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Programs Improve Diabetes Care in Low-Income Areas

Gander and colleagues described a program started on the south side of Chicago, a in great measure low-income, black community, which, much like Los Angeles, has an elevated measure of diabetes. Because racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes are related to

eHealth Initiative Shifts Focus to Chronic Diseases

She said that few disparities in nurse quality have been reduced and that nearly no disparities in access to care are getting smaller. Clancy added that cancer screening and diabetes administration remain particular problem areas.

Residents' Diabetes Care Found Lacking

Patients seen in residency clinics were younger, had mark down ratings of self-reported health, were more likely to be current smokers, and had more hunger-term complications of diabetes such as vision loss, end-stage renal affliction,

Health Affairs Study: Chronic Special Needs Plan Improves Care for Diabetic ...

"Our results present that by providing care coordination services to groups impacted by health disparities, it is practicable to improve quality and reduce costs to levels closer to less disadvantaged populations." "The known fee-for-service system does

Health Disparities: A Primer

The fact that health disparities exist between groups in the United States has led the Health And Human Services (HHS) Department to create the Office of Minority Health.

As noted in the implementation action plan of the HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, “The United States … continues to face significant and persistent racial and ethnic health disparities, with racial and ethnic minority populations bearing a disproportionate burden of illness, disability, and premature death.

“Healthy People 2020, which identifies and monitors 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans, defines a health disparity as ‘a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage’.

The diseases that show marked disparities in their occurrence or morbidity among African-Americans including the following, derived from disease profiles available on WebMD:

Ideas about Race and Health?

I'm trying to think of a good essay topic on the relationship between health and race - but the stance I need to take is that it's not RACE that causes health disparities, but rather social and environmental implications caused by being categorized as


but race does have a big part of it~ie;african americans high blood pressure & cholesterol~native americans alcoholism♦


So you mean.. The implications of poor socioeconomic conditions of racial minorities and related health disadvantages?

Please help me! Proofread my paper (quicky)?

“Unnatural Causes” is a documentary that purports to bring attention to health disparities that exist in the United States of America. The United States government fails to provide tax-paying citizens with a fair and equal distribution of health


Hi Jatice ~

Well done and to the point. This is good, muscular prose, making a strong point in a straight-ahead way.

“Unnatural Causes” is a documentary that (OMIT "purports to") bringS attention to health


you do not need to fix anything it is perfect the way it is.


Here are some corrections:

The reality of health disparities translateS into race and class-specific afflictions. Research studies show that African-Americans suffer higher rateS of chronic disease than Whites. African-AmericanS die earlier,