The WU-CDTR is the intellectual home to an outstanding network of investigators who conduct research on the root causes of diabetes inequities, informed by social determinants of health.

Culturally Sensitive Healthcare: Insights and Recommendations from Indigenous Patient Experiences

Patient experiences with their healthcare provider can have a significant impact on their view of all healthcare services. Factors such as the quality of care delivered, administrative practices, and underlying biases in physician training can all shape a patient’s experience with healthcare services. For Indigenous patients, a history of policies that forced assimilation and cultural […]

Herrick investigates the effects of SDoH on glycemic control in low-income individuals with type 2 diabetes  (Links to an external site)

WU-CDTR Member Cynthia Herrick, MD, MPHS was senior author on a recently published a article in BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care titled “Food insecurity, SNAP participation and glycemic control in low-income adults with predominantly type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional analysis using NHANES 2007–2018 data.”