Kathleen McTigue

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perception of "healthy" body weight by patients with diabetes
    Kathleen McTigue
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:695-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Obesity in older adults: a systematic review of the evidence for diagnosis and treatment
    Kathleen M McTigue
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1485-97. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Weight loss through living well: translating an effective lifestyle intervention into clinical practice
    Kathleen M McTigue
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:199-204, 208. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The 10 keys to healthy aging: findings from an innovative prevention program in the community
    Anne B Newman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Aging Health 22:547-66. 2010
  5. pmc Effects of diet and physical activity interventions on weight loss and cardiometabolic risk factors in severely obese adults: a randomized trial
    Bret H Goodpaster
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, MUH N810, 3459 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 304:1795-802. 2010
  6. pmc Interest in the use of computerized patient portals: role of the provider-patient relationship
    Susan L Zickmund
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 151C U, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:20-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Nutritional assessment of bariatric surgery patients presenting for plastic surgery: a prospective analysis
    Nima Naghshineh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:602-10. 2010
  8. pmc Patient difficulty using tablet computers to screen in primary care
    Rachel Hess
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:476-80. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Value versus user fees: perspectives of patients before and after using a web-based portal for management of diabetes
    Cindy 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessment
    Rachel Hess
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Telemed J E Health 13:509-17. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Perception of "healthy" body weight by patients with diabetes
    Kathleen McTigue
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:695-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Obesity in older adults: a systematic review of the evidence for diagnosis and treatment
    Kathleen 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...
  3. doi request reprint Weight loss through living well: translating an effective lifestyle intervention into clinical practice
    Kathleen 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...
  4. doi request reprint The 10 keys to healthy aging: findings from an innovative prevention program in the community
    Anne B Newman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Aging Health 22:547-66. 2010
    ..To develop and evaluate a novel, comprehensive prevention program for older adults designed to assess and improve adherence to preventive health care goals...
  5. pmc Effects of diet and physical activity interventions on weight loss and cardiometabolic risk factors in severely obese adults: a randomized trial
    Bret H Goodpaster
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, MUH N810, 3459 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 304:1795-802. 2010
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  6. pmc Interest in the use of computerized patient portals: role of the provider-patient relationship
    Susan L Zickmund
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 151C U, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:20-6. 2008
    ..However, little is known about what influences patients' desires to use this technology...
  7. doi request reprint Nutritional assessment of bariatric surgery patients presenting for plastic surgery: a prospective analysis
    Nima Naghshineh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:602-10. 2010
    ..Previous literature suggests that these patients have poor nutrition that may have adverse effects on surgical outcomes. The authors sought to determine the optimal method of nutritional assessment in postbariatric patients...
  8. pmc Patient difficulty using tablet computers to screen in primary care
    Rachel Hess
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:476-80. 2008
    ..Patient-administered computerized questionnaires represent a novel tool to assist primary care physicians in the delivery of preventive health care...
  9. doi request reprint Value versus user fees: perspectives of patients before and after using a web-based portal for management of diabetes
    Cindy 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessment
    Rachel 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...
  11. doi request reprint Using the internet to translate an evidence-based lifestyle intervention into practice
    Kathleen 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cardiac and vascular outcomes in extremely obese women
    Kathleen McTigue
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 296:79-86. 2006
    ..9); obesity 2 (35-39.9); and extreme obesity (> or =40). Extreme obesity is increasing particularly rapidly in the United States, yet its health risks are not well characterized...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening and interventions for obesity in adults: summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Kathleen 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...
  14. doi request reprint The key to life nutrition program: results from a community-based dietary sodium reduction trial
    Joseph F Robare
    Center for Healthy Aging CHA, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:606-14. 2010
    ..Evaluation of a dietary Na reduction trial in a community setting...
  15. pmc The cross-sectional relationship between body mass index, waist-hip ratio, and cognitive performance in postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative
    Diana 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)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early childhood diet, overweight, and cardiovascular risk
    Kathleen M McTigue
    Prev Cardiol 11:8-10. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint The natural history of the development of obesity in a cohort of young U.S. adults between 1981 and 1998
    Kathleen M McTigue
    5034 Old Clinic Building, CB 7105, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:857-64. 2002
    ..Understanding the natural history of obesity in a population may be a critical step toward developing effective interventions...

Research Grants4

  1. Environmental Influences of Weight Development
    Kathleen McTigue; Fiscal Year: 2007
    This proposal is designed to provide Dr. Kathleen McTigue with the analytic skills and research experience for becoming an independent researcher in preventive medicine with a focus on obesity...
  2. Weight Development and Mental Health Symptoms in Adolescent Girls
    Kathleen McTigue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Weight Development and Mental Health Symptoms in Adolescent Girls
    Kathleen M McTigue; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....