Disease management

Racial and Ethnic Disparity in Diabetes Care

Racial and  Ethnic Disparity in Diabetes Care

Minority Americans pay a staggering price for disparities in diabetes care. There are as many reasons for these disparities as there are effects stemming from unequal treatment. Here, one researcher discusses the issue, including pertinent economic data, policy issues, the ethical issues at stake—and the relevance to the nursing profession.

Lessons from My Father

Lessons from My Father

American Indian nurse scientist John Lowe wanted to know why his Cherokee father had managed to avoid the health problems so often found in Indian communities. Today the answer to that question continues to inspire Lowe’s pioneering research on culturally competent solutions to Native American health disparities.

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