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DIABETES - LITERATURE REVIEW. - Essay Example
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South Asian Women with Diabetes Complications in Los Angeles Country Articles reviews: Article 1:- article on topic; ethnicity, obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes in women by ADA 2006. A study was conducted to examine the involvement of ethnicity and obesity relation with type 2 diabetes mellitus…
The objective was to analyse the risk factor index and the study concludes that the risk of diabetes is higher in Asians, Hispanics and blacks than whites before and after taking into account difference in BMI on the basis of the study evidences. The diatory and life style informations contributed to the data collection, the specific study methods verifies the dilatory intake in terms of caloric value as well as glycemic intake too. The data collection was done repeatedly for 4 years. Questionnaires were the assessment tool. Population:- Total population was 78419.Among these population the sampling done on the basis of ethnicity as Asians- 801, whites – 75,584, Hispanics-613 and black 1421. Inclusion criteria:- The inclusion criteria were considered only the selected population who have diabetes and who are willing to participate and the gender consideration was females. Exclusion Criteria:- Exclusion criteria include the diseases other than diabetes. Result:- The result says that “Compared with whites, the age-adjusted relative risks (RRs) were 1.43 (95% CI1.08–1.90) for Asians, 1.76 (1.32–2.34) for Hispanics, and 2.18 (1.82–2.61) for blacks. After adjustment for BMI, the RRs changed to 2.26 (1.70–2.99) for Asians, 1.86 (1.40–2.47) for Hispanics, and 1.34 (1.12–1.61) for blacks. ...
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