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

Evert, Alison B., Michelle Dennison, Christopher D. Gardner, W Timothy Garvey, Ka Hei Karen Lau, Janice MacLeod, Joanna Mitri, et al. “Nutrition Therapy for Adults With Diabetes or Prediabetes: A Consensus Report..” Diabetes Care 42, no. 5 (May 2019): 731–54. https://doi.org/10.2337/dci19-0014.

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31000505
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Shaw, Ryan, Erica Levine, Martin Streicher, Elizabeth Strawbridge, Jennifer Gierisch, Jane Pendergast, Sarah Hale, et al. “Log2Lose: Development and Lessons Learned From a Mobile Technology Weight Loss Intervention..” Jmir Mhealth Uhealth 7, no. 2 (February 13, 2019). https://doi.org/10.2196/11972.

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30758297
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Taylor, Shannon S., Maren K. Olsen, Megan A. McVay, Janet Grubber, Jennifer M. Gierisch, William S. Yancy, and Corrine I. Voils. “The role of group cohesion in a group-based behavioral weight loss intervention..” J Behav Med 42, no. 1 (February 2019): 162–68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-018-9953-4.

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30076501
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Mitchell, Nia S., Julia J. Scialla, and William S. Yancy. “Are low-carbohydrate diets safe in diabetic and nondiabetic chronic kidney disease?.” Ann N Y Acad Sci, January 15, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.13997.

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30644556
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Funk, Luke M., Janet M. Grubber, Megan A. McVay, Maren K. Olsen, William S. Yancy, and Corrine I. Voils. “Patient predictors of weight loss following a behavioral weight management intervention among US Veterans with severe obesity..” Eat Weight Disord 23, no. 5 (October 2018): 587–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-017-0425-6.

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28853051
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Westman, Eric C., Justin Tondt, Emily Maguire, and William S. Yancy. “Implementing a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus..” Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab 13, no. 5 (September 2018): 263–72. https://doi.org/10.1080/17446651.2018.1523713.

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30289048
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McVay, Megan A., William S. Yancy, Gary G. Bennett, Seung-Hye Jung, and Corrine I. Voils. “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). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5795-9.

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29996812
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Forouhi, Nita G., Anoop Misra, Viswanathan Mohan, Roy Taylor, and William Yancy. “Dietary and nutritional approaches for prevention and management of type 2 diabetes..” Bmj 361 (June 13, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2234.

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29898883
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Lennerz, Belinda S., Anna Barton, Richard K. Bernstein, R David Dikeman, Carrie Diulus, Sarah Hallberg, Erinn T. Rhodes, et al. “Management of Type 1 Diabetes With a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet..” Pediatrics 141, no. 6 (June 2018). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-3349.

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29735574
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Yancy, William S., Pamela A. Shaw, Lisa Wesby, Victoria Hilbert, Lin Yang, Jingsan Zhu, Andrea Troxel, et al. “Financial incentive strategies for maintenance of weight loss: results from an internet-based randomized controlled trial..” Nutr Diabetes 8, no. 1 (May 25, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41387-018-0036-y.

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29795365
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