Longitudinal Associations Between Neighborhood Physical and Social Environments and Incident Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

@article{Christine2015LongitudinalAB,
  title={Longitudinal Associations Between Neighborhood Physical and Social Environments and Incident Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).},
  author={Paul J Christine and Amy H. Auchincloss and Alain G. Bertoni and Mercedes R. Carnethon and Brisa N S{\'a}nchez and Kari A B Moore and Sara Dubowsky Adar and Tamara B. Horwich and Karol E. Watson and Ana V Diez Roux},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={175 8},
  pages={1311-20}
}
IMPORTANCE Neighborhood environments may influence the risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), but, to our knowledge, no longitudinal study has evaluated specific neighborhood exposures. OBJECTIVE To determine whether long-term exposures to neighborhood physical and social environments, including the availability of healthy food and physical activity resources and levels of social cohesion and safety, are associated with incident T2DM during a 10-year period. DESIGN, SETTING… CONTINUE READING