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Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes: Focus on Ethnic Minorities

Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes: Focus on Ethnic Minorities,10.1016/j.mcna.2005.03.004,Medical Clinics of North America,Leonard E. Egede,Samuel Dagogo

Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes: Focus on Ethnic Minorities   (Citations: 24)
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Journal: Medical Clinics of North America - MED CLIN N AMER , vol. 89, no. 5, pp. 949-975, 2005
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    • ...Correspondingly, AA have a two- to three-fold higher prevalence of type-2 diabetes so that it affects approximately 12% of AA [9], and they have an increased incidence of smoking, physical inactivity, and peripheral artery disease [10]...
    • ...Another example is, in principle, found in the “thrifty gene” theory which posits that maximized calorie storage was advantageous ancestrally, but under modern conditions of more abundant food availability, obesity and type-2 diabetes (insulin resistance) are epidemic problems [9]...

    P Weiet al. Differential endothelial cell gene expression by African Americans ver...

    • ...Health systems factors include accessibility, availability and convenience of appointments, organization of care, availability of interpreters, health insurance coverage, reimbursement levels, and formulary restrictions [21]...
    • ...Of the patient level factors, consistent differences between African Americans and American Whites with T2DM have been found in diabetes knowledge, self-management skills, empowerment, and perceived control [6-8,12,13,21]...

    Leonard E Egedeet al. Rationale and design: telephone-delivered behavioral skills interventi...

    • ...The African American (AA) population has been shown to be at higher risk for both obesity and the metabolic syndrome than are Caucasians [3]...

    Sushma Sharmaet al. Carbohydrate intake and cardiometabolic risk factors in high BMI Afric...

    • ...The African American (AA) population has been shown to be at higher risk for the metabolic syndrome than whites [6] and, as the prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome in AA children is on the rise [7], risk factors management should begin at an early age...
    • ...This is also consistent with previous studies reporting that overweight status and obesity are important risk factors CVD [3,4,6,7]...

    Sushma Sharmaet al. Macronutrient intakes and cardio metabolic risk factors in high BMI Af...

    • ... Race is an important factor also, and African Americans (AAs) have been shown to be at higher risk for T2DM compared with white populations (...

    Aarthi Ramanet al. Baseline Correlates of Insulin Resistance in Inner City High-BMI Afric...

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