William Samuel Yancy, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 501 Douglas Street, Duke Diet & Fitness Center, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 681-2863
Email address yancy006@mc.duke.edu

Impact of obesity on health, health care delivery, quality of life.
Diet and other weight loss interventions
Preventive medicine

Education and Training

  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2001
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1998 - 1999
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1995 - 1998
  • M.D., East Carolina University, 1995

Publications

Alexopoulos, Anastasia-Stefania, William S. Yancy, David Edelman, Cynthia J. Coffman, Amy S. Jeffreys, Matthew L. Maciejewski, Corrine I. Voils, et al. “Clinical associations of an updated medication effect score for measuring diabetes treatment intensity.” Chronic Illn 17, no. 4 (December 2021): 451–62. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395319884096.

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31653175
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Volek, J. S., S. D. Phinney, R. M. Krauss, R. J. Johnson, L. R. Saslow, B. Gower, W. S. Yancy, et al. “Alternative dietary patterns for americans: Low-carbohydrate diets.” Nutrients 13, no. 10 (October 1, 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13103299.

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Taylor, Roy, Ambady Ramachandran, William S. Yancy, and Nita G. Forouhi. “Nutritional basis of type 2 diabetes remission.” Bmj 374 (July 7, 2021): n1449. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1449.

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34233884
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Gavin, Kara L., Corrine I. Voils, William S. Yancy, and Maren K. Olsen. “Two-year weight trajectories following completion of a behavioral weight loss maintenance intervention.” Obes Sci Pract 7, no. 3 (June 2021): 321–25. https://doi.org/10.1002/osp4.491.

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34123398
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Rosenberg, Jared, Parker N. Hyde, William S. Yancy, Kenneth M. Ford, and Colin E. Champ. “Quantity of Resistance Exercise for Breast Cancer Patients: Does the Dose Match the Objective?” J Strength Cond Res 35, no. 5 (May 1, 2021): 1467–76. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003996.

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33900267
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Voils, Corrine I., Jane Pendergast, Sarah L. Hale, Jennifer M. Gierisch, Elizabeth M. Strawbridge, Erica Levine, Megan A. McVay, Shelby D. Reed, William S. Yancy, and Ryan J. Shaw. “A randomized feasibility pilot trial of a financial incentives intervention for dietary self-monitoring and weight loss in adults with obesity.” Transl Behav Med 11, no. 4 (April 26, 2021): 954–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibaa102.

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33245118
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McVay, Megan A., William S. Yancy, Gary G. Bennett, Erica Levine, Seung-Hye Jung, Soyeon Jung, Steve Anton, and Corrine I. Voils. “A web-based intervention to increase weight loss treatment initiation: results of a cluster randomized feasibility and acceptability trial.” Transl Behav Med 11, no. 1 (February 11, 2021): 226–35. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibz143.

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31586443
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Tondt, Justin, William S. Yancy, and Eric C. Westman. “Application of nutrient essentiality criteria to dietary carbohydrates.” Nutr Res Rev 33, no. 2 (December 2020): 260–70. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954422420000050.

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32102704
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Sagalla, Nicole, William S. Yancy, David Edelman, Amy S. Jeffreys, Cynthia J. Coffman, Corrine I. Voils, Anastasia-Stefania Alexopoulos, Matthew L. Maciejewski, Moahad Dar, and Matthew J. Crowley. “Factors associated with non-adherence to insulin and non-insulin medications in patients with poorly controlled diabetes.” Chronic Illn, October 25, 2020, 1742395320968627. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395320968627.

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33100020
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Westman, Eric C., and William S. Yancy. “Using a low-carbohydrate diet to treat obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.” Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 27, no. 5 (October 2020): 255–60. https://doi.org/10.1097/MED.0000000000000565.

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32740047
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