Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 19th, 2004
According to a study from Brazil, "This study assessed the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and associated characteristics among Puerto Rican adults in New York City, NY, with a random-digit-dialed telephone survey with a dual-frame sampling design."
"Overall, 11.3% (95% confidence interval =8.7%, 14.0%) had diagnosed diabetes; diabetes was significantly related to age, obesity, and family history; and the prevalence was high among those with the least education," reported Thomas A. Melnik at the New York State Department of...
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