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Debra C. Wallace

**Education: PhD Nursing Science, University of South Carolina, 1990; MSN East Carolina University, 1985; BS, Atlantic Christian College, 1979; Certificate of Graduate Study in Gerontology, University of South Carolina, 1990.

There are 7 included publications by Debra C. Wallace :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Cardiometabolic health of Chinese older adults with diabetes living in Beijing, China. 2009 229 ABSTRACT Objectives: Using the PRECEDE-PROCEED model, this study examined the presence of metabolic syndrome and modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome among Chinese adults with diabetes living in Beij...
Cardiovascular risks and physical activity in middle-aged and elderly African-American women. 2007 84 Cardiovascular disease rates are higher in African American women and they have more cardiovascular risk factors than other groups. Although one of the most important cardiovascular risk reduction behaviors is physical activity, few studies have focu...
Health-Promoting Lifestyle and Diabetes Knowledge in Hispanic American Adults 2006 2920 This study examined the relationships among demographics, a health-promoting lifestyle, and diabetes knowledge. A descriptive study was conducted in a convenience sample of 40 Hispanic American adults. Participants were recruited from Hispanic church...
Integration of gerontology content in nongeriatric undergraduate nursing courses 2006 410 During the last several years, a school of nursing in the southeastern United States has made concerted efforts to integrate geriatric content into every undergraduate course except obstetrics. Even the pediatric nursing course has infused content ab...
The meaning of insulin to Hispanic immigrants with type 2 diabetes and their families. 2012 288 Purpose The purpose of this study was to explore the meaning of insulin among a sample of Hispanic immigrants with type 2 diabetes and their family members/significant others. Method Forty-three Hispanics with type 2 diabetes and their family memb...
Perceptions of barriers in managing diabetes: perspectives of Hispanic immigrant patients and family members. 2013 402 Purpose Hispanics show poorer self-management of type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. Although previous studies have reported socioeconomic and cultural barriers to diabetes self-management by Hispanics, little is known about perceived barriers ...
Physical Activity, Obesity, Nutritional Health and Quality of Life in Low-Income Hispanic Adults With Diabetes 2010 581 The study examined relationships among age, body mass index (BMI), physical activity, nutritional health, quality of life, and health-related quality of life in Hispanic adults with diabetes (N = 59) using the PRECEDE-PROCEED planning model as...