Affiliation: University of Chicago
- Incidence and onset features of diabetes in African-American and Latino children in Chicago, 1985-1994Rebecca Lipton
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL, USA
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 18:135-42. 2002..The study aimed to describe the epidemiology of diabetes in minority children residing in Chicago, IL, USA, and to compare the demographic and clinical characteristics of those with type 1 to those with youth-onset type 2 diabetes...
- History of infection before the onset of juvenile dermatomyositis: results from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Research RegistryLauren M Pachman
The Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
Arthritis Rheum 53:166-72. 2005..To obtain data concerning a history of infection occurring in the 3 months before recognition of the typical weakness and rash associated with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM)...
- Duration of illness is an important variable for untreated children with juvenile dermatomyositisLauren M Pachman
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Immunology/Rheumatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
J Pediatr 148:247-53. 2006..01 for each). CONCLUSIONS: Duration of untreated symptoms is an important variable and should be included in decisions concerning both diagnostic criteria and intensity of therapy for children with JDM...
- HLA-DQA1 and -DQB1 alleles in Latino and African American children with diabetes mellitusBridget J McCarthy
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, USA
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:297-306. 2004..002). Many of the HLA-DQ associations previously documented in non-Hispanic White populations also are found in African Americans and Latinos with DM1, although some differences exist...
- Obesity and risk factors for the metabolic syndrome among low-income, urban, African American schoolchildren: the rule rather than the exception?Carol L Braunschweig
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 81:970-5. 2005..School-based obesity screening programs may effectively target high-risk populations...
- Power-up: a collaborative after-school program to prevent obesity in African American childrenShahid Choudhry
University of Chicago Department of Medicine, Chicago, USA
Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:363-73. 2011..Schools represent a key potential venue for addressing childhood obesity...
- Self-reported social class, self-management behaviors, and the effect of diabetes mellitus in urban, minority young people and their familiesRebecca Lipton
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:919-25. 2003..To document social factors, diabetes mellitus (DM) self-management, and the effect of the disease among children with DM residing in Chicago, Ill...
- Reach-out: a family-based diabetes prevention program for African American youthDeborah L Burnet
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 103:269-77. 2011..To pilot test and assess the feasibility of a culturally grounded approach to adolescent overweight and diabetes prevention...
- US incidence of juvenile dermatomyositis, 1995-1998: results from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases RegistryEduardo P Mendez
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Arthritis Rheum 49:300-5. 2003..3:1). CONCLUSION: This study provides evidence for sex, and possibly racial differences in the risk of juvenile DM in the US...