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:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Punzoné , the first ... U.S., has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks ... the achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and ... and today it shares its favorite Italian cocktails and encourages ... Italy - even if it is only in a glass. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Do you ever feel difficulty ... a wonderful app Metassessor for teachers, specialists and parents. ... helped its client “Intervention Development LLC” to launch Metassessor ... designed for iOS 4.3 or later and is Compatible ... optimized for iPhone 5. It is now available on ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The leading review website, Top10BestSEOHosting.com, has ... GreenGeeks are the best Dedicated Server Hosting suppliers. ... want to buy high quality hosting and save ... manager of Top10BestSEOHosting.com says, “We believe that iPage ... everyone. A lot of the global clients enjoy ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... York (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Dr. ... Population Fund, welcomes news of a ceasefire agreement that ... more than 200 girls who were kidnapped from the ... have languished in captivity long enough, and it is ... and communities," stated Dr. Osotimehin. , "We owe it ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... working in the garment industry for decades, LunaDress’ dress specialists ... one of the company’s top designers, many ladies like prom ... add beauty to them. Chiffon floor length outfits are also ... selection of 2014 long prom dresses. , As a ... in over 20 popular designs. The company intends to meet ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 2Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 3Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com Considers iPage And GreenGeeks As The Best Dedicated Server Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:2014 Long Prom Dresses From LunaDress Now Available In Over 20 Popular Designs 2
... , THURSDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) --,Smoking ... are genetically susceptible to the mental health disorder, according ... population have the variant of the serotonin gene (5-HTT) ... Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. They analyzed ...
... CHINA (October 13, 2011) Autism Speaks, the world,s ... largest genomic organization in the world and a global ... to create the world,s largest library of sequenced genomes ... Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE), this collaboration ...
... will benefit from a new, pan-Canadian Terry Fox Research ... in which ovarian cancer is diagnosed and managed. ... a total of $5-million in funding for a five-year, ... will identify new biomarkers to predict and treat this ...
... disparities between Latinos and non-Latino whites, mostly from a policy ... perspective of the patient, in terms of access, use and ... how do the physicians feel about the quality of care ... patients, compared with physicians whose patients are primarily white and ...
... Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Oct. ... esophageal cancer for patients with a condition known as ... once reported, a large new Danish study suggests. ... people, researchers determined that those with Barrett,s esophagus -- ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans ... cancer have worse overall and recurrence-free survival rates than whites, ... nearly 15,000 black and white colorectal cancer surgery patients who ... between 1977 and 2002. All the patients received the same ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Autism Speaks and BGI to complete whole genome sequencing on 10,000 with autism 2Health News:Terry Fox Research Institute aims to change diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer worldwide 2Health News:Terry Fox Research Institute aims to change diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer worldwide 3Health News:Physicians treating Latinos have high hurdles to jump, study shows 2Health News:Esophageal Cancer Risk Less Dire for Certain Patients: Study 2Health News:Esophageal Cancer Risk Less Dire for Certain Patients: Study 3Health News:Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Colon Cancer Surgery 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... Norgine B.V. today announced that the Phase ... NER1006, presented at the 79 th Annual Scientific ... Philadelphia, PA , has met its primary ... of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality bowel ... screening colonoscopy patients. [1] (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/633895-a) ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Wash. , Oct. 20, 2014 CTI ... that it will report its third quarter 2014 financial ... of the U.S. financial markets. Following the announcement, members ... call to discuss the results and provide a general ... Access to the event can be obtained as follows: ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... , Oct. 18, 2014  In a ... Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation,s largest lesbian, gay, ... endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis ... tool used to prevent the spread of a ... the only brand name anti-HIV drug combination currently ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2CTI BioPharma to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 29, 2014 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 3
... Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTCQB: MLSS), the recognized leader ... filed its 2010 year-end results for the 12 months ... Exchange Commission on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. ... April 4, 2011 beginning at 4:15 PM Eastern Daylight ...
... UBM Canon and IVD Technology ... The Fundamentals of In Vitro Diagnostics. This one-hour event will ... and will offer an in-depth analysis and discussion from ... With the advent of the sequencing of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Milestone Scientific Will Host Its 2011 Conference Call on Monday, April 4, 2011 2"IVD Technology" Announces Upcoming Webcast: Omics and the Development of IVDs 2"IVD Technology" Announces Upcoming Webcast: Omics and the Development of IVDs 3
... Topcon combines the best 32-bit software package ... hardware offerings to bring you a fast ... high-resolution package takes advantage of the Compaq ... latest graphics capture technology and a formidable ...
... The new TM-1 is a ... that provides precise measurement of ... transmission for all types of ... to easily connect with a ...
Inquire...
... This power table has everything that ... instrumentation. The new AIT-15 offers 20 mm ... convenience outlets, and locking castors to secure ... work perfectly for most any application. Use ...
Medicine Products: