Neighborhood Deprivation and Change in BMI Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes


Andrew Karter, Barbara Laraia, Dean Schillinger, Howard Moffet, Margaret E Warton, Nancy Adler, Pamela Stoddard


BMI, chronic disease, diabetes, food access, food environment, food insecurity, neighborhood deprivation, obesity, weight change


Diabetes Care

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Policy Summary

This paper looks at the associations between neighborhood deprivation and measures of BMI change among adults with type 2 diabetes. Findings showed that greater neighborhood deprivation was positively associated with BMI change among adults, which has implications for future studies to look at simultaneous associations with gain and loss in longitudinal studies.

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