Research Topics Diabetes
Chronic diseases and conditions (i.e., cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and stroke) are prolonged conditions that often do not improve and can have a profound effect on a person's quality of life. Important issues being studied include how to improve chronic disease management, including patient self-management, as well as strategies to improve chronic disease prevention.
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( 5 of more than 1628 DIABETES focused publications)
Everett CM, Morgan P, Smith VA, Woolson S, Edelman D, Hendrix CC, Berkowitz T, White B, Jackson GL. Interpersonal continuity of primary care of veterans with diabetes: a cohort study using electronic health record data. BMC family practice. 2018 Jul 30; 19(1):132.
Rosland AM, Piette JD, Trivedi R, Kerr EA, Stoll S, Tremblay A, Heisler M. Engaging family supporters of adult patients with diabetes to improve clinical and patient-centered outcomes: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2018 Jul 24; 19(1):394.
Crowley MJ, Maciejewski ML. Revisiting NPH Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes: Is a Step Back the Path Forward? JAMA. 2018 Jul 3; 320(1):38-39.
Faza NN, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Shah T, Nasir K, Deswal A, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Effectiveness of NPs and PAs in managing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2018 Jul 1; 31(7):39-45.
Forouhi NG, Misra A, Mohan V, Taylor R, Yancy W. Dietary and nutritional approaches for prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2018 Jun 13; 361:k2234.
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( 5 of more than 90 DIABETES focused publication briefs)
Evidence Review Identifies Modest Mortality Disparities among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in VA Healthcare To support VA’s efforts to better understand the scale and determinants of disparities in racial and ethnic mortality – and to develop interventions to reduce disparities, investigators from the VA Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Coordinating Center in Portland, OR conducted an evidence review of mortality disparities specific to VA. Findings showed that although VA’s equal access healthcar... Date: March 1, 2018
Online Game Improves Glucose Control in Veterans with Diabetes This randomized trial sought to determine whether a team-based game on diabetes self-management education (DSME) topics delivered to VA patients with type 2 diabetes could generate sustained improvements in their HbA1c levels. Findings showed that the game delivering DSME content generated significant improvements in HbA1c over 12 months among Veterans with type 2 diabetes, with the difference bet... Date: September 1, 2017
PACT Initiative Did Not Reduce Most Disparities in Improved Hypertension or Diabetes Control among VA Patients This study sought to determine whether PACTs helped mitigate national racial/ethnic disparities in VA clinical outcomes, after adjusting for variable implementation and social determinants of health. Findings showed that improvements in clinical outcomes for hypertension and diabetes control had not been achieved for whites or most racial/ethnic groups four years into VA’s system-wide roll-out of ... Date: June 1, 2017
Current Diagnosis of PTSD is Risk Factor for Pregnant Women This analysis evaluated the associations between PTSD and antepartum complications to explore how PTSD’s pathophysiology impacts pregnancy in a large cohort of women Veterans. Findings showed that a current diagnosis of PTSD increases the risk of hypertensive/ischemic placental complications of pregnancy, specifically preeclampsia, and is a risk factor for gestational diabetes. PTSD also was assoc... Date: May 1, 2017
VA Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care Quality Comparable between Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers This study assessed the effectiveness of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) care provided to Veterans in VA primary care by advanced practice providers (APPs) compared to physicians. Findings showed that the quality of diabetes and CVD care delivered in VA primary care settings was mostly comparable between physicians and APPs. However, a majority of Veterans with diabetes and CVD – irrespe... Date: November 1, 2016
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( ) 5 of more than 88 DIABETES focused projects
Practical Telemedicine to Improve Control and Engagement for Veterans with Clinic-Refractory
Diabetes Mellitus (PRACTICE-DM) Crowley, Matthew
Diabetes Care through Effective Personalized Patient Portal Interactions Shimada, Stephanie
Effects of a Mindfulness Intervention Delivered within
Diabetes Education on Diabetes-related Outcomes in Military Veterans DiNardo, Monica
Peer Support to Enhance
Diabetes Shared Medical Appointments: Examining Comparative Effectiveness in VA Health Systems Heisler, Mary Ellen
Engaging Veterans and Family Supporters in PACT to Improve
Diabetes Management Rosland, Ann-Marie
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HSR&D Briefs, Reports, Newsletters
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Management Briefs eBrief-no52 - Predictors and Consequences of Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes
...Consequences of Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing at an alarming pace, fueled by the rising...
Management Briefs eBrief-no65 - Advanced Wound Care Therapies for Non-Healing Diabetic, Venous, and Arterial Ulcers
...with diabetes escalates. Lower extremity ulcers, especially those attributed to either diabetes, venous disease, or arterial disease comprise...
Advanced Wound Care Therapies for Non-Healing Diabetic, Venous, and Arterial Ulcers
...people in the United States. The incidence is expected to increase as the population ages and as the number of individuals with diabetes increases....
Mapping the Evidence: Sex Effects in High-impact Conditions for Women Veterans - Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain
...Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain Mapping the Evidence: Sex Effects in High-impact Conditions for Women Veterans Depression, Diabetes,...
Predictors and Consequences of Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes
...the prevalence of diabetes was 20% in fiscal year 2000 and is now estimated at nearly 25%. Although people with diabetes have a substantially...
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