Health issues in the Arab American community. The use of glucose-lowering agents and aspirin among Arab Americans with diabetes.

@article{Berlie2007HealthII,
  title={Health issues in the Arab American community. The use of glucose-lowering agents and aspirin among Arab Americans with diabetes.},
  author={Helen D. Berlie and Adnan Hammad and Linda A. Jaber},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 2 Suppl 3},
  pages={
          S3-42-S3-45
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the health outcomes or the quality of care among Arab American patients with diabetes. The objective of this study is to examine the use of glucose-lowering agents and aspirin therapy in this population compared to the drug utilization patterns reported in nationally representative surveys. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A random sample of adult Arab American patients with self-reported diabetes was selected. Complete medication histories were recorded during a… CONTINUE READING

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