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    • Creating Vidant Health's Healthy Food Environment 

      Gaskins, Scottie; Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Simmons, Rose Ann; Njuguna, Njeri; White, Andy (2013-04)
      The paper describes the journey taken by Vidant Health (formerly University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina) to create a healthy eating environmnet on its entire campus. Vidant Health was among the first hospitals in ...
    • Creating Vidant Health's Healthy Food Environment 

      Gaskins, Scottie; Simmons, Rose Ann; Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Njuguna, Njeri; White, Andy (2012-10)
      This paper documents the steps Vidant Health took from 2003 to 2012 in creating a healthy food environment. It describes criteria for foods to be sold/provided to employees and visitors. It provides a rationale for selecting ...
    • Diabetes Education in Rural Appalachia 

      Lambert, Aaron (2010-10-28)
      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 ...
    • Diet can help manage polycystic ovary syndrome 

      Zhong, Connie; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2021-06-09)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is on how diet can help patients manage their polycystic ovary syndrome.
    • Diet enhances, improves running experience 

      Khanchandani, Ashish; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2021-02-03)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about how diet can improve running experiences.
    • 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) ...
    • 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.
    • Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less: A Community Based Weight Management Program for Adults 

      Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Dunn, Carolyn Kusbit; Thomas, Cathy; Schneider, L; Smith, Christine; Vodicka, Sherée (2009-10-20)
      Describes development of a comprehensive, low cost weight management program to be delivered by local public health educators or cooperative extension agents. The program was developed by a unique partnerships of the NC ...
    • 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 ...
    • Emergency Food Bag and Patient Education for the MOTHeRS' Project 

      Craven, Kay; Smith, Brittany; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2021-06-10)
      The MOTHeRS’ Project was developed in 2020 with funding from the United Healthcare Foundation (UHF), ECU Physicians, and the Departments of OB-GYN, Psychiatry and Family Medicine, to utilize NC-STeP—a statewide telepsychiatry ...
    • Finding heartburn relief 

      Clary, Kathryn; Kolasa, Kathryn (2018-10-13)
      Column as appeared in Daily Reflector
    • Generational differences in practice site selection criteria amongst primary care physicians. 

      Duffrin, Christopher; Cashion, Molly; Cummings, Doyle M.; Whetstone, Lauren; Firnhaber, Jonathon; Levine, Gary; Watson, Ricky; Lambert, Aaron (2016-01-25)
      Background and Objectives: Generational differences are often viewed as shaping the overall attitudes and actions of different age cohorts. It is essential to understand the motivations and generational differences in ...
    • Generational differences in practice site selection criteria amongst primary care physicians. 

      Duffrin, Christopher; Cashion, Molly; Cummings, Doyle M.; Whetstone, Lauren; Firnhaber, Jonathon; Levine, Gary; Watson, Ricky; Lambert, Aaron (2016)
      Background and Objectives: Generational differences are often viewed as shaping the overall attitudes and actions of different age cohorts. It is essential to understand the motivations and generational differences in ...
    • Generic Medications and Blood Pressure Control in Diabetic Hypertensive Subjects 

      Cummings, Doyle M.; Letter, Abraham J.; Howard, George; Howard, Virginia J.; Safford, Monika M.; Prince, Valerie; Muntner, Paul (2013-03)
      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 ...
    • Get exercise, information during Walk-With-A-Doc 

      Zeches, Breann A; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2020-09-30)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column highlights the importance of preventive health measures through 1-hour physical activity with local physicians.
    • Glycemic Control Patterns and Kidney Disease Progression among Primary Care Patients with Diabetes Mellitus 

      Cummings, Doyle M.; Larsen, Lars C.; Doherty, Lisa; Lea, C. Suzanne; Holbert, Donald (2011-07)
      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 ...
    • Guidelines for Healthy Foods and Beverages at Company-Sponsored Events. Vendor Tool Kit. Event Planner Tool Kit 

      Gaskins, Scottie; Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Bucher, Colleen (2012-01-25)
      Vidant Heatlh adopted a "healthy food environment" policy in 2012. This vendor tool kit includes the policy, definitions that support the policy, stept that help a vendor adhere to the policy and resources. Topics covered ...
    • Guidelines put peanuts, eggs on menu for babies 

      Adams, Danielle; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2021-01-06)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is about the change in Dietary Guidelines that now recommends feeding infants peanuts and eggs to prevent allergies.
    • Healthy Eating also is good for the planet 

      Trei, Alexander; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2020-07-29)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is a discussion between the efforts of our community members to maintain healthy diets while trying to make a more sustainable ...
    • 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 ...