Health status and practices of urban Caribbean Latinos with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Brunt1998HealthSA,
  title={Health status and practices of urban Caribbean Latinos with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={M J Brunt and M J Milbauer and Susana Ebner and Suzette M. Levenson and Barbara E. Millen and Paula A. Quatromoni and Stuart R. Chipkin},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={158-66}
}
Although Caribbean Latinos are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to develop diabetes, their health status has been poorly characterized. Information on diabetes management, metabolic control, dietary habits, and diabetes knowledge was gathered from a group of urban Caribbean Latinos with diabetes in order to characterize the nutritional behaviors, diabetes attitudes, health perceptions, and metabolic control of this high risk group. Interviews and medical record reviews were conducted among… CONTINUE READING

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