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Link between glycemic control and family support among Nigerians with type 2 diabetes mellitus

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0115, Nnenna A. Osuji, Oluwaseun Solomon Ojo, Sunday O. Malomo, Peter T. Sogunle, Ademola O. Egunjobi and Olufisayo O. Odebunmi of the Family Medicine Department, Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Nigeria describe how Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries are currently experiencing a rapid increase in the incidence of noncommunicable diseases, especially diabe...
Tags: Health, Nigeria, Family Medicine and Community Health Volume, Malomo Peter T Sogunle Ademola O Egunjobi, Olufisayo O Odebunmi


Study finds significant predictors for successfully quitting smoking

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0123, Nur Izzati Mohammad, Selasawati Ghazali and Mohd Nazri Shafei of the Department of Community Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab 2, Kota Bharu, Malaysia consider how cigarette smoking is one of the risk factors leading to noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular and respiratory system diseases an...
Tags: Health, Kota Bharu Malaysia, Family Medicine and Community Health Volume, Nur Izzati Mohammad Selasawati Ghazali, Mohd Nazri Shafei, Raja Perempuan Zainab


Assessing physicians' adherence to clinical guidelines for monitoring diabetes

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0121, Mingliang Dai, Michael R. Peabody, Lars E. Peterson, Arch G. Mainous III of the American Board of Family Medicine, Lexington, KY 40511, USA, University of Florida, Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, Gainesville, FL, USA and University of Florida, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA consider how adhere...
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New review looks at comprehensive AIDS prevention programs in prisons

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0118: , Somayeh Zare, Mehdi Kargar, Jeyran Ostovarfar, Mohammad Hossein Kaveh of the Department of the Health Education and Promotion, School of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran discuss how studies show that suitable design of educational programs can affect prisoners' awareness of AIDS.
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Socio-demographic variables contributing to malnutrition in adolescents

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2017.0122, Smitha Malenahalli Chandrashekarappa, Narayana Murthy Mysuru Ramakrishnaiah, Renuka Manjunath of the Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, Mysore, Karnataka, India consider socio-demographic variables that might be contributing to malnutrition in the age group between 16-19 years (late adolescence).
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Factors associated with visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure in hypertensive patients at a Primary Health Care Service, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0124, Gusti Ayu Riska Pertiwi et al. provide an overview of visit-to-visit variability (VVV) in hypertension blood pressure management in a primary health care service setting.
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Efficiency of community health centers in China during 2013-2015

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0119, Lin Zhao et al. evaluate of the efficiency of CHCs in China at the national and regional level.
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Comprehensive AIDS prevention programs in prisons: A review study

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0118: , Somayeh Zare et al. discuss how studies show that suitable design of educational programs can affect prisoners' awareness of AIDS.
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New tool improves assessment of postpartum depression symptoms

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 3, 2018, pp.104-114; DOI:https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0109, researchers Ajibola A. Ishola, Chisom C. Obasi and Ismail T. Sholuke of the Department of Psychology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, describes how having a baby is often marked by disturbance in mood, and the birth of a premature baby can put mothers at greater risk of psychological distress than the birth of a full-term baby.
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Study: Integrating behavioral health services into primary care medical settings offers many benefits

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 3, 2018, pp.131-141, researchers Kendra Campbell, Loren McKnight and Angel R. Vasquez of the Department of Psychology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, USA, describe how integrating behavioral health services into primary care medical settings offers a variety of benefits, including improved continuity of care and access to service, more effective health prevention and management, and clinical cost-effect...
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New findings can promote healthy behavior among hypertensive women in Ghana

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 3, 2018, pp.115-123, researchers Bishwajit Ghose and Sanni Yaya of the Faculty of Social Sciences, School of International Development and Global Studies University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, describe how this study is the first to assess the effect of socioeconomic status on blood pressure-controlling behavior among adult women with hypertension in Ghana.
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Impacts from implementation of novel clinical pharmacist training program Changsha, China

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 2, 2018, pp. 89-92(4); the authors describe the first clinical pharmacy train-the-trainer program in China in collaboration with a Canadian university -- the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.
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Geographic and health system correlates of interprofessional oral health practice

In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 2, 2018, pp. 77-84(8); DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0104, researcher Sean G. Boynes, The DentaQuest Institute, Westborough, MA, USA, and coresearchers Abigail Lauer and Amy Martin from Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C., USA examine geographic, system, and organizational constructs that predict medical care teams' willingness to administer fluoride varnish and conduct oral health risk as...
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