Publications

Vitale M, Xu C, Lou W, Horodezny S, Dorado L, Sidani S, Shah BR, Gucciardi E. Impact of diabetes education teams in primary care on processes of care indicators. Prim Care Diabetes. 2019 Jul 9. pii: S1751-9918(19)30177-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2019.06.004. [Epub ahead of print]

Gucciardi E, Reynolds E, Karam G, Beanlands H, Sidani S, Espin S.Group-based storytelling in disease self-management among people with diabetes.Chronic Illn. 2019 Jul 2:1742395319859395. doi: 10.1177/1742395319859395. [Epub ahead of print]

Gucciardi E, Yang A, Cohen-Olivenstein K, Parmentier B, Wegener J, Pais V. Emerging practices supporting diabetes self-management among food insecure adults and families: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2019 Nov 6;14(11):e0223998. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223998. eCollection 2019.

Vitale M, Dorado L, Pais V, Sidani S,  Gucciardi E. Food Insecurity Screening Among Families of Children With Diabetes. 

Gucciardi E, Nagel R, Szwiega S, Chow BBY; Barker CE, Nezon J, Bian H. Evaluation of a Sensory-based, Food-Education Program on Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Kindergarten Children. The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management. Vol. 43, Issue 1, Spring 2019. 

Gucciardi E, Richardson A, Aresta S, Karam G, Sidani S, Beanlands H, Espin S. Storytelling to Support Disease Self-Management by Adults With Type 2 Diabetes.. Canadian Journal of diabetes. (In Press) (view Green Open Copy)

Sherifali, D., Berard, L. D., Gucciardi, E., MacDonald, B., MacNeill, G., & Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines Expert Committee. (2018). Self-Management Education and SupportCanadian Journal of diabetes42, S36-S41. 

Thomas, B., Fitzpatrick, S., Sidani, S., & Gucciardi, E. (2017). Developing and Implementing a Food Insecurity Screening Initiative for Patients Living with DiabetesCanadian Journal of diabetes.

Hyman, I., Shakya, Y., Jembere, N., Gucciardi, E., & Vissandjée, B. (2017). Provider-and patient-related determinants of diabetes self-management among recent immigrants: Implications for systemic change. Canadian Family Physician63(2), e137-e144. 

Grohmann, B., Espin, S., & Gucciardi, E. (2017). Patients’ experiences of diabetes education teams integrated into primary care. Canadian Family Physician63(2), e128-e136. 

Banerjee, A. T., McTavish, S., Ray, J. G., Gucciardi, E., Lowe, J., Feig, D., … & Lipscombe, L. L. (2016). Reported Health Behaviour Changes after a Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among Ethnic Minority Women Living in CanadaJournal of immigrant and minority health18(6), 1334-1342.

Gucciardi, E., Jean-Pierre, N., Karam, G., & Sidani, S. (2016). Designing and delivering facilitated storytelling interventions for chronic disease self-management: a scoping reviewBMC health services research16(1), 249.

Gucciardi, E., Espin, S., Morganti, A., & Dorado, L. (2016). Exploring interprofessional collaboration during the integration of diabetes teams into primary care. BMC family practice17(1), 12.

Chan, J., DeMelo, M., Gingras, J., & Gucciardi, E. (2015). Challenges of diabetes self-management in adults affected by food insecurity in a large urban center of Ontario, Canada. International Journal of Endocrinology2015.

Gucciardi, E., Espin, S., Morganti, A., & Dorado, L. (2015). Implementing specialized diabetes teams in primary care in southern Ontario. Canadian Journal of diabetes39(6), 467-477. 

Gucciardi, E., Vahabi, M., Norris, N., Del Monte, J. P., & Farnum, C. (2014). The intersection between food insecurity and diabetes: A review. Current nutrition reports3(4), 324-332. 

Hyman, I., Gucciardi, E., Patychuk, D., Rummens, J. A., Shakya, Y., Kljujic, D., … & Boqaileh, F. (2014). Self-management, health service use and information seeking for diabetes care among black Caribbean immigrants in TorontoCanadian Journal of diabetes38(1), 32-37. 

De Melo, M., De Sa, E., & Gucciardi, E. (2013). Exploring differences in Canadian adult men and women with diabetes management: results from the Canadian Community Health SurveyBMC public health13(1), 1089.

Gucciardi, E., Fortugno, M., Senchuk, A., Beanlands, H., McCay, E., & Peel, E. E. (2013). Self-monitoring of blood glucose in Black Caribbean and South Asian Canadians with non-insulin treated Type 2 diabetes mellitus: a qualitative study of patients’ perspectives. BMC endocrine disorders13(1), 46.

Hill, S., Gingras, J., & Gucciardi, E. (2013). The lived experience of Canadian university students with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Canadian Journal of diabetes37(4), 237-242.

Gucciardi, E., Chan, V. W. S., Manuel, L., & Sidani, S. (2013). A systematic literature review of diabetes self-management education features to improve diabetes education in women of Black African/Caribbean and Hispanic/Latin American ethnicity. Patient education and counseling92(2), 235-245.

Fortugno, M., Chandra, S., Espin, S., & Gucciardi, E. (2013). Fostering successful interprofessional teamwork through an undergraduate student placement in a secondary schoolJournal of interprofessional care27(4), 326-332. 

Mathew, R., Gucciardi, E., De Melo, M., & Barata, P. (2012). Self-management experiences among men and women with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a qualitative analysis. BMC Family Practice13(1), 122.

Gucciardi, E., Fortugno, M., Horodezny, S., Lou, W., Sidani, S., Espin, S., … & Shah, B. R. (2012). Will Mobile Diabetes Education Teams (MDETs) in primary care improve patient care processes and health outcomes? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials13(1), 165.

Gucciardi, E., Chan, V. W. S., Fortugno, M., Khan, S., Horodezny, S., Swartzack, S. J. (2012). Primary care physician referral patterns to diabetes education programs in southern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 35, 262-8. Green Open Copy)

Gucciardi, E., Chan, V. W. S., Kam, B., Fortugno, M., Horodezny, S., Swartzack, S. J. (2012). Patients’ perspectives on their use of diabetes education centres in Peel-Halton region in southern Ontario. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 36(4), 214-7.  (view Green Open Copy

Gucciardi, E., Mathew, R., DeMelo, M., & Bondy, S. J. (2011). Profiles of smokers and non-smokers with type 2 diabetes: initial visit at a diabetes education center. Primary Care Diabetes5(3), 185-194.  

Gucciardi, E., Di Liao, C., & Cameron, J. I. (2010). Determining the factors associated with health research participation. The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 33(3), 272-284. 

Gucciardi, E., DeMelo, M., Booth, G., Tomlinson, G., & Stewart, D. E. (2009). Individual and contextual factors associated with follow-up use of diabetes self-management education programmes: A multisite prospective analysis. Diabetic Medicine: A Journal of the British Diabetic Association, 26(5), 510-517.

Gucciardi, E., Vogt, J. A., DeMelo, M., & Stewart, D. E. (2009). Exploration of the relationship between household food insecurity and diabetes in Canada. Diabetes Care, 32(12), 2218-2224.

Gucciardi, E. (2008). A systematic review of attrition from diabetes education services: Strategies to improve attrition and retention research. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 32(1), 53-65.

Gucciardi, E., Demelo, M., Offenheim, A., & Stewart, D. E. (2008). Factors contributing to attrition behavior in diabetes self-management programs: A mixed method approach. BMC Health Services Research, 8, 33-6963-8-33.

Gucciardi, E., Wang, S. C., DeMelo, M., Amaral, L., & Stewart, D. E. (2008). Characteristics of men and women with diabetes: Observations during patients’ initial visit to a diabetes education centre. Canadian Family Physician Medecin De Famille Canadien, 54(2), 219-227.

Gucciardi, E., Cameron, J. I., Liao, C. D., Palmer, A., & Stewart, D. E. (2007). Program design features that can improve participation in health education interventions. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 7, 47.

Gucciardi, E., Demelo, M., Lee, R. N., & Grace, S. L. (2007). Assessment of two culturally competent diabetes education methods: Individual versus individual plus group education in Canadian Portuguese adults with type 2 diabetes. Ethnicity & Health, 12(2), 163-187. 

Gucciardi, E., DeMelo, M., Offenheim, A., Grace, S. L., & Stewart, D. E. (2007). Patient factors associated with attrition from a self-management education programme. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 13(6), 913-919.

Gucciardi, E., Wang, S. C., Badiani, T., & Stewart, D. E. (2007). Beyond adolescence: Exploring Canadian women and men’s perception of overweight. Women’s Health Issues: Official Publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, 17(6), 374-382. 

Barata, P. C., Gucciardi, E., Ahmad, F., & Stewart, D. E. (2006). Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent. Social Science & Medicine, 62(2), 479-490. 

Gucciardi, E., Smith, P. L., & DeMelo, M. (2006). Use of diabetes resources in adults attending a self-management education program. Patient Education and Counseling, 64(1-3), 322-330. 

Ponzo, M. G., Gucciardi, E., Weiland, M., Masi, R., Lee, R., & Grace, S. L. (2006). Gender, ethnocultural, and psychosocial barriers to diabetes self-management in Italian women and men with type 2 diabetes. Behavioral Medicine, 31(4), 153-160. 

(https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3200/BMED.31.4.153-160#.U557_7FwUSE)

Wong, M., Gucciardi, E., Li, L., & Grace, S. L. (2005). Gender and nutrition management in type 2 diabetes. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research: A Publication of Dietitians of Canada, 66(4), 215-220. 

Gucciardi, E., Celasun, N., Ahmad, F., & Stewart, D. E. (2004). Eating disorders. BMC Women’s Health, 4 Suppl 1, S21. 

Gucciardi, E., Celasun, N., & Stewart, D. E. (2004). Single-mother families in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 95(1), 70-73.  (view Green Open Copy)

Stewart, D. E., Gucciardi, E., & Grace, S. L. (2004). Depression. BMC Women’s Health, 4 Suppl 1, S19.

Gucciardi, E., Pietrusiak, M. A., Reynolds, D. L., & Rouleau, J. (2002). Incidence of neural tube defects in Ontario, 1986-1999. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 167(3), 237-240. 

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