Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 18, Number 2


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ORIGINAL REPORTS ON FOCUS AREA: DIABETES AND OBESITY

Racial Disparities in Trends for Cardiovascular Disease and Procedures among Hospitalized Diabetic Patients
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William K. Mountford, MS; Daniel T. Lackland, DrPH; Jeremy B. Soule, MD; Kelly J. Hunt, PhD; Stuart R. Lipsitz, ScD; John A. Colwell, MD, PhD

Identification of Diabetic Complications among Minority Populations
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Jay J. Shen, PhD; Elmer L. Washington, MD, MPH

Grandparenthood Status and Health Outcomes in Midlife African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes
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Jennifer Balukonis, MSN; Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD; Deborah Chyun, PhD, RN

Hypomagnesemia in Ethiopians with Diabetes Mellitus
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Berhane Seyoum, MD, MPH; Elias S. Siraj, MD; Christopher Saenz, MA; Jemal Abdulkadir, MD

Resistance Training Differentially Affects Weight Loss and Glucose Metabolism of White and African American Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
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Jason J. Winnick, PhD; Trudy Gaillard, PhD; Dara P. Schuster, MD

Multiple Health Behaviors among Overweight, Class I Obese, and Class II Obese Persons
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Aimee S. James, PhD, MPH; Lucia Leone, BA; Mira L. Katz, PhD, MPH; Lorna Haughton McNeill, PhD, MPH; Marci K. Campbell, PhD, MPH, RD

Anthropometric Correlates of Metabolic Syndrome Components in a Diverse Sample of Overweight/Obese Women
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Arlette Perry, PhD; Xuewen Wang, PhD; Yi-Tzu Kuo, MS

ORIGINAL REPORTS: OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS

Sustainability of a Multiple Risk Factor Intervention on Cardiovascular Disease in High-Risk African American Families
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Crystal W. Cene, MD; Lisa R. Yanek, MPH; Taryn F. Moy, MS; David M. Levine, MD; Lewis C. Becker, MD; Diane M. Becker, ScD

Racial Differences of Lipoprotein Subclass Distributions in Postmenopausal Women
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Amit N. Vora, BS; Pamela Ouyang, MB, BS; Vera Bittner, MD; Jean-Claude Tardif, MD; David D. Waters, MD; Dhananjay Vaidya, PhD

Blood Pressure and Memory in Older African Americans
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Keith E. Whitfield, PhD; Jason C. Allaire, PhD; Alyssa Gamaldo, MS; Adrienne T. Aiken-Morgan, PhD; Regina Sims, PhD; Christopher Edwards, PhD

The Influence of Cardiac and Vascular Responses on Baseline Cardiovascular Parameters in Black African Children
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Carla M.T. Fourie, MSc; Johannes M. van Rooyen, DSc; Hugo W. Huisman, PhD; Nicolaas T. Malan, DSc; Rudolph Schutte, PhD; LeoneĀ“ Malan, PhD; Aletta E. Schutte, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Racial and Ethnic Disparities Associated with Knowledge of Symptoms of Heart Attack and Use of 911: National Health Interview Survey, 2001
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Henraya F. McGruder, PhD; Kurt J. Greenlund, PhD; Ann M. Malarcher, PhD; Theresa L. Antoine, MPH; Janet B. Croft, PhD; Zhi-Jie Zheng, PhD

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Stroke Awareness among Veterans
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Charles Ellis, PhD; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS

Racial Differences in Medication Compliance and Healthcare Utilization among Hypertensive Medicaid Recipients: Fixed-Dose vs Free-Combination Treatment
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Michael Dickson, PhD; Craig A. Plauschinat, PharmD, MPH

Barriers to Cancer Clinical Trial Participation among Native Elders
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Donna L. LaVallie, DO, MPH; Fredric M. Wolf, PhD; Clemma Jacobsen, MS; Dedra Buchwald, MD

Parental Occupation, Hispanic Ethnicity, and Risk of Selected Congenital Malformations in Offspring
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Jean D. Brender, PhD, RN; Lucina Suarez, PhD; Peter H. Langlois, PhD

Racial Influences Associated with Asthma Management among Children in the United States
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Crystal N. Piper, PhD; Keith Elder, PhD; Saundra Glover, PhD; Jong-deuk Baek, PhD

Biological Risk Factors Relevant to Chronic Disease in Three Ethnic Groups in Taiwan: Results from Li-shin Outreaching Neighborhood Screening (LIONS A1)
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Huan-Cheng Chang, MD, MA; Ya-Yu Kung, BS; Chuan-Fa Hsieh, MS; Lisa Hui-Yin Hsiung, MS; Shu-Hui Chang, PhD; Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen, PhD

DEPARTMENTS FOR THE PATIENTS

PATTERNS OF BLOOD FLOW MAY PREDICT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN LATER LIFE
Source: The Influence of Cardiac and Vascular Responses on Baseline Cardiovascular Parameters in Black African Children
Carla M.T. Fourie, MSc; Johannes M. van Rooyen, DSc; Hugo W. Huisman, PhD; Nicolaas T. Malan, DSc; Rudolph Schutte, PhD; LeoneĀ“ Malan, PhD; Aletta E. Schutte, PhD

MEASURING BODY FAT AND LINKING MEASUREMENTS TO METABOLIC SYNDROME
Source: Anthropometric Correlates of Metabolic Syndrome Components in a Diverse Sample of Overweight/Obese Women
Arlette Perry, PhD; Xuewen Wang, PhD; Yi-Tzu Kuo, MS, ATC

ENCOURAGING AMERICAN INDIANS, ALASKA NATIVES TO PARTICIPATE IN CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
Source: Barriers to Cancer Clinical Trials Participation Among Native Elders
Donna L. LaVallie, DO, MPH; Fredric M. Wolf, PhD; Clemma Jacobsen, MS; Dedra Buchwald, MD

RECOGNIZING SIGNS OF HEART ATTACK AND TAKING ACTION
Source: Racial and Ethnic Disparities Associated with Knowledge of Symptoms of Heart Attack and Use of 911: National Health Interview Survey, 2001
Henraya F. McGruder, PhD; Kurt J. Greenlund, PhD; Ann M. Malarcher, PhD; Theresa L. Antoine, MPH; Janet B. Croft, PhD; Zhi-Jie Zheng, PhD

KNOW THE SIGNS OF STROKE AND STEPS TO TAKE TO HELP A STROKE VICTIM
Source: Racial/Ethnic Differences in Stroke Awareness Among Veterans Charles Ellis, PhD; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS

ASTHMA MANAGEMENT PLANS FOR CHILDREN CAN LEAD TO A HEALTHIER LIFE
Source: Racial Influences Associated with Asthma Management of Episodes Among Children in the United States
Crystal N. Piper, PhD; Keith Elder, PhD; Saundra Glover, PhD; Jong-deuk Baek, PhD

LOW LEVELS OF MAGNESIUM PLACE DIABETICS AT INCREASED RISK
Source: Hypomagnesemia in Ethiopians with Diabetes Mellitus
Berhane Seyoum, MD, MPH; Elias S. Siraj, MD; Christopher Saenz, MA; Jemal Abdulkadir, MD

HOW BLOOD PRESSURE AFFECTS THE AGING MIND
Source: Blood Pressure and Memory in Older African Americans
Keith E.Whitfield, PhD; Jason C. Allaire, PhD; Alyssa Gamaldo, MS; Adrienne T. Aiken-Morgan, PhD; Regina Sims, PhD; Christopher Edwards, PhD

DEPARTMENTS CLINICAL RESEARCH
GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES
HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
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