Med Sci (Basel) 2021 Mar 23;9(1). Epub 2021 Mar 23.
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA.
National and international health guidelines have recommended measurements of blood pressure, blood cholesterol, and blood glucose as the first step in detecting hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and hyperglycemia, respectively. These chronic conditions are modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Social determinants of health (SDoHs) have contributed to persistent chronic condition disparities in the United States. Read More