Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 13, Number 1


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DIABETES: HIGHER PREVALENCE ACROSS THE GENERATIONS

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Obesity and Diabetes: Is the Worst Yet to Come for Cardiovascular Disease?
View Article Claude Lenfant, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES ACROSS THE GENERATIONS

Cultural Orientation and Diabetes Self-Care in Low-Income African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
View Article Mary de Groot, PhD; Garry Welch, PhD; Golden T. Buckland III, MD; Mona Fergus, BA; Laurie Ruggiero, PhD; Stuart R. Chipkin, MD
A Preliminary Assessment of Acculturation and Its Relationship to Body Size and Glucose Intolerance Among Blacks in the US Virgin Islands
View Article Eugene S. Tull, DrPH, MT; John J. Ambrose, PhD; Earle Chambers, MPH
The Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker Outreach Program on Healthcare Utilization of West Baltimore City Medicaid Patients with Diabetes with or without Hypertension
View Article Donald O. Fedder, DrPH, MPH; Ruyu J. Chang, MD, PhD; Sheila Curry, MS; Gloria Nichols, BSP, PhD
Advanced Diabetic Nephropathy Disproportionately Affects African-American Females: Cross-Sectional Analysis and Determinants of Renal Survival in an Academic Renal Clinic
View Article Errol D. Crook, MD; Perisco Wofford, MD; Bonnie Oliver, RN
Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Vegetarian Status Among Seventh-Day Adventists in Barbados: Preliminary Results
View Article Noel Brathwaite, PhD; Henry S. Fraser, MBBS, PhD; Naomi Modeste, DrPH; Hedy Broome, MSc; Rosaline King, DMT
Personalized Follow-up Increases Return Rate at Urban Eye Disease Screening Clinics for African Americans with Diabetes: Results of a Randomized Trial
View Article Robert M. Anderson, EdD; David C. Musch, PhD, MPH; Robin B. Nwankwo, RD, MPH; Fredric M. Wolf, PhD; Mary Lou Gillard, MS, RN; Mary S. Oh, BS; James T. Fitzgerald, PhD; Mark W. Johnson, MD; Roland G. Hiss, MD
Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Healthcare Experience (Coverage, Utilization, and Satisfaction) of US Adults with Diabetes
View Article Tiffany L. Gary, PhD; K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA; Edward W. Gregg, PhD; Gloria L. A. Beckles, MBBS, MSc; Jinan B. Saaddine, MD, MPH
Gestational Diabetes Among Aboriginal Australians: Prevalence, Time Trend, and Comparisons with Non-Aboriginal Australians
View Article Maged Ishak, PhD; Peter Petocz, PhD
The Relationship of Spirituality and Health Outcomes in Black Women with Type 2 Diabetes
View Article Kelley Newlin, MSN, C-ANP; Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD, C-ANP; Deborah Chyun, PhD, RN; Vanessa Jefferson, MSN, C-ANP

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors: In this Section From the Editor-in-Chief:
View Article Keith C. Norris, MD
Adjunctive Sympathoplegic Therapy to ACE Inhibition in Blacks with Congestive Heart Failure: A Comparison of Alpha-1 with Beta-1 Blockade on Exercise Tolerance and Cardiac Sympathovagal Reflex Activity
View Article Adesuyi A. Leslie Ajayi MD, PhD; Gbenga G. Sofowora, MD; Adegboyega Q. Adigun, MD; Bola Asiyanbola, MD
Hypertriglyceridemic Waist as a Screening Tool for CVD Risk in Indigenous Australian Women
View Article Yumiko Hiura, BSc; Fay Acklin, BSc; Jennifer Newman, BSc; Kate Steinbeck, PhD; Ian D. Caterson, PhD; Deepika Mahajan, PhD; Kaye Brock, PhD; Margaret A. Bermingham, PhD
Changes in Prevalence of Nonfatal Coronary Heart Disease in the United States from 1971-1994
View Article Earl S. Ford, MD, MPH; Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS
Migration History, Health Behaviors, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Overweight Mexican-American Women
View Article Bandana M. Chakraborty, MS, MPH, DrPH; William H. Mueller, PhD; Rebecca Reeves, DrPH; Walker S. Carlos Poston II, PhD; Deana M. Holscher, PhD; Beth Quill, MPH; Craig L. Hanis, PhD; John P. Foreyt, PhD
Factors Associated with Overweight/Obesity in Economically Active South African Populations
View Article Marjanne Senekal, PhD; Nelia P. Steyn, PhD; Johanna H. Nel, DSc

ORIGINAL REPORTS: GENERAL

General Reports: In this Section From the Editor-in-Chief:
View Article Keith C. Norris, MD
Retention Factors for Participants of an Inner-City Community-Based Asthma Intervention Study
View Article Seymour G. Williams, MD; Anisha R. Wharton, BS; Kenneth H. Falter, PhD; Erin French, BS; Stephen C. Redd, MD
Data Quality and Adjusted Hispanic Mortality in the United States, 1989-1991
View Article Karen Swallen, MPH, PhD; Abdelhani Guend, MS

FOR THE PATIENT

CUSTOMS AND BELIEFS CAN AFFECT YOUR HEALTH
CULTURAL ORIENTATION AND DIABETES SELF-CARE IN LOW-INCOME AFRICAN-AMERICANS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
Source: Cultural Orientation and Diabetes Self-Care in Low-Income African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
View Article Mary de Groot, PhD
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER OUTREACH PROGRAM ON HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION OF WEST BALTIMORE CITY MEDICAID PATIENTS WITH DIABETES, WITH OR WITHOUT HYPERTENSION
Source: The Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker Outreach Program on Healthcare Utilization of West Baltimore City Medicaid Patients with Diabetes with or without Hypertension
View Article Donald O. Fedder, DrPH, MPH; Ruyu J. Chang, MD, PhD; Sheila Curry, MS; Gloria Nichols, BSP, PhD
AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN AT RISK OF DIABETES AND KIDNEY DISEASE ADVANCED DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY DISPROPORTIONATELY AFFECTS AFRICAN-AMERICAN FEMALES: CROSS-SECTIONAL ANALYSIS AND DETERMINANTS OF RENAL SURVIVAL IN AN ACADEMIC RENAL CLINIC
Source: Advanced Diabetic Nephropathy Disproportionately Affects African-American Females: Cross-Sectional Analysis and Determinants of Renal Survival in an Academic Renal Clinic
View Article Errol D. Crook, MD; Perisco Wofford, MD; Bonnie Oliver, RN
ARE VEGETARIANS AT LESS RISK FOR OBESITY, DIABETES, AND HYPERTENSION?
OBESITY, DIABETES, HYPERTENSION, AND VEGETARIAN STATUS AMONG SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS IN BARBADOS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS
Source: Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Vegetarian Status Among Seventh-Day Adventists in Barbados: Preliminary Results
View Article Noel Brathwaite, PhD; Henry S. Fraser, MBBS, PhD; Naomi Modeste, DrPH; Hedy Broome, MSc; Rosaline King, DMT
EYE SCREENING CAN PREVENT EYE DISEASE
PERSONALIZED FOLLOW-UP INCREASES RETURN RATE AT URBAN EYE DISEASE SCREENING CLINICS FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH DIABETES: RESULTS OF A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
View Article Robert M. Anderson, EdD; David C. Musch, PhD, MPH; Robin B. Nwankwo, RD, MPH; Fredric M. Wolf, PhD; Mary Lou Gillard, MS, RN; Mary S. Oh, BS; James T. Fitzgerald, PhD; Mark W. Johnson, MD; Roland G. Hiss, MD
NEW TREATMENTS FOR HEART FAILURE IN BLACK PEOPLE
ADJUNCTIVE SYMPATHOPLEGIC THERAPY TO ACE INHIBITION IN BLACKS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: A COMPARISON OF ALPHA-1 WITH BETA-1 BLOCKADE ON EXERCISE TOLERANCE AND CARDIAC SYMPATHOVAGAL REFLEX ACTIVITY
Source: Adjunctive Sympathoplegic Therapy to ACE Inhibition in Blacks with Congestive Heart Failure: A Comparison of Alpha-1 with Beta-1 Blockade on Exercise Tolerance and Cardiac Sympathovagal Reflex Activity
View Article Adesuyi A. Leslie Ajayi MD, PhD; Gbenga G. Sofowora, MD; Adegboyega Q. Adigun, MD; Bola Asiyanbola, MD
HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIC WAIST AS A SCREENING TOOL FOR CVD RISK IN AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS WOMEN
Source: Hypertriglyceridemic Waist as a Screening Tool for CVD Risk in Indigenous Australian Women
View Article Yumiko Hiura, BSc; Fay Acklin, BSc; Jennifer Newman, BSc; Kate Steinbeck, PhD; Ian D. Caterson, PhD; Deepika Mahajan, PhD; Kaye Brock, PhD; Margaret A. Bermingham, PhD
THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH BEHAVIORS FOR BETTER HEART HEALTH
MIGRATION HISTORY, HEALTH BEHAVIORS, AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS IN OVERWEIGHT MEXICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN
Source: Migration History, Health Behaviors, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Overweight Mexican-American Women
View Article Bandana M. Chakraborty, MS, MPH, DrPH; William H. Mueller, PhD; Rebecca Reeves, DrPH; Deanna M. Holscher, PhD; Beth Quill, MPH; Walker S. Carlos Poston II, PhD; Craig L. Hanis, PhD; John P. Foreyt, PhD
WHAT LIFESTYLE CHOICES PLACE PEOPLE AT-RISK OF OBESITY?
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH OVERWEIGHT/OBESITY IN ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE SOUTH AFRICAN POPULATIONS
Source: Factors Associated with Overweight/Obesity in Economically Active South African Populations
View Article Marjanne Senekal, PhD; Nelia P. Steyn, PhD; Johanna H. Nel, DSc
RACIAL/ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN THE HEALTH CARE EXPERIENCE OF US ADULTS WITH DIABETES
Source: Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Healthcare Experience (Coverage, Utilization, and Satisfaction) of US Adults with Diabetes
View Article Tiffany L. Gary, PhD; K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA; Edward W. Gregg, PhD; Gloria L. A. Beckles, MBBS, MSc; Jinan B. Saaddine, MD, MPH
DO HISPANICS REALLY LIVE LONGER OR IS ETHNICITY REPORTED INCORRECTLY ON DEATH CERTIFICATES? DATA QUALITY AND ADJUSTED HISPANIC MORTALITY IN THE US, 1989-1991
Source: Data Quality and Adjusted Hispanic Mortality in the United States, 1989-1991
View Article