Diabetes Research

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Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018


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Recent Publications

Diabetes Awareness Month: What Women Need to Know.  Jarvandi, S.  2018.  News You Can Use.

Prediabetes: What to Know and What to Do.  Jarvandi, S.  2018.  News You Can Use.

Lifestyle Education in Diabetes Care: Healthy Eating.  Jarvandi, S.  2018.  Program: Facilitator Manual and Participant Guide.

Diabetes Self-Management and Self-Efficacy in East Tennessee.  Jarvandi, S., L. L. Meschke, B. L. Hinds, and C. J. Whitfield.  2018.  American Public Health (APHA) Annual Meeting.

The role of family in the self-management of type 2 diabetes in Appalachia.  Meschke L. L., B. L. Hinds, S. Jarvandi, and A. E. Ray.  2018.  National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), The 80th Annual Conference.

Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Appalachia.  Meschke L. L., S. Jarvandi, B. L. Hinds, and A. E. Ray.  2018.  The National Rural Health Association’s 41st Annual Rural Health Conference.

Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Education in Appalachia: Desired Content and Delivery Mode.  Meschke, L. L., A. Ray, S. Jarvandi, and C. J. Whitfield.  2018.  American Public Health (APHA) Annual Meeting.

November is American Diabetes Month.  Jarvandi, S.  2016.  FCS In Touch Newsletter.

Pre-Existing Diabetes in Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients is Associated with Lack of Improvement in Quality of Life 2 Years After Diagnosis.  Jarvandi, S., M. Pérez, M. Schootman, and D. B. Jeffe.  2016.  International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23(6), 722-729.

Genotype-dependent metabolic responses to semi-purified high-sucrose high-fat diets in the TALLYHO/Jng vs. C57BL/6 mouse during the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes Parkman, J. K., X. Mao, K. Dillon, A. Gudivada, N. Moustaid-Moussa, A. M. Saxton, and J. H. Kim.  2016.  Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes.

Exploration of Preterm Birth Rates Using the Public Health Exposome Database and Computational Analysis Methods Kershenbaum, A. D., M. A. Langston, R. S. Levine, A. M. Saxton, T. J. Oyana, B. J. Kilbourne, G. L. Rogers, L. S. Gittner, S. H. Baktash, P. Matthews-Juarez, and P. D. Juarez.  2014.  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 11(12), 12346-12366. [Abstract]

Islet insulin secretion, β-cell mass, and energy balance in a polygenic mouse model of type 2 diabetes with obesity Mao, X., K. D. Dillon, M. F. McEntee, A. M. Saxton, and J. H. Kim.  2014.  Journal of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Screening, 2: 2326409814528153. [Abstract]