Christopher S Wendel

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Southwest American veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Christopher S Wendel
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:58. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Overall quality of life and difficulty paying for ostomy supplies in the Veterans Affairs ostomy health-related quality of life study: an exploratory analysis
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Med Care 45:891-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Overcoming challenges: life with an ostomy
    Sarah Popek
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 200:640-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Positive correlation of employment and psychological well-being for veterans with major abdominal surgery
    David J Horner
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, 85723, USA
    Am J Surg 200:585-90. 2010
  5. pmc Health-related quality of life among long-term rectal cancer survivors with an ostomy: manifestations by sex
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4664-70. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of health-related quality of life for male veterans with and without intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2054-66. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the DCP among hispanic veterans
    Victoria Cunningham
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, AZ, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:447-63. 2005
  8. pmc The health-related quality of life in long-term colorectal cancer survivors study: objectives, methods and patient sample
    M Jane Mohler
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2059-70. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Food frequency questionnaire results correlate with metabolic control in insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1816-26. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A probabilistic model for predicting hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque 87108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1445-50. 2004

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Publications29

  1. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Southwest American veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Christopher S Wendel
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:58. 2006
    ..We examined the association between race/ethnicity and cardiovascular disease risk factor control in a large cohort of insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Overall quality of life and difficulty paying for ostomy supplies in the Veterans Affairs ostomy health-related quality of life study: an exploratory analysis
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Med Care 45:891-5. 2007
    ..To explore whether there was a significant relationship between difficulty paying for ostomy supplies and overall quality of life among a sample of ostomates receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  3. doi request reprint Overcoming challenges: life with an ostomy
    Sarah Popek
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 200:640-5. 2010
    ..Studies have demonstrated decreased health-related quality of life in patients with stomas...
  4. doi request reprint Positive correlation of employment and psychological well-being for veterans with major abdominal surgery
    David J Horner
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, 85723, USA
    Am J Surg 200:585-90. 2010
    ..This article examines the relationship between employment status and psychological well-being (PWB) in veterans who underwent major bowel procedures with or without ostomy...
  5. pmc Health-related quality of life among long-term rectal cancer survivors with an ostomy: manifestations by sex
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4664-70. 2009
    ..Specifying common challenges and sociodemographic or clinical differences will further the development of tailored interventions to improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of health-related quality of life for male veterans with and without intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2054-66. 2007
    ..Intestinal stomas have a major impact on Cases' lives. It is essential to better understand the areas in which interventions may help to minimize the negative consequences...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the DCP among hispanic veterans
    Victoria Cunningham
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, AZ, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:447-63. 2005
    ..Convergent validity was also supported for DCP scales within the Hispanic patients as evidenced by correlations in expected directions with external measures...
  8. pmc The health-related quality of life in long-term colorectal cancer survivors study: objectives, methods and patient sample
    M Jane Mohler
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2059-70. 2008
    ..In addition, details are provided regarding the study sample and the psychometric properties of the quantitative data collection measures used. Subsequent manuscripts will present the study findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Food frequency questionnaire results correlate with metabolic control in insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1816-26. 2004
    ..To validate food frequency analysis as a predictor of metabolic status in persons with type 2 diabetes and to identify psychosocial factors affecting dietary adherence...
  10. ncbi request reprint A probabilistic model for predicting hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque 87108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1445-50. 2004
    ..To develop and validate a method for estimating hypoglycemia risk in stable, insulin-treated subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting hypoglycemia awareness in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: The Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive, S E, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:61-7. 2004
    ..To identify clinical factors that affect hypoglycemia perception in type 2 diabetes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factor management in stable, insulin-treated patients with Type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Glen H Murata
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 17:186-91. 2003
    ..Describe the methodologies and study population of the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes: a critical review
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System 111GIM, 1510 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Biomed Pharmacother 58:551-9. 2004
    ..Patient education and medication changes are potential ways of reducing the hypoglycemia rate. However, it remains to be proven that patient education is beneficial in this regard...
  14. ncbi request reprint The VA Ostomy Health-Related Quality of Life Study: objectives, methods, and patient sample
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:781-91. 2006
    ..The focus groups further evaluated barriers, concerns, and adaptation methods and skills...
  15. doi request reprint Prazosin versus quetiapine for nighttime posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in veterans: an assessment of long-term comparative effectiveness and safety
    Melanie G Byers
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:225-9. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Prognostic criteria for squamous cell cancer of the skin
    Vanessa Jensen
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    J Surg Res 159:509-16. 2010
    ..Non-well-differentiated cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas may display a more aggressive behavior. It is important to better define prognostic criteria for these tumors...
  17. doi request reprint Cardiocerebral resuscitation improves out-of-hospital survival in older adults
    M Jane Mohler
    Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:822-6. 2011
    ..To compare the survival and neurological status of people aged 65 and older receiving cardiocerebral resuscitation (CCR) with that of those receiving standard advanced life support (Std-ALS), as well as predictors of survival...
  18. doi request reprint Upper GI tract findings in patients with heartburn in whom proton pump inhibitor treatment failed versus those not receiving antireflux treatment
    Choo Hean Poh
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85723 0001, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:28-34. 2010
    ..Failure of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) treatment in patients with heartburn is very common. Because endoscopy is easily accessible, it is commonly used as the first evaluative tool in these patients...
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of open and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair on long-term renal function using chronic kidney disease staging based on glomerular filtration rate
    Joseph L Mills
    The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1141-9. 2008
    ..Our primary objectives were to assess serial renal function in patients undergoing EVAR and open repair (OR) and to evaluate the relative effects of method of repair on renal function...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sexual health and quality of life among male veterans with intestinal ostomies
    Michelle R Symms
    Indiana University, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 22:30-40. 2008
    ..We examined quantitative and qualitative data to examine sexual functioning, intimate relationships, and health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) among military veterans who are living with an intestinal stoma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities play a larger role in predicting health-related quality of life compared to having an ostomy
    Sushma Jain
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Surg 194:774-9; discussion 779. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests an ostomy worsens health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), but comorbidities also can affect HR-QOL...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluating once- and twice-daily self-monitored blood glucose testing strategies for stable insulin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes : the diabetes outcomes in veterans study
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1744-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate once- and twice-daily self-monitored blood glucose testing strategies in assessing glycemic control and detecting hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia in patients with stable insulin-treated type 2 diabetes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hypoglycemia in stable, insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of 1662 episodes
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 19:10-7. 2005
    ..We evaluated the incidence, severity, and predisposing risk factors for hypoglycemic episodes in subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intensified blood glucose monitoring improves glycemic control in stable, insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1759-63. 2003
    ..To examine the effect of intensified self-monitored blood glucose (SMBG) testing on glycemic control...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contributions of weekly mean blood glucose values to hemoglobin A1c in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Am J Med Sci 327:319-23. 2004
    ..The study objective was to evaluate the weekly contribution of glucose readings to hemoglobin (Hb)A1c during an 8-week period of intensified self-monitored blood glucose testing...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sources of glucose variability in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:451-6. 2004
    ..Glucose variability can be a significant barrier to glycaemic control for diabetic patients on insulin. The study identified clinical and behavioural factors associated with glucose variability in type 2 diabetes...
  27. ncbi request reprint The greatest challenges reported by long-term colorectal cancer survivors with stomas
    Carmit K McMullen
    Center for Health Research, Northwest Hawaii Southeast, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:175-82. 2008
    ..The challenges reported by study participants should inform the design, testing and integration of targeted education, early interventions, and ongoing support services for colorectal cancer patients with ostomies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Variability in activity may precede diabetic foot ulceration
    David G Armstrong
    Dr William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1980-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the role of activity in the development of neuropathic foot ulceration in individuals with diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for foot infections in individuals with diabetes
    Lawrence A Lavery
    Department of Surgery, Scott and White Hospital, Texas A and M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1288-93. 2006
    ..To prospectively determine risk factors for foot infection in a cohort of people with diabetes...