Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and related conditions in a south Texas Mexican American sample.

@article{Bastida2001PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and related conditions in a south Texas Mexican American sample.},
  author={Elena M Bastida and Israel Cu{\'e}llar and P Villas},
  journal={Journal of community health nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={75-84}
}
The prevalence of self-reported diabetes mellitus in a Mexican American sample population living in Hidalgo County in south Texas was examined along with risk for related sequelae. Data from a stratified random sample of 849 Mexican American men and women ages 45 and older were examined. A subsample of 193 diabetics was compared to 656 nondiabetics with respect to hospitalization, reasons for hospitalization, and other related medical conditions. The prevalence of self-reported diabetes for… CONTINUE READING