Hispanic elders in Texas: implications for health care.

  title={Hispanic elders in Texas: implications for health care.},
  author={David V. Espino and Co-chair Antonio Moreno and Melissa A Talamantes},
  journal={Texas medicine},
  volume={89 10},
Hispanic elders are a large, rapidly growing subgroup of the Hispanic population in Texas. This population continues to suffer from a high incidence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, with similar or lower rates of cardiovascular disease than non-Hispanic whites have. Barriers that may modify potentially effective diagnostic or appropriate treatment plans include communication problems, access issues, and use of informal health-care services. Knowledge and attention to these issues may… CONTINUE READING


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