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Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes.
Inadequate health literacy may contribute to the disproportionate burden of diabetes-related problems among disadvantaged populations and efforts should focus on developing and evaluating interventions to improve diabetes outcomes among patients with inadequate health literacy.
Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy.
The extent to which primary care physicians working in a public hospital assess patient recall and comprehension of new concepts during outpatient encounters was measured and the association between physicians' application of this interactive communication strategy and patients' glycemic control was examined.
Food Insecurity is Associated with Diabetes Mellitus: Results from the National Health Examination and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999–2002
- H. Seligman, A. Bindman, E. Vittinghoff, A. Kanaya, M. Kushel
- MedicineJournal of General Internal Medicine
- 11 April 2007
Among adults with food insecurity, increased consumption of inexpensive food alternatives, which are often calorically dense and nutritionally poor, may play a role in this relationship.
Preventable hospitalizations and access to health care.
The role of black and Hispanic physicians in providing health care for underserved populations.
Black and Hispanic physicians have a unique and important role in caring for poor, black, and Hispanic patients in California and Dismantling affirmative-action programs as is currently proposed, may threaten health care for both poor people and members of minority groups.
Patient-physician racial concordance and the perceived quality and use of health care.
- S. Saha, M. Komaromy, T. Koepsell, A. Bindman
- Medicine, Political ScienceArchives of internal medicine
- 10 May 1999
Findings confirm the importance of racial and cultural factors in the patient-physician relationship and reaffirm the role of black and Hispanic physicians in caring for black andHispanic patients.
Health-related quality of life and estimates of utility in chronic kidney disease.
Health-related quality of life and estimates of utility are distressingly low in persons with chronic kidney disease and self-reported outcomes should be considered when evaluating health policy decisions that affect this population.
HIV Testing Within At‐Risk Populations in the United States and the Reasons for Seeking or Avoiding HIV Testing
- S. Kellerman, Stan J. Lehman, P. Wortley
- MedicineJournal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
- 1 October 2002
HIV testing rates were higher in the HITS‐II, but testing rates decreased among the youngest respondents, while attitudes regarding HIV testing differed among tested and untested respondents, especially among MSM.
Primary care and public emergency department overcrowding.
- K. Grumbach, D. Keane, A. Bindman
- Medicine, Political ScienceAmerican journal of public health
- 1 March 1993
Public emergency departments could refer large numbers of patients to appointments at primary care facilities but this alternative would be viable only if the availability and coordination of primary care services were enhanced for low-income populations.