DPP-Group Lifestyle Balance Publications

Kramer MK, Vanderwood, K, Arena, VC, Miller, RG, Meehan, R, Eaglehouse, YL, Schafer, G, Venditti, EM, Kriska, AM. Evaluation of a Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Study in Three Senior/Community Centers of Varying Socioeconomic Status. The Diabetes Educator. 2018;44(2):118-129.

Betts AC, Froehlich-Grobe K, Driver S, Carlton D, Kramer MK. Reducing barriers to healthy weight: Planned and responsive adaptations to a lifestyle intervention to serve people with impaired mobility. Disability and Health Journal. 2018;11(2):315-323.

Wardian, J, True, M, Sauerwein, T, Watson, N, Hoover, A. Evaluation of the Group Lifestyle Balance Program in a Military Setting: An Investment Worth Expanding. Military Medicine. 2018;183:e138-e143.

O’Hara K, Stefancic A, Cabassa LJ. Developing a peer-based healthy lifestyle program for people with serious mental illness in supportive housingTranslational Behavioral Medicine. 2017;7(4):793-803. doi:10.1007/s13142-016-0457-x.

Driver, S, Reynolds, M, Kramer, K.  Modifying an evidence-based lifestyle programme for individuals with traumatic brain injury.  Brain Injury. July, 2017, 1-5.  PMID: 28750178 PMID: 28750178 DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2017.1346286

Eaglehouse YL, Schafer GL, Arena VC, Kramer MK, Miller RG, Kriska AM. Impact of a community-based lifestyle intervention program on health-related quality of life. Qual Life Res. 2016 Aug;25(8):1903-12. doi: 10.1007/s11136-016-1240-7. Epub 2016 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 26896960.

Rosas LG, Lv N, Xiao L, Lewis MA, Zavella P, Kramer MK, Luna V, Ma J. Evaluation of a culturally-adapted lifestyle intervention to treat elevated cardiometabolic risk of Latino adults in primary care (Vida Sana): A randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2016 Mar 16;48:30-40. PMID:26995280. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2016.03.003.

Eaglehouse YL, Rockette-Wagner B, Kramer MK, Arena VC, Miller RG, Vanderwood KK, Kriska AM. Physical activity levels in a community lifestyle intervention: a randomized trial. Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. 2016; 1(5): 45-51.

Ma, J., Yank, V., Nan, Lv, Goldhaber-Fiebertc, J., Lewisd, Kramer, MK, Snowden, M., Rosas, LG., Xiaoa, L., Blonstein, A. Research Aimed at Improving both Mood and Weight (RAINBOW) in Primary Care: A Type 1 Hybrid Design Randomized Controlled Trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2015. 43: 260-278.

Sattin RW, Williams LB, Dias J, Garvin JT, Marion L, Joshua TV, Kriska A, Kramer MK, Venkat Narayan KM. Community Trial of a Faith-Based Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes Among African-Americans. J Community Health. 2015 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26215167

O’Brien, M. J., A. Perez, Alos, VA, Whitaker, RC, Ciolino, JD, Mohr, DC, and Ackermann, RT.  The Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Effectiveness of a Promotora-Led Diabetes Prevention Program (PL-DPP) in Latinas: A Pilot Study.  The Diabetes Educator. 2015 May. PMID: 26023095

Kramer MK, Molenaar DM, Arena VC, Venditti EM, Meehan RJ, Miller RG, Vanderwood KK, Eaglehouse YL, Kriska AM. Improving Employee Health: Evaluation of a Worksite Lifestyle Change Program to Decrease Risk Factors for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2015 Mar;57(3):284-291. PMID:25742535.

Taradash J, Kramer M, Molenaar D, Arena V, Vanderwood K, Kriska AM. Recruitment for a Diabetes Prevention Program translation effort in a worksite setting. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2015 Jan 26;41:204-210. PMID:25633207. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2015.01.010.

Kramer, MK, Miller, RG, Siminerio, LM. Evaluation of a community Diabetes Prevention Program delivered by diabetes educators in the United States: One-year follow up. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Dec;106(3):e49-52. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.10.012. Epub 2014 Oct 23. PMID: 25467620

Greenwood, D, Kramer, M., Hankins, A, Parise, C, Fox, A, Buss, K. Adapting the Group Lifestyle Balance™ Program for Weight Management Within a Large Health Care System Diabetes Education ProgramDiabetes Educ. 2014 Feb 21;40(3):299-307. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24562606

Xiao L, Yank V, Wilson SR, Lavori PW, Ma J. Two-year weight-loss maintenance in primary care-based Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle interventions. Nutrition & Diabetes. 2013;3(6):e76-. doi:10.1038/nutd.2013.17.

Williams, Lovoria B., Williams LB, Sattin RW, Dias J, Garvin JT, Marion L, Joshua T, Kriska A, Kramer MK, Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Freeman A, Narayan KM.et al. Design of a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of a Diabetes Prevention Program within African–American Churches: The Fit Body and Soul Study. Contemporary Clinical Trials 34.2 (2013): 336-47.

Piatt, G.A., M.C. Seidel, R.O. Powell, and J.C. Zgibor. Comparative Effectiveness of Lifestyle Intervention Efforts in the Community: Results of the Rethinking Eating and ACTivity (REACT) study. Diabetes Care., 2013. 36(2): p. 202-9. doi: 10.2337/dc12-0824. Epub 2012 Sep 10.

Ma J, Y.V.X.L. and et al., Translating the diabetes prevention program lifestyle intervention for weight loss into primary care: A randomized trial. Archives of Internal Medicine, 2012: p. 1-9.

Venditti, E.M. and Kramer, M.K. Diabetes Prevention Program Community Outreach: Perspectives on Lifestyle Training and Translation. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, (2013). 44(4, Supplement 4): S339-S345. 

Piatt, G.A., M.C. Seidel, H.-Y. Chen, R.O. Powell, and J.C. Zgibor. Two-Year Results of Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program Into an Urban, Underserved Community. The Diabetes Educator, 2012.

Kramer, M., Venditti, EM, Semler, LN, Kriska, AM, Miller, RG, Orchard, TJ (2012) Long-term Strategies for Diabetes Prevention: Evaluation of the Group Lifestyle Balance Post-Core Sessions Focusing on Carbohydrate and Hunger Management. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism.

Venditti, E. Kramer, M. Necessary Components for Lifestyle Modification Interventions to Reduce Diabetes Risk. Current Diabetes Reports 12 (2):138-146. 2012. 

Kramer, MK, McWilliams, JR, Chen, H, Siminerio, LM. A Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program: Evaluation of the Group Lifestyle Balance Program Delivered by Diabetes Educators. The Diabetes Educator, 2011; 37(5): p. 659-68. 

Kramer, M., Kriska, AM, Venditti, EM, Semler, LN, Miller, RG, McDonald, T, Siminerio, LM, Orchard, TJ. A novel approach to diabetes prevention: Evaluation of the Group Lifestyle Balance program delivered via DVD. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2010. 90(3): p. e60-e63.

Smith KJ, Hsu HE, Roberts MS, Kramer MK, Orchard TJ, Piatt GA, et al. Cost-effectiveness analysis of efforts to reduce risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in southwestern Pennsylvania, 2005-2007. Prev Chronic Dis 2010;7(5):A109.

Kramer, MK, Kriska, AM, Venditti, EM, Miller, RG, Brooks, MM, Burke, LE, Siminerio, LM, Solano, FX, Orchard, TO. Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program: A Comprehensive Model for Prevention Training and Program Delivery. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009; 37 (6):505-511. 

Dodani, S., Kramer, M.K., Williams, L., Crawford, S. & Kriska, A. Fit body and soul: a church-based behavioral lifestyle program for diabetes prevention in African Americans. Ethn Dis. 2009; 19 (2):135-141.

Ma, J., King, AC, Wilson, SR, Xiao, L, Stafford, R. Evaluation of lifestyle interventions to treat elevated cardiometabolic risk in primary care (E-LITE): a randomized controlled trial. BMC Family Practice, 2009. 10(1): p. 71. 

McTigue KM, Conroy MB, Bigi L, Murphy C, McNeil M. Weight Loss Through Living Well: Translating an Effective Lifestyle Intervention Into Clinical Practice. Diabetes Educator 2009;35(2):199-208.

Seidel MC, Powell RO, Zgibor JC, Siminerio LM, Piatt GA. Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program Into an Urban Medically Underserved Community: A nonrandomized prospective intervention study. Diabetes Care 2008;31(4):684-689.