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March 1, 2016

NIH Commits $3.1M Grant to Support Groundbreaking Research to Prevent Diabetes in Latino Youth

By Sumedha Penheiter Sumedha Penheiter

A transdisciplinary team of Arizona researchers, including Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. (Mayo affiliate researcher in Health Science Research and member of the OHDR-Arizona Internal Advisory Team), who will serve as principal investigator, has been awarded a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to test a culturally grounded […]

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Tags: Arizona news, diabetes, Latino, news, obesity, Shaibi, top news


September 11, 2014

Clinic Orientation to Reduce Health Disparities in Primary Care: A Pilot Study

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Onelis Quirindongo-Cedeno, M.D. Consultant, Primary Care Internal Medicine Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Previous studies have shown discrepancies in the provision of preventive health services and achievement of diabetes management quality goal among Somali patients in our primary care practice.

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Tags: diabetes, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Onelis Quirindongo-Cedeno M.D., pilot project 2012, project, Somalis


September 11, 2014

Let’s Talk: Focus Groups to Inform a Digital Diabetes Storytelling Intervention

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Jane W. Njeru, M.B., Ch.B. Senior Associate Consultant, Primary Care Internal Medicine Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, including immigrants and refugees, have a higher incidence of diabetes and worse outcomes from the disease than the general population.

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Tags: diabetes, health disparities, Hispanic immigrants, Jane W. Njeru M.B. Ch.B., Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, project, Rochester Healthy Community Partnership, Somali immigrants


September 3, 2014

Community-based Diabetes Prevention for Obese Latino Youth

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Researchers Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. Colleen Keller, Ph.D. Darya McClain, Ph.D. Felipe Castro, Ph.D. Yolanda Konopken Partners St. Vincent de Paul Medical and Dental Clinic Lincoln Family YMCA

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Tags: Arizona project, diabetes, Gabriel Shaibi Ph.D., health disparities, Latino youth, Mayo Clinic, obesity, project


September 3, 2014

Richard O. White, M.D.

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact White.Richard@mayo.edu Research Summary Diabetes, health literacy, health communication, Hispanic/Latino, childhood obesity/overweight Richard O. White, M.D., is an assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Mayo Clinic. In addition to providing primary care to adult and pediatric patients, he conducts research focused on diabetes disease management and obesity prevention, particularly among […]

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Tags: childhood obesity, diabetes, Florida researcher, health disparities, Hispanics, Latinos, Mayo Clinic, researcher, Richard O. White M.D.


September 3, 2014

Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Research Summary Obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes prevention, youth, adolescents, insulin resistance, exercise, physical activity Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. is an associate professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar in the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University; and a Mayo Clinic research affiliate. Dr. Shaibi’s research focuses on cardiovascular and metabolic disease […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, diabetes, Gabriel Shaibi Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, metabolic symdrome, obesity, researcher


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