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Younger people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have higher weight and blood pressure than similarly aged people without diabetes

Weight, Blood Pressure Higher in Younger Patients With T2DM

Differentials for weight, BP for those with, without T2DM greater for younger versus older patients
Insulin resistance is one factor mediating part of the association between race and poor prognosis in breast cancer

Insulin Resistance May Add to Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Prognosis

Tumors from black women with invasive breast cancer have higher expression of the insulin receptor
African-American patients have an increased likelihood of hospitalization for COVID-19

African-Americans More Likely to Be Hospitalized With COVID-19

Odds of hospitalization increased 2.7-fold versus non-Hispanic whites after adjustment for age, sex, comorbidity
Multiple genes predispose African-American women to breast cancer

Multiple Genes Predispose Black Women to Breast Cancer

High risks for breast cancer associated with mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2
Sociodemographic factors associated with the risk for a positive severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 test result include deprivation

Factors ID’d for Positive SARS-CoV-2 Test Result in Primary Care

Sociodemographic risk factors include male sex, deprivation, population density, ethnicity, obesity
From 2001 to 2016

Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Incidence Increased for All Races/Ethnicities

Greatest increase in incidence between 2001 to 2016 seen for Asian/Pacific Islanders, followed by Hispanics
Among patients with kidney failure

SES Mediates Racial Differences in Kidney Transplant Listing

Socioeconomic status and comorbidity attenuate racial differences in transplant listing, not receipt
Race and income influence the risk for severe illness from COVID-19

Race and Income Influence Risk for Severe COVID-19

Higher risk seen for black and American Indian versus white adults, for those living in low-income households
Severe maternal morbidity is higher for women in ZIP codes with the highest concentration of poor blacks relative to wealthy whites

Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity Varies Across Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods with extreme racial, economic polarization have the greatest excess risk for SMM
Black Americans with severe sleep apnea are more likely to have high blood glucose levels

Sleep Apnea Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels Among Blacks

Authors call for more sleep apnea screening in high-risk groups