Family history and body mass index predict perceived risks of diabetes and heart attack among community-dwelling Caucasian, Filipino, Korean, and Latino Americans--DiLH Survey.

@article{Fukuoka2015FamilyHA,
  title={Family history and body mass index predict perceived risks of diabetes and heart attack among community-dwelling Caucasian, Filipino, Korean, and Latino Americans--DiLH Survey.},
  author={Yoshimi Fukuoka and Jiwon Choi and Melinda S Bender and Prisila Gonzalez and Shoshana Arai},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={157-63}
}
AIM The purpose of the study was to explore the perceived risk for diabetes and heart attack and associated health status of Caucasian, Filipino, Korean, and Latino Americans without diabetes. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted with 904 urban adults (mean age 44.3±16.1 years; 64.3% female) in English, Spanish or Korean between August and December 2013. RESULTS Perceived risk for developing diabetes was indicated by 46.5% (n=421), and 14.3% (n=129) perceived themselves to be at… CONTINUE READING
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