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Social Determinants of Health: Enhancing Health Equity

Published:April 13, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2021.02.030
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      Nutrition and dietetics practitioners traditionally focus on modifying behavior to improve patient outcomes, but the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) also recognizes the role of social determinants of health (SDOH) when examining root causes of chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, hepatitis, and stroke, particularly for minority and underserved populations.
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      Biography

      T. Peregrin is an editor and writer for a Chicago-based medical association and a freelance writer in Chicago, IL.