Diabetes Among Refugee Populations: What Newly Arriving Refugees Can Learn From Resettled Cambodians

@article{Wagner2015DiabetesAR,
  title={Diabetes Among Refugee Populations: What Newly Arriving Refugees Can Learn From Resettled Cambodians},
  author={J. Wagner and S. Berthold and Thomas Buckley and S. Kong and Theanvy Kuoch and M. Scully},
  journal={Current Diabetes Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={15},
  pages={1-14}
}
A growing body of literature suggests that cardiometabolic disease generally and type 2 diabetes specifically are problems among refugee groups. This paper reviews rates of cardiometabolic disease and type 2 diabetes among refugees and highlights their unique risk factors including history of malnutrition, psychiatric disorders, psychiatric medications, lifestyle changes toward urbanization and industrialization, social isolation, and a poor profile on the social determinants of health… Expand
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