Do Doctors Contribute to the Social Patterning of Disease?

McKinlay JB, Marceau LD, Piccolo, RJ

Data from the Boston Area Community Health Survey show that both undiagnosed signs and symptoms and diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are patterned by socioeconomic status (SES). Published in Medical Care Research and Review.

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2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, National Harbor, MD

Marceau LD, McKinlay JB, Piccolo RS


AcademyHealth, 2012, Orlando, FL

Piccolo RS, McKinlay JB, Marceau LD

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