Research

Lifestyle Factors and Genetic Variants Associated with Health Disparities in the Hispanic Population

MDPI
Now Reading:  
Lifestyle Factors and Genetic Variants Associated with Health Disparities in the Hispanic Population

Obesity causes problems...

In this MDPI article you'll learn about:
  • Non-communicable diseases including type 2 diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, hepatic steatosis, and cancer are more prevalent in minority groups including Hispanics when compared to Non-Hispanic Whites, leading to the well-recognized terminology of health disparities.

  • The presence of obesity in Hispanics is reported to be alarmingly high in men and women. It has been highly associated with type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemias, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Hispanics might also be considered less active than other ethnic groups.

Read the full article
Read the full article here > >
This is some text inside of a div block.

Community Comments