Diabetes Mellitus in Certain Citizens of Robeson County: Treatment Efficacy Difference between Sexes

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Carlitta Lynn Lowry (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Advisor
Velinda Woriax

Abstract: In researching the disease Diabetes Mellitus, the aim of this study focuses specifically on Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM). The purpose is to gain a clearer understanding about NIDDM, its increasing prevalence among Native Americans, and primarily how improving such lifestyle factors as diet and exercise, in combination with diabetes medications are implemented as treatment methods to ascertain their benefits for patients in controlling this disease.

Additional Information

Publication
Honors Project
Language: English
Date: 1999
Keywords
Diabetes – North Carolina – Robeson County, Indians of North America – Diseases, Diabetes – Treatment