E&D Online Vol. 22, No. 4

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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS


ORIGINAL REPORTS:
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Variations in Hypertension-related Outcomes among Blacks, Whites and Hispanics in Two Large Urban Areas and in the United States
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Haslyn E. R. Hunte, PhD; Graciela Mentz, PhD; James S. House, PhD; Amy J. Schulz, PhD; David R. Williams, PhD; Michael R. Elliott, PhD; Jeffrey D. Morenoff, PhD; Denise M. White-Perkins, MD
NT-proBNP and Potential Vascular Calcification in Black and Caucasian African Men: The SAfrEIC Study
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Ruan Kruger, PhD; Rudolph Schutte, PhD; Hugo W. Huisman, PhD; Michael H. Olsen, MD, PhD; Aletta E. Schutte, PhD
A Comparison of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) Risk Factors in Filipino Women and Filipino American Women: A Pilot Study
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Irma B. Ancheta, PhD; Cynthia A. Battie, PhD, MA; Teresa Tuason, PhD; Christine V. Ancheta, MPH
Self-Reported Sleep Impairment and the Metabolic Syndrome among African Americans
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Josh Ben Kazman, MS; Preetha Anna Abraham, MA; Stacey Anne Zeno, MS; Merrily Poth, MD; Patricia Anne Deuster, PhD, MPH
Love Your Heart: A Pilot Community-Based Intervention to Improve the Cardiovascular Health of African American Women
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Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH; Lula Christopher; Caitlin E. Johnson; Yun Wang, PhD; JoAnne M. Foody, MD


REVIEWS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Exploring the Association between Reported Discrimination and Hypertension among African Americans: A Systematic Review
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Yendelela L. Cuffee, MPH; J. Lee Hargraves, PhD; Jeroan Allison, MD, MS
Review: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction in African Americans
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Sachil Shah, MD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY AND DIABETES

Rapid Growth from 12 to 23 Months of Life Predicts Obesity in a Population of Pacific Island Children
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May Okihiro, MD, MS; James Davis, PhD; Lon White, MD, MPH; Chris Derauf, MD
Leukocyte Count and Cardiometabolic Risk Among Healthy Participants with Parental Type 2 Diabetes: The Pathobiology of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort Study
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Alexander A. Boucher, BA; Chimaroke Edeoga, MBBS, MPH; Sotonte Ebenibo, MBBS, MPH; Jim Wan, PhD; Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
Racial/Ethnic Variation in Prevalence Estimates for United States Prediabetes under Alternative 2010 American Diabetes Association Criteria: 1988–2008
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Tetine L. Sentell, PhD; Guozhong He, PhD; Edward W. Gregg, PhD; Dean Schillinger, MD
Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Retinopathy in Filipino vs Caucasian Americans: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Epidemiologic Study of Two Convenience Samples
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Christopher S. Sales, MD, MPH; Roland Y. Lee, BA; Anthony K. Agadzi, MD; Michael R. Hee, MD, PhD; Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH; Shan C. Lin, MD
Cultural Basis for Diabetes-Related Beliefs among Low- and High-Education African American, American Indian, and White Older Adults
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Joseph G. Grzywacz, PhD; Thomas A. Arcury, PhD; Eddie H. Ip, PhD; Ha T. Nguyen, PhD; Santiago Saldana, MS; Teresa Reynolds, BA; Ronny A. Bell, PhD; Julienne K. Kirk, PharmD; Sara A. Quandt, PhD
Profile of Diabetes Mellitus among Immigrants from Guyana: Epidemiology and Implications for Community Action
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Ephraim E. Back, MD, MPH; Avinash S. Bachwani, MD; David S. Strogatz, PhD; Zachary M.V. Sherman, BA


ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Perception of Generic Prescription Drugs and Utilization of Generic Drug Discount Programs
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Anthony Omojasola, DrPH; Mike Hernandez, MS; Sujit Sansgiry, PhD; Lovell Jones, PhD
Health Insurance Coverage among Diabetic Adults from Three Major Ethnic Groups in the United States
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Linda I. Ekperi, MPH; Shamola Greene, MPH; Ahmed Dehal, MD, MPH; Ana Lopez-De Fede, PhD; Jian Zhang, MD, DrPH
Perceived Reactions to Race and Health Status in the Massachusetts Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey
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Rachael B. Zuckerman, MPH; Liane J. Tinsley, MPH; Helen Hawk, PhD; Bruce Cohen, PhD
Discrimination, Acculturation and Other Predictors of Depression among Pregnant Hispanic Women
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Janiece L. Walker, MSN, RN; R. Jeanne Ruiz, PhD, RNC, WHNP-BC; Juanita J. Chinn, PhD; Nathan Marti, PhD; Tiffany N. Ricks, MSN, RN, PhD-C


COMMENTARY

Transdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding and Eliminating Ethnic Health Disparities: Are We on the Right Track?
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Sarah Knerr, MPH; Stephanie M. Fullerton, DPhil


DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS  
HOW DOES RACISM AFFECT HEALTH? The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Perceived Reactions to Race and Health Status in the Massachusetts Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey.’’ Rachael B. Zuckerman, MPH; Liane J. Tinsley, MPH; Helen Hawk, PhD; Bruce Cohen, PhD
WHY AREN’T MORE PEOPLE USING GENERIC DRUGS AND DRUG DISCOUNT PROGRAMS? The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Perception of Generic Prescription Drugs and Utilization of Generic Drug Discount Programs.’’ Anthony Omojasola, DrPH; Mike Hernandez, MS; Sujit Sansgiry, PhD; Lovell Jones, PhD
RATES OF DIABETES AND DIABETIC RETINOPATHY AMONG FILIPINO AMERICANS The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Retinopathy in Filipino versus Caucasian Americans: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Epidemiologic Study of Two Convenience Samples.’’ Christopher S. Sales, MD, MPH; Roland Y. Lee, BA; Anthony K. Agadzi, MD; Michael R. Hee, MD, PhD; Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH; Shan C. Lin, MD
DIAGNOSIS OF PREDIABETES VARIES ACROSS ETHNIC GROUPS The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Racial/ethnic Variation in Prevalence Estimates for United States Prediabetes under Alternative 2010 American Diabetes Association Criteria: 1988–2008.’ Tetine L. Sentell, PhD; Guozhong He, PhD; Edward W. Gregg, PhD; Dean Schillinger, MD
FOR HISPANIC WOMEN: WHAT MIGHT PREDICT DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY? The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Discrimination, Acculturation and Other Predictors of Depression among Pregnant Hispanic Women.’’ Ruan Kruger, PhD; Rudolph Schutte, PhD; Hugo W. Huisman, PhD; Michael H. Olsen, MD, PhD; Aletta E. Schutte, PhD
STIFF BLOOD VESSELS CAUSED BY CALCIFICATION MAY LEAD TO INCREASED HEART DISEASE FOR AFRICAN MEN The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘NT-proBNP and Potential Vascular Calcification in Black and Caucasian African Men: The SAfrEIC Study.’’ Ruan Kruger, PhD; Rudolph Schutte, PhD; Hugo W. Huisman, PhD; Michael H. Olsen, MD, PhD; Aletta E. Schutte, PhD
DIABETES RATES AMONG GUYANESE LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Profile of Diabetes Mellitus among Immigrants from Guyana: Epidemiology and Implications for Community Action.’’ Ephraim E. Back, MD, MPH; Avinash S. Bachwani, MD; David S. Strogatz, PhD; Zachary M.V. Sherman, BA
CLINICAL RESEARCH

UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES
Abstract Presentations from the 27th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension and Related Risk Factors In Ethnic Populations: ISHIB 2012

ERRATA

Ethn Dis. 2008;18(2, Suppl2):S2-9–S2-13.
Ashenafi M, Carrington R, Collins AC, Byrnes WM. The fused TrpEG from Streptomyces venezuelae is an anthranilate synthase, not a 2-amino-4-deoxyisochorismate (ADIC) synthase. Ethn Dis. 2008;18(2 Suppl2):S2-9–S2-13.
Author-corrected Information: Term corrected in title, abstract and introduction The term ‘‘2-amino-4-deoxyisochorismate’’ should be ‘‘2-amino-2-deoxyisochorismate.’’
NEW CITATION FOR THIS ARTICLE SHOULD READ:
Ashenafi M, Carrington R, Collins AC, Byrnes WM. The fused TrpEG from Streptomyces venezuelae is an anthranilate synthase, not a 2-amino-2-deoxyisochorismate (ADIC) synthase. [published correction appears in Ethn Dis. 2012;22(4):530] Ethn Dis. 2008;18(2, Suppl2):S2-9–S2-13.

Ethn Dis. 2012;22(3):265.
Faulkner DL. Validating a single-question health literacy test among African Americans (Letter to the Editor).
Ethn Dis. 2012;22(3):265.
Publisher-Corrected Information: Author affiliation should read: From the New York Medical College, School of Health Sciences and Practice; and the Department of Community Health and Health Studies at the Lehigh Valley Health Network.
NEW CITATION FOR THIS ARTICLE SHOULD READ:
Faulkner DL. Validating a single-question health literacy test among African Americans (Letter to the Editor). [published correction appears in Ethn Dis. 2012;22(4):530] Ethn Dis. 2012;22(3):265.


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