Delia S West

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc There's more to food store choice than proximity: a questionnaire development study
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Memphis, TN, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:586. 2013
  2. pmc Differences in home food availability of high- and low-fat foods after a behavioral weight control program are regional not racial
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W, Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:69. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Weight loss of black, white, and Hispanic men and women in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Delia S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1413-20. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Parental recognition of overweight in school-age children
    Delia S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:630-6. 2008
  5. pmc A motivation-focused weight loss maintenance program is an effective alternative to a skill-based approach
    D S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 7205, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:259-69. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing improves weight loss in women with type 2 diabetes
    Delia Smith West
    UAMS College of Public Health, 4301 West Markham St, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1081-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported sugar-sweetened beverage intake among college students
    Delia Smith West
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham Street, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1825-31. 2006
  8. pmc Pretreatment weight change is associated with obesity treatment outcomes
    Delia Smith West
    Health Behavior, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1791-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Lay health educators translate a weight-loss intervention in senior centers: a randomized controlled trial
    Delia Smith West
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:385-91. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: conceptualization, design, and special challenges
    Martha M Phillips
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Mail Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 51:289-98. 2013

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc There's more to food store choice than proximity: a questionnaire development study
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Memphis, TN, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:586. 2013
    ..Little is known about other factors that influence food store choice. The current research describes the development of the Food Store Selection Questionnaire (FSSQ) and describes preliminary results of field testing the questionnaire...
  2. pmc Differences in home food availability of high- and low-fat foods after a behavioral weight control program are regional not racial
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W, Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:69. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  3. doi request reprint Weight loss of black, white, and Hispanic men and women in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Delia S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1413-20. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Parental recognition of overweight in school-age children
    Delia S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:630-6. 2008
    ..Examine the accuracy of parental weight perceptions of overweight children before and after the implementation of childhood obesity legislation that included BMI screening and feedback...
  5. pmc A motivation-focused weight loss maintenance program is an effective alternative to a skill-based approach
    D S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 7205, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:259-69. 2011
    ..Individuals often indicate that waning motivation prompts cessation of effective weight management behaviors. Therefore, a novel weight loss maintenance program that specifically targets motivational factors was evaluated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing improves weight loss in women with type 2 diabetes
    Delia Smith West
    UAMS College of Public Health, 4301 West Markham St, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1081-7. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether adding motivational interviewing to a behavioral weight control program improves weight loss outcomes and glycemic control for overweight women with type 2 diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported sugar-sweetened beverage intake among college students
    Delia Smith West
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham Street, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1825-31. 2006
    ..To characterize sugar-sweetened beverage intake of college students...
  8. pmc Pretreatment weight change is associated with obesity treatment outcomes
    Delia Smith West
    Health Behavior, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1791-5. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Lay health educators translate a weight-loss intervention in senior centers: a randomized controlled trial
    Delia Smith West
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:385-91. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether a translation of the DPP Lifestyle program delivered by lay health educators and conducted in senior centers is effective in promoting weight loss among older adults...
  10. doi request reprint The evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: conceptualization, design, and special challenges
    Martha M Phillips
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Mail Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 51:289-98. 2013
    ....
  11. pmc Comparing behavioral weight loss modalities: incremental cost-effectiveness of an internet-based versus an in-person condition
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1629-35. 2011
    ..When participant time costs are included in an economic evaluation of a behavioral weight loss intervention, Internet-based weight loss delivery may be a more cost-effective approach to obesity treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Changes in school environments with implementation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003
    Martha M Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S54-61. 2010
    ..We conclude that Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 is associated with a number of changes in school environments and policies, resulting from both statewide and local initiatives spawned by the Act...
  13. pmc Effectiveness of weight loss interventions for obese older adults
    Holly C Felix
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham Street, Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:191-9. 2013
    ..This paper reviews the evidence on intentional weight loss and effective weight loss interventions for obese older adults to help dispel concerns and guide health promotion practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Readiness to change sugar sweetened beverage intake among college students
    Laura Huffman
    University of Central Arkansas, Honors College, Conway, Arkansas, USA
    Eat Behav 8:10-4. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Impact of USPSTF practice guidelines on clinician weight loss counseling as reported by obese patients
    Holly Felix
    University of Arkansas at Medical Sciences, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Health Behavior and Health Education, USA
    Prev Med 47:394-7. 2008
    ..This study assessed the impact of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines recommending that clinicians provide weight loss counseling (WLC) to all their obese patients...
  16. doi request reprint No change in weight-based teasing when school-based obesity policies are implemented
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:936-42. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Stress, race, and body weight
    Karen Hye cheon Kim
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Health Psychol 28:131-5. 2009
    ..Stress has been identified as a significant factor in health and in racial/ethnic health disparities. A potential mediator in these relationships is body weight...
  18. pmc Neighborhood impact on healthy food availability and pricing in food stores
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, 820 Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Community Health 35:315-20. 2010
    ..Furthermore, increasing access to larger stores that can offer lower prices for healthier foods may provide another avenue for enhancing food environments to lower disease risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Consideration of the food environment in cancer risk reduction
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Center for the Study of Obesity, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:842-4. 2010
    ..Nutrition professionals will be a crucial element in designing and implementing food environment-based individual, family, and community interventions, which could be potent strategies for cancer prevention...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of a family history of breast cancer on screening practices and attitudes in low-income, rural, African American women
    Delia Smith West
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:779-87. 2003
    ..Alternatively, women with a family history may avoid thinking about cancer and have attitudes and practices that do not promote early detection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stepped-care, community clinic interventions to promote mammography use among low-income rural African American women
    Delia Smith West
    University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, College of Public Health, 4301West Markham Street, 820, Little Rock, AR72205, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:29S-44S. 2004
    ..Further research into this strategy may facilitate efforts to reduce health disparities in underserved low-income rural African American populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Altering TV viewing habits: an unexplored strategy for adult obesity intervention?
    Jill A Foster
    College of Public Health, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:3-14. 2006
    ..To review literature evaluating whether television (TV) viewing reduction is a promising behavioral target for obesity treatment programs for adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship of social support and social burden to repeated breast cancer screening in the women's health initiative
    Catherine R Messina
    Stony Brook University, Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Health Psychol 23:582-94. 2004
    ..01) and may be particularly important among low-income older women, especially those burdened by caregiving...
  24. pmc Do long-term HDL-C declines associated with a first birth vary by apo E phenotype? The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Erica P Gunderson
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Etiology and Prevention, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:917-28. 2005
    ..Because endogenous sex hormones markedly increase during pregnancy, we examined whether HDL-C declines after a first birth varied by apo E polymorphisms...
  25. pmc The Look AHEAD study: a description of the lifestyle intervention and the evidence supporting it
    Thomas A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA corrected
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:737-52. 2006
    ..After Year 4, participants are offered monthly individual visits. The intervention is delivered by a multidisciplinary team that includes medical staff who monitor participants at risk of hypoglycemic episodes...
  26. pmc Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1287-93. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of binge eating disorder (BED) and night eating syndrome (NES) among applicants to the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of postpartum weight retention in obesity among women: a review of the evidence
    Stacy A Gore
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:149-59. 2003
    ..Particular attention to the needs of minority mothers is warranted given the likelihood of greater weight retention in this group...