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School-Based Health Center Intervention Improves Body Mass Index in Overweight and Obese Adolescents

Alberta S. Kong, Andrew L. Sussman, Carolina Yahne, Betty J. Skipper, Mark R. Burge, Sally M. Davis
2013 Journal of Obesity  
No differences were found between the two groups in blood pressure, HOMA-IR, triglycerides, and HDL-C.  ...  The ACTION SBHC weight management program was feasible and demonstrated improved outcomes in BMI percentile and waist circumference.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the essential contributions of the Community Advisory Council members, participating high schools, University of New Mexico School- This trial has  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/575016 pmid:23589771 pmcid:PMC3622307 fatcat:r2psy7qujrfujlu7ktf7ire33m

Knowledge and intelligent computing system in medicine

Babita Pandey, R.B. Mishra
2009 Computers in Biology and Medicine  
and antibiotics for intensive care.  ...  Basic problem-solving approaches in the field of artificial intelligence are rule-based reasoning (RBR), model-based reasoning (MBR) and CBR [1] .  ...  Conflict of interest statement Area of expert systems in medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compbiomed.2008.12.008 pmid:19201398 fatcat:hydva3mfobfefewbfnxqbfxktu

Fit4Life: A weight loss intervention for children who have survived childhood leukemia

Jeannie S. Huang, Lindsay Dillon, Laura Terrones, Lynn Schubert, William Roberts, Jerry Finklestein, Maria C. Swartz, Gregory J. Norman, Kevin Patrick
2014 Pediatric Blood & Cancer  
Whether a generic or tailored approach to weight management is needed for cancer survivors has yet to be tested.  ...  Background-Children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are at increased risk for overweight and obesity over that of the general population.  ...  Smita Bhatia and Wendy Landier, RN for their participation and help in recruitment for the mentioned focus groups during the Fit4Life intervention development. We also thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1002/pbc.24937 pmid:24436138 pmcid:PMC3997743 fatcat:obtv7o3drzgjdj64onyait4ddq

Formalisation for decision support in anaesthesiology

Gerard R.Renardel de Lavalette, Rix Groenboom, Ernest Rotterdam, Frank van Harmelen, Annette ten Teije, Fred de Geus
1997 Artificial Intelligence in Medicine  
The core of the work presented here consists of a knowledge base (containing anaesthesiological knowledge) and a diagnosis system.  ...  Based on Carola, an existing automated operation documentation system, we design a support environment that will assist in real-time diagnosis.  ...  base.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0933-3657(97)00031-6 pmid:9413606 fatcat:lehjmsl2p5gb3j2jfxaunueaeq

EFFECTIVENESS OF COUPLES TREATMENT FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

Sandra M. Stith, Karen H. Rosen, Eric E. McCollum
2003 Journal of Marital & Family Therapy  
on the belief that male socialization in the context of societally-sanctioned oppression of women results in abuse; and attachment-based approaches are based on the belief that abuse arises from the abusers  ...  Thus, cognitive behavioral approaches are based on the belief that abuse-supporting beliefs, lack of behavioral self-control, and poor relationship skills result in abuse; feminist approaches are based  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1752-0606.2003.tb01215.x pmid:12870412 fatcat:tocsneiwsbctpitqhfiazwp36q

Adaptive trend change detection and pattern recognition in physiological monitoring

Ping Yang
2009
The general approach is to transform changes in different trend features to nonzero level-shifts by calculating the model-based forecast residuals and then to apply a statistical test or Bayesian approach  ...  The method based on the Dynamic Linear Model (refereed to as Adaptive-DLM method) describes a signal using the linear growth model combined with an EWMA model.  ...  Today central physiological monitors have become standard equipments in the Operating Room (OR) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0067275 fatcat:n4hil7rzx5eyho57q7b7imxe5m

Systematic review to identify and appraise outcome measures used to evaluate childhood obesity treatment interventions (CoOR): evidence of purpose, application, validity, reliability and sensitivity

Maria Bryant, Lee Ashton, Julia Brown, Susan Jebb, Judy Wright, Katharine Roberts, Jane Nixon
2014 Health Technology Assessment  
evaluation of the outcome measures used in the childhood intervention obesity evaluations.  ...  Appraisal of these resulted in the recommendation of 36 measures for the CoOR outcome measures framework.  ...  Medium-to high-intensity behavioural interventions in a further review by Whitlock et al. for the Agency of Health Care Research and Quality 255 report mean reductions in BMI of between 1.9 and 3.3 kg/  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta18510 pmid:25125212 pmcid:PMC4781037 fatcat:fb4savjhzjhrfmew5wwxei7zcu

Small Town Africa: Studies in Rural-Urban Interaction

Adrian Peace, Jonathan Baker
1991 International Journal of African Historical Studies  
The research studies the impacts of this effort based on periodical monitoring of Thika through aerial photography, culminating with intensive surveys in the period 1983-85 (Andreasen, 1987) .  ...  There is a need to first improve infrastructure and the facilities for industry in these urban centres based on a careful assessment of each centre's potential.  ...  He suggests approaches to improve livestock economy in both schemes either through measures within each or through the integration of both projects within the regional economy of the whole Butana area  ... 
doi:10.2307/219834 fatcat:e62m5fomt5ajxgvskqyfq5sv7a

Small Town Africa: Studies in rural-urban interaction

ANTHONY O'CONNOR
1992 African Affairs  
The research studies the impacts of this effort based on periodical monitoring of Thika through aerial photography, culminating with intensive surveys in the period 1983-85 (Andreasen, 1987) .  ...  There is a need to first improve infrastructure and the facilities for industry in these urban centres based on a careful assessment of each centre's potential.  ...  He suggests approaches to improve livestock economy in both schemes either through measures within each or through the integration of both projects within the regional economy of the whole Butana area  ... 
doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.afraf.a098505 fatcat:xekgr3embjcg7jbfnxjda6ylkq

J. Baker (ed.), Small Town Africa: studies in rural-urban interaction. Seminar Proceedings 23, Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, 1990, 268 pp

Debbie Potts
1993 Africa - Journal of the International African Institute  
The research studies the impacts of this effort based on periodical monitoring of Thika through aerial photography, culminating with intensive surveys in the period 1983-85 (Andreasen, 1987) .  ...  There is a need to first improve infrastructure and the facilities for industry in these urban centres based on a careful assessment of each centre's potential.  ...  He suggests approaches to improve livestock economy in both schemes either through measures within each or through the integration of both projects within the regional economy of the whole Butana area  ... 
doi:10.2307/1161308 fatcat:cebtgq26wfc6dgqhkj3jwa5npq

Small town Africa: studies in rural-urban interaction

1991 ChoiceReviews  
The research studies the impacts of this effort based on periodical monitoring of Thika through aerial photography, culminating with intensive surveys in the period 1983-85 (Andreasen, 1987) .  ...  There is a need to first improve infrastructure and the facilities for industry in these urban centres based on a careful assessment of each centre's potential.  ...  He suggests approaches to improve livestock economy in both schemes either through measures within each or through the integration of both projects within the regional economy of the whole Butana area  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.28-5784 fatcat:rgcwvwkiangcxf7ntse5bhq3xe

Determinants and consequences of childhood overweight in Canada

Stefan Kuhle
2011
Using data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (Objective 6) I showed that the higher health care use is paralleled by a more frequent use of prescription medications in obese compared to normal weight  ...  An analysis of a population-based survey data among Grade 5 students in Nova Scotia linked with a perinatal database (Objective 3) showed that perinatal factors (large-for-gestational age, maternal pre-pregnancy  ...  A modeling approach similar to ours was employed in a 2010 study by Basu [33] .  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3rx93n62 fatcat:jc4gwduzircx7o6kpnof53fcsm

Developing a methodological generic framework through introducing autonomy and self-adaptation to information systems thinking

P A Kinloch
2017
The generic framework is based upon the Soft Systems Methodology structure and is extended to include and accommodate the additional functionality brought by Viable Systems Model.  ...  The application of the generic framework led to the redesigning of major information systems within the organisation and saw a significant improvement in performance. ii Acknowledgements My deepest thanks  ...  The dynamic management of software systems. 44 The Static Management Approach Model based approaches in management include conflict resolution and coordination, strategies and planning.  ... 
doi:10.24377/ljmu.t.00005902 fatcat:6nfjlus2b5erpfcf7t2aixpv2u

Relative importance of body composition, osteoporosis-related behaviors, and parental income on bone speed of sound in adolescent females

B. L. Holmes, I. A. Ludwa, K. L. Gammage, D. E. Mack, P. Klentrou
2010 Osteoporosis International  
The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between bone speed of sound (SOS) and body composition, osteoporosis-related health behaviours, and socioeconomic status (SES) in adolescent females  ...  A total of 442 adolescent females in grades 9-11 participated.  ...  Osteoporosis Knowledge (Allinger, 1998) (Appendix D) was developed based on the self-care theory (Orem, 1995) , and designed to assess women's level of osteoporosis knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00198-009-1152-2 pmid:20094705 fatcat:ne6s7dtekzha3b4pu25hwdi62q

Dietary patterns and metabolomics in the nutrition etiology of type 1 diabetes [article]

Randi K. Johnson
2021
We examined combinations of dietary factors in the development of preclinical autoimmunity and T1D in two prospective studies: The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) and the Diabetes  ...  Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY).  ...  Acknowledgments Thank you to the participants and families of the DAISY study, whose continued commitment make such research possible.  ... 
doi:10.25677/swza-ne68 fatcat:ktqeyiwdrrc45l65g544omgzmi
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