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Research Interests

  • Effect of diet and other lifestyle factors on obesity, diabetes, and heart disease
  • The IBD-AID: Anti-inflammatory Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Improving methods of dietary assessment in epidemiological studies

Sample of Research Studies

Principal Investigator

IRG 93-033, American Cancer Society. 4/07-9/08

Finding a simple message to improve dietary quality for cancer and heart disease prevention, “Can Do Study” (Cancer Dietary Objectives Study).This is a three-arm, randomized, controlled pilot study to test whether a single dietary recommendation in comparison with a more complex message (either low saturated fat, or high fiber, or combination) may have a synergistic beneficial effect on other areas of diet.


4/09-4/2014 1R01HL094575-01A1, NIH, NHLBI (PI: Y. Ma, PhD)
“A simple dietary message to improve dietary quality for metabolic syndrome” In a randomized clinical trial, we will compare the efficacy of two intervention approaches to dietary change for CHD prevention among persons with metabolic syndrome. Currently in analysis.

2011-2013 CCTS, UMass Medical School (Moore-Simas, Rosal Co-PI). Dietary Composition in pregnancy contributing to retention of weight gain. (Pea-Pods

2011 –2013 1R21HL110208, NIH (Pbert)
“School Nurse Intervention and After School Exercise Program for Overweight Teens”
A School Nurse-Delivered Intervention for Overweight and At Risk Adolescents. The purpose of this study is to adapt a theory-based school nurse-delivered intervention and test potential efficacy in reducing BMI, improving diet, increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behavior.

5/12-8/13 WHI New England Regional Center (NE-RC) REACH WHI Feasibility Study. (Li, Wenjun). Project Aims: To initiate the development of the self-administered instrument for surveying older women’s food purchasing habits, eating inside and outside the home with respect to frequencies, store type, restaurant type, geographic locations, and modes of transportation. To initiate the development of the administered instrument for surveying older women’s exercise and sedentary behaviors with respect to geographic location, timing, frequency and type/intensity, To initiate the development of the self-administered instrument for assessing participant perceptions of the nutrition and physical activity environment in their neighborhoods.

03/12-09/13 Contract INTF2900HH2706811076 (Li)
CDC/Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Evaluation of Mass in Motion and CTG Programs. This project provides statistical evaluation of the effectiveness of Mass in Motion and CTG programs managed by Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

06/12-9/12 HHSN268201100001C (Wactawski-Wende, Li)
NHLBI/ University at Buffalo The Women's Health Initiative Regional Field Center Program / WHI REACH Pilot Project: This pilot project develops and tests new instruments for surveying food purchasing and exercise behaviors among older women. The instruments will be used in a larger study ancillary to WHI. Role: Co-I (In kind)

08/12-07/13 LSMF (Li) UMCCTS (NIH U54 CTSA)
Residential Environment And Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors (REACH) Pilot Study. This pilot project develops and tests new instruments for surveying food purchasing behaviors and use of exercise places among older women. The study will test a battery of dietary and physical activity instruments among 100 community-dwelling older women.

One or more keywords matched the following items that are connected to Olendzki, Barbara
Item TypeName
Academic Article Comparing food intake using the Dietary Risk Assessment with multiple 24-hour dietary recalls and the 7-Day Dietary Recall.
Academic Article Nutrient Intake Report: a coordination of patient dietary assessment between physicians and registered dietitians.
Academic Article Nutritional and socioeconomic factors in relation to prostate cancer mortality: a cross-national study.
Academic Article Seasonal variation in food intake, physical activity, and body weight in a predominantly overweight population.
Academic Article Excess body weight, clinical profile, management practices, and hospital prognosis in men and women after acute myocardial infarction.
Academic Article Predictors of weight status following laparoscopic gastric bypass.
Academic Article Methodology for adding glycemic index and glycemic load values to 24-hour dietary recall database.
Academic Article Change in women's diet and body mass following intensive intervention for early-stage breast cancer.
Academic Article A dietary quality comparison of popular weight-loss plans.
Academic Article Underreporting of energy intake and associated factors in a Latino population at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Academic Article Association between dietary fiber and markers of systemic inflammation in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.
Academic Article An empirical study of the mechanisms of mindfulness in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Academic Article A simple dietary message to improve dietary quality: Results from a pilot investigation.
Academic Article Association of depressive symptoms and lifestyle behaviors among Latinos at risk of type 2 diabetes.
Academic Article The dietary quality of persons with heart failure in NHANES 1999-2006.
Academic Article Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial of a diabetes self-management intervention for low-income Latinos: Latinos en Control.
Academic Article Attitudes and behavior of peripheral arterial disease patients toward influencing their physician's prescription of cholesterol-lowering medication.
Academic Article What are patients actually eating: the dietary practices of cardiovascular disease patients.
Academic Article Mindfulness training for coping with hot flashes: results of a randomized trial.
Academic Article Randomized trial of a literacy-sensitive, culturally tailored diabetes self-management intervention for low-income latinos: latinos en control.
Academic Article Activating peripheral arterial disease patients to reduce cholesterol: a randomized trial.
Academic Article Elevated depressive symptoms, antidepressant use, and diabetes in a large multiethnic national sample of postmenopausal women.
Academic Article Initial investigation of behavioral activation therapy for co-morbid major depressive disorder and obesity.
Academic Article Statin use and risk of diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative.
Academic Article Outcomes of a Latino community-based intervention for the prevention of diabetes: the Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Project.
Academic Article Effect of mindfulness training on asthma quality of life and lung function: a randomised controlled trial.
Academic Article Depression severity, diet quality, and physical activity in women with obesity and depression.
Academic Article A novel measure of dietary change in a prostate cancer dietary program incorporating mindfulness training.
Academic Article An anti-inflammatory diet as treatment for inflammatory bowel disease: a case series report.
Academic Article Association between dietary carbohydrates and body weight.
Academic Article Diabetes self-management among low-income Spanish-speaking patients: a pilot study.
Academic Article Effect of soy protein containing isoflavones on blood lipids in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults: a randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Nutritional assessment and counseling for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Academic Article Association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids.
Academic Article Association between dietary fiber and serum C-reactive protein.
Academic Article PDA-assisted low glycemic index dietary intervention for type II diabetes: a pilot study.
Academic Article Low-carbohydrate and high-fat intake among adult patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Academic Article A randomized clinical trial comparing low-glycemic index versus ADA dietary education among individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Academic Article Gender differences in predictors of body weight and body weight change in healthy adults.
Academic Article Dietary quality 1 year after diagnosis of coronary heart disease.
Academic Article A dietary intervention for recurrent prostate cancer after definitive primary treatment: results of a randomized pilot trial.
Academic Article Association between dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.
Academic Article Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating comorbid obesity and major depressive disorder.
Academic Article Methodology of a diabetes prevention translational research project utilizing a community-academic partnership for implementation in an underserved Latino community.
Academic Article Number of 24-hour diet recalls needed to estimate energy intake.
Academic Article Design and methods for testing a simple dietary message to improve weight loss and dietary quality.
Academic Article A dietary behaviors measure for use with low-income, Spanish-speaking Caribbean Latinos with type 2 diabetes: the Latino Dietary Behaviors Questionnaire.
Academic Article Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with marine and botanical oils: influence on serum lipids.
Academic Article Dietary intervention targeting increased fiber consumption for metabolic syndrome.
Academic Article Determinants of racial/ethnic disparities in incidence of diabetes in postmenopausal women in the U.S.: The Women's Health Initiative 1993-2009.
Academic Article Statin therapy and the risk for diabetes among adult women: do the benefits outweigh the risk?
Academic Article Randomized controlled trial of behavioral treatment for comorbid obesity and depression in women: the Be Active Trial.
Academic Article Racial/ethnic disparities in association between dietary quality and incident diabetes in postmenopausal women in the United States: the Women's Health Initiative 1993-2005.
Academic Article Relations of depressive symptoms and antidepressant use to body mass index and selected biomarkers for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Academic Article All-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality rates in postmenopausal white, black, Hispanic, and Asian women with and without diabetes in the United States: the Women's Health Initiative, 1993-2009.
Academic Article Dietary magnesium intake improves insulin resistance among non-diabetic individuals with metabolic syndrome participating in a dietary trial.
Academic Article Challenges in sodium intake reduction and meal consumption patterns among participants with metabolic syndrome in a dietary trial.
Concept Diet, Sodium-Restricted
Concept Primary Health Care
Concept Nutrition Surveys
Concept Soybean Proteins
Concept Health Surveys
Concept Health Education
Concept Educational Status
Concept Health Literacy
Concept Self Disclosure
Concept Dietary Sucrose
Concept Sex Distribution
Concept Social Support
Concept Sensitivity and Specificity
Concept Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Concept Feasibility Studies
Concept Diet Surveys
Concept Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Concept Stress, Physiological
Concept Cohort Studies
Concept Seasons
Concept Attitude to Health
Concept Health Promotion
Concept Prostate-Specific Antigen
Concept Dietary Supplements
Concept Factor Analysis, Statistical
Concept Statistics, Nonparametric
Concept Pregnant Women
Concept Global Health
Concept Sodium, Dietary
Concept School Nursing
Concept Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Concept Retrospective Studies
Concept Food Supply
Concept Self Efficacy
Concept Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring
Concept School Health Services
Concept Severity of Illness Index
Concept Smoking
Concept Longitudinal Studies
Concept Solubility
Concept Propensity Score
Concept Life Style
Concept Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Concept Community Health Services
Concept Sex Factors
Concept Health Behavior
Concept Nutritional Sciences
Concept Social Control, Informal
Concept Health Status Disparities
Concept Prospective Studies
Concept Cross-Sectional Studies
Concept Socioeconomic Factors
Concept Women's Health
Concept Stress, Psychological
Concept Social Values
Concept Surveys and Questionnaires
Concept Length of Stay
Concept United States
Concept Sex Characteristics
Concept Metabolic Syndrome
Concept Self Care
Concept Patient Satisfaction
Concept Follow-Up Studies
Concept Nutritional Status
Academic Article Severity of depressive symptoms and accuracy of dietary reporting among obese women with major depressive disorder seeking weight loss treatment.
Academic Article Beverage-consumption patterns and associations with metabolic risk factors among low-income Latinos with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes.
Academic Article Access to healthy food stores modifies effect of a dietary intervention.
Academic Article Single-component versus multicomponent dietary goals for the metabolic syndrome: a randomized trial.
Academic Article Understanding multifactorial influences on the continuum of maternal weight trajectories in pregnancy and early postpartum: study protocol, and participant baseline characteristics.
Academic Article Use of a FITLINE to Support Families of Overweight and Obese Children in Pediatric Practices.
Academic Article A School-Based Program for Overweight and Obese Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Academic Article Effect of AHA dietary counselling on added sugar intake among participants with metabolic syndrome.
Academic Article Comparison of Dietary Quality Assessment Using Food Frequency Questionnaire and 24-hour-recalls in Older Men and Women.
Academic Article A nonrestrictive, weight loss diet focused on fiber and lean protein increase.
Academic Article Substantial Increase in Compliance with Saturated Fatty Acid Intake Recommendations after One Year Following the American Heart Association Diet.
Academic Article The Role of Social Support vs. Modeling on Adolescents' Diet and Physical Activity: Findings from a School-based Weight Management Trial.
Academic Article Design and rationale of the medical students learning weight management counseling skills (MSWeight) group randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Racial Differences in Misclassification of Healthy Eating Based on Food Frequency Questionnaire and 24-Hour Dietary Recalls.
Academic Article Racial Differences in Eating Patterns and Food Purchasing Behaviors among Urban Older Women.
Grant The MELODY Trial: Modulating Early Life Microbiome through Prenatal Diet in Crohn’s Disease
Academic Article A dietary intervention to improve the microbiome composition of pregnant women with Crohn's disease and their offspring: The MELODY (Modulating Early Life Microbiome through Dietary Intervention in Pregnancy) trial design.
Academic Article Supporting families of children with overweight and obesity to live healthy lifestyles: Design and rationale for the Fitline cluster randomized controlled pediatric practice-based trial.
Academic Article A Teaching Kitchen Medical Groups Visit with an eHealth Platform for Hypertension and Cardiac Risk Factors: A Qualitative Feasibility Study.
Concept Dietary Sugars
Concept Self Report
Academic Article Dietary manipulation of the gut microbiome in inflammatory bowel disease patients: Pilot study.
Academic Article DietaAnti-Inflamatoria or DAIN: A Crohn's disease management strategy tailored for Puerto Ricans.
Academic Article Dietary Intake of Pregnant Women with and without Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the United States.
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