Kim G, Ford KL, Chiriboga DA, Sorkin DH. Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA. Giyeon.Kim@ua.edu. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Dec;60(12):2319-25. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12003. Epub 2012 Nov 29. This study examined racial and ethnic differences in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of care of older adults with a… Read More »»
Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults in California
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Diabetes among adults with cognitive limitations compared to individuals with no cognitive disabilities.
Using a retrospective analysis of data from the 2006 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (MEPS), we assessed the health status of working-age adults with cognitive limitations in comparison to adults with no disability (unweighted N = 27,116; weighted N = 240,343,457). Adults with cognitive limitations had a significantly higher prevalence of diabetes than did adults with… Read More »»
Lifestyle and Values Impacting Diabetes Awareness (LA VIDA), a community-based diabetes intervention program targeting Hispanics in southwestern New Mexico, addresses social determinants of health by utilizing promotores and collaborating with community partners and health care providers. Using a mixed-methods approach, a program evaluation documented the promotores’ crucial role in providing social support, contributing to social… Read More »»
Racial and ethnic differences in diabetes mellitus among people with and without psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
OBJECTIVE: This study examined racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a nationally representative sample of adults with and without common psychiatric disorders. METHOD: Data were drawn from Wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (N=34,653). Logistic regression models adjusting for sociodemographic variables and diabetes risk factors were… Read More »»