Innovative Approaches to Understanding and Addressing Health Disparities in Diabetes Care and Research

Cefalu, William T.; Golden, Sherita Hill
February 2015
Diabetes Care;Feb2015, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p186
Academic Journal
The article discusses disparities in health services and research related to diabetes, particularly with the growing minority groups in the U.S. and the increasing popularity of personalized medicine. Topics discussed include the prevalence of various diseases among different ethnic groups in the U.S., the importance of understanding the biological factor in addressing health care disparities and the need to do more research about biomarkers for diabetes.


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