health 79:319-25; quiz 333-4. 2009
  6. pmc Acanthosis Nigricans: high prevalence and association with diabetes in a practice-based research network consortium--a PRImary care Multi-Ethnic network (PRIME Net) study
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:476-85. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The "ins" and "outs" of provider-parent communication: perspectives from adolescent primary care providers on challenges to forging alliances to reduce adolescent risk
    Deborah L Helitzer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:404-9. 2011
  8. pmc Acanthosis nigricans and diabetes risk factors: prevalence in young persons seen in southwestern US primary care practices
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:202-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Different models of HPV vaccine decision-making among adolescent girls, parents, and health-care clinicians in New Mexico
    Christina M Getrich
    a Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Ethn Health 19:47-63. 2014

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Publications9

  1. pmc An adaptive CBPR approach to create weight management materials for a school-based health center intervention
    Andrew L Sussman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Obes 2013:978482. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc School-based health center intervention improves body mass index in overweight and obese adolescents
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Obes 2013:575016. 2013
    ..No differences were found between the two groups in blood pressure, HOMA-IR, triglycerides, and HDL-C. The ACTION SBHC weight management program was feasible and demonstrated improved outcomes in BMI percentile and waist circumference...
  3. pmc Acanthosis nigricans predicts the clustering of metabolic syndrome components in Hispanic elementary school-aged children
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, MSC 10 5590, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:1095-102. 2012
    ..We examined the association of AN with the clustering of MetS components...
  4. pmc An adaptive community-based participatory approach to formative assessment with high schools for obesity intervention*
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, MSC10 5590, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Sch Health 82:147-54. 2012
    ..We used CBPR principles to conduct formative research in identifying acceptable and potentially sustainable obesity intervention strategies in 8 New Mexico school communities...
  5. doi request reprint Implementation of a walking school bus: lessons learned
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, MSC 105590, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Sch Health 79:319-25; quiz 333-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to examine the feasibility of implementing a WSB...
  6. pmc Acanthosis Nigricans: high prevalence and association with diabetes in a practice-based research network consortium--a PRImary care Multi-Ethnic network (PRIME Net) study
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:476-85. 2010
    ..Our objective was to establish whether this high prevalence of AN would be present in other areas...
  7. doi request reprint The "ins" and "outs" of provider-parent communication: perspectives from adolescent primary care providers on challenges to forging alliances to reduce adolescent risk
    Deborah L Helitzer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:404-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this research was to elucidate the challenges in and identify solutions to realizing this newer vision in the primary care setting...
  8. pmc Acanthosis nigricans and diabetes risk factors: prevalence in young persons seen in southwestern US primary care practices
    Alberta S Kong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:202-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of acanthosis nigricans with type 2 diabetes risk factors and disease in young persons...
  9. doi request reprint Different models of HPV vaccine decision-making among adolescent girls, parents, and health-care clinicians in New Mexico
    Christina M Getrich
    a Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Ethn Health 19:47-63. 2014
    ..Given these trends, it is important to examine actual vaccination decision-making processes among clinicians, parents, and adolescents to identify strategies to enhance uptake...