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

Taylor, SS, Olsen, MK, McVay, MA, Grubber, J, Gierisch, JM, Yancy, WS, and Voils, CI. "The role of group cohesion in a group-based behavioral weight loss intervention." Journal of Behavioral Medicine 42, no. 1 (February 2019): 162-168.

PMID
30076501
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Mitchell, NS, Scialla, JJ, and Yancy, WS. "Are low-carbohydrate diets safe in diabetic and nondiabetic chronic kidney disease?." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (January 15, 2019). (Review)

PMID
30644556
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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 23, no. 5 (October 2018): 587-595.

PMID
28853051
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Westman, EC, Tondt, J, Maguire, E, and Yancy, WS. "Implementing a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus." Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism 13, no. 5 (September 2018): 263-272.

PMID
30289048
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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.

PMID
29996812
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Forouhi, NG, Misra, A, Mohan, V, Taylor, R, and Yancy, W. "Dietary and nutritional approaches for prevention and management of type 2 diabetes." Bmj (Clinical Research Ed.) 361 (June 13, 2018): k2234-null. (Review)

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29898883
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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.

PMID
29523117
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