TITLE

Diabetes and Depression in the Hispanic/Latino Community

AUTHOR(S)
Colon, Eduardo; Giachello, Aida; Mciver, Lashawn; Pacheco, Guadalupe; Vela, Leonel
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Clinical Diabetes;Winter2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the studies indicating the prevalence of clinical depressive symptoms in Hispanic/Latino residents with type 2 diabetes. Research suggests that low access to education affects health literacy and English proficiency in Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes, leading to distress and meager diabetes self-care. The article concludes that The American Diabetes Association (ADA) provides the tools for fighting diabetes for Hispanic communities living with diabetes condition.
ACCESSION #
85030766

 

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