W S C Poston

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Affiliation: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Successful management of the obese patient
    W S Poston
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 64110, USA
    Am Fam Physician 61:3615-22. 2000
  2. pmc The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey
    Christopher K Haddock
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Room MC M03, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:57. 2006
  3. pmc Testing the performance of the ENRICHD Social Support Instrument in cardiac patients
    Joseph Vaglio
    Mid America Heart Institute at St Lukes Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:24. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a primary care-oriented brief counselling intervention for obesity with and without orlistat
    W S C Poston
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 64110, USA
    J Intern Med 260:388-98. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight loss with meal replacement and meal replacement plus snacks: a randomized trial
    W S C Poston
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas, MO 64110, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1107-14. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruits
    Walker S C Poston
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, 4825 Troost, Suite 124, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Prev Med 40:602-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on disease-specific health status after percutaneous coronary intervention in coronary disease patients
    W S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1011-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Sibutramine and the management of obesity
    Walker S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:633-42. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in obese Mexican Americans treated for 1-year with orlistat and lifestyle modification
    W S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1486-93. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle treatments in randomized clinical trials of pharmacotherapies for obesity
    W S Poston
    Center for the Study of Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Mid America Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Obes Res 9:552-63. 2001

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Successful management of the obese patient
    W S Poston
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 64110, USA
    Am Fam Physician 61:3615-22. 2000
    ..In addition, adjunctive pharmacotherapy can play an important role in the routine medical management of obesity...
  2. pmc The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey
    Christopher K Haddock
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Room MC M03, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:57. 2006
    ..Limited information is available to date that examines what relationships exist between self-rated health, health status and health related behaviors among relatively young, healthy individuals...
  3. pmc Testing the performance of the ENRICHD Social Support Instrument in cardiac patients
    Joseph Vaglio
    Mid America Heart Institute at St Lukes Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:24. 2004
    ..Validity and reliability of the ESSI, however, has not been formally tested in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a primary care-oriented brief counselling intervention for obesity with and without orlistat
    W S C Poston
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 64110, USA
    J Intern Med 260:388-98. 2006
    ..We examined the effectiveness of a brief counselling intervention alone, in combination with orlistat, and drug-alone in a 12-month randomized-clinical trial at a medical school obesity centre...
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight loss with meal replacement and meal replacement plus snacks: a randomized trial
    W S C Poston
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas, MO 64110, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1107-14. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether snacking would improve weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight individuals within the context of a structured meal replacement (MR) weight loss program...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruits
    Walker S C Poston
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, 4825 Troost, Suite 124, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Prev Med 40:602-9. 2005
    ..We examined whether weight trends evidenced in the general population and DoD are occurring among individuals entering US Air Force (USAF) Basic Military Training (BMT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on disease-specific health status after percutaneous coronary intervention in coronary disease patients
    W S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1011-7. 2004
    ..This study examined whether obesity is a risk factor for poor quality of life or diminished health status 12-months postprocedure among a large cohort of PCI patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sibutramine and the management of obesity
    Walker S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:633-42. 2004
    ..Thus, blood pressure and heart rate should be monitored in patients using sibutramine and it may not be applicable in obese patients with significant cardiovascular disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in obese Mexican Americans treated for 1-year with orlistat and lifestyle modification
    W S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1486-93. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a culturally appropriate lifestyle intervention combined with orlistat in producing weight loss with obese Mexican-American women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle treatments in randomized clinical trials of pharmacotherapies for obesity
    W S Poston
    Center for the Study of Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Mid America Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Obes Res 9:552-63. 2001
    ..This meta-analysis evaluated the types of lifestyle treatments used in published obesity drug studies and assessed their contribution to weight losses associated with pharmacological interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Where do diets, exercise, and behavior modification fit in the treatment of obesity?
    W S Poston
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Kansas City 64110, USA
    Endocrine 13:187-92. 2000
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide a practical overview of the benefits of dietary and activity change and to review behavior modification principles that have been used successfully in obesity management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a culturally appropriate intervention to increase physical activity
    W S Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital and University of Missouri, Kansas City 64110, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:396-406. 2001
    ..To evaluate a culturally appropriate intervention to increase activity in overweight Mexican American women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity does not mitigate G-protein-related genetic risk for obesity in individuals of African descent
    W S C Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and the University of Missouri Kansas City, 64110, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 7:68-71. 2002
    ..03), sedentary TT (30.65+/-1.00) or active TT (29.43+/-1.65). Because of the low statistical power of this study, further research is needed to confirm these findings and to explore potential gene-environment/lifestyle interactions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does metabolic syndrome mitigate weight loss in overweight Mexican American women treated for 1-year with orlistat and lifestyle modification?
    M M Pinkston
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e35-41. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of a pharmacotherapy (orlistat) plus lifestyle management (OLM) intervention on weight loss in Mexican American women with and without metabolic syndrome (MS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of Medifast supplements combined with obesity pharmacotherapy: a clinical program evaluation
    C K Haddock
    Kansas City School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 13:95-101. 2008
    ..To evaluate the long-term impact of Medifast meal-replacement supplements (MMRS) combined with appetite suppressant medication (ASM) among participants who received 52 weeks of treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy for obesity: a quantitative analysis of four decades of published randomized clinical trials
    C K Haddock
    University of Missouri Kansas City and Mid America Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:262-73. 2002
    ..This article provides the first comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials of medications for obesity...
  17. doi request reprint Obesity and incident injury among career firefighters in the central United States
    S A Jahnke
    Center for Fire Rescue and EMS Health Research, Institute for Biobehavioral Health Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Kansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1505-8. 2013
    ..Firefighting is a dangerous profession with high injury rates, particularly musculoskeletal (MS), but limited longitudinal data is available to examine predictors of MS injuries in this population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exercise augments the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy in the treatment of binge eating
    Victor R Pendleton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Eat Disord 31:172-84. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effects of adding exercise and maintenance to cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) for binge eating disorder (BED) in obese women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Results of an intensive school-based weight loss program with overweight Mexican American children
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:144-52. 2007
    ..11 for II and an increase of 0.03 for SH. Overall, the results are promising, suggesting that an intensive school-based intervention may be an effective means for promoting weight loss in overweight Mexican American children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obesity in the primary care setting: are we there yet?
    Lisa Terre
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Eat Disord 15:135-43. 2007
    ..Results were similar across these two physician groups in suggesting many physicians still may be ill-prepared to manage obesity in the primary care setting. Implications for patient care and future research are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on the health status of heart failure patients
    Mark W Conard
    University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Card Fail 12:700-6. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the influence of obesity on the health status, at baseline and 1 year later, on patients with established HF...
  22. doi request reprint How does the built environment relate to body mass index and obesity prevalence among public housing residents?
    Katie M Heinrich
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:187-94. 2008
    ..This study examined associations of environmental variables with obesity prevalence and individual body mass index (BMI) among impoverished residents of public housing developments...
  23. ncbi request reprint Migration history, health behaviors, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in overweight Mexican-American women
    Bandana M Chakraborty
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:94-108. 2003
    ..This research examined whether the migration history of overweight Mexican-American women had an independent effect on cardiovascular risk factors, or whether it was mediated by health behavior changes...
  24. ncbi request reprint For the patient. The importance of health behaviors for better heart health. Migration history, health behaviors, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in overweight Mexican-American women
    Bandana M Chakraborty
    Ethn Dis 13:152. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Do somatic complaints predict subsequent symptoms of depression?
    Lisa Terre
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110 2499, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 72:261-7. 2003
    ..In particular, it is unclear whether somatic complaints may heighten the risk for the subsequent development of depressive symptoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Consensus view on the role of dietary fat and obesity
    John P Foreyt
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med 113:60S-62S. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interventions for obesity
    Laverne A Berkel
    University of Missouri Kansas City, 64110, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S35-43. 2005
    ..Future directions for research are outlined, which include examining the use of nontraditional behavioral interventions with children and the development of culturally sensitive interventions for racial and ethnic minority populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Are overweight and obese airmen at greater risk of discharge from the United States Air Force?
    Walker S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and Health Outcomes Research Center, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA
    Mil Med 167:585-8. 2002
    ..These findings do not support overweight or obesity as being major causes for discharge from the USAF within the first year of active duty...
  29. ncbi request reprint Features of the neighborhood environment and walking by U.S. adults
    Richard R Suminski
    School of Physical Activity and Educational Services, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:149-55. 2005
    ..Manipulating the physical environment may be an efficacious way to promote physical activity. This study examined the relationships between features of the neighborhood environment and walking in the neighborhood by U.S. adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of Air Force personnel who choose pharmacological aids for smoking cessation following an involuntary tobacco ban and tobacco control program
    Robert C Klesges
    Saint Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Health Psychol 26:588-97. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare characteristics of smokers who did and did not report use of cessation aids as part of a tobacco control program in a military setting (n = 8994)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive sequelae following coronary artery bypass graft. A research agenda for behavioral scientists
    C Keith Haddock
    Mid America Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital, University of Missouri Kansas City
    Behav Modif 27:68-82. 2003
    ..Specifically, behavioral sciences research is needed to demonstrate that measured cognitive changes significantly impact health status independent of other risk factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and perceived financial strain among junior enlisted in the U.S. Military in 2002
    Sara A Pyle
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, 1750 Independence Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA
    Prev Med 45:460-3. 2007
    ..J. Am. Med. Assoc. 291, 1239-1245). The issue of this financial burden is particularly salient for young enlisted in the military who often struggle with financial issues and who continue to use tobacco at relatively high rates...
  33. ncbi request reprint Parental socialization of smoking initiation in Latino youth
    Norma Olvera
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 6015, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:758-60. 2006
    ..Maternal support was negatively associated with child smoking whereas siblings' and friends' smoking were positively associated. Studies with larger samples of Latino families are needed to replicate these findings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the built environment
    Katie M Booth
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, 64110, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S110-7. 2005
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  35. ncbi request reprint Assessing depression in the cardiac patient. When is the appropriate time to assess depression in the patient undergoing coronary revascularization?
    Walker S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA
    Behav Modif 27:26-36. 2003
    ..5 if depressed at baseline, p < .001). Screening for depression at the time of revascularization is not as predictive of depression at 6 months as it is 1 month postprocedure...