Walter Palmas

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for the Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project. A randomised trial of a community health worker intervention to improve diabetes care in Hispanic adults
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    BMJ Open 2:e001051. 2012
  2. pmc Results of the northern Manhattan diabetes community outreach project: a randomized trial studying a community health worker intervention to improve diabetes care in Hispanic adults
    Walter Palmas
    Corresponding author Walter Palmas
    Diabetes Care 37:963-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and all-cause mortality in elderly people with diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 53:120-7. 2009
  4. pmc Medicare payments, healthcare service use, and telemedicine implementation costs in a randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in medically underserved participants with diabetes mellitus (IDEATel)
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:196-202. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Acceptability to primary care providers of telemedicine in diabetes case management
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 14:306-8. 2008
  6. pmc Telemedicine home blood pressure measurements and progression of albuminuria in elderly people with diabetes
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 51:1282-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term supplementation with ascorbate, folate, and vitamins B6 and B12 on inflammatory factors and estrogen levels in obese postmenopausal women
    Walter Palmas
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:34-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory pulse pressure and progression of urinary albumin excretion in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 48:301-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal blood pressure elevation predicts progression of albuminuria in elderly people with type 2 diabetes
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:12-20. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and enrollment of rural and urban medically underserved elderly into a randomized trial of telemedicine case management for diabetes care
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Telemed J E Health 12:601-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Protocol for the Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project. A randomised trial of a community health worker intervention to improve diabetes care in Hispanic adults
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    BMJ Open 2:e001051. 2012
    ..CLINICAL TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: NCT00787475 at clinicaltrials.gov...
  2. pmc Results of the northern Manhattan diabetes community outreach project: a randomized trial studying a community health worker intervention to improve diabetes care in Hispanic adults
    Walter Palmas
    Corresponding author Walter Palmas
    Diabetes Care 37:963-9. 2014
    ..Greater intervention fidelity may achieve better glycemic control, and more accessible treatment models, such as phone-based interventions, may be more efficacious in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. ..
  3. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and all-cause mortality in elderly people with diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 53:120-7. 2009
    ..Albuminuria may mediate the association between BP and mortality...
  4. pmc Medicare payments, healthcare service use, and telemedicine implementation costs in a randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in medically underserved participants with diabetes mellitus (IDEATel)
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:196-202. 2010
    ..Lower implementation costs will need to be achieved using lower cost technology in order for telemedicine case management to be more widely used...
  5. doi request reprint Acceptability to primary care providers of telemedicine in diabetes case management
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 14:306-8. 2008
    ..01). Within-PCP comparisons showed a higher perceived impact on patients, as compared to impact on PCP practices (P < 0.001). However, the findings should be interpreted with caution due to the low response rates...
  6. pmc Telemedicine home blood pressure measurements and progression of albuminuria in elderly people with diabetes
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 51:1282-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, nocturnal blood pressure elevation was the strongest predictor of worsening albuminuria. Home blood pressure measurements added to office measurements and may constitute an adequate substitute for ambulatory monitoring...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term supplementation with ascorbate, folate, and vitamins B6 and B12 on inflammatory factors and estrogen levels in obese postmenopausal women
    Walter Palmas
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:34-8. 2006
    ..8 pg/mL (IQR = 23.1-33.9) at follow-up (p = 0.003). Increments in serum estradiol caused by vitamin supplementation in postmenopausal women have not been previously described and probably merit further investigation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory pulse pressure and progression of urinary albumin excretion in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 48:301-8. 2006
    ..23 (1.04 to 1.42). In conclusion, ambulatory pulse pressure may provide additional information to predict progression of albuminuria in elderly diabetic subjects above and beyond office blood pressure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal blood pressure elevation predicts progression of albuminuria in elderly people with type 2 diabetes
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:12-20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, nocturnal BP rise on ambulatory monitoring is superior to office BP to predict worsening of albuminuria in elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes and adds to the information provided by 24-hour pulse pressure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and enrollment of rural and urban medically underserved elderly into a randomized trial of telemedicine case management for diabetes care
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Telemed J E Health 12:601-7. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, perceptions and beliefs regarding technology, including the expectation to benefit from it, played an important role in the decision to participate...
  11. ncbi request reprint Value of ambulatory arterial stiffness index and 24-h pulse pressure to predict progression of albuminuria in elderly people with diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:493-500. 2007
    ..Ambulatory 24-h pulse pressure predicts progression of albuminuria in people with diabetes mellitus. It is not known whether the ambulatory arterial stiffness index (AASI) may add to that prediction...
  12. pmc A randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in older, ethnically diverse, medically underserved patients with diabetes mellitus
    Steven Shea
    Department of Medicine, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:40-51. 2006
    ..Telemedicine is a promising but largely unproven technology for providing case management services to patients with chronic conditions who experience barriers to access to care or a high burden of illness...
  13. doi request reprint Adherence to diabetes self care for white, African-American and Hispanic American telemedicine participants: 5 year results from the IDEATel project
    Paula M Trief
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Ethn Health 18:83-96. 2013
    ..We also examined whether adherence mediated the effect of the intervention on glycemic control (A1c)...
  14. pmc A randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in older, ethnically diverse, medically underserved patients with diabetes mellitus: 5 year results of the IDEATel study
    Steven Shea
    Division of General Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:446-56. 2009
    ..Mortality was not different between the groups, although power was limited. Trial Registration http://clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00271739...
  15. pmc Glycemic control and health disparities in older ethnically diverse underserved adults with diabetes: five-year results from the Informatics for Diabetes Education and Telemedicine (IDEATel) study
    Ruth S Weinstock
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:274-9. 2011
    ..Intervention participants had lower A1C levels over 5 years. New analyses were performed to help better understand this difference...
  16. pmc Columbia University's Informatics for Diabetes Education and Telemedicine (IDEATel) Project: rationale and design
    Steven Shea
    Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:49-62. 2002
    ..The project is intended to provide data to help inform regulatory and reimbursement policies for electronically delivered health care services...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy is associated with microalbuminuria in older patients with type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Moran
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032 USA
    Diabetes Care 27:972-7. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy is associated with microalbuminuria in young and middle-aged patients with type 2 diabetes. We examined this relationship and the potential mediating role of blood pressure in older patients...
  18. pmc Development, validation, and use of English and Spanish versions of the telemedicine satisfaction and usefulness questionnaire
    Suzanne Bakken
    Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 617 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:660-7. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Office and ambulatory blood pressure are independently associated with albuminuria in older subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Moran
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Hypertension 47:955-61. 2006
    ..We found, in a multiethnic group of older subjects with type 2 diabetes, that office systolic blood pressure and awake systolic ambulatory blood pressure exhibited independent associations with degree of albuminuria...
  20. pmc Pulse pressure and subclinical cardiovascular disease in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ginger J Winston
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Hypertens 26:636-42. 2013
    ..Moreover, it is unknown whether these associations are modified by gender, age, or race/ethnicity...
  21. pmc Social impact analysis of the effects of a telemedicine intervention to improve diabetes outcomes in an ethnically diverse, medically underserved population: findings from the IDEATel Study
    Steven Shea
    Steven Shea, Rafael A Lantigua, and Walter Palmas are with the Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY At the time of this study, Dhruva Kothari was with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Jeanne A Teresi, Jian Kong, and Joseph P Eimicke are with the Research Division of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Bronx, NY Jeanne A Teresi is also with the Morris W Stroud, III, Center for Studies on Quality of Life, Columbia University Ruth S Weinstock is with Joslin Diabetes Center and Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
    Am J Public Health 103:1888-94. 2013
    ..We examined the social impact of the telemedicine intervention effects in lower- and higher-socioeconomic status (SES) participants in the Informatics for Diabetes Education and Telemedicine (IDEATel) study...
  22. pmc Ethnicity and sex modify the association of serum c-reactive protein with microalbuminuria
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:324-9. 2008
    ..To study the association between serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and urinary albumin excretion in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and to assess whether the association is modified by ethnicity, sex, or systolic blood pressure...
  23. pmc Association of genetic variation with systolic and diastolic blood pressure among African Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource study
    Ervin R Fox
    Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2273-84. 2011
    ..More broadly, this work supports that notion that blood pressure among AAs is a trait with genetic underpinnings but also with significant complexity...
  24. pmc Differences in albuminuria between Hispanics and whites: an evaluation by genetic ancestry and country of origin: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 3:240-7. 2010
    ..Reports show higher prevalence of albuminuria among Hispanics compared with whites. Differences by country of origin or genetic background are unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of modifiable determinants of lipids and lipoprotein levels among African-Americans, Hispanics, and Non-Hispanic Caucasians > or =65 years of age living in New York City
    Carlos Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:178-83. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that obesity, alcohol intake, and diabetes mellitus are potentially modifiable independent determinants of lipids and lipoprotein levels in an elderly multiethnic population...
  26. pmc Kidney function and multiple hemostatic markers: cross sectional associations in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ruth Dubin
    Department of Medicine, Division Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:3. 2011
    ..73 m2, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is strongly and independently associated with cardiovascular and overall mortality. We hypothesized that reduced kidney function would be characterized by abnormalities of hemostasis...
  27. pmc Community Health Worker Interventions to Improve Glycemic Control in People with Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, PH9 East, Room 107, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1004-12. 2015
    ..We set out to review the efficacy of Community Health Worker (CHW) interventions to improve glycemia in people with diabetes...
  28. pmc Physical activity and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Darcy S Majka
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:56-62. 2009
    ..This study determined a cross-sectional association between physical activity and hs-CRP level in 6142 middle-aged white, Chinese, black, and Hispanic participants enrolled in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis in 2000-2002...
  29. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and C-reactive protein in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Walter Palmas
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
    Am J Hypertens 20:233-41. 2007
    ..The effects of different antihypertensive medication classes on C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are still not well characterized, and might be of relevance to treatment choices...
  30. pmc Adiponectin and all-cause mortality in elderly people with type 2 diabetes
    Jessica R Singer
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1858-63. 2012
    ..Because of the insulin-sensitizing, anti-inflammatory, and antiatherogenic effects of adiponectin, we hypothesized that higher adiponectin level would be associated with lower all-cause mortality...
  31. doi request reprint Proof of concept for the role of glycemic control in the early detection of infections in diabetics
    Taxiarchis Botsis
    Columbia University, USA
    Health Informatics J 18:26-35. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Utility of self-reported diagnosis and electrocardiogram Q-waves for estimating myocardial infarction prevalence: an international comparison study
    Andrew Moran
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Heart 98:1660-6. 2012
    ..We sought to assess relative prevalence of self-reported prior MI and ECG Q-waves (ECG-MI) in populations and population subgroups with varying MI prevalence...
  33. pmc Coronary heart disease and stroke attributable to major risk factors is similar in Argentina and the United States: the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model
    Andrew Moran
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Int J Cardiol 150:332-7. 2011
    ..Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Argentina and the U.S. Argentina is 92% urban, with cardiovascular disease risk factor levels approximating the U.S...
  34. doi request reprint The REmote Patient Education in a Telemedicine Environment Architecture (REPETE)
    Albert M Lai
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, Vanderbilt Clinic, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Telemed J E Health 14:355-61. 2008
    ..The RCP provides a mechanism to provide training without requiring a trainer to go to the patient's home and effectively supports deictic referencing to on screen objects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering benefits of oat-containing cereal in Hispanic americans
    Wahida Karmally
    The Irving Center for Clinical Research, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:967-70. 2005
    ..2+/-18.3 mg/dL; 1.1%) or LDL-C (+1.2+/-17.5 mg/dL; 2.2%). Differences between the effects of the two cereals on total cholesterol and LDL-C were significant, P =.0003 and P =.0007, respectively...
  36. pmc Chronic kidney disease prevalence estimates among racial/ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical Center, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1391-7. 2008
    ..Muscle mass is not a major determinant of serum cystatin C levels, and its use to estimate GFR may lead to more congruent estimates of chronic kidney disease (CKD) across gender and racial/ethnic groups...
  37. pmc Associations between microalbuminuria and animal foods, plant foods, and dietary patterns in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1825-36. 2008
    ..The balance between the intake of animal and the intake of plant foods may influence renal vascular integrity as reflected by urinary albumin excretion...
  38. pmc Lipoprotein abnormalities associated with mild impairment of kidney function in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:125-32. 2008
    ..Abnormal lipoprotein metabolism has been implicated as a possible cause of these complications, but lipoproteins have not been described at the earliest stages of kidney disease...
  39. pmc Mild elevations of urine albumin excretion are associated with atherogenic lipoprotein abnormalities in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:407-14. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Primary care providers' perceptions of home diabetes telemedicine care in the IDEATel project
    Fred Tudiver
    Department of Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Rural Health 23:55-61. 2007
    ..Few telemedicine projects have systematically examined provider satisfaction and attitudes...
  41. pmc Differences in kidney function and incident hypertension: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Bryan Kestenbaum
    University of Washington, Division of Nephrology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:501-8. 2008
    ..Kidney disease and hypertension commonly coexist, yet the direction of their association is still debated...
  42. ncbi request reprint The relationship between blood pressure and C-reactive protein in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Susan G Lakoski
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1869-74. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the relationship between resting blood pressure (BP) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a multi-ethnic cohort of men and women from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)...