Barbara C Olendzki

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An anti-inflammatory diet as treatment for inflammatory bowel disease: a case series report
    Barbara C Olendzki
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Shaw Building, Worcester MA, USA
    Nutr J 13:5. 2014
  2. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating comorbid obesity and major depressive disorder
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:77. 2008
  3. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial of a diabetes self-management intervention for low-income Latinos: Latinos en Control
    Milagros C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:81. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A simple dietary message to improve dietary quality: Results from a pilot investigation
    Barbara C Olendzki
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Nutrition 25:736-44. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Nutritional assessment and counseling for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
    Barbara Olendzki
    Department of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am Fam Physician 73:257-64. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Underreporting of energy intake and associated factors in a Latino population at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
    Barbara C Olendzki
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, 55 Lake Ave N, Shaw Bldg, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1003-8. 2008
  7. pmc Methodology for adding glycemic index and glycemic load values to 24-hour dietary recall database
    Barbara C Olendzki
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 22:1087-95. 2006
  8. pmc A randomized clinical trial comparing low-glycemic index versus ADA dietary education among individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:45-56. 2008
  9. pmc Dietary quality 1 year after diagnosis of coronary heart disease
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:240-6; discussion 246-7. 2008
  10. pmc Association between dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein
    Jennifer A Griffith
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:401-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. doi request reprint An anti-inflammatory diet as treatment for inflammatory bowel disease: a case series report
    Barbara C Olendzki
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Shaw Building, Worcester MA, USA
    Nutr J 13:5. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating comorbid obesity and major depressive disorder
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:77. 2008
    ..Treating depression directly prior to behavioral weight loss treatment might bolster weight loss outcomes in this population, but this has not yet been tested in a randomized clinical trial...
  3. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial of a diabetes self-management intervention for low-income Latinos: Latinos en Control
    Milagros C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:81. 2009
    ..They also have lower literacy levels and are more likely to live in poverty. Interventions are needed to improve diabetes control among low-income Latinos...
  4. doi request reprint A simple dietary message to improve dietary quality: Results from a pilot investigation
    Barbara C Olendzki
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Nutrition 25:736-44. 2009
    ..The present study compared the feasibility of two simple messages (a high-fiber diet or a low saturated fat diet) to a combination message (high fiber/low saturated fat) on their potential to affect dietary quality and metabolic health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nutritional assessment and counseling for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
    Barbara Olendzki
    Department of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am Fam Physician 73:257-64. 2006
    ..Recommendations should be accompanied by patient information handouts presenting acceptable substitutions for currently identified detrimental food choices...
  6. doi request reprint Underreporting of energy intake and associated factors in a Latino population at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
    Barbara C Olendzki
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, 55 Lake Ave N, Shaw Bldg, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1003-8. 2008
    ..Energy intake underreporting is prevalent in this low-income, low-literacy Caribbean Latino population. Future studies are needed to develop dietary assessment measures that minimize underreporting in this population...
  7. pmc Methodology for adding glycemic index and glycemic load values to 24-hour dietary recall database
    Barbara C Olendzki
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 22:1087-95. 2006
    ..We also calculated daily GI and GL values from the 24HR...
  8. pmc A randomized clinical trial comparing low-glycemic index versus ADA dietary education among individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:45-56. 2008
    ..We compared the effects of a low glycemic index (GI) diet with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) diet on glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) among individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  9. pmc Dietary quality 1 year after diagnosis of coronary heart disease
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:240-6; discussion 246-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this ancillary study is to determine the quality of diets in patients with documented coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  10. pmc Association between dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein
    Jennifer A Griffith
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:401-6. 2008
    ..This study examined the relation between quality of dietary carbohydrate intake, as measured by glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL), and serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels...
  11. pmc Outcomes of a Latino community-based intervention for the prevention of diabetes: the Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Project
    Ira S Ockene
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:336-42. 2012
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a community-based, literacy-sensitive, and culturally tailored lifestyle intervention on weight loss and diabetes risk reduction among low-income, Spanish-speaking Latinos at increased diabetes risk...
  12. doi request reprint Gender differences in predictors of body weight and body weight change in healthy adults
    David E Chiriboga
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:137-45. 2008
    ..Analysis of naturally occurring changes in body weight can provide valuable insights in improving our understanding of the influence of demographic, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors on weight gain in middle-age adults...
  13. pmc A dietary quality comparison of popular weight-loss plans
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1786-91. 2007
    ..Dietary quality varied across popular weight-loss plans. Ornish, Weight Watchers high-carbohydrate, and New Glucose Revolution weight-loss plans have an increased capacity for cardiovascular disease prevention when assessed by the AHEI...
  14. pmc Relations of depressive symptoms and antidepressant use to body mass index and selected biomarkers for diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e34-43. 2013
    ..We investigated whether depressive symptoms and antidepressant use are associated with biomarkers for glucose dysregulation and inflammation, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference...
  15. pmc Low-carbohydrate and high-fat intake among adult patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 22:1129-36. 2006
    ..This study examined baseline dietary intake, body weight, and physiologic status in patients enrolled in a dietary intervention for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  16. pmc Design and methods for testing a simple dietary message to improve weight loss and dietary quality
    Philip A Merriam
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:87. 2009
    ..g., fiber intake, may make the message much easier to comprehend and adhere, such that respondents can achieve greater weight loss, better dietary quality and overall metabolic health...
  17. pmc Association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:155-63. 2006
    ..The effect of dietary carbohydrate on blood lipids has received considerable attention in light of the current trend in lowering carbohydrate intake for weight loss...
  18. pmc Number of 24-hour diet recalls needed to estimate energy intake
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:553-9. 2009
    ..Twenty-four-hour diet recall interviews (24HRs) are used to assess diet and to validate other diet assessment instruments. Therefore it is important to know how many 24HRs are required to describe an individual's intake...
  19. pmc Association between dietary fiber and serum C-reactive protein
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:760-6. 2006
    ..Data on longitudinal associations between dietary fiber intake and CRP are currently lacking...
  20. pmc A novel measure of dietary change in a prostate cancer dietary program incorporating mindfulness training
    James F Carmody
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1822-7. 2012
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  21. pmc Methodology of a diabetes prevention translational research project utilizing a community-academic partnership for implementation in an underserved Latino community
    Philip A Merriam
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:20. 2009
    ..Latinos comprise the largest racial/ethnic group in the United States and have 2-3 times the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus as Caucasians...
  22. pmc What are patients actually eating: the dietary practices of cardiovascular disease patients
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:518-21. 2010
    ..To examine dietary quality for patients after a coronary heart disease (CHD) event using a selective review...
  23. pmc Challenges in sodium intake reduction and meal consumption patterns among participants with metabolic syndrome in a dietary trial
    Jinsong Wang
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Nutr J 12:163. 2013
    ..This analysis examined patterns and amount of daily sodium intake among participants with metabolic syndrome enrolled in a one-year dietary intervention study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight status following laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1227-31. 2006
    ..Weight loss after bariatric surgery varies and depends on many factors, such as time elapsed since surgery, baseline weight, and co-morbidities...
  25. pmc Randomized trial of a literacy-sensitive, culturally tailored diabetes self-management intervention for low-income latinos: latinos en control
    Milagros C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:838-44. 2011
    ..To test whether a theory-based, literacy, and culturally tailored self-management intervention, Latinos en Control, improves glycemic control among low-income Latinos with type 2 diabetes...
  26. pmc The dietary quality of persons with heart failure in NHANES 1999-2006
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, S7 745, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:135-40. 2010
    ..Dietary quality may impact heart failure outcomes. However, the current status of the dietary quality of persons with heart failure has not been previously reported...
  27. pmc Association of depressive symptoms and lifestyle behaviors among Latinos at risk of type 2 diabetes
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Universityof Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake AveNorth, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1246-50. 2009
    ..Higher CES-D scores were associated with lower diet quality (P<0.05), but were not associated with BMI or physical activity. Depression and lower dietary quality can contribute to risk for type 2 diabetes among Latinos...
  28. pmc Association between dietary carbohydrates and body weight
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:359-67. 2005
    ..Results suggest that the type of carbohydrate may be related to body weight. However, further research is required to elucidate this association and its implications for weight management...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diabetes self-management among low-income Spanish-speaking patients: a pilot study
    Milagros C Rosal
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Preventative and Behavioural Medicine, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:225-35. 2005
    ..However, little is known about how to effectively promote self-management in this population...
  30. pmc Association between dietary fiber and markers of systemic inflammation in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:941-9. 2008
    ....
  31. doi request reprint A dietary intervention for recurrent prostate cancer after definitive primary treatment: results of a randomized pilot trial
    James Carmody
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Urology 72:1324-8. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Statin use and risk of diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative
    Annie L Culver
    Rochester Methodist Hospital, MayoClinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:144-52. 2012
    ..This study investigates whether the incidence of new-onset diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with statin use among postmenopausal women participating in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of soy protein containing isoflavones on blood lipids in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:275-85. 2005
    ..Dietary intake of soy protein with isoflavones may be associated with reductions in serum cholesterol...
  34. pmc Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with marine and botanical oils: influence on serum lipids
    Barbara C Olendzki
    Center for Integrative Nutrition, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:827286. 2011
    ..001 verses baseline). Conclusion. Marine and botanical oils may be useful treatment for rheumatoid arthritis patients who are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease compared to the general population...