By Leandris C., PHD Liburd

ISBN-10: 0826101283

ISBN-13: 9780826101280

"What Liburd and associates offer during this version is a framework for all practitionersÖinvolved in diabetes prevention and regulate. The options and instruments supplied listed below are key to the luck of destiny study and programmatic efforts."

-Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS &
Ann Albright, PhD, RD
(From the Foreword)

Type 2 diabetes and its central chance issue, weight problems, have emerged as dual epidemics in groups of colour. This ebook investigates the epidemiology of diabetes in those minority groups, arguing that the determinants of diabetes comprise not just own offerings, but additionally broader social and contextual elements, resembling group racism, residential segregation, and cultural styles.

This booklet comprises in-depth analyses of many community-based interventions which serve African-American, Hispanic/Latino American, Asian American, and local American populations. the writer additionally presents feedback for community-based projects to minimize the "obesogenic" surroundings many minorities stay in.

Key features:

    Includes potent intervention ways for prevention and keep an eye on of diabetes in racial and ethnic populations

    Explores the effect of institutionalized racism and home segregation at the emergence of diabetes and obesity

    Presents vast case experiences detailing the reviews, demanding situations, and breakthroughs of assorted neighborhood overall healthiness projects and programs

This booklet will function a tremendous source for professors, scholars, group leaders, policymakers, overall healthiness practitioners, and someone attracted to becoming a member of the circulation to cast off well-being disparities and attain overall healthiness fairness.

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