Recent Submissions

  • Heart healthy Diet Helps Prevent Prostate Cancer 

    Klose, Charles; Kolasa, Kathryn (2020-11-04)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. This column edition is meant to educate and inform readers about dietary strategies that are associated with decreased prostate cancer risk.
  • Breakfast Really Is an Important Meal 

    Prabhu, Sanjana; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2020-08-12)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about the importance of not skipping breakfast.
  • Mushrooms may be good medicine 

    McLaughlin, Danielle; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2020-09-09)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about medicinal mushrooms and some if the potential benefits and risks, especially related to cancer and neurogenerative ...
  • CBD products require care 

    Maness, Phil; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2020-09-19)
    This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column defines CBD oils and hemp products. Discusses the risks and potential benefits of its use; the legal status in NC in 2020; ...
  • Eat more family meals at home 

    Viscardi, Chelsea; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2018-09-05)
    This is a Q and A newspaper column. The topic, to celebrate Family Meals at Home month encouraged families to eat at least one more meal at home a week. The article describes research findings of the benefit of doing so.
  • Should I take an antibiotic 

    Viscardi, Chelsea; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2018-12-05)
    Newspaper column prepared by Chelsea Viscardi under supervision of Kathryn Kolasa
  • Salt: how much is too much? 

    Clary, Kathryn; Kolasa, Kathryn (2019-07-13)
    newspaper advice column about food and nutrition
  • Autism poses extra mealtime challenges. 

    Clary, Kathryn; Kolasa, Kathryn (2020-01-08)
    newspaper column
  • Finding heartburn relief 

    Clary, Kathryn; Kolasa, Kathryn (2018-10-13)
    Column as appeared in Daily Reflector
  • Benefits of dark chocolate 

    Clary, Kathryn; Kolasa, Kathryn (2019-02-13)
    describing benefits of eating dark chocolate
  • Diet for Wound Healing 

    Kolasa, Kathryn; Aneja, Bhavana; Grewal, Sukhman; LeCrone, Jonathon; Young, Alexander; Schaap, Derek (2019-10-01)
    Diet for wound healing is important but few patient friendly materials are available. Diet for Wound Healing has two parts: 1) detailed background describing the important components of diet for wound healing (5 pages) ...
  • I want to survive and thrive: diet and physical activity recommendations for Breast Cancer Survivors 

    Kolasa, Kathryn (2018-09)
    In this article, we review current diet and physical activity recommendations for long-time survivors of breast cancer. We also hear the voice of a survivor and her response to the diagnosis of a postmenopausal breast ...
  • Smart injection syringe systems providing real-time user feedback of correct needle position 

    Bartlett, Edwin (2009-02-09)
    Syringe assemblies include a syringe with a syringe body (15b) defining a fluid cavity in fluid communication with an injection needle (25); a force, pressure and/or flow sensor (30) in fluid communication with the needle; ...
  • In-ear hearing test probe devices and methods and systems using same 

    Givens, Gregg; Yao, Jianchu (2017-11-04)
    A medical hearing testing method includes: inserting an in-ear test probe that is coupled to a hearing test adapter into an ear of a patient at a patient site; receiving device identification data at a web portal operating ...
  • What to do when doctors disagree on diet for women with Gestational Diabetes 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Haven, Kelley; Craven, Kay (2018-05)
    Medical nutrition therapy is considered the cornerstone of treatment for gestational diabetes mellitus, even though there is no consensus on the best dietary approach to achieve optimal glycemic control and positive maternal ...
  • creating and sustaining a healthy food environment in hospitals with a food service management company 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M. (2018-01)
    This paper describes the successes and challenges in hospitals providing a healthy food environment for employees as well as visitors to the hospital. Based on literature review and interviews of professionals, including ...
  • Stress and burnout in nutrition and dietetics 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Cuff, Patricia; Eliot, Kathrin (2018-03)
    Literature from across multiple health professions points to a budding crisis where current and future health professionals are experiencing stress and burnout at an alarming rate that threatens the vitality of our healthcare ...
  • Creating and sustaining a healthy food environment in hospitals with a food service management company 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M. (2018-01)
    This article updates a 2010 article, Moving Toward Healthier Eating Environments in Hospitals. It provides advocates for healthy food environments in hospitals with suggestions about the roles they can play in initiating ...
  • Embracing a plant-based diet. What is it and what's the evidence 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M. (2017-05)
    In this paper we present a case of a young health professional feeling peer pressure to become vegan. We also present a case of a vegan baby. We discuss nutrient of concerns for individuals restricting or eliminating animal ...
  • Healthy Habits for Healthy Living 

    Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Walker, Linda; McKee, Amanda (1995)
    This is a patient education brochure designed to describe the development of food habits of the people of eastern North Carolina (written in collaboration with Kristen Borree, PhD, anthropology. It then localizes the ...

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