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September 11, 2014

Examining Reasons for Breast Cancer Disparities in African American Women in Duval County, FL

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Steven C. Ames, Ph.D. Consultant, Hematology and Oncology Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Nationwide statistics report that Duval County (Greater Jacksonville, FL) has the highest breast cancer mortality for AA women in the state of Florida.

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Tags: African American women, breast cancer, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, project, Steven C. Ames Ph.D.


September 11, 2014

Differences in Bone Associated with Race in Young Adults

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Sundeep Khosla, M.D. Consultant, Endocrinology Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Osteoporosis and fractures are major problems faced by an increasingly aging population.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, osteoporosis, pilot project 2014, project, Sundeep Khosla M.D.


September 11, 2014

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and Correlation between Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Adolescents from the Minority Communities in Olmsted County

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Seema Kumar, M.D. Consultant, Pediatric Endocrinology Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Background: The problem of childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, Seema Kumar M.D., vitamin D deficiency


September 11, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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 11, 2014

Evaluation of the Prevalence and Knowledge of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Among African Immigrants Living in Minnesota

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. Consultant, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract In the United States, the overall prevalence of hepatitis B (HBV) surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers is 0.2%, and the prevalence of chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection is 1.6%.

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Tags: health disparities, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Lewis R. Roberts M.B. Ch.B. Ph.D., Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, project


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