Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 20, Number 3


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DIABETES AND OBESITY

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ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES AND OBESITY

Elevated Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome among Asians and South Asians: Results from the 2004 New York City HANES
Swapnil N. Rajpathak, MBBS, DrPH; Leena S. Gupta, MPH; Elizabeth Needham Waddell, MA, PhD; Ushma D. Upadhyay, PhD, MPH; Rachel P. Wildman, PhD; Robert Kaplan, PhD; Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, PhD; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD

Sex and Age Differences in the Association of Obesity and Smoking with Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes in Southern California American Indians, 2002–2006
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Jennifer L. Reid, PhD; Deborah J. Morton, PhD; Deborah L. Wingard, PhD; Mario D. Garrett, PhD; Denise von Muhlen, PhD; Donald Slymen, PhD; Margaret Field, PhD

Associations between Mental Health and Diabetes: Findings from the South Carolina Medicaid Managed Care Program in 2006–2008
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Ana Lo`pez-De Fede, PhD; James W. Hardin, PhD; Kathy L. Mayfield Smith, MA, MBA; Qiduan Liu, PhD; Teresa Payne, MSPH; John E. Stewart, MS, MPH; Verna Brantley, MSPH

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Weight Management Behavior by Weight Perception Status
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Rashida R. Dorsey, PhD, MPH; Mark S. Eberhardt, PhD; Cynthia L. Ogden, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: GLOBAL HEALTH

Urbanicity Affects Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Reactivity to a Speech Stressor in Cameroon
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Cheryl A. Armstead, MS(R), PhD; Norman B. Anderson, PhD; Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD; James R. He´bert, MSPH, ScD; Walinjom F.T. Muna, MD, PhD

Determinants of Carotid Atherosclerosis in the General Mongolian Population
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Shuumarjav Uurtuya, PhD, MD; Kazuhiko Kotani, PhD, MD; Hideki Yoshioka, MD; Toshiyuki Yamada, PhD, MD; Nobuyuki Taniguchi, PhD, MD

ORIGINAL REPORT: WOMEN’S HEALTH

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Preterm Delivery among Low-Risk Women
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Nedra Whitehead, PhD, MS; Kristen Helms, MSPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: RESEARCH DESIGN

Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Life Span (HANDLS): Overcoming Barriers to Implementing a Longitudinal, Epidemiologic, Urban Study of Health, Race, and Socioeconomic Status
Michele K. Evans, MD; James M. Lepkowski, PhD; Neil R. Powe, MD, MPH, MBA; Thomas LaVeist, PhD; Marie Fanelli Kuczmarski, PhD; Alan B. Zonderman, PhD

Randomized Trial Using Hair Stylists as Lay Health Advisors to Increase Donation in African Americans
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Ken Resnicow, PhD; Ann M. Andrews, MPH; Denise K. Beach, MSW; Latoya Kuhn, MPH; Sarah L. Krein, PhD; Remonia Chapman, BS; John C. Magee, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: DISPARITIES IN ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Trust in Physicians and Blood Pressure Control in Blacks and Whites Being Treated for Hypertension in the REGARDS Study
Raegan W. Durant, MD, MPH; Leslie A. McClure, PhD; Jewell H. Halanych, MD, MSc; Cora E. Lewis, MD, MSPH; Ronald J. Prineas, MD, PhD; Stephen P. Glasser, MD; Monika M. Safford, MD

Racial Disparities in Access to Health Care and Preventive Services between Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders and Non-Hispanic Whites
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Xiao-Jun Wen, MD; Lina Balluz, ScD, MPH

COMMENTARIES

Race and Preterm birth: The Case for Epigenetic Inquiry
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Heather H. Burris, MD, MPH; James W. Collins, Jr, MD, MPH

Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic in First Nations People of Canada
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Bilal B. Ayach, MSc, PhD; Holly Korda, MA, PhD

Disparities and Social Inequities: Is the Health of African American Women Still in Peril?
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Tamara A. Baker, PhD; NiCole T. Buchanan, PhD; Tirzah R. Spencer, PhD

DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS

RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN PRETERM DELIVERY AMONG VERY LOW RISK WOMEN
DIABETES IS THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG
STUDY RECRUITMENT EFFORTS SUCCESSFUL FOR LOW-INCOME
ATHEROSCLEROSIS AMONG THE MONGOLIAN POPULATION

CLINICAL RESEARCH

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES

HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES