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Bariatric surgery keeps weight off in long term

– Weight loss persisted for 10 years with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Dr. Arterburn’s large multisite study of veterans.

Weight loss persisted for 10 years with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Dr. Arterburn’s large multisite study of veterans by David Arterburn, MD, MPH, senior investigator at Group He…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/bariatric-surgery-keeps-weight-long-term/

Preventing dementia: A long-term ACT idea goes mainstream

– Next week, biostatistician Dr. Jennifer Bobb attends her second symposium for the 30-year Adult Changes in Thought study. Here’s a meeting preview.

Jennifer Bobb, PhD, GHRI assistant investigator.  Next week, biostatistician Dr. Jennifer Bobb attends her second symposium for the 30-year Adult Changes in Thought study. Here’s a…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/dementia-act-symposium/

Carol Cahill bicycles to honor husband and fund cancer research

– A Kitsap County paper interviewed Carol about Tom’s Mighty Mashers, an Obliteride team in memory of her late husband, Tom Foley.

A Kitsap County paper interviewed Carol about Tom’s Mighty Mashers, an Obliteride team in memory of her late husband, Tom Foley. Carol Cahill, MLS, starred in an August Port Orch…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/carol-cahill-ghri-bicycles-honor-husband-and-fund-cancer-research/

Sustaining diabetes self-management programs: Community members speak

– Ideas flowed at a conference on maintaining the benefits of a community health program, writes Anne Renz.

Ideas flowed at a conference on maintaining the benefits of a community health program, writes Anne Renz by Anne Renz, MPH, Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) project manager…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/sustaining-diabetes-self-management-programs-community-members-speak/

The world seems unstable but are there some constants in health?

– Dr. Eric B. Larson sees parallels between personal resilience and sustainable, quality health systems.

Dr. Eric B. Larson sees parallels between personal resilience and sustainable, quality health systems. by Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) executiv…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/world-seems-unstable-are-there-some-constants-health/

The Weeds has health IT questions, we have answers

– On a recent podcast from Vox, health policy commentators wondered why U.S. health IT isn’t better. Dr. James Ralston responds.

On a recent podcast from Vox, health policy commentators wondered why U.S. health IT isn’t better. Dr. James Ralston responds. by James Ralston, MD, MPH, Group Health Physician a…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/weeds-has-health-it-questions-we-have-answers/

Cara Lewis brings mental health implementation expertise to GHRI

– Dr. Lewis joins the MacColl Center to work on making community mental health care more effective, efficient, and accessible.

Dr. Cara C. Lewis. Photo by Indiana University.   Dr. Lewis joins the MacColl Center to work on making community mental health care more effective, efficient, and accessible. C…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/cara-lewis-brings-mental-health-implementation-expertise-ghri/