J K Kirk

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hyperglycemia management using insulin in the acute care setting: therapies and strategies for care in the non-critically ill patient
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1222-30. 2010
  2. pmc Blood glucose symptom recognition: perspectives of older rural adults
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Diabetes Educ 37:363-9. 2011
  3. pmc Self-monitoring of blood glucose: practical aspects
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:435-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Diabetes: Rethinking risk and the Dx that fits
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Fam Pract 58:248-56. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Restricted-carbohydrate diets in patients with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:91-100. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicted risk of coronary heart disease among persons with type 2 diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 18:595-600. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Disparities in A1C levels between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:240-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among US adults: a qualitative review
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:135-42. 2007
  9. pmc Disparities in HbA1c levels between African-American and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2130-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Attainment of goals from national guidelines among persons with type 2 diabetes: a cohort study in an academic family medicine setting
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 66:415-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Hyperglycemia management using insulin in the acute care setting: therapies and strategies for care in the non-critically ill patient
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1222-30. 2010
    ..Hyperglycemia is prevalent in hospitalized non-critically ill patients and is associated with higher morbidity and mortality. Poor glycemic control is related to elevated costs due to longer hospital stays and higher rates of complications...
  2. pmc Blood glucose symptom recognition: perspectives of older rural adults
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Diabetes Educ 37:363-9. 2011
    ..Health care providers can develop strategies to improve care by listening to individuals describe their symptoms in the context of everyday life...
  3. pmc Self-monitoring of blood glucose: practical aspects
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:435-9. 2010
    ..For others receiving oral medication, profiling glucose trends and the confirmation of high or low blood glucose can be a useful addendum to successful management...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diabetes: Rethinking risk and the Dx that fits
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Fam Pract 58:248-56. 2009
    ..Include latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), a progressive form of type 1 with a slower onset, in the differential diagnosis for symptomatic patients who do not fit the classic patterns for type 1 or type 2 diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Restricted-carbohydrate diets in patients with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:91-100. 2008
    ..Randomized, controlled studies of restricted-carbohydrate diets in patients with diabetes need to be conducted in order to evaluate the overall sustainability of outcomes and long-term safety...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicted risk of coronary heart disease among persons with type 2 diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 18:595-600. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether there are racial/ethnic differences in predicted probability of CHD among persons with type 2 diabetes from the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  7. ncbi request reprint Disparities in A1C levels between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:240-6. 2008
    ..Hispanics have higher rates of diabetes and diabetes-related complications than do non-Hispanic whites. A meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the difference between the mean values of A1C for these two groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among US adults: a qualitative review
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:135-42. 2007
    ..To review existing data to determine whether racial/ethnic disparities exist for self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) among adults in the United States...
  9. pmc Disparities in HbA1c levels between African-American and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2130-6. 2006
    ..Data sources included PubMed, Web of Science, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health, the Cochrane Library, the Combined Health Information Database, and the Education Resources Information Center...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attainment of goals from national guidelines among persons with type 2 diabetes: a cohort study in an academic family medicine setting
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 66:415-9. 2005
    ..We evaluated the change in risk factor control for a cohort of patients with diabetes and hyperlipidemia over a four-year period, as well as the change in proportion of patients meeting clinical practice guideline goals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Compliance with national guidelines in patients with diabetes in a family practice clinic
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:1541-6. 2002
    ..To assess whether clinicians are treating patients with both type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia according to national goals for blood pressure, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), and glucose levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities: control of glycemia, blood pressure, and LDL cholesterol among US adults with type 2 diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1489-501. 2005
    ..To examine ethnic disparities in the quality of diabetes care among adults with diabetes in the US through a systematic qualitative review...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of a peripheral dexa measurement for osteoporosis screening
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Fam Med 34:201-5. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint A qualitative review of studies of diabetes preventive care among minority patients in the United States, 1993-2003
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:349-60. 2005
    ..To review existing data to determine whether ethnic disparities exist for diabetes-related preventive care among adults in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint Troglitazone or metformin in combination with sulfonylureas for patients with type 2 diabetes?
    J K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:879-82. 1999
    ..We compared the effectiveness of metformin and troglitazone when added to sulfonylurea therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes who had suboptimal blood glucose control...
  16. pmc Constructing common cohorts from trials with overlapping eligibility criteria: implications for comparing effect sizes between trials
    David L Mount
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Clin Trials 6:416-29. 2009
    ..Comparing findings from separate trials is necessary to choose among treatment options, however differences among study cohorts may impede these comparisons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality related to diabetes mellitus in elderly Medicare beneficiaries
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:362-7. 2004
    ..To determine whether diabetes remains an important contributor to mortality among the elderly...
  18. pmc Linking glycemic control and executive function in rural older adults with diabetes mellitus
    Ha T Nguyen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1123-7. 2010
    ..To examine the association between glycemic control and the executive functioning domain of cognition and to identify risk factors for inadequate glycemic control that may explain this relationship...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of race and region on cardiovascular morbidity among elderly Americans with diabetes
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2620-5. 2005
    ..Because geographic region is known to influence the risk of CVD in the U.S., we sought to determine the effects of race and region on cardiovascular morbidity among elderly Americans with diabetes...
  20. doi request reprint Development of an asset map of medical education research activity
    Mary E Christiaanse
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:186-93. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study was to learn faculty interest in research in medical education, so assets could be used to develop educational scholarship further...
  21. pmc Variants in intron 13 of the ELMO1 gene are associated with diabetic nephropathy in African Americans
    T S Leak
    Center for Human Genomics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 73:152-9. 2009
    ..5 x 10(-5)- P = 0.05). No associations were seen with these SNPs in those with T2DM lacking nephropathy or with ESRD due to non-diabetic causes. Variants in intron 13 of the ELMO1 gene appear to confer risk for diabetic nephropathy in AA...
  22. ncbi request reprint Important features of blood glucose meters
    J K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 38:210-9. 1998
    ..To provide an overview of several blood glucose meters that will enhance practicing pharmacists' knowledge and understanding of these devices to allow education of the patient with diabetes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Glycemia treatment strategies in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial
    Hertzel C Gerstein
    Department of Medicine and the Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 99:34i-43i. 2007
    ..It will also provide information on how to safely approach near-normal levels of glucose control in clinical practice and evidence to support future clinical guidelines for diabetes management in older adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of a multivitamin and mineral supplement on infection and quality of life. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Thomas A Barringer
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:365-71. 2003
    ..Use of multivitamin and mineral supplements is common among U.S. adults, yet few well-designed trials have assessed the reputed benefits...
  25. ncbi request reprint The use of insulin glargine with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Darby E Graves
    Diabetes Care 29:471-2. 2006