Eliminating health and health care disparities among the growing population of people with disabilities.

@article{Iezzoni2011EliminatingHA,
  title={Eliminating health and health care disparities among the growing population of people with disabilities.},
  author={Lisa I. Iezzoni},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={1947-54}
}
Fifty-four million people in the United States are now living with disabilities. That number will grow substantially in the next thirty years, as the "baby-boom" generation ages and many of today's children and young adults mature and experience complications related to overweight and obesity. This reality poses a major challenge to the health care and policy communities. People with disabilities confront disadvantages from social and environmental determinants of health, including lower… CONTINUE READING
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