Deborah A Levine
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Impact of gender and blood pressure on poststroke cognitive decline among older LatinosDeborah A Levine
Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, and Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, Michigan The Stroke ProgramUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1038-45. 2013..We assessed PSCD stratified on gender in older Mexican Americans and explored the influence of pre- and poststroke systolic BP on PSCD...
- Recent trends in cost-related medication nonadherence among stroke survivors in the United StatesDeborah A Levine
Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ann Neurol 73:180-8. 2013..We assessed changes in cost-related nonadherence to medication (CRN) before and after the implementation of Medicare Part D in 2006...
- Recruitment activities for a nationwide, population-based, group-randomized trial: the VA MI-Plus studyEllen Funkhouser
VA Research Enhancement Award Program REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
Implement Sci 6:105. 2011..We describe the recruitment and enrollment of such a trial testing a clinician-directed, Internet-delivered intervention for improving the care of postmyocardial infarction patients with multiple comorbidities...
- Multiple uncontrolled conditions and blood pressure medication intensification: an observational studyAmanda H Salanitro
VA National Quality Scholars Program, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
Implement Sci 5:55. 2010..We hypothesized that multiple uncontrolled cardiovascular risk factors would decrease blood pressure (BP) medication intensification among uncontrolled hypertensive patients...
- Improving care after myocardial infarction using a 2-year internet-delivered intervention: the Department of Veterans Affairs myocardial infarction-plus cluster-randomized trialDeborah A Levine
Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
Arch Intern Med 171:1910-7. 2011..We sought to evaluate a provider-directed, Internet-delivered intervention to improve cardiovascular management for post-MI outpatients...
- Vascular cognitive impairment: disease mechanisms and therapeutic implicationsDeborah A Levine
Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, and Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Neurotherapeutics 8:361-73. 2011..Given its growing health, social, and economic burden, the prevention and treatment of VCI are critical priorities for clinical care and research...
- Moderate waist circumference and hypertension prevalence: the REGARDS StudyDeborah A Levine
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and Departments of Medicine and Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Hypertens 24:482-8. 2011..Less is known about moderate WC (women: 80-88 cm; men: 94-102 cm). Therefore, we examined the association between moderate WC and hypertension prevalence, independent of body mass index (BMI)...
- Geographic and demographic variability in 20-year hypertension incidence: the CARDIA studyDeborah A Levine
Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109, USA
Hypertension 57:39-47. 2011..Independent of geography, blacks, especially women, are at markedly higher risk of hypertension. Hypertension incidence may contribute to geographic and racial differences in cardiovascular disease mortality, including stroke...
- Triggers of hospitalization for venous thromboembolismMary A M Rogers
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5429, USA
Circulation 125:2092-9. 2012..Although predictors of hospital-acquired VTE are well-known, triggers of VTE before hospitalization are not as clearly defined. The objective of this study was to evaluate triggers of hospitalization for VTE...
- Does socioeconomic status or acculturation modify the association between ethnicity and hypertension treatment before stroke?Deborah A Levine
From the Division of General Medicine and HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI D A L, K M L and Stroke Program D A L, L B M, L E S, M A S, L D L, Department of Epidemiology L B M, L D L, Institute for Social Research K M L, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Stroke 44:3243-5. 2013..We assessed prestroke treatment of hypertension by ethnicity, education (proxy for socioeconomic status), and English proficiency (EP; proxy for acculturation) in a population-based stroke surveillance project...
- Association of body mass index and mortality after acute ischemic strokeLesli E Skolarus
Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor and Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System and VA HSRD Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:64-9. 2014..Stroke patients with class 2 obesity had the lowest mortality risk. More research is needed to determine weight management goals among stroke survivors. ..
- Antigenic challenge in the etiology of autoimmune disease in womenMary A M Rogers
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
J Autoimmun 38:J97-J102. 2012..Antigenic challenges, such as infection and allogeneic blood transfusion, are significant risk factors for the development of autoimmune disease in older women...
- Time to brain imaging in acute stroke is improving: secondary analysis of the INSTINCT trialKori Sauser
From the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program K S, J F B, Department of Emergency Medicine K S, P A S, W J M, HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System K S, J F B, D A L, Department of Neurology J F B, D A L, W J M, and Department of Internal Medicine D A L, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Stroke 45:287-9. 2014..Second, we examined the variation in DIT accounted for by patient-level and hospital-level factors...