Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- A PDA-based dietary self-monitoring intervention to reduce sodium intake in an in-center hemodialysis patientMary Ann Sevick
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion
Patient Prefer Adherence 2:177-84. 2008..Personal digital assistant (PDA)-based dietary self-monitoring is paired with behavioral counseling. The purpose of this report is to present a case study of one participant's progression through the intervention...
- Biophysiologic outcomes of the Enhancing Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes (ENHANCE) trialMary Ann Sevick
Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1147-57. 2012..Behavioral research to improve lifestyle in broadly defined populations of patients with type 2 diabetes is limited...
- Factors associated with probability of personal digital assistant-based dietary self-monitoring in those with type 2 diabetesMary Ann Sevick
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Behav Med 33:315-25. 2010....
- Cost-effectiveness of exercise and diet in overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritisMARY A SEVICK
1Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1167-74. 2009....
- Patients with Complex Chronic Diseases: perspectives on supporting self-managementMary Ann Sevick
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 151 C, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:438-44. 2007..The case is discussed in terms of intervention effectiveness in the areas of prevention, addiction, and self-management of single diseases. Implications for research are discussed...
- Design, feasibility, and acceptability of an intervention using personal digital assistant-based self-monitoring in managing type 2 diabetesMary Ann Sevick
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 29:396-409. 2008..Pairing personal digital assistant (PDA)-based self-monitoring with a behavioral self-management intervention may improve adherence and patient outcomes...
- Cost-effectiveness of alternative approaches for motivating activity in sedentary adults: results of Project STRIDEMary Ann Sevick
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Prev Med 45:54-61. 2007..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of non-face-to-face interventions for increasing physical activity in sedentary adults. The study took place in Providence, Rhode Island between the years 2000 and 2004...
- A preliminary study of PDA-based dietary self-monitoring in hemodialysis patientsMary Ann Sevick
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and The Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Ren Nutr 15:304-11. 2005..The purpose of this study was to pilot test an intervention to enhance the adherence of study participants to the hemodialysis dietary regimen...
- Self-monitoring in weight loss: a systematic review of the literatureLora E Burke
School of Nursing and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 111:92-102. 2011..This review highlights the need for studies in more diverse populations, for objective measures of adherence to self-monitoring, and for studies that establish the required dose of self-monitoring for successful outcomes...
- Pain and its treatment in older nursing home hospice/palliative care residentsJoseph T Hanlon
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:579-83. 2010....
- SMART trial: A randomized clinical trial of self-monitoring in behavioral weight management-design and baseline findingsLora E Burke
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 30:540-51. 2009..This paper describes the design, methods, intervention, and baseline sample characteristics of the SMART trial...
- PREFER study: a randomized clinical trial testing treatment preference and two dietary options in behavioral weight management--rationale, design and baseline characteristicsLora E Burke
University of Pittsburgh, Health and Community Systems, 3500 Victoria Street, 415 Victoria Building, 15261 Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 27:34-48. 2006..The purpose of this paper is to describe the rationale, design, methods and baseline sample characteristics of a randomized controlled trial of a behavioral intervention in weight loss management, referred to as the PREFER study...
- Self-monitoring dietary intake: current and future practicesLora E Burke
Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
J Ren Nutr 15:281-90. 2005..The goals of using the PDA were to improve adherence to the therapeutic diets and to self-monitoring. Lessons learned from the pilot studies are shared...
- Active care management supported by home telemonitoring in veterans with type 2 diabetes: the DiaTel randomized controlled trialRoslyn A Stone
Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Diabetes Care 33:478-84. 2010..However, both interventions improved glycemic control in primary care patients with previously inadequate control...
- Medication errors in older adults: a review of recent publicationsSherrie Aspinall
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:75-84. 2007..This paper reviews recent articles examining medication errors in the elderly...
- Toyota production system quality improvement initiative improves perioperative antibiotic therapyKelly H Burkitt
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Dr 151C H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
Am J Manag Care 15:633-42. 2009..To assess the role of a Toyota production system (TPS) quality improvement (QI) intervention on appropriateness of perioperative antibiotic therapy and in length of hospital stay (LOS) among surgical patients...
- Correlates of sleep behavior among hemodialysis patients. The kidney outcomes prediction and evaluation (KOPE) studySharon Wallace Williams
Center on Minority Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3465, USA
Am J Nephrol 22:18-28. 2002....
- A randomized, controlled trial comparing long-term and short-term exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseMichael J Berry
Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:60-8. 2003..To compare the effects of short-term (3 months) and long-term (18 months) involvement in an exercise program on self-reported disability and physical function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
- The Arthritis, Diet and Activity Promotion Trial (ADAPT): design, rationale, and baseline resultsGary D Miller
Department of Health and Exercise Science Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
Control Clin Trials 24:462-80. 2003..The results from ADAPT will provide approaches clinicians should recommend for behavioral therapies that effectively reduce the incidence of disability associated with knee OA...
- Exercise and dietary weight loss in overweight and obese older adults with knee osteoarthritis: the Arthritis, Diet, and Activity Promotion TrialStephen P Messier
Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
Arthritis Rheum 50:1501-10. 2004....
- The effects of physical and emotional status on adherence to a low-fat dietary pattern in the Women's Health InitiativeLesley F Tinker
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:789-800, 888. 2002..To examine whether the effects of physical and emotional status on adherance to a low-fat (20% energy) dietary pattern are mediated by participation in an intervention program (attending sessions and self-monitoring)...
- Variations among Institutional Review Board reviews in a multisite health services research studyKathleen Dziak
Research and Analysis, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Health Serv Res 40:279-90. 2005..To document the Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process and to explore the impact of different patient notification procedures...
- Dietary Adherence Enhancement in Peritoneal DialysisMARY SEVICK; Fiscal Year: 2007..Measurements will occur as baseline, 4 months, and 8 months for both groups. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing Adherence in Type 2 DiabeticsMARY SEVICK; Fiscal Year: 2008..The intervention participants will be compared to an attention control group exposed to seminars and newsletters. Measurements will occur at baseline, 3 months, and 6 months. [unreadable] [unreadable]..