Awareness of diabetes risks is associated with healthy lifestyle behavior in diabetes free American adults: evidence from a nationally representative sample.

@article{Okosun2012AwarenessOD,
  title={Awareness of diabetes risks is associated with healthy lifestyle behavior in diabetes free American adults: evidence from a nationally representative sample.},
  author={Ike S. Okosun and Monique Davis-Smith and J. Paul Seale},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2012},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          87-94
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine whether diabetes free healthy non-Hispanic Whites (NHW), non-Hispanic Blacks (NHB), and Mexican-Americans (MA) who are told of their diabetes risk were more likely to adopt healthy lifestyle behavior defined as current weight control, physical activity and reduced fat/calories intake than those who were not told that they were at increased risk. METHODS A nationally representative data (n=5073) from the 2007-2008 U.S. National Health and… CONTINUE READING
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