William Samuel Yancy, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Div of General Med, Dept of Me, Va Medical Center Bldg 6, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 286-6936
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

Voils, CI, Coffman, CJ, Grubber, JM, Edelman, D, Sadeghpour, A, Maciejewski, ML, Bolton, J, Cho, A, Ginsburg, GS, and Yancy, WS. "Does Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Testing and Counseling Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors? A Randomized Controlled Trial of Veterans." Journal of general internal medicine 30, no. 11 (November 2015): 1591-1598.

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25876740
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Yancy, WS, McVay, MA, and Voils, CI. "Effect of Allowing Choice of Diet on Weight Loss." Annals of internal medicine 163, no. 10 (November 2015): 805-806.

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26571246
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Cox, DJ, Taylor, AG, Singh, H, Moncrief, M, Diamond, A, Yancy, WS, Hegde, S, and McCall, AL. "Glycemic load, exercise, and monitoring blood glucose (GEM): A paradigm shift in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus." Diabetes research and clinical practice (October 21, 2015).

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26556234
Scholars@Duke

Tay, J, Luscombe-Marsh, ND, Thompson, CH, Noakes, M, Buckley, JD, Wittert, GA, Yancy, WS, and Brinkworth, GD. "Comparison of low- and high-carbohydrate diets for type 2 diabetes management: a randomized trial." The American journal of clinical nutrition 102, no. 4 (October 2015): 780-790.

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26224300
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Yancy, WS, Barton, AB, McVay, MA, and Voils, CI. "Efficacy of Commercial Weight-Loss Programs." Annals of internal medicine 163, no. 5 (September 2015): 398-399. (Letter)

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26322705
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Barton, A, and Yancy, W. "Determining the Culprit: Stress, Fat, or Carbohydrates." Biological Psychiatry 78, no. 4 (August 2015): e12-e12.

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Zullig, LL, Bosworth, HB, Jeffreys, AS, Corsino, L, Coffman, CJ, Oddone, EZ, Yancy, WS, and Allen, KD. "The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis." August 2015.

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24916605
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McVay, MA, Beadles, C, Wu, R, Grubber, J, Coffman, CJ, Yancy, WS, Reiner, IL, and Voils, CI. "Effects of provision of type 2 diabetes genetic risk feedback on patient perceptions of diabetes control and diet and physical activity self-efficacy." Patient education and counseling (June 30, 2015).

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26189166
Scholars@Duke

Yancy, WS, Mayer, SB, Coffman, CJ, Smith, VA, Kolotkin, RL, Geiselman, PJ, McVay, MA, Oddone, EZ, and Voils, CI. "Effect of Allowing Choice of Diet on Weight Loss: A Randomized Trial." Annals of internal medicine 162, no. 12 (June 2015): 805-814.

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26075751
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Tay, J, Luscombe-Marsh, ND, Thompson, CH, Noakes, M, Buckley, JD, Wittert, GA, Yancy, WS, and Brinkworth, GD. "Response to comment on Tay et al. A very low-carbohydrate, low-saturated fat diet for type 2 diabetes management: a randomized trial. Diabetes Care 2014;37:2909-2918." Diabetes care 38, no. 4 (April 2015): e65-e66. (Letter)

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25805878
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