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Neighborhood Social and Economic Change, Food Environment Change and Diabetes Incidence in Madrid (Spain)
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-03-17)
Background The dynamic nature of residential environments is an understudied macro-social determinant of health. Objectives The aims of this dissertation were to measure neighborhood social and economic change, and to ...
Measuring treatment preferences of people with type 2 diabetes, an application of stated-preference methods
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-03-31)
Stated-preference methods are increasingly used to obtain patient-preference information for use in healthcare decision making. However, there remains a paucity of literature transparently reporting on the application of ...
IDENTIFYING AND OVERCOMING BARRIERS IN THE TRANSLATION OF ETIOLOGIC CANCER BIOMARKERS
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-07-11)
Background: With the goal to improve the translation of cancer biomarkers, this dissertation examined strategies to overcome two barriers in the practice of translational epidemiology: Aim 1) practice of multidisciplinary ...
The Epidemiology of Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-08-29)
The purpose of this dissertation is to explore the epidemiology of severe hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes by examining risk factors and health outcomes associated with severe hypoglycemia. Severe hypoglycemia is more common ...