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    Nancy Tkacs

    TitleAdjunct Professor of The Department of Nursing
    SchoolSchool of Social Work
    DepartmentSocial Work
    Address209 Stonehouse Lane
    University Park Campus
    Wyncote Pennsylvania 19095
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      1. Byun E, Riegel B, Sommers M, Tkacs N, Evans L. Effects of Uncertainty on Perceived and Physiological Stress in Caregivers of Stroke Survivors: A 6-Week Longitudinal Study. J Gerontol Nurs. 2017 Jun 26; 1-11. PMID: 28661542.
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      2. Byun E, Riegel B, Sommers M, Tkacs N, Evans L. Caregiving Immediately After Stroke: A Study of Uncertainty in Caregivers of Older Adults. J Neurosci Nurs. 2016 Dec; 48(6):343-351. PMID: 27824803.
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      3. Yehia BR, Calder D, Flesch JD, Hirsh RL, Higginbotham E, Tkacs N, Crawford B, Fishman N. Advancing LGBT Health at an Academic Medical Center: A Case Study. LGBT Health. 2015 Dec; 2(4):362-6. PMID: 26788778.
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      4. Song M, Ratcliffe SJ, Tkacs N, Riegel B. Self-care and health outcomes of diabetes mellitus. Clin Nurs Res. 2012 Aug; 21(3):309-26. PMID: 21926278.
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      5. Lee CS, Moser DK, Lennie TA, Tkacs N, Margulies KB, Riegel B. Biomarkers of myocardial stress and systemic inflammation in patients who engage in heart failure self-care management. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2011 Jul-Aug; 26(4):321-8. PMID: 21263344; PMCID: PMC3114259.
      6. Lee CS, Tkacs N, Riegel B. The influence of heart failure self-care on health outcomes: hypothetical cardioprotective mechanisms. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2009 May-Jun; 24(3):179-87; quiz 188-9. PMID: 19279494; PMCID: PMC2881684.
      7. Lee CS, Tkacs N. Current concepts of neurohormonal activation in heart failure: mediators and mechanisms. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2008 Oct-Dec; 19(4):364-85; quiz 386-7. PMID: 18981739.
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      8. Trout KK, Basel-Brown L, Rickels MR, Schutta MH, Petrova M, Freeman EW, Tkacs N, Teff KL. Insulin sensitivity, food intake, and cravings with premenstrual syndrome: a pilot study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 May; 17(4):657-65. PMID: 18447765; PMCID: PMC3319142.
      9. Dickson VV, Tkacs N, Riegel B. Cognitive influences on self-care decision making in persons with heart failure. Am Heart J. 2007 Sep; 154(3):424-31. PMID: 17719284.
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      10. Trout KK, Rickels MR, Schutta MH, Petrova M, Freeman EW, Tkacs N, Teff KL. Menstrual cycle effects on insulin sensitivity in women with type 1 diabetes: a pilot study. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2007 Apr; 9(2):176-82. PMID: 17425444.
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      11. Trout KK, Homko C, Tkacs N. Methods of measuring insulin sensitivity. Biol Res Nurs. 2007 Apr; 8(4):305-18. PMID: 17456592.
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      12. Tkacs N, Pan Y, Sawhney G, Mann GL, Morrison AR. Hypoglycemia activates arousal-related neurons and increases wake time in adult rats. Physiol Behav. 2007 Jun 08; 91(2-3):240-9. PMID: 17434543; PMCID: PMC1934507.
      13. Tkacs N, Thompson HJ. From bedside to bench and back again: research issues in animal models of human disease. Biol Res Nurs. 2006 Jul; 8(1):78-88. PMID: 16766631; PMCID: PMC2366101.
      14. Tkacs N, Pan Y, Raghupathi R, Dunn-Meynell AA, Levin BE. Cortical Fluoro-Jade staining and blunted adrenomedullary response to hypoglycemia after noncoma hypoglycemia in rats. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2005 Dec; 25(12):1645-55. PMID: 15902194.
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      15. Thompson HJ, Hoover RC, Tkacs N, Saatman KE, McIntosh TK. Development of posttraumatic hyperthermia after traumatic brain injury in rats is associated with increased periventricular inflammation. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2005 Feb; 25(2):163-76. PMID: 15647747.
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      16. Tkacs N, Levin BE. Obesity-prone rats have preexisting defects in their counterregulatory response to insulin-induced hypoglycemia. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Nov; 287(5):R1110-5. PMID: 15475504.
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      17. Marin-Spiotta A, Levin BE, Tkacs N. A single episode of central glucoprivation reduces the adrenomedullary response to subsequent hypoglycemia in rats. Neurosci Lett. 2004 Apr 22; 360(1-2):81-4. PMID: 15082184.
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      18. Thompson HJ, Tkacs N, Saatman KE, Raghupathi R, McIntosh TK. Hyperthermia following traumatic brain injury: a critical evaluation. Neurobiol Dis. 2003 Apr; 12(3):163-73. PMID: 12742737.
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      19. Tkacs N. Hypoglycemia unawareness. Am J Nurs. 2002 Feb; 102(2):34-40; quiz 41. PMID: 11953517.
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      20. Tkacs N, Dunn-Meynell AA, Levin BE. Presumed apoptosis and reduced arcuate nucleus neuropeptide Y and pro-opiomelanocortin mRNA in non-coma hypoglycemia. Diabetes. 2000 May; 49(5):820-6. PMID: 10905492.
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      21. Tkacs N, Li J. Immune stimulation induces Fos expression in brainstem amygdala afferents. Brain Res Bull. 1999 Jan 15; 48(2):223-31. PMID: 10230714.
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