Diabetes Research

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Heather Kyle-Harmon
Extension Agent

Justin Thomas
Extension Agent



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


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Recent Publications

Decreased adiposity and enhanced glucose tolerance in Zyflamend treated mice.  Alquraishi, M., D. Donohoe, B. H. Voy, J. Whelan, and A. Bettaieb.  2019.  FASEB J, Vol. 33 (1), Orlando, FL, April. [Abstract]

Type 2 diabetes self-management in Appalachia: a systematic review of evaluated educational programs.  Jarvandi, S.  2019.  Tennessee Public Health Association (TPHA).

From research to practice: a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to develop an education session for people with type 2 diabetes.  Jarvandi, S.  2019.  Current Development in Nutrition.

Diabetes prevention education in the diabetes belt: Accomplishments of the Southern Region National Diabetes Prevention Program Extension Work Group.  Jarvandi, S.  2019.  National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC).

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 Associationís 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.