Obesity and Undiagnosed Diabetes in the U.S.

  title={Obesity and Undiagnosed Diabetes in the U.S. },
  author={Christina C Wee and Mary Beth Hamel and Annong Huang and Roger B. Davis and Murray A. Mittleman and Ellen P. McCarthy},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  pages={1813 - 1815}
OBJECTIVE To study whether obese individuals, who are at higher risk for diabetes and disparities in care than nonobese individuals, are more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We performed an analysis of 5,514 adult participants in the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Participants were interviewed about sociodemographic and medical data, including whether they had been diagnosed with diabetes, and were examined for height, weight, and… CONTINUE READING

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