Reported and measured physical functioning in older inner-city diabetic African Americans.

@article{Miller1999ReportedAM,
  title={Reported and measured physical functioning in older inner-city diabetic African Americans.},
  author={Douglas K Miller and Liza Y Y Lui and H. Mitchell Perry and Fran E Kaiser and J Eileen Morley},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={M230-6}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of diabetes on disability and physical functioning in older African Americans and potential causes of the excessive disability associated with diabetes in other studies have been inadequately investigated. METHODS A population-based survey was performed comparing 116 self-reported diabetic inner-city African Americans aged 70 years and older to 522 nondiabetic persons from the same population. A subsample (n = 168) received a physical examination focused on body habitus… CONTINUE READING

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