Ronald T Ackermann

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluating diabetes health policies using natural experiments: the natural experiments for translation in diabetes study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Departments of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 48:747-54. 2015
  2. pmc Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of a community-based comparative effectiveness trial to prevent type 2 diabetes in economically disadvantaged adults: the RAPID Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 37:1-9. 2014
  3. pmc Designing a natural experiment to evaluate a national health care-community partnership to prevent type 2 diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E12. 2013
  4. pmc Changes in health state utilities with changes in body mass in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2176-81. 2009
  5. pmc The feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effectiveness of a Promotora-Led Diabetes Prevention Program (PL-DPP) in Latinas: a pilot study
    Matthew J O'Brien
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dr O Brien, Dr Ackermann Center for Community Health, Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dr O Brien, Dr Ackermann Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Dr O Brien, Ms Perez, Dr Alos, Dr Whitaker Department of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Dr Alos, Dr Whitaker Puentes de Salud Health and Wellness Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA Dr O Brien, Ms Perez, Dr Alos Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dr Ciolino, Dr Mohr
    Diabetes Educ 41:485-94. 2015
  6. pmc Design and participant characteristics for a randomized effectiveness trial of an intensive lifestyle intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk in adults with type 2 diabetes: The I-D-HEALTH study
    David T Liss
    Center for Community Health, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 46:114-21. 2016
  7. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Long-term effects of a community-based lifestyle intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes: the DEPLOY extension pilot study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chronic Illn 7:279-90. 2011
  9. pmc A Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Ronald T Ackermann, David T Liss, and Emily A Finch are with the Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Karen K Schmidt and David G Marrero are with the Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Laura M Hays is with the Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis Chandan Saha is with the Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Am J Public Health 105:2328-34. 2015
  10. pmc The State of Diabetes Prevention Policy in the USA Following the Affordable Care Act
    Juleigh Nowinski Konchak
    Preventive Medicine Residency, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, 1900 W Polk Street, Room 901, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 16:55. 2016

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Evaluating diabetes health policies using natural experiments: the natural experiments for translation in diabetes study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Departments of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 48:747-54. 2015
    ....
  2. pmc Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of a community-based comparative effectiveness trial to prevent type 2 diabetes in economically disadvantaged adults: the RAPID Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 37:1-9. 2014
    ..The RAPID Study successfully randomized a large cohort of participants with a wide distribution of age, body weight, and race who are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes...
  3. pmc Designing a natural experiment to evaluate a national health care-community partnership to prevent type 2 diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E12. 2013
    ..In this context, evaluation results will provide information about the unique role of a health care-community partnership to prevent type 2 diabetes...
  4. pmc Changes in health state utilities with changes in body mass in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2176-81. 2009
    ..04), these changes, if causal, could still have a significant impact on clinical cost-effectiveness estimates if sustained over multiple years...
  5. pmc The feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effectiveness of a Promotora-Led Diabetes Prevention Program (PL-DPP) in Latinas: a pilot study
    Matthew J O'Brien
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dr O Brien, Dr Ackermann Center for Community Health, Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dr O Brien, Dr Ackermann Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Dr O Brien, Ms Perez, Dr Alos, Dr Whitaker Department of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Dr Alos, Dr Whitaker Puentes de Salud Health and Wellness Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA Dr O Brien, Ms Perez, Dr Alos Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dr Ciolino, Dr Mohr
    Diabetes Educ 41:485-94. 2015
    ..The purpose of this pilot study is to test the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effectiveness of a Promotora-Led Diabetes Prevention Program (PL-DPP) in Hispanic women (Latinas)...
  6. pmc Design and participant characteristics for a randomized effectiveness trial of an intensive lifestyle intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk in adults with type 2 diabetes: The I-D-HEALTH study
    David T Liss
    Center for Community Health, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 46:114-21. 2016
    ..05 for all characteristics above). The I-D-HEALTH study enrolled a diverse sample of adults with diabetes and offers a unique opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of offering a community-based intensive lifestyle intervention. ..
  7. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the delivery of a group-based DPP lifestyle intervention in partnership with the YMCA...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term effects of a community-based lifestyle intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes: the DEPLOY extension pilot study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chronic Illn 7:279-90. 2011
    ..We evaluated long-term effects of a lower cost, group-based adaption of the DPP lifestyle intervention offered by the YMCA...
  9. pmc A Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Ronald T Ackermann, David T Liss, and Emily A Finch are with the Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Karen K Schmidt and David G Marrero are with the Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Laura M Hays is with the Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis Chandan Saha is with the Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Am J Public Health 105:2328-34. 2015
    ..We evaluated the weight loss effectiveness of a YMCA model for the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention...
  10. pmc The State of Diabetes Prevention Policy in the USA Following the Affordable Care Act
    Juleigh Nowinski Konchak
    Preventive Medicine Residency, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, 1900 W Polk Street, Room 901, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 16:55. 2016
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The Indiana Chronic Disease Management Program's impact on medicaid claims: a longitudinal, statewide evaluation
    Barry P Katz
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Med Care 47:154-60. 2009
    ..Disease management programs have grown in popularity over the past decade as a strategy to curb escalating healthcare costs for persons with chronic diseases...
  12. doi request reprint Training YMCA wellness instructors to deliver an adapted version of the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention
    Emily A Finch
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:224-8, 232. 2009
    ..A description of 2 ongoing randomized pilot studies provides information about the feasibility and effectiveness of future efforts to apply this new training curriculum on a national scale...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adapting the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention for delivery in the community: the YMCA model
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:69, 74-5, 77-8. 2007
    ..They also provide information about early field research and an ongoing clinical trial that will provide information about the feasibility and effectiveness of applying this new model on a national scale...
  14. doi request reprint Identifying adults at high risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease using hemoglobin A1c National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:11-7. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Healthcare cost differences with participation in a community-based group physical activity benefit for medicare managed care health plan members
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1459-65. 2008
    ..To determine whether participation in a physical activity benefit by Medicare managed care enrollees is associated with lower healthcare utilization and costs...
  16. pmc Detecting Dysglycemia Using the 2015 United States Preventive Services Task Force Screening Criteria: A Cohort Analysis of Community Health Center Patients
    Matthew J O'Brien
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Med 13:e1002074. 2016
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Is the number of documented diabetes process-of-care indicators associated with cardiometabolic risk factor levels, patient satisfaction, or self-rated quality of diabetes care? The Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2108-13. 2006
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Description of an integrated framework for building linkages among primary care clinics and community organizations for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: emerging themes from the CC-Link study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Chronic Illn 6:89-100. 2010
    ..This success is promising, and an evaluation of the effectiveness of these efforts to improve lifestyle behaviours of adults with prediabetes is now underway...
  19. pmc Investing time in health: do socioeconomically disadvantaged patients spend more or less extra time on diabetes self-care?
    Susan L Ettner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Health Econ 18:645-63. 2009
    ..Research on self-care for chronic disease has not examined time requirements. Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD), a multi-site study of managed care patients with diabetes, is among the first to assess self-care time...
  20. pmc An Exercise Intervention for South Asian Mothers with Risk Factors for Diabetes
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Transl J Am Coll Sports Med 1:52-59. 2016
    ..This pilot study evaluated a culturally-tailored exercise intervention among South Asian immigrant mothers with DM risk factors...
  21. pmc Patient Perceptions About Prediabetes and Preferences for Diabetes Prevention
    Matthew J O'Brien
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA Dr O Brien, Ms Vargas, Dr Zimmermann, Dr Ackermann, Dr Kandula
    Diabetes Educ 42:667-677. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore how adults with prediabetes perceive their risk of developing diabetes and examine their preferences for evidence-based treatment options to prevent diabetes...
  22. pmc Antidepressant medicine use and risk of developing diabetes during the diabetes prevention program and diabetes prevention program outcomes study
    Richard R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2549-51. 2010
    ..To assess the association between antidepressant medicine use and risk of developing diabetes during the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS)...
  23. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of cost sharing to finance a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1237-41. 2006
    ..We explored whether this intervention could be offered in a way that allows return on investment for private health insurers while remaining attractive for consumers, employers, and Medicare...