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This study explores the impact of initiating statin therapy on subsequent dietary as well as other lifestyle beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.
1. To test whether the initiation of statin therapy increases dietary saturated fat intake among statin naive patients.
2. To determine what role attitudes, beliefs, expectations, motivation, intention and self-efficacy regarding drug or diet therapy may play in observed changes in dietary behavior after starting statin therapy.
Observational Model: Defined Population, Observational Model: Natural History, Time Perspective: Longitudinal, Time Perspective: Prospective
All English Speaking Adults From the Manhattan VA Clinic Who Have Recently Received Their First Prescription for a Statin
Drug and Dietary behavior
The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical Center
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:48:49-0400
All new patients to the general medicine clinic who were not primarily English speaking were randomized, after consenting, to receieve either remote simultaneous medical interpreting or us...
The goal of this study is to implement and in a controlled randomised trial test a program to identify and overcome barriers to CRC screening and thus improve CRC screening rates at MGH Ch...
Many recent randomised multi-centre trials have used the AOS and the involvement of the French-speaking population is limited by the absence of a French version. The goal of our study was ...
The main objective of this study is to compare the interpretation of health news items reporting results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with or without spin (i.e., distortion of re...
To conduct a pilot test to estimate the effect of a novel reminder system in improving daily asthma controller medication adherence rates in children with monolingual Spanish-speaking guar...
To determine whether non-English-speaking background (NESB) patients had a poorer understanding of diagnosis and medications compared to English-speaking background (ESB) patients.
This study examines the extent to which knowledge of recreational marijuana laws, health effects, and perceptions of risk for marijuana use differ between Spanish- and English-speaking Latino survey r...
Impulsive behavior is implicated in the initiation, maintenance, and relapse of drug-seeking behaviors involved in drug addiction. Research shows that changes in impulsive behavior across the lifespan...
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In-depth information on the success and failure of implementing the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist (SSC) has been questioned in non-native English-speaking countries. This study e...
A spectrum of clinical liver diseases ranging from mild biochemical abnormalities to ACUTE LIVER FAILURE, caused by drugs, drug metabolites, herbal and dietary supplements and chemicals from the environment.
A benzodiazepine with pharmacologic actions similar to those of DIAZEPAM that can cause ANTEROGRADE AMNESIA. Some reports indicate that it is used as a date rape drug and suggest that it may precipitate violent behavior. The United States Government has banned the importation of this drug.
Iron or iron compounds used in foods or as food. Dietary iron is important in oxygen transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, and cytochrome oxidase. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia.
Proteins that bind specific drugs with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Drug receptors are generally thought to be receptors for some endogenous substance not otherwise specified.
Phosphorus used in foods or obtained from food. This element is a major intracellular component which plays an important role in many biochemical pathways relating to normal physiological functions. High concentrations of dietary phosphorus can cause nephrocalcinosis which is associated with impaired kidney function. Low concentrations of dietary phosphorus cause an increase in calcitriol in the blood and osteoporosis.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Statins (or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class of drug used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. Increased cholesterol levels have been as...