Grant W Somes
Affiliation: University of Tennessee
- Longitudinal relationship of parental hypertension with body mass index, blood pressure, and cardiovascular reactivity in childrenRongling Li
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
J Pediatr 150:498-502. 2007..To investigate whether parental hypertension (HTN) affects children's body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular reactivity (CVR) over time...
- Body mass index, weight change, and death in older adults: the systolic hypertension in the elderly programGrant W Somes
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Am J Epidemiol 156:132-8. 2002..g., baseline body mass index). Even in those with high or low baseline body mass index, weight stability is associated with a lower mortality risk...
- Left ventricular geometry in children and adolescents with primary hypertensionPhyllis A Richey
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Am J Hypertens 23:24-9. 2010..Our objective was to classify LV geometry among children with primary HTN and examine differences in ambulatory blood pressure (ABP)...
- Ambulatory blood pressure and increased left ventricular mass in children at risk for hypertensionPhyllis A Richey
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, General Clinical Research Center, Children s Foundation Research Center at Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
J Pediatr 152:343-8. 2008..To relate ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) to cardiac target organ measurement in children at risk for primary hypertension (HTN)...
- Does it really take longer not to prescribe antibiotics for viral respiratory tract infections in children?Marion E Hare
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Ambul Pediatr 6:152-6. 2006..Although overuse of antibiotics in children has been well documented, few studies have evaluated if the visit time for viral infections varies when antibiotics are or are not prescribed...
- Kinetics of visual field loss in Usher syndrome Type IIAlessandro Iannaccone
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:784-92. 2004..To characterize the kinetics of visual field decay in Usher syndrome type II...
- Access of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products to minorsKaren C Johnson
Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis 38163, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:212-6. 2004..It is not clear how easily minors are able to purchase NRT products in retail markets...
- Impact of a statewide Medicaid managed care system on healthcare utilization and outcomes for people living with HIVJames E Bailey
Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
Am J Med Sci 328:305-14. 2004..Medicaid managed care (MMC) systems provide insurance for many persons living with HIV and AIDS (PLWH). This study sought to assess the impact of a statewide MMC system (TennCare) on healthcare utilization and outcomes for PLWH...
- Strategies for retaining study participants in behavioral intervention trials: retention experiences of the NIH Behavior Change ConsortiumMace Coday
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Ann Behav Med 29:55-65. 2005..older adults, adults, children, and adolescents). Further, possible discrepancies between site populations of varying health statuses are discussed, and an ecological framework is proposed for use in future investigations on retention...
- Get Fit with the Grizzlies: a community-school-home initiative to fight childhood obesityCarol C Irwin
Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
J Sch Health 80:333-9. 2010..The health-infused mini-unit was delivered by physical education teachers during their classes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the "Get Fit" program effectiveness...
- Self-reported responsiveness to direct-to-consumer drug advertising and medication use: results of a national surveyNicholas J Dieringer
Department of Medical Education, Methodist Healthcare, 1265 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 11:232. 2011..Outpatients motivated to discuss medical conditions based on their exposure to DTC advertising may require a careful medication history to evaluate for therapeutic duplication or overmedication...
- Timeliness and access to healthcare services via telemedicine for adolescents in state correctional facilitiesKaren C Fox
Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
J Adolesc Health 41:161-7. 2007..The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a telemedicine program in improving timeliness of and access to healthcare services in adolescent correctional facilities...
- Fosinopril versus amlodipine comparative treatments study: a randomized trial to assess effects on plasminogen activator inhibitor-1Marco Pahor
Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Circulation 105:457-61. 2002..ACE inhibitors and calcium antagonists may modulate fibrinolysis. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to assess the effects of these drugs on plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) antigen, an inhibitor of fibrinolysis...