Publications Related to "Maria Alva"


Medicaid incentives for preventing chronic disease

OBJECTIVE: To test the effectiveness of financial incentives for smoking cessation in the Medicaid population. DATA SOURCES: Secondary data from the Medicaid Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Disease (MIPCD) program and Medicaid claims...


Scaling up diabetes prevention programs in North Carolina

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to assess factors that influence demand for the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) from the perspectives of potential program participants and providers. METHODS: A qualitative study guided by a...


Identifying risk for type 2 diabetes in different age cohorts

Objective: To estimate age-specific risk equations for type 2 diabetes onset in young, middle-aged, and older US adults, and to compare the performance of simple equations based on readily available demographic information alone, against enhanced...