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Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes
OBJECTIVE Despite widespread dissemination of target values, achieving a blood pressure of <130/80 mmHg is challenging for many individuals with diabetes. The purpose of the present study was to examine temporal trends in ...
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 ...
Participation in Community-Originated Interventions is Associated with Positive Changes in Weight Status and Health Behaviors in Youth
Purpose. To assess changes in children’s health behaviors and weight status after participation in community-originated interventions. ...
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
The heart healthy lenoir project-an intervention to reduce disparities in hypertension control: study protocol
Background Racial disparities in blood pressure control are well established; however the impact of low health literacy (LHL) on blood pressure has garnered less attention. Office based interventions that are created with ...
Creating and sustaining a healthy food environment in hospitals with a food service management company
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 ...
creating and sustaining a healthy food environment in hospitals with a food service management company
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 ...
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 ...
Guidelines for Healthy Foods and Beverages at Company-Sponsored Events. Vendor Tool Kit. Event Planner Tool Kit
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 ...