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September 11, 2014

Application of Housing-based Socioeconomic Measure in Health Disparities Research in Olmsted County, MN

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Young J. Juhn, M.D. Consultant, Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Socioeconomic status (SES) is an important determinant of health, and its influence on health outcomes has been extensively studied and documented.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2012, project, socioeconomic status, Young J. Juhn M.D.


September 11, 2014

Evaluation of Vitamin D Insufficiency (Hypovitaminosis D) in African Americans Living in a Metropolitan Southern Community

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Alexander S. Parker, Ph.D. Consultant, Health Sciences Research Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract There is continued interest in the role of vitamin D insufficiency (hypovitaminosis D) as a risk factor for a variety of human diseases.

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Tags: African Americans, Dr Alexander S Parker, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2012, project, vitamin D deficiency


September 11, 2014

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

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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

A Formative Study of Wellness Programming at Boys and Girls Club Rochester

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Irene G. Sia, M.D. Consultant, Infectious Diseases Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Approximately one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are obese or overweight. Childhood obesity disproportionately affects children of ethnic minorities and low-income populations.

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Tags: Boys and Girls Club of Rochester, childhood obesity, health disparities, Irene G. Sia M.D., Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2012, project


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