Racial/Ethnic Residential Segregation, Obesity, and Diabetes Mellitus.

  title={Racial/Ethnic Residential Segregation, Obesity, and Diabetes Mellitus.},
  author={Kiarri N. Kershaw and Ashley E Pender},
  journal={Current diabetes reports},
  volume={16 11},
Persistent racial/ethnic disparities in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus seen in the US are likely due to a combination of social, biological, and environmental factors. A growing number of studies have examined the role of racial/ethnic residential segregation with respect to these outcomes because this macro-level process is believed to be a… CONTINUE READING