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

McVay, MA, Yancy, WS, Bennett, GG, Jung, S-H, and Voils, CI. "Perceived barriers and facilitators of initiation of behavioral weight loss interventions among adults with obesity: a qualitative study." Bmc Public Health 18, no. 1 (July 11, 2018): 854-null.

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29996812
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Lennerz, BS, Barton, A, Bernstein, RK, Dikeman, RD, Diulus, C, Hallberg, S, Rhodes, ET, Ebbeling, CB, Westman, EC, Yancy, WS, and Ludwig, DS. "Management of Type 1 Diabetes With a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet." Pediatrics 141, no. 6 (June 2018).

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29735574
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Yancy, WS, Shaw, PA, Wesby, L, Hilbert, V, Yang, L, Zhu, J, Troxel, A, Huffman, D, Foster, GD, Wojtanowski, AC, and Volpp, KG. "Financial incentive strategies for maintenance of weight loss: results from an internet-based randomized controlled trial." Nutrition & Diabetes 8, no. 1 (May 25, 2018): 33-null.

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29795365
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Tay, J, Thompson, CH, Luscombe-Marsh, ND, Wycherley, TP, Noakes, M, Buckley, JD, Wittert, GA, Yancy, WS, and Brinkworth, GD. "Effects of an energy-restricted low-carbohydrate, high unsaturated fat/low saturated fat diet versus a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet in type 2 diabetes: A 2-year randomized clinical trial." Diabetes, obesity & metabolism 20, no. 4 (April 2018): 858-871.

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29178536
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Taylor, SS, Hughes, JM, Coffman, CJ, Jeffreys, AS, Ulmer, CS, Oddone, EZ, Bosworth, HB, Yancy, WS, and Allen, KD. "Prevalence of and characteristics associated with insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea among veterans with knee and hip osteoarthritis." Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 19, no. 1 (March 9, 2018): 79-null.

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29523117
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Voils, CI, Levine, E, Gierisch, JM, Pendergast, J, Hale, SL, McVay, MA, Reed, SD, Yancy, WS, Bennett, G, Strawbridge, EM, White, AC, and Shaw, RJ. "Study protocol for Log2Lose: A feasibility randomized controlled trial to evaluate financial incentives for dietary self-monitoring and interim weight loss in adults with obesity." Contemporary clinical trials 65 (February 2018): 116-122.

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29289702
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Batch, BC, Goldstein, K, Yancy, WS, Sanders, LL, Danus, S, Grambow, SC, and Bosworth, HB. "Outcome by Gender in the Veterans Health Administration Motivating Overweight/Obese Veterans Everywhere Weight Management Program." Journal of women's health (2002) 27, no. 1 (January 2018): 32-39.

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28731844
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John, LK, Troxel, AB, Yancy, WS, Friedman, J, Zhu, J, Yang, L, Galvin, R, Miller-Kovach, K, Halpern, SD, Loewenstein, G, and Volpp, K. "The Effect of Cost Sharing on an Employee Weight Loss Program: A Randomized Trial." American Journal of Health Promotion : Ajhp 32, no. 1 (January 2018): 170-176.

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29277125
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Funk, LM, Grubber, JM, McVay, MA, Olsen, MK, Yancy, WS, and Voils, CI. "Patient predictors of weight loss following a behavioral weight management intervention among US Veterans with severe obesity." Eating and weight disorders : EWD (August 29, 2017).

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28853051
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Crowley, MJ, Edelman, D, Voils, CI, Maciejewski, ML, Coffman, CJ, Jeffreys, AS, Turner, MJ, Gaillard, LA, Hinton, TA, Strawbridge, E, Zervakis, J, Barton, AB, and Yancy, WS. "Jump starting shared medical appointments for diabetes with weight management: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial." Contemporary clinical trials 58 (July 2017): 1-12.

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28445783
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