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Academic Background

Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1966
Bronx Municipal Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital - Boston

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David and Barbara Milliken Professor of Preventive Cardiology
Director, Preventive Cardiology Program

Ongoing Research Support

1 R18 DK67549-01 (I. Ockene) 7/1/04 – 5/31/08

NIH/NIDDK, $499,520

The Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Program

The primary aim of this proposal is to implement and evaluate a group-based diabetes prevention program for low-income, Latino patients at high risk of developing diabetes. Risk for diabetes will be defined by the use of predictive equations developed by Stern and colleagues, and the primary outcome will be a reduction in risk as defined by the same equations.

1 R18 DK065985-01A1 (Rosal) 9/01/04 – 8/31/08

NIH, NIDDK $455,337

Diabetes Management for Low-Income Hispanic Patients

The overall goal of this randomized clinical trial (RCT) is to test the efficacy of an educationally-and culturally-tailored cognitive-behavioral intervention (CBI) designed to enhance adherence to diabetes self-management behaviors and thus improve glycemic control (HbA1c) among low-income Hispanic individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The primary outcome to be evaluated at 4- and 12- months following randomization is improvement in metabolic control (HbA1c). Secondary aims include the evaluation of the efficacy of the program on: 1) Adherence to self-management behaviors; 2) Other relevant factors including LDL-cholesterol, blood pressure (BP), body mass index (BMI) and quality of life (QOL).

H01-HL073912 (M. McDermott, I. Ockene) 7/1/05 – 6/30/09

NIH, NHLBI $270,136 (subcontract amount)

Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease

In patients with peripheral arterial disease, this randomized, controlled clinical trial will test the ability of a telephone-counseling intervention to reduce low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels as compared to usual care and attention control conditions, respectively.

1 R21 DK074027-01

NIH/NIDDK (E. Dratz, I. Ockene) 12/1/05-6/30/07

Markers for Type 2 Diabetes and Aptamer Array Diagnostics $47,223

The goal of this project is to identify new biomarkers for type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes and to ultimately measure new markers in a robust and reliable photoaptamer array diagnostic system.

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Academic Article A lipid trial tracking system.
Academic Article Primary prevention of coronary heart disease: guidance from Framingham: a statement for healthcare professionals from the AHA Task Force on Risk Reduction. American Heart Association.
Academic Article Seasonal variation in serum cholesterol levels: treatment implications and possible mechanisms.
Academic Article A dietitian-delivered group nutrition program leads to reductions in dietary fat, serum cholesterol, and body weight: the Worcester Area Trial for Counseling in Hyperlipidemia (WATCH).
Academic Article Calculated low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels frequently underestimate directly measured low density lipoprotein cholesterol determinations in patients with serum triglyceride levels < or =4.52 mmol/l: an analysis comparing the LipiDirect magnetic LDL assay with the Friedewald calculation.
Academic Article Attitudes and behavior of peripheral arterial disease patients toward influencing their physician's prescription of cholesterol-lowering medication.
Academic Article Dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids prolongs platelet survival in hyperlipidemic patients with atherosclerosis.
Academic Article Activating peripheral arterial disease patients to reduce cholesterol: a randomized trial.
Academic Article Gender differences in cholesterol-lowering medication prescribing in peripheral artery disease.
Academic Article D?j? vu all over again.
Academic Article Can attention control conditions have detrimental effects on behavioral medicine randomized trials?
Academic Article Effect of soy protein containing isoflavones on blood lipids in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults: a randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids.
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