Tag: latino

1. For Latino patients with limited-English proficiency (LEP), changing from language-discordant to language-concordant primary care physician was associated with improved rates of glycemic and low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) control. 2. Most patients who switched physicians underwent improvement in glycemic, cholesterol, and blood pressure control regardless of language status. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)...
1. Based on retrospective cohort data, limited English proficiency (LEP) Latino patients were more likely to be non-adherent to oral hypoglycemic medications and insulin as compared to English-speaking Latino patients and Caucasian patients. 2. Patient-physician language concordance was not associated with increased rates of adherence among LEP Latino patients, suggesting...
Image: PD 1. Most primary care pediatricians (PCPs) do not perform AAP-recommended screenings for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and perceive Latino parents as less knowledgeable about ASD than white parents. 2. 75% of PCPs experienced access, language, cultural, or communication barriers to ASD diagnosis in Latino children, with the most frequent...