1. Outcomes of a 12-month technology-based intervention to promote weight loss in adolescents at risk for type 2 diabetes.

    Journal of diabetes science and technology (Onl... 7(3):759 (2013) PMID 23759410 PMCID PMC3869145

    Obese adolescents are at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Obesity interventions delivered through media, such as the web and text messages [short message service (SMS)] may be beneficial when targeting obese adolescents.. A randomized controlled trial, Pace-Internet for Diabetes Prevent...
  2. Outcomes of a 12-month technology-based intervention to promote weight loss in adolescents at risk for type 2 diabetes.

    Journal of diabetes science and technology (Onl... 7(3):759 (2013) PMID 23759410 PMCID PMC3869145

    Obese adolescents are at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Obesity interventions delivered through media, such as the web and text messages [short message service (SMS)] may be beneficial when targeting obese adolescents.. A randomized controlled trial, Pace-Internet for Diabetes Prevent...
  3. Prevalence, management, and control of hypertension among US workers: does occupation matter?

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(9):1150 (2012) PMID 22885710

    The role of occupation in the management of cardiovascular risk factors including hypertension is not well known. We analyzed the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data of 6928 workers aged 20 years or older from 40 occupational groups. Hypertension was defined as measur...
  4. Prevalence, management, and control of hypertension among US workers: does occupation matter?

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(9):1150 (2012) PMID 22885710

    The role of occupation in the management of cardiovascular risk factors including hypertension is not well known. We analyzed the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data of 6928 workers aged 20 years or older from 40 occupational groups. Hypertension was defined as measur...
  5. Health status and risk indicator trends of the aging US health care workforce.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(4):497 (2012) PMID 22446575 PMCID PMC3323772

    To describe the health status and risk indicator trends in a representative sample of US health care workers aged 45 years and older. Using pooled data from the 1997 to 2009 National Health Interview Survey, logistic regression analyses were performed to determine whether age-group specific morb...
  6. Health status and risk indicator trends of the aging US health care workforce.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(4):497 (2012) PMID 22446575 PMCID PMC3323772

    To describe the health status and risk indicator trends in a representative sample of US health care workers aged 45 years and older. Using pooled data from the 1997 to 2009 National Health Interview Survey, logistic regression analyses were performed to determine whether age-group specific morb...
  7. Sociodemographic correlates of eye care provider visits in the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey.

    BMC Research Notes 5:253 (2012) PMID 22621330 PMCID PMC3444410

    Research has suggested that adults 40 years old and over are not following eye care visit recommendations. In the United States, the proportion of older adults is expected to increase drastically in the coming years. This has important implications for population ocular disease burden, given the...
  8. Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(1):101 (2012) PMID 22193114 PMCID PMC3258352

    To assess nutrient intake according to dietary guidelines among US worker groups. Participants of 1999 to 2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey completed two 24-hour recall dietary interviews to assess daily intake of protein, carbohydrate, fat, cholesterol, calcium, sodium, and ...
  9. Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(1):101 (2012) PMID 22193114 PMCID PMC3258352

    To assess nutrient intake according to dietary guidelines among US worker groups. Participants of 1999 to 2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey completed two 24-hour recall dietary interviews to assess daily intake of protein, carbohydrate, fat, cholesterol, calcium, sodium, and ...
  10. Sociodemographic correlates of eye care provider visits in the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey.

    BMC Research Notes 5:253 (2012) PMID 22621330 PMCID PMC3444410

    Research has suggested that adults 40 years old and over are not following eye care visit recommendations. In the United States, the proportion of older adults is expected to increase drastically in the coming years. This has important implications for population ocular disease burden, given the...
  11. Age-related macular degeneration and smoking cessation advice by eye care providers: a pilot study.

    Preventing chronic disease 8(6):A147 (2011) PMID 22005640 PMCID PMC3221586

    Smoking is a modifiable risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in the United States. We conducted a pilot study among eye care providers and AMD patients to assess smoking cessation preferences and cessation services offered at a lar...
  12. Age-related macular degeneration and smoking cessation advice by eye care providers: a pilot study.

    Preventing chronic disease 8(6):A147 (2011) PMID 22005640 PMCID PMC3221586

    Smoking is a modifiable risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in the United States. We conducted a pilot study among eye care providers and AMD patients to assess smoking cessation preferences and cessation services offered at a lar...
  13. Cardiovascular fitness levels among American workers.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 53(10):1115 (2011) PMID 21915067 PMCID PMC3190024

    To explore cardiovascular fitness in 40 occupations using a nationally representative sample of the US population. Respondents aged 18 to 49 years (N = 3354) from the 1999 to 2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were evaluated for cardiovascular fitness and classified into low, ...
  14. Occupational vs. industry sector classification of the US workforce: which approach is more strongly associated with worker health outcomes?

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 54(10):748 (2011) PMID 21671459 PMCID PMC3168588

    Through use of a nationally representative database, we examined the variability in both self-rated health and overall mortality risk within occupations across the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Industry Sectors, as well as between the occupations within the NORA Industry sectors. ...
  15. Trends in glaucoma medication expenditure: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2001-2006.

    Archives of Ophthalmology 129(10):1345 (2011) PMID 21670329

    To study trends of glaucoma medication expenditure from 2001 to 2006 using a nationally representative sample of US adults. We analyzed glaucoma medication expenditure trends among participants of the 2001-2006 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a subsample of the National Health Interview Survey...
  16. Occupational vs. industry sector classification of the US workforce: which approach is more strongly associated with worker health outcomes?

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 54(10):748 (2011) PMID 21671459 PMCID PMC3168588

    Through use of a nationally representative database, we examined the variability in both self-rated health and overall mortality risk within occupations across the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Industry Sectors, as well as between the occupations within the NORA Industry sectors. ...
  17. Cardiovascular fitness levels among American workers.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 53(10):1115 (2011) PMID 21915067 PMCID PMC3190024

    To explore cardiovascular fitness in 40 occupations using a nationally representative sample of the US population. Respondents aged 18 to 49 years (N = 3354) from the 1999 to 2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were evaluated for cardiovascular fitness and classified into low, ...
  18. Trends in glaucoma medication expenditure: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2001-2006.

    Archives of Ophthalmology 129(10):1345 (2011) PMID 21670329

    To study trends of glaucoma medication expenditure from 2001 to 2006 using a nationally representative sample of US adults. We analyzed glaucoma medication expenditure trends among participants of the 2001-2006 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a subsample of the National Health Interview Survey...
  19. Long work hours is associated with suboptimal glycemic control among US workers with diabetes.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 54(5):375 (2011) PMID 21246586

    Increasing numbers of US workers are diabetic. We assessed the relationship between glycemic control and work hours and type of occupation among employed US adults with type 2 diabetes. Data were obtained from the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). A representat...
  20. Health-related quality of life and nicotine dependence, Florida 2007.

    American Journal of Health Behavior 35(3):280 (2011) PMID 21683018

    To explore the relationship between health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and nicotine dependence in a representative sample of 3560 Florida smokers. Data from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System-Florida Tobacco Callback Survey were used. Logistic regression models were conducte...