Factors affecting the disclosure of diabetes by ethnic minority patients: a qualitative study among Surinamese in the Netherlands
- Diabetes: a Caribbean concern. Chinnock, Paul // Caribbean Health;Oct2001, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p2
The author discusses the health issues affecting the social life in the Caribbean Area. Based from the survey conducted to doctors in the area, diseases such as cardiovascular, diabetes and asthma are the main illness most mentioned. Specifically, the author focuses and makes a comparison on the...
- Disparities in Self-Reported Diabetes Mellitus among Arab, Chaldean, and Black Americans in Southeast Michigan. Monty Fakhouri; Florence Dallo; Thomas Templin; Radwan Khoury; Haifa Fakhouri // Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health;Oct2008, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p397
AbstractÂ Â Diabetes mellitus is an important public health problem that disproportionately affects minorities. Using a cross sectional, convenience sample, we estimated the prevalence of self-reported diabetes for Whites (nÂ =Â 212), Arabs (nÂ =Â 1,303), Chaldeans (nÂ =Â 828),...
- 1.8. Workshop: Monitoring the health status of migrants within Europe: development of indicators. // European Journal of Public Health;2007 Supplement 2, Vol. 17, p21
The article presents abstracts on European immigrants' health status topics which include mortality of immigrant and ethnic minorities in Europe, development of cardiovascular and diabetes indicators for monitoring the health status of immigrants in Europe and cancer indicators for migrants in...
- Abordaje fisiopatogÃ©nico intensivo de pacientes con diabetes en un hospital general. Madrigal, Jaime Carranza; Valtierra, Yessica Escutia // Medicina Interna de Mexico;ene/feb2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p3
Background: Diabetes mellitus is the first cause of death in Mexico, which becomes a public health problem affecting 10% of adults older than 20 years. Objective: To report the results of an intensive and physio-pathogenic treatment scheme applied to diabetic patients assisted in a second level...
- Diabetes drugs prove effective as diagnoses soar. Dearment, Alaric // Drug Store News;10/6/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p20
The article reports on the increase numbers of diabetics in the U.S. According to the latest statistics from the American Diabetes Association, the disease affects 23.6 million Americans, and the number of people who have the disease increased by 13.5% between 2005 and 2007, after having...
- NIH: HbAlc, BP, LDL levels still suboptimal for many with diabetes. // Endocrine Today;Mar2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p25
The article discusses a study which revealed that minority groups are particularly at risk for morbidity or mortality due to HbAlc, blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels associated with diabetes.
- Tribal Differences in Diabetes: Prevalence Among American Indians in New Mexico. Carter, Janette; Horowitz, Robert; Wilson, Robert; Sava, Saverio; Sinnock, Pomeroy; Gohdes, Dorothy // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec89, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p665
The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among American Indians in New Mexico with varied genetic and cultural backgrounds is reported. Utilizing community-based registries, the prevalence in persons ages 35 years and older ranged from 9.8 percent among Jicarilla Apache Indians to 28.2 percent among...
- Status of national diabetes programmes in the Americas. White, Franklin; Nanan, Debra // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1999, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p981
Focuses on the status of national diabetes programs in the American region. Implementation of national strategies and plans to deal with diabetes; Recognition of diabetes as a significant public health problem; Complications of the disease.
- Rich food, family ties raise N.O. diabetes rate. Stinson, Sonya // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);12/11/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p36
Reports the increase in diabetes rate in New Orleans, Louisiana. Consideration of diabetes as the seventh leading cause of death; Effects and types of diabetes; Ways of coping with diabetes; Use of self-management concept in treating diabetes.