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Overweight/obese postmenopausal women have ethnic differences in sitting behavior and in the deleterious association between sitting behavior and cardiometabolic risk

Ethnic Differences in Sitting Behaviors ID’d in Older Women

Longer sitting time, sitting bout duration deleteriously associated with cardiometabolic risk
Racial differences in pain may be rooted in life experience

Brain MRIs ID Racial Differences in Pain Response

Minorities report greater pain, which may be tied to stress, sociocultural factors
Racial/ethnic

Racial/Ethnic, Sex, Insurance Disparities ID’d in Acne Care

Non-Hispanic black patients more likely to be seen by dermatologist but receive fewer prescriptions
Black and Asian patients with dementia seem not to be receiving the same quality of care as white patients

Racial Disparities Noted in Quality of Care for Dementia

Asian patients less likely to be prescribed antidementia drugs; anxiolytics/hypnotic Rxs lower for blacks
A "malignant" subphenotype of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) with minimal elevations in cardiac biomarkers is associated with an increased risk for heart failure

LV Hypertrophy May Explain Racial Disparities in Heart Failure

Some of the excess risk for heart failure explained by higher prevalence of malignant LVH in blacks
For men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the Veterans Affairs health system

Outcomes No Worse for Black Veterans With Prostate Cancer

For men in VA health system, blacks do not present with more advanced disease or have higher mortality
Community-based diabetes screening in barbershops owned by black individuals is feasible and can identify undiagnosed diabetes

Community-Based Diabetes Screening Feasible in Barbershops

About one-third of those asked to participate were successfully tested; 9.0 percent had HbA1c ≥6.5 percent
Black patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion surgery are more likely to have postoperative complications

Outcomes for Spinal Fusion Surgery Worse in Black Patients

Postop complications, readmission, longer stay, higher costs more likely compared with white patients
For young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage

Supratentorial ICH Outcomes Better in Young Blacks, Hispanics

Outcomes better compared with whites among young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
Intensive care units in hospitals with large numbers of minority patients have shown little improvement in critical illness mortality

Less Improvement in Outcomes Seen at Minority-Serving ICUs

Disparity found in risk for critical illness mortality at hospitals serving more minority patients