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Dietary Patterns among Overweight/Obese Hispanic Women at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Abstract Background: Hispanic women are at high risk for Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), in part due to their high prevalence of obesity, which may influence the development of insulin resistance and disease onset. Unhealthy eating contributes to T2D risk. Dietary patterns are the combination of total foods and beverages among individual’s over time, but there is limited information regarding its role on T2D risk factors among Hispanic women. Objective: To identify a posteriori dietary patterns and their associations with diabetes risk factors (age, BMI, abdominal obesity, elevated fasting blood glucose, and hemoglobin A1c) among overweight/obese Hispanic women. Design: Cross-sectional dietary data were collected among 191 women with or at risk for T2D using... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Arias-Gastelum, Mayra (Author) / Vega-López, Sonia (Advisor) / Der Ananian, Cheryl (Committee member) / Whisner, Corrie (Committee member) / Bruening, Meg (Committee member) / Hooker, Steven (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Health sciences / Diet / Dietary patterns / Exploratory Factor Analysis / Hispanic women / Mexican-American women / Type 2 Diabetes
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 238 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Exercise and Nutritional Sciences 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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