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Health disparities across education: The role of differential reporting error

Abstract One of the most robust findings in health economics is that higher educated individuals tend to be in better health.

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“That wasn’t really a place to worry about diabetes”: Housing access and diabetes…

Publication date: Available online 2 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Danya E.

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Metabolic syndrome and its components among university students in Kenya

Metabolic syndrome refers to a cluster of interrelated disorders which occur together causing an increase in the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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Postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of stroke: A pooled analysis of data from…

by Germán D. Carrasquilla, Paolo Frumento, Anita Berglund, Christer Borgfeldt, Matteo Bottai, Chiara Chiavenna, Mats Eliasson, Gunnar Engström, Göran Hallmans, Jan-Håkan Jansson, Patrik K. Magnusson, Peter M. Nilsson, Nancy L.

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Undiagnosed Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Pilgrims during the 2015 Hajj Mass Gathering: A…

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Working people with type 1 diabetes in the Finnish population

The incidence of type 1 diabetes is increasing worldwide.

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Depression hurts, depression costs: The medical spending attributable to depression and…

Abstract Due to its fast economic growth and lifestyle changes, China is experiencing a rapid epidemiological transition from communicable to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

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Chronic disease concordance within Indian households: A cross-sectional study

by Shivani A. Patel, Preet K. Dhillon, Dimple Kondal, Panniyammakal Jeemon, Kashvi Kahol, Sathya Prakash Manimunda, Anil J. Purty, Ajit Deshpande, P.

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Cost effectiveness of vildagliptin versus glimepiride as add-on treatment to metformin for the…

This study was designed to assess the cost-effectiveness of vildagliptin versus glimepiride as add-on to metformin in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in the Greek healthcare setting.

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Diabetes Prevalence and its Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life in Tuberculosis Patients

Objective To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM), assess its influence on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among TB patients.

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“The land of the sick and the land of the healthy”: Disability, bureaucracy, and stigma…

Publication date: Available online 26 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Henry J.

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Sedentary behavior is associated with lower serum concentrations of vitamin D in Brazilian…

Vitamin D is treated as a hormone responsible for the homeostasis of calcium and phosphorus, contributing to adequate bone formation.1 Currently, vitamin D deficiency has been considered as a worldwide public health problem and is related to decreased dietary calcium absorption directly influencing bone mineralization and, more recently, to extraskeletal diseases such as some types of cancer, type 2 diabetes mellitus, autoimmune diseases, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and infectious diseases.

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Access to medicines and diagnostic tests integral in the management of diabetes mellitus and…

Despite the burgeoning burden of diabetes mellitus (DM) and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in low and middle income countries (LMIC), access to affordable essential medicines and diagnostic tests for DM and CVD…

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Widening Disparities In Infant Mortality And Life Expectancy Between Appalachia And The Rest Of…

Appalachia—a region that stretches from Mississippi to New York—has historically been recognized as a socially and economically disadvantaged part of the United States, and growing evidence suggests that health disparities between it and the rest of the country are widening.

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