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Translating Epidemiology into Policy to Prevent Childhood Obesity: The Case for Promoting Physical Activity in School Settings
(Elsevier Inc., 2010-06)
Childhood obesity is a serious public health problem, resulting from energy imbalance (when the intake of energy is greater than the amount of energy expended through physical activity). Numerous health authorities have ...
Supporting diabetes self-care in underserved populations: a randomized pilot study using medical assistant coaches
(SAGE Publications, 2010-01)
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of an innovative intervention that utilized a certified medical assistant with specific diabetes training to work with a multidisciplinary diabetes care team ...
Navigating the Challenges of Global Reproductive Health Research
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-11)
Reproductive health research in low-resource settings poses unique and complex challenges that must be addressed to ensure that global research is conducted with strict adherence to ethical principles, offers direct benefit ...
Measurement invariance of the kidney disease and quality of life instrument (KDQOL-SF) across Veterans and non-Veterans
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-25)
Background: Studies have demonstrated that perceived health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients receiving hemodialysis is significantly impaired. Since HRQOL outcome data are often used to compare groups to determine ...