Navigation Links
NYU researchers find majority of Latinas are unaware of their risk of diabetes
Date:3/7/2014

k, even among those with higher levels of contact with a health care provider, indicates the urgent need to incorporate diabetes screening and culturally competent care across a broader range of health care visits," said Sherry Deren, Ph.D., Director, CDUHR and Senior Research Scientist, College of Nursing, a co-author on the study. "Incorporating this assessment as part of most (if not all) health care visits is likely to increase the early identification of women who are at risk for diabetes."

Latina women are at considerable risk for complications from diabetes. Their fear of, and cultural misconceptions concerning diabetes, together with their lack of understanding of diabetes risks makes diabetes screening and self-care a challenge. The study suggests considering alternative sites like optometry venues, pharmacies, dental visits, mobile delivery via health vans, or even places of worship in order to increase access, education, and culturally sensitive self-management programs.

"With the proportion of Latinas with diabetes expected to rise dramatically, there is an urgent need for increased efforts to enhance use of traditional health services by Latinas, and to develop alternate sites for diabetes screening," said Dr. Helene D. Clayton-Jeter, Director, Cardiovascular and Endocrine Liaison Program, Office of Health and Constituent Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a co-author on the study. "There is also a critical need for effective strategies that are considerate of culture and language preferences, including case management, extended follow up care, and a team approach for supporting Latinas and others with pre-diabetes and diabetes in order to respond to an increasingly serious public health threat."

"Unfortunately, adults with undiagnosed pre-diabetes and diabetes are denied the opportunity to receive support and treatment to avert the onset and progression of serious diabetes-related complications," states Dr. Strauss
'/>"/>

Contact: christopher james
christopher.james@nyu.edu
212-998-6876
New York University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. NIH awards $20 million over 5 years to train next generation of global health researchers
2. Researchers develop a new cell and animal model of inflammatory breast cancer
3. Researchers uncover a viable way for colorectal cancer patients to overcome drug resistance
4. Researchers Find Gene Mutations That May Be a Key to Autism
5. Researchers find evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry products
6. NJ stroke researchers report advances in spatial neglect research at AAN Conference
7. Autism by the numbers: Yale researchers examine impact of new diagnostic criteria
8. Researchers Map Brain Regions Linked to Intelligence
9. Researchers ID Genes That May Determine Mental Illness
10. Researchers Develop Blood Test for Depression
11. University of Cincinnati researchers win $3.7M grant from US Department of Defense
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 VogueQueen.com ... dresses that will make ladies more beautiful at their ... that everyone can afford. The company’s new products are ... providing offering great savings for all the global clients. ... are extremely beautiful. I have ordered several items on ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 Defendants in more than ... pending in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas ... behalf of out-of-state plaintiffs dismissed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... the defendants maintain that circumstances surrounding the alleged ... have no connection to Pennsylvania. The filings did ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... ON (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Dr. ... Plastic Surgeon with the American Academy of Facial Plastic ... of Toronto in the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery. ... work in facial plastic surgery. , Dr. Ellis ... foremost, he will be presenting on injection techniques and ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Exposure to diverse communities may boost infants, social learning, ... languages in the park or supermarket could help children ... are different from them, researchers found. "Research ... against interacting with and learning from people who are ... Chicago psychology professor, said in a university news release. ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 "Medical staff need better ... also maintaining the patient's privacy," said one of two ... idea in order to supply caregivers with the equipment ... created a prototype for The Helper to make it ... to turn patient onto his or her side. It ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen.com’s New Line Of Cheap Wedding Dresses Aims To Attract Chic Ladies 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Defendants Seek to Have Pennsylvania Claims Filed by Out-of-State Plaintiffs Dismissed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Defendants Seek to Have Pennsylvania Claims Filed by Out-of-State Plaintiffs Dismissed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dr. David A. F. Ellis Has Been Invited to Speak at a Conference of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Orlando, Florida 2Health News:Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills 2
... TSX: COM , VANCOUVER, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cardiome ... announced that it will report financial results for the third ... November 9, 2009. Cardiome will hold a teleconference call and ... discuss the results. , To access the conference call, please ...
... The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will again be participating ... two campaigns this past spring and summer, garnered more than $1 ... and support services. , During the campaign, taking place from November ... discount coupons participants can use (in-store only) at all ...
... , WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 The U.S. bishops sent an ... as House members steeped themselves in debate over procedures related ... before meeting to discuss proposed amendments to the bill, the ... of "an amendment to keep in place current federal law ...
... VA)--Three leading scientific organizations specializing in infectious diseases ... expressing their significant concern with current federal guidance ... by healthcare workers in treating suspected or confirmed ... Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the ...
... researcher says , FRIDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- New ... within five years of developing the disease are more likely ... others with the condition. , The findings, published Nov. 4 ... who relapse within five years of developing it are nearly ...
... ... Product Lines , ... (PRWEB) November 6, 2009 -- WAV, Inc., the value-added distributor of ... with Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM), a leading provider of equipment supporting broadband access ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cardiome to Release Third Quarter Results 2Health News:Cardiome to Release Third Quarter Results 3Health News:Get a Jump on Your Holiday Shopping and Give Two Gifts This Season: One to Your Loved Ones and One to People Battling Blood Cancer 2Health News:Bishops to House: Keep Abortion Funding Out of Health Care Reform, Make Health Care Available to Vulnerable 2Health News:Bishops to House: Keep Abortion Funding Out of Health Care Reform, Make Health Care Available to Vulnerable 3Health News:Bishops to House: Keep Abortion Funding Out of Health Care Reform, Make Health Care Available to Vulnerable 4Health News:Bishops to House: Keep Abortion Funding Out of Health Care Reform, Make Health Care Available to Vulnerable 5Health News:Prevention experts urge modification to 2009 H1N1 guidance for health care workers 2Health News:Early Relapse of MS May Mean Fewer Issues Later 2Health News:WAV Distribution Partners with Vecima Networks Inc. 2Health News:WAV Distribution Partners with Vecima Networks Inc. 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 According ... (Surface & Intravascular Systems- Warming & Cooling), Application ... (Surgeon & Anesthesiologist, Nursing & Paramedical Staff) - ... MarketsandMarkets, this report studies the global Temperature Management Market ... The market is expected to reach $2.5 Billion ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... LONDON , Sept. 18, 2014 ... for innovation, increasing clinical development costs, new technologies ... fast-changing environment are important factors driving industry change. ... trial costs continue to rise due to a ... conducted by industry think tanks suggest each day ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014  Decision Resources Group ... endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agent for wet AMD, is ... Advantage plans as Genentech,s Lucentis, which is the standard ... managed care organization (MCO) directors do not identify a ... slightly more likely than Lucentis to be listed on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 2Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 3Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 4Patient Recruitment in Asia Biotech and Pharma Companies 2Patient Recruitment in Asia Biotech and Pharma Companies 3Regeneron's Eylea and Genentech's Lucentis Are Equally Likely to be Covered on Commercial and Medicare Advantage Plans for Wet AMD 2Regeneron's Eylea and Genentech's Lucentis Are Equally Likely to be Covered on Commercial and Medicare Advantage Plans for Wet AMD 3
... , NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 12 Senesco ... SNT ) announced today that Catherine Taylor, ... presenting pre-clinical stability and biological activity data on ... 2009 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)-National Cancer ...
... Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR ), a world leader ... and restore failing hearts, said today that it will ... HeartMate II Destination Therapy clinical trial that will be ... the American Heart Association(AHA) Scientific Sessions 2009. , The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Senesco Presents Pre-Clinical Stability and Biological Activity Data on SNS-01 at the 2009 AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Conference 2Senesco Presents Pre-Clinical Stability and Biological Activity Data on SNS-01 at the 2009 AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Conference 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: