Kathleen M McTigue
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Hypertension and obesity and the risk of kidney cancer in 2 large cohorts of US men and womenKristen M Sanfilippo
MPH, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Pl Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Hypertension 63:934-41. 2014..Further research is needed to determine the pathophysiologic basis of relationships between both higher BP and the risk of kidney cancer, and whether specific drug therapies for hypertension can reduce kidney cancer risk. ..
- Use of the internet in the treatment of obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes in primary careKathleen M McTigue
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, USA
Proc Nutr Soc 72:98-108. 2013..However, the potential for reaching a wider population in a convenient and accessible manner also creates unique opportunities for providing lifestyle support...
- Patient perspectives on the integration of an intensive online behavioral weight loss intervention into primary careKathleen M McTigue
University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Patient Educ Couns 83:261-4. 2011..To examine patients' perception of how a referral-based online lifestyle intervention contributed to primary care medicine...
- Using the internet to translate an evidence-based lifestyle intervention into practiceKathleen M McTigue
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Telemed J E Health 15:851-8. 2009..44 mm Hg; SD 9.27). An Internet-based lifestyle intervention may overcome significant barriers to preventive counseling and facilitate the incorporation of evidence-based lifestyle interventions into primary care...
- Promoting patient phronesis: communication patterns in an online lifestyle program coordinated with primary careJohn J Rief
Cathedral of Learning 1117, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Health Educ Behav 40:311-22. 2013....
- Value versus user fees: perspectives of patients before and after using a web-based portal for management of diabetesCindy L Bryce
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Telemed J E Health 14:1035-43. 2008..This opposition stems from concerns about fairness and from the recognition that health systems may experience cost savings if patients manage their diabetes successfully...
- Development of an online diabetes prevention lifestyle intervention coaching protocol for use in primary care practiceLaurey R Simkin-Silverman
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Diabetes Educ 37:263-8. 2011..This article describes the development of an online lifestyle intervention coaching protocol adapted from the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention curriculum...
- Weight loss through living well: translating an effective lifestyle intervention into clinical practiceKathleen M McTigue
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Diabetes Educ 35:199-204, 208. 2009..To translate the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention into a clinical setting and evaluate its effectiveness...
- Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessmentRachel Hess
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Telemed J E Health 13:509-17. 2007..Patients are responsive to technology. Future work should focus on diabetes-related outcomes assessment and intensifying interventions...
- Obesity in older adults: a systematic review of the evidence for diagnosis and treatmentKathleen M McTigue
Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1485-97. 2006..Although obesity is increasing in older U.S. adults, treatment is controversial in this age group. We sought to examine evidence concerning obesity's health-related risks, diagnostic methods, and treatment outcomes in older individuals...
- Screening and interventions for obesity in adults: summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task ForceKathleen M McTigue
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Ann Intern Med 139:933-49. 2003..Obesity poses a considerable and growing health burden. This review examines evidence for screening and treating obesity in adults...
- The cross-sectional relationship between body mass index, waist-hip ratio, and cognitive performance in postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health InitiativeDiana R Kerwin
Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1427-32. 2010..To determine whether body mass index (BMI) is independently associated with cognitive function in postmenopausal women and the relationship between body fat distribution as estimated by waist-hip ratio (WHR)...
- Severe obesity, heart disease, and death among white, African American, and Hispanic postmenopausal womenKathleen M McTigue
University of Pittsburgh Departments of Medicine and Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:801-10. 2014....