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March 1, 2016

NIH Commits $3.1M Grant to Support Groundbreaking Research to Prevent Diabetes in Latino Youth

By Sumedha Penheiter Sumedha Penheiter

A transdisciplinary team of Arizona researchers, including Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. (Mayo affiliate researcher in Health Science Research and member of the OHDR-Arizona Internal Advisory Team), who will serve as principal investigator, has been awarded a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to test a culturally grounded […]

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Tags: Arizona news, diabetes, Latino, news, obesity, Shaibi, top news


December 10, 2014

Start Moving, Start Living – Affecting positive lifestyle changes in rural African-American Women in Ware County, Georgia

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Mary I. O’Connor, M.D. Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic         Tamara Huff, M.D. Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery Waycross, GA Affiliate of Mayo Clinic Abstract Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, Georgia, serves a largely rural area of southeast Georgia that includes Ware County and is approximately 29.5 percent African-American.

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Tags: African Americans, health disparities, knee pain, Mary O'Connor M.D., Mayo Clinic, obesity, pilot project 2015, positive lifestyle changes, project


September 4, 2014

Impact of Patient Obesity on Patient-Centered Quality of Care

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Researcher Sean Phelan, Ph.D. Summary Determine whether obesity bias negatively affects the quality and content of communication between health care providers and obese patients, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, obesity, obesity bias, project, Sean Phelan Ph.D., University of Minnesota


September 3, 2014

Community-based Diabetes Prevention for Obese Latino Youth

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Researchers Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. Colleen Keller, Ph.D. Darya McClain, Ph.D. Felipe Castro, Ph.D. Yolanda Konopken Partners St. Vincent de Paul Medical and Dental Clinic Lincoln Family YMCA

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Tags: Arizona project, diabetes, Gabriel Shaibi Ph.D., health disparities, Latino youth, Mayo Clinic, obesity, project


September 3, 2014

Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Research Summary Obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes prevention, youth, adolescents, insulin resistance, exercise, physical activity Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. is an associate professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar in the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University; and a Mayo Clinic research affiliate. Dr. Shaibi’s research focuses on cardiovascular and metabolic disease […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, diabetes, Gabriel Shaibi Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, metabolic symdrome, obesity, researcher


September 2, 2014

Levine, James A. M.D., Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact levine.james@mayo.edu Summary Key Words: NEAT; obesity; activity; global; outreach; mentorship; advocate; civil rights; author

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, obesity, researcher


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