Mid-Pregnancy Fructosamine Measurement—Predictive Value for Gestational Diabetes and Association with Postpartum Glycemic Indices Véronique Gingras, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Karen M. Switkowski, Emily Oken, Marie-France Hivert. Nutrients. 2018 Dec; 10(12): 2003.  Published online 2018 Dec 18. doi: 10.3390/nu10122003. PMCID: PMC6315870

Dietary behaviors throughout childhood are associated with adiposity and estimated insulin resistance in early adolescence: a longitudinal study Véronique Gingras, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Elsie M. Taveras, Emily Oken, Marie-France Hivert. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2018; 15: 129.  Published online 2018 Dec 17. doi: 10.1186/s12966-018-0759-0. PMCID: PMC6296122


Vegetarian Diets Are Associated with Selected Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Middle-Older Aged South Asians in the United States Yichen Jin, Alka M Kanaya, Namratha R Kandula, Luis A Rodriguez, Sameera A Talegawkar J Nutr. 2018 Dec; 148(12): 1954–1960.  Published online 2018 Nov 9. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxy217. PMCID: PMC6669958


Associations of Gestational Glucose Tolerance With Offspring Body Composition and Estimated Insulin Resistance in Early Adolescence Véronique Gingras, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Ivonne P.M. Derks, Izzuddin M. Aris, Emily Oken, Marie-France Hivert. Diabetes Care. 2018 Dec; 41(12): e164–e166.  Published online 2018 Oct 16. doi: 10.2337/dc18-1490. PMCID: PMC6245205

Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Macrovascular Disease Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Severe Obesity David P. Fisher, Eric Johnson, Sebastien Haneuse, David Arterburn, Karen J. Coleman, Patrick J. O’Connor, Rebecca O’Brien, Andy Bogart, Mary Kay Theis, Jane Anau, Emily B. Schroeder, Stephen Sidney. JAMA. 2018 Oct 16; 320(15): 1570–1582.  Published online 2018 Oct 16. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.14619Correction in: JAMA. 2018 Dec 11; 320(22): 2381. PMCID: PMC6233803

Using Neighborhood-Level Census Data to Predict Diabetes Progression in Patients with Laboratory-Defined Prediabetes Julie A Schmittdiel, Wendy T Dyer, Cassondra J Marshall, Roberta Bivins. Perm J. 2018; 22: 18-096.  Published online 2018 Oct 5. doi: 10.7812/TPP/18-096. PMCID: PMC6175602

Lessons Learned from Implementation of the Food Insecurity Screening and Referral Program at Kaiser Permanente Colorado Sandra Hoyt Stenmark, John F Steiner, Sanjana Marpadga, Marydale DeBor, Kathleen Underhill, Hilary Seligman. Perm J. 2018; 22: 18-093.  Published online 2018 Oct 5. doi: 10.7812/TPP/18-093
PMCID: PMC6175601

Liver Enzymes in Early to Mid-pregnancy, Insulin Resistance, and Gestational Diabetes Risk: A Longitudinal Analysis Yeyi Zhu, Monique M. Hedderson, Charles P. Quesenberry, Juanran Feng, Assiamira Ferrara
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018; 9: 581.  Published online 2018 Oct 2. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00581
PMCID: PMC6176077

In an unhealthy food system, what role should SNAP play? Hilary Kessler Seligman, Sanjay Basu. PLoS Med. 2018 Oct; 15(10): e1002662.  Published online 2018 Oct 2. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002662
PMCID: PMC6168179

Understanding Primary Care Provider Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Diabetes Prevention in the Northern Midwest Melissa L. Harry, Daniel M. Saman, Clayton I. Allen, Kris A. Ohnsorg, JoAnn M. Sperl-Hillen, Patrick J. O’Connor, Jeanette Y. Ziegenfuss, Steven P. Dehmer, Joseph A. Bianco, Jay R. Desai. Clin Diabetes. 2018 Oct; 36(4): 283–294.  doi: 10.2337/cd17-0116
PMCID: PMC6187954

Association of Weight for Length vs Body Mass Index During the First 2 Years of Life With Cardiometabolic Risk in Early Adolescence Izzuddin M. Aris, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Ling-Jun Li, Seungmi Yang, Mandy B. Belfort, Jennifer Thompson, Marie-France Hivert, Rita Patel, Richard M. Martin, Michael S. Kramer, Emily Oken. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Sep; 1(5): e182460.  Published online 2018 Sep 21. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2460. PMCID: PMC6324504

Supporting healthful lifestyles during pregnancy: a health coach intervention pilot study Michael W. Seward, Denise Simon, Martha Richardson, Emily Oken, Matthew W. Gillman, Marie-France Hivert. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018; 18: 375.  Published online 2018 Sep 17. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-2010-z
PMCID: PMC6142676

Long-term Outcomes of the Effects of Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring and Pharmacist Management on Blood Pressure Among Adults With Uncontrolled Hypertension: Follow-up of a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial Karen L. Margolis, Stephen E. Asche, Steven P. Dehmer, Anna R. Bergdall, Beverly B. Green, JoAnn M. Sperl-Hillen, Rachel A. Nyboer, Pamala A. Pawloski, Michael V. Maciosek, Nicole K. Trower, Patrick J. O’Connor. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Sep; 1(5): e181617.  Published online 2018 Sep 7. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1617. PMCID: PMC6324502

Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Support From Food Banks: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Hilary K. Seligman, Morgan Smith, Sophie Rosenmoss, Michelle Berger Marshall, Elaine Waxman
Am J Public Health. 2018 Sep; 108(9): 1227–1234.  Published online 2018 Sep. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304528. PMCID: PMC6085038

Association of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances With Adiposity
Andres Cardenas, Russ Hauser, Diane R. Gold, Ken P. Kleinman, Marie-France Hivert, Abby F. Fleisch, Pi-I D. Lin, Antonia M. Calafat, Thomas F. Webster, Edward S. Horton, Emily Oken
JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Aug; 1(4): e181493.  Published online 2018 Aug 31. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1493. PMCID: PMC6324277


Collaborative research and actions on both sides of the US-Mexico border to counteract type 2 diabetes in people of Mexican origin Simón Barquera, Dean Schillinger, Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas, Marc Schenker, Luis A. Rodríguez, Cesar Hernández-Alcaraz, Jaime Sepúlveda-Amor, Mexico-California Diabetes collaborative group. Global Health. 2018; 14: 84.  Published online 2018 Aug 22. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0390-5
PMCID: PMC6104005

Safety-net institutions in the US grapple with new cholesterol treatment guidelines: a qualitative analysis from the PHoENIX Network Valy Fontil, Courtney R Lyles, Dean Schillinger, Margaret A Handley, Sara Ackerman, Gato Gourley, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Urmimala Sarkar. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2018; 11: 99–108.  Published online 2018 Jul 12. doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S156311. PMCID: PMC6047605

Clinical decision support directed to primary care patients and providers reduces cardiovascular risk: a randomized trial JoAnn M Sperl-Hillen, A Lauren Crain, Karen L Margolis, Heidi L Ekstrom, Deepika Appana, Gerald Amundson, Rashmi Sharma, Jay R Desai, Patrick J O’Connor. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Sep; 25(9): 1137–1146.  Published online 2018 Jul 3. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy085. PMCID: PMC6658854

Objective Sleep Characteristics and Cardiometabolic Health in Young Adolescents Elizabeth M. Cespedes Feliciano, Mirja Quante, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Susan Redline, Emily Oken, Elsie M. Taveras. Pediatrics. 2018 Jul; 142(1): e20174085.  Published online 2018 Jul 2. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-4085
PMCID: PMC6260972

Influence of a New Diabetes Diagnosis on the Health Behaviors of the Patient’s Partner Julie A. Schmittdiel, Solveig A. Cunningham, Sara R. Adams, Jannie Nielsen, Mohammed K. Ali. Ann Fam Med. 2018 Jul; 16(4): 290–295.  doi: 10.1370/afm.2259. PMCID: PMC6037527

Association of Initiation of Basal Insulin Analogs vs Neutral Protamine Hagedorn Insulin With Hypoglycemia-Related Emergency Department Visits or Hospital Admissions and With Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Kasia J. Lipska, Melissa M. Parker, Howard H. Moffet, Elbert S. Huang, Andrew J. Karter
JAMA. 2018 Jul 3; 320(1): 53–62.  Published online 2018 Jun 23. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.7993
PMCID: PMC6134432

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence by Race and Ethnicity Among People With Severe Mental Illness
Christina V. Mangurian, Dean Schillinger, John W. Newcomer, Eric Vittinghoff, Susan M. Essock, Zheng Zhu, Wendy T. Dyer, Julie A. Schmittdiel. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jul; 41(7): e119–e120.  Published online 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0425. PMCID: PMC6014538

Cost‐Effectiveness of a Community‐Based Diabetes Prevention Program with Participation Incentives for Medicaid Beneficiaries Todd Gilmer, Patrick J. O'Connor, Jeffrey S. Schiff, Gretchen Taylor, Gabriela Vazquez‐Benitez, Joyce E. Garrett, Houa Vue‐Her, Sarah Rinn, Julie Anderson, Jay Desai
Health Serv Res. 2018 Dec; 53(6): 4704–4724.  Published online 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12973. PMCID: PMC6232439

Finding Meaning in Medication Reconciliation Using Electronic Health Records: Qualitative Analysis in Safety Net Primary and Specialty Care George Yaccoub Matta, Elaine C Khoong, Courtney R Lyles, Dean Schillinger, Neda Ratanawongsa. JMIR Med Inform. 2018 Apr-Jun; 6(2): e10167.  Published online 2018 May 7. doi: 10.2196/10167. PMCID: PMC5962827

Do Low Income Youth of Color See “The Bigger Picture” When Discussing Type 2 Diabetes: A Qualitative Evaluation of a Public Health Literacy Campaign Dean Schillinger, Jessica Tran, Sarah Fine. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 May; 15(5): 840.  Published online 2018 Apr 24. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15050840
PMCID: PMC5981879

A Tailored Letter Based on Electronic Health Record Data Improves Gestational Weight Gain Among Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: The Gestational Diabetes’ Effects on Moms (GEM) Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial Monique M. Hedderson, Susan D. Brown, Samantha F. Ehrlich, Ai-Lin Tsai, Yeyi Zhu, Charles P. Quesenberry, Yvonne Crites, Assiamira Ferrara. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jul; 41(7): 1370–1377.  Published online 2018 Apr 18. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1133. PMCID: PMC6463614

Surveillance of Hypoglycemia—Limitations of Emergency Department and Hospital Utilization Data Andrew J. Karter, Howard H. Moffet, Jennifer Y. Liu, Kasia J. Lipska. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jul; 178(7): 987–988.  Published online 2018 Apr 16. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1014. PMCID: PMC6033620

Language-concordant automated telephone queries to assess medication adherence in a diverse population: a cross-sectional analysis of convergent validity with pharmacy claims Neda Ratanawongsa, Judy Quan, Margaret A. Handley, Urmimala Sarkar, Dean Schillinger. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018; 18: 254.  Published online 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3071-4. PMCID: PMC5889590
Branched chain amino acids, androgen hormones, and metabolic risk across early adolescence: a prospective study in Project Viva Wei Perng, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Marie-France Hivert, Jorge E. Chavarro, Emily Oken. Obesity (Silver Spring) Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 Sep 25.Published in final edited form as: Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 May; 26(5): 916–926. Published online 2018 Mar 25.  doi: 10.1002/oby.22164. PMCID: PMC5916029

Add-On Antihypertensive Medications to Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Blockers in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study Emily B. Schroeder, Michel Chonchol, Susan M. Shetterly, J. David Powers, John L. Adams, Julie A. Schmittdiel, Gregory A. Nichols, Patrick J. O’Connor, John F. Steiner
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 May 7; 13(5): 727–734.  Published online 2018 Mar 23. doi: 10.2215/CJN.09510817.  PMCID: PMC5969476

Food Insecurity, Food “Deserts,” and Glycemic Control in Patients With Diabetes: A Longitudinal Analysis
Seth A. Berkowitz, Andrew J. Karter, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Hilary K. Seligman, Sarah A. Ackroyd, Lily S. Barnard, Steven J. Atlas, Deborah J. Wexler. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jun; 41(6): 1188–1195.  Published online 2018 Mar 19. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1981. PMCID: PMC5961388

Associations Between Maternal Obesity and Pregnancy Hyperglycemia and Timing of Puberty Onset in Adolescent Girls: A Population-Based Study Ai Kubo, Julianna Deardorff, Cecile A Laurent, Assiamira Ferrara, Louise C Greenspan, Charles P Quesenberry, Lawrence H Kushi. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Jul; 187(7): 1362–1369.  Published online 2018 Mar 15. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwy040. PMCID: PMC6030998

Socioeconomic differences in childhood BMI trajectories in Belarus Rita Patel, Kate Tilling, Debbie A Lawlor, Laura D Howe, Rachael A Hughes, Natalia Bogdanovich, Lidia Matush, Emily Nicoli, Emily Oken, Michael S Kramer, Richard M Martin. Int J Obes (Lond) 2018; 42(9): 1651–1660.  Published online 2018 Feb 28. doi: 10.1038/s41366-018-0042-0. PMCID: PMC6033313

Applying a health system perspective to the evolving Farmácia Popular medicines access programme in Brazil Vera L Luiza, Luisa A Chaves, Monica R Campos, Andrea D Bertoldi, Rondineli M Silva, Maryam Bigdeli, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Isabel C M Emmerick. BMJ Glob Health. 2017; 2(Suppl 3): e000547.  Published online 2018 Feb 7. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000547. PMCID: PMC5841496

Prenatal and Early Life Fructose, Fructose-Containing Beverages, and Midchildhood Asthma Lakiea S. Wright, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Emily Oken, Augusto A. Litonjua, Diane R. Gold. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Feb; 15(2): 217–224.  doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201707-530OC. PMCID: PMC5802621

Chronic disease burden predicts food insecurity among older adults Jane Jih, Irena Stijacic-Cenzer, Hilary K. Seligman, W. John Boscardin, Tung T. Nguyen, Christine S. Ritchie. Public Health Nutr. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 Oct 29. Published in final edited form as: Public Health Nutr. 2018 Jun; 21(9): 1737–1742. Published online 2018 Feb 1.  doi: 10.1017/S1368980017004062. PMCID: PMC6204426

Effect of High-Deductible Insurance on High-Acuity Outcomes in Diabetes: A Natural Experiment for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Study J. Frank Wharam, Fang Zhang, Emma M. Eggleston, Christine Y. Lu, Stephen B. Soumerai, Dennis Ross-Degnan. Diabetes Care. 2018 May; 41(5): 940–948.  Published online 2018 Jan 30. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1183. PMCID: PMC5911790

Associations of the Dietary Approaches To Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet with Pregnancy Complications in Project Viva Aarohee P. Fulay, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Emily Oken, Wei Perng
Eur J Clin Nutr. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 Jul 17.Published in final edited form as: Eur J Clin Nutr. 2018 Oct; 72(10): 1385–1395. Published online 2018 Jan 17.  doi: 10.1038/s41430-017-0068-8. PMCID: PMC6050156

The Bidirectional Association Between Depression and Severe Hypoglycemic and Hyperglycemic Events in Type 1 Diabetes Paola Gilsanz, Andrew J. Karter, Michal Schnaider Beeri, Charles P. Quesenberry, Jr., Rachel A. Whitmer. Diabetes Care. 2018 Mar; 41(3): 446–452.  Published online 2017 Dec 18. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1566. PMCID: PMC5829958

Diabetes Screening among Antipsychotic-Treated Adults with Severe Mental Illness in an Integrated Delivery System: A Retrospective Cohort Study Christina Mangurian, Dean Schillinger, John W. Newcomer, Eric Vittinghoff, Susan Essock, Zheng Zhu, Wendy Dyer, Julie Schmittdiel. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jan; 33(1): 79–86.  Published online 2017 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s11606-017-4205-9. PMCID: PMC5756176

Crossing the Research to Quality Chasm: A Checklist for Researchers and Clinical Leadership Partners Julie A. Schmittdiel, Richard W. Grant. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jan; 33(1): 9–10.  Published online 2017 Oct 2. doi: 10.1007/s11606-017-4189-5. PMCID: PMC5756168

Food Insecurity and Health Care Expenditures in the United States, 2011–2013 Seth A. Berkowitz, Sanjay Basu, James B. Meigs, Hilary K. Seligman. Health Serv Res. 2018 Jun; 53(3): 1600–1620.  Published online 2017 Jun 13. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12730. PMCID: PMC5980147

Effect of Out‐of‐Pocket Cost on Medication Initiation, Adherence, and Persistence among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE) Andrew J. Karter, Melissa M. Parker, Matthew D. Solomon, Courtney R. Lyles, Alyce S. Adams, Howard H. Moffet, Mary E. Reed. Health Serv Res. 2018 Apr; 53(2): 1227–1247.  Published online 2017 May 5. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12700
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A Two‐Step Method to Identify Positive Deviant Physician Organizations of Accountable Care Organizations with Robust Performance Management Systems Alexander F. Pimperl, Hector P. Rodriguez, Julie A. Schmittdiel, Stephen M. Shortell. Health Serv Res. 2018 Jun; 53(3): 1851–1869.  Published online 2017 Apr 6. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12693. PMCID: PMC5980166


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