The biological basis for the association between socioeconomic status and the development of diabetes remains open to debate. Modifiable risk factors, such as obesity, alcohol consumption, diet, and physical activity account for one-third to one-half of the association between diabetes and socioeconomic status. Factors such as lack of autonomy, stress, hopelessness, and material deprivation have…

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