Journal Articles

Articles about the Heart of New Ulm Project

2017

 

Lifestyle Changes and Prevention of Metabolic Syndrome in The Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ, Boucher JB, Sidebottom AC, Sillah A, Knickelbine T. Lifestyle changes and prevention of metabolic syndrome in the Heart of New Ulm Project. (2017). Preventive Medicine Reports, 6: 242-245.

 

Clinical Implications of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines for the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol for a Rural Community: Data from The Heart of New Ulm Project

 

Miedema MD, Sidebottom AC, Sillah A, Benson G, Knickelbine T, VanWormer JJ. Clinical Implications of the ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol for a Rural Community: Data from the Heart of New Ulm Project (2017) Journal of Clinical Lipidology, 11(1): 94-101. 

2016

 

Changes in cardiovascular risk factors after 5 years of implementation of a population-based program to reduce cardiovascular disease: The Heart of New Ulm Project

Abbey C. Sidebottom, MPH; Arthur Sillah, MPH; Michael D. Miedema, MD, MPH; David M. Vock, PhD; Raquel Pereira, MS; Gretchen Benson, BA; Jackie L. Boucher, MS; Thomas Knickelbine, MD; Rebecca Lindberg, MPH; Jeffrey J. VanWormer, PhD. Changes in cardiovascular risk factors after 5 years of implementation of a population-based program to reduce cardiovascular disease: The Heart of New Ulm Project. American Heart Journal 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.02.006 

2015

 

Two-Year Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Workplace Productivity Loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ, Boucher JL, Sidebottom AC Two-year impact of lifestyle changes on workplace productivity loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Occupational Environmental Medicine 2015; 0:1-3.

2014

Exploring Electronic Health Records as a Population Health Surveillance Tool of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Sidebottom AC, Johnson PJ, VanWormer JJ, Sillah A, Winden TJ, Boucher JL. Exploring Electronic Health Records as a Population Health Surveillance Tool of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. Population Health Management. 2015; 18 (2): 79-85.

Program Participation and Blood Pressure Improvement Over 2 Years in the Heart of New Ulm Project

Sillah A, Sidebottom AC, Boucher JL, Pereira RF, VanWormer JJ. Program Participation and Blood Pressure Improvement Over 2 Years in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11: E48.

Assessing the Food Environment of a Rural Community: Baseline Findings From the Heart of New Ulm Project

Pereira RF. Sidebottom AC, Boucher, JL, Lindberg R, Fliszar R. Assessing the Food Environment of a Rural Community: Baseline Findings From the Heart of New Ulm Project.  Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130291.

2013

HeartBeat Connections: A Rural Community of Solution for Cardiovascular Health.

Benson GA, Sidebottom A, VanWormer JJ, Boucher JL, Stephens C, Krikava J. HeartBeat Connections: A Rural Community of Solution for Cardiovascular Health. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2013; 26:299-310.

Prevalence of the American Heart Association's "Ideal Cardiovascular Health" Metrics in a Rural, Cross-sectional, Community-Based

Kim JL, Sillah A, Boucher JL, Sidebottom AC, Knickelbine T. Prevalence of the American Heart Association's "Ideal Cardiovascular Health" Metrics in a Rural, Cross-sectional, Community-Based Study: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Journal of the American Heart Association. April, 2013. 

2012

The Heart of New Ulm Project: Using Community-based Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Screenings in a Rural Population Health Improvement Initiative.

VanWormer JJ, Johnson PJ, Pereira RF, Boucher JL, Britt HR, Stephens CW, Thygeson NM, Graham KJ. The Heart of New Ulm Project: Using Community-based Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Screenings in a Rural Population Health Improvement Initiative. February 7, 2012; Population Health Management. June, 2012; 15(3): 135-143.

Perceptions on How Technology can Support Individual and Community Efforts to Lead Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Kleckner, VL, Boucher JL, Benson GA. Perceptions on How Technology can Support Individual and Community Efforts to Lead Heart-Healthy Lifestyles; Topics in Clinical Nutrition. April/June, 2012: 27(2):156-163. 

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Screening Satisfaction in the Heart of New Ulm Project.

Bekwelem W, VanWormer JJ, Boucher JL, Pereira RF. Cardiovascular Risk Factor Screening Satisfaction in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Clinical Medicine & Research. February 1, 2012; 10(1): 1-6.

2011

Stress and Workplace Productivity Loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ, Fyfe-Johnson AL, Boucher JL, Johnson PJ, Britt HR, Thygeson NM, Dusek JA. Stress and Workplace Productivity Loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project. October, 2011; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. October, 2011; 53(10): 1106-1109.

2010

Methods of Using Electronic Health Records for Population-Level Surveillance of Coronary Heart Disease Risk in the Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ. Methods of Using Electronic Health Records for Population-Level Surveillance of Coronary Heart Disease Risk in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Diabetes Spectrum. July 1, 2010; 23(3): 161-165.

2008

The Heart of New Ulm: A Vision for the Future

Boucher JL, Pereira RF, Graham K, Pettingil RR, Toscano JV, Henry TD. The Heart of New Ulm: A Vision for the Future. J. of Cardiovasc. Trans. Res. September, 2008; 1(4): 310-316. 

Articles about Women's Heart Health

2016

Medication Adherence, Cascade Screening, and Lifestyle Patterns Amoung Women with Hypercholesterolemia: Results from the WomenHeart Survey

Gretchen Benson, BA*, Dawn R. Witt, PhD, MPH, Jeffrey J. VanWormer, PhD, Susan M. Campbell, MPH, Arthur Sillah, MPH, Sharonne N. Hayes, MD, Matt Lui,Martha Gulati, MD1 (2016) Medication adherence, cascade screening, and lifestyle patterns among women with hypercholesterolemia: Results from the WomenHeart Survey. Journal of Clinical Lipidology (2016) 10,937-943

 

 

2013

The Problem of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Include Women in the Solution.

Witt, D.R., Hayes, S.N., & Boucher, J. (2013). The Problem of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Include Women in the Solution. Diabetes Spectrum (26) 3, 139-141.  

Motivational interviewing to reduce CVD risk in African American and Latina women

Witt, D.R., Lindquist, R., Treat-Jacobson, D., Boucher, J.L., Konety, S.H., & Savik, K. (2013). Motivational interviewing to reduce CVD risk in African American and Latina women.  Western Journal of Nursing Research. Epub Jun 24, 2013.

2012

Preventing cardiovascular disease in women: How can we do better?

Lindquist, R., Witt, D.R., & Boucher, J. (2012). Preventing cardiovascular disease in women: How can we do better? Current Opinion in Cardiology, 27(5), 542-549.

A Call to action: Bold ideas from the Minnesota Women’s Heart Summit.

Ali, N., Lindquist, R., Boucher, J.L., Witt, D., Ambroz, T., Konety, S.H., Luepker, R. Windenburg, D., & Hayes, S.N. (2012). Call to action: Bold ideas from the Minnesota Women’s Heart Summit. Minnesota Medicine, 95(5), 44-48.

Other Articles

The Impact of Cooking Classes on Food-Related Preferences, Attitudes, and Behaviors of School-Aged Children: A Systematic Review of the Evidence, 2003–2014.

Hersch, D., Perdue, L., Ambroz, T., & Boucher, J. L. Peer Reviewed: The Impact of Cooking Classes on Food-Related Preferences, Attitudes, and Behaviors of School-Aged Children: A Systematic Review of the Evidence, 2003–2014. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11. 

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