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A Pacific Food Guide from the Children's Healthy Living PRogram
The paper describes the development of the Pacific Food Guide. The Food Guide includes fruits, vegetables, fish and animals not typically found in the US Food Guides but are consumed by individuals living int the Pacific. ...
How Sweet It Is: Traditional Sweet Iced Tea and the Diabesity Epidemic.
In this paper we present four cases from our medical practice to increase awareness of the role of sweet tea in obesity and diabetes management. We start with a history of Southern style “sweet tea”, and discuss the ...
The Need for Interprofessional Collaborative Ready Nutrition and Dietetics Practitioners
This is the full length paper of what turned out to be a published brief after going through peer review. Many of our colleagues have requested the original full length description which is more of a call to action for ...
Glycemic Control Patterns and Kidney Disease Progression among Primary Care Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
Background: Reducing glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) to near or less than 7% in patients with diabetes is associated with diminished microvascular complications, but this level is not consistently achieved. The purpose of ...
IN4Kids: data from a study of RD integration into primary care
Research indicates barriers to PCPs recognizing and counseling overweight children and their families, including lack of: knowledge about nutritional guidance, time to provide services, reimbursement, and skills in working ...
Healthy Hospital Food Environment: Policy & Programs in Practice
This invited presentation highlights the state of weight at Vidant Health, a health care system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina and its innovative Health Food Environment program. A policy, effective in 2012, ...
The Pong Principle
"Learning to Listen: A Patient Becomes the Teacher By Serving Up Life-Changing Advice
Diabetes Education in Rural Appalachia
Introduction: Diabetes education has long been a problem at rural health sites like Tug River Health Association at Gary, WV. Many providers expressed a need of handouts on diabetic topics that are both informative and ...
Helping Hands: A Guidebook for Volunteer Meal Providers
Helping Hands: A Guidebook for Volunteer Meal Providers Author(s): J. Jennings,1 R. Ward,2 K. Kolasa3; 1Nutrition Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 2East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 3Family ...
Generic Medications and Blood Pressure Control in Diabetic Hypertensive Subjects
OBJECTIVE To investigate temporal improvements in blood pressure (BP) control in subjects with diabetes and policy changes regarding generic antihypertensives. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study ...