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Diabetes: A Family Matter

References

You will find a list of useful references for many different things pertaining to Appalachia and health concerns relevant to people living in the geographic region. If you are aware of other things you would like to see listed here, please view the contact us link and send us the information.

Literature References

Many sources can be used to learn more about the culture of those that live in the Appalachian region. Here are some references where you can learn much more. This is only a small list of all that is available. Use your local library and internet sources to locate additional information specific to your needs or interests.

Diabetes beliefs among low-income white residents of rural North Carolina community.
Arcury, T., Skelly, A., Wilbert, G., & Dougherty, M. (2005). Diabetes beliefs among low-income white residents of rural North Carolina community. The Journal of Rural Health, 21 (4), 337-345.
Social and Cultural Factors Influencing Health in Southern West Virginia: A Qualitative Study.
Coyne, C.A., Demian-Popescu, C., & Friend, D. (2006). Social and Cultural Factors Influencing Health in Southern West Virginia: A Qualitative Study. Prevention of Chronic Diseases, 3(4), A124.
Family Health in a Rural Appalachian Ohio County
Denham, S.A. (1996). Family Health in a Rural Appalachian Ohio County. Journal of Appalachian Studies, 2(2), 1-12.
Family health: A framework for nursing
Denham, S.A. (2003). Family health: A framework for nursing. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis.
Managing family support and dietary Routines: Type 2 diabetes in rural Appalachian families, Families, Systems, & Health
Denham, S.A., Manoogian, M., & Schuster, L. (2007). Managing family support and dietary Routines: Type 2 diabetes in rural Appalachian families, Families, Systems, & Health. 25(1), 36-52, 24(1), 67-74.
Spirituality: Considering Relationships with Health and Illness on those in Appalachia
Diddle, G., & Denham, S.A. (2009). Spirituality: Considering Relationships with Health and Illness on those in Appalachia. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
Health care in Appalachia: A population-based approach
Huttlinger, K., Schaller-Ayers, J., & Lawson, T. (2004). Health care in Appalachia: A population-based approach. Public Health Nursing, 21(2), 103.
"I stay a little bit angry": Portrait of Helen Lewis, Activist Teacher
Jones, L.F. (n.d.). “I stay a little bit angry”: Portrait of Helen Lewis, Activist Teacher. Retrieved June 2, 2008 from the Berea College Appalachian Heritage Web site: http://community.berea.edu/appalachianheritage/issues/summer2006/istayangry.pdf
Appalachian Cultural Competency: A Guide for Medical, Mental Health, and Social Service Professionals
Keefe, S.A. (Ed.). (2005). Appalachian Cultural Competency: A Guide for Medical, Mental Health, and Social Service Professionals. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press.
Appalachian Churchscapes: The Case of Menifee County, Kentucky
Leppman, E. (2005). Appalachian Churchscapes: The Case of Menifee County, Kentucky. Retrieved June 5, 2008 from the Project Muse Web site: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/southeastern_geographer/v045/45.1leppman.pdf
Loving Mountains Loving Men
Mann, J. (2005). Loving Mountains Loving Men. Athens, OH; Ohio University press.
Cultural perspectives concerning adolescent use of tobacco and alcohol in the Appalachian mountain region
Meyer, M.G., Toborg, M.A., Denham, S.A., & Mande, M.J. (Winter, 2008). Cultural perspectives concerning adolescent use of tobacco and alcohol in the Appalachian mountain region. J. of Rural Health, 24(1), 67-74.
Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture, (2nd ed.)
McNeil, W.K. (Ed.). (1995). Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture, (2nd ed.). Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press.
Diabetes Care and Education in Rural Regions
O’Brien, T., & Denham, S.A. (2008). Diabetes Care and Education in Rural Regions. The Diabetes Educator, 34(1), 334-347.
Living Responsibly: A Study of Sustainable Living in East Tennessee and the Southern Appalachian Bioregion
Scherch, J. (1997). Living Responsibly: A Study of Sustainable Living in East Tennessee and the Southern Appalachian Bioregion. Retrieved June 2, 2008 from the Design Trek Web site: http://www.designtrek.net/aboutme
“Beyond the Mountains”: The Paradox of Women's Place in Appalachian History
Smith, B.E. (n.d.). “Beyond the Mountains”: The Paradox of Women's Place in Appalachian History. Retrieved June 3, 2008 from the NWSA Journal Web site: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/nwsa_journal/toc/nwsa11.3.html
Cultural perspectives on diabetes in an Appalachian population
Smith S., & Tessaro, A. (2005). Cultural perspectives on diabetes in an Appalachian population. American Journal of Health Behavior, 29(4), 291.
Knowledge and perceptions of diabetes in an Appalachian population
Tessaro, A., & Smith, S. (2005). Knowledge and perceptions of diabetes in an Appalachian population. Retrieved May 20, 2006 from http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2005/apr/04-0098.htm

Monographs, White Papers, and Reports

Appalachian Perspectives at Ohio University: Findings of Spring 2004 Survey
Denham, S. A. et al. (April, 2005). Appalachian Perspectives at Ohio University: Findings of Spring 2004 Survey. Appalachian Faculty Learning Community. Website: http://appalachia.citl.ohiou.edu
Community Health Assessment: Report of the Findings
Denham, S.A., & Rathbun, A. (August, 2004). Community Health Assessment: Report of the Findings. Supported by the Appalachian Rural Health Institute, Ohio University (federally supported project). Website: http://www.ohiou.edu/arhi/presentations.htm
Cardiovascular health education materials for use in the Appalachian Mountain region
Toborg, M.A., Meyer, M.G., Denham, S.A., & Shepherd, M.E. (June, 2007). Cardiovascular health education materials for use in the Appalachian Mountain region. Supported by 1 R43 HL079711-01A1 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Findings from a project to develop and test alcohol health education materials for use in the Appalachian mountain region
Toborg, M., Meyer, M., Denham, S., & Thornton, L. (December, 2005). Findings from a project to develop and test alcohol health education materials for use in the Appalachian mountain region. Washington, DC: Toborg Associates, Inc.
Tobacco Cessation Module and Workbook for use by Adolescents in Tobacco-Growing Communities
Toborg, M.A., Meyer, M.G., & Denham, S.A. (2002). Tobacco Cessation Module and Workbook for use by Adolescents in Tobacco-Growing Communities. Supported by #1 R43 CA91630-01 from the National Cancer Institute.