Lorraine Buis is principal investigator of a one-year randomized controlled trial that aims to address uncontrolled hypertension with a multi-component mobile application called MI-BP, paired with home blood pressure cuff.
The award will fund research led by U-M School of Nursing faculty Laura Saslow, with support from diabetes prevention expert Caroline Richardson. The project is titled “Stemming a Public Health Crisis: Using an Interprofessional Approach to Compare the Effectiveness of Two Different Diet and Lifestyle Interventions for Adults with Overweight or
In the long term, lead author Golfo Tzilos Wernette is designing behavior change interventions that address the unique situations of pregnant adolescents who engage in risky behaviors like marijuana use.
Surveys have shown that as many as 48 percent of cancer patients turn to diet change during the course of their treatment and remission. A new paper in Oncology evaluates the alignment of popular diets with American Cancer Society and American Institute for Cancer Research’s dietary guidelines.