AHRQ start new multimedia Spanish-language advertising campaign for Hispanics Conoce las Preguntas.

AHRQ’s recently published 2010 National Healthcare Disparities Report found that, compared with whites, the proportion of Hispanics who record having poor communication with their health companies is definitely widening and the %age who frequently get important screening tests to check on for diabetes or cancer isn’t improving. AHRQ data present that 47 % of adult Hispanics reported not having seen a doctor in 2008, weighed against 29 % of adult non-Hispanics. This included 37 % of insured Hispanics ages 18 to 64, weighed against 29 % of covered non-Hispanics, and also 15 % of older Hispanics versus ten % of non-Hispanic seniors.All of these measures would assist doctors in combating the weight problems epidemic. Related StoriesResearch abstracts on weight problems, weight loss to be provided at ObesityWeek 2015Two Duke obesity experts' articles come in the November problem of Health AffairsSmall subtype of immune cells appears to prevent obesity’Many physicians have been hesitant to prescribe medication for weight loss because the fen/phen fiasco in the 1990’s. Bryman. Based on this research, the ASBP believes that exercise and diet alone work for treatment in overweight and obese patients rarely. This is evidenced by the exponential development of the weight problems epidemic in Kansas.