1) The data gathered by health officials to study most diseases in modern medicine is on what group? Why is it incorrect to base all of human health on heterosexual white men?(Citation/Hint: Plataforma SINC. “Medical Textbooks Use White, Heterosexual Men As A ‘Universal Model’.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 17 October 2008. .)2) Ethnic minorities are subject to increased disparities in disease prevalence and care. Why is it important that we know this? What are some explanations as to why this is?(Citation/Hints: Bertron P, Barnard ND, Mills M. Racial bias in federal nutrition policy, Part II: Weak guidelines take a disproportionate toll. J Natl Med Assoc. 1999;91(4):201-208.Satia JA. Diet-related disparities: understanding the problem and accelerating solutions. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009;109(4):610-615. doi:10.1016/j.jada.2008.12.019Hoffman KM, Trawalter S, Axt JR, Oliver MN. Racial bias in pain assessment and treatment recommendations, and false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113(16):4296-4301. doi:10.1073/pnas.1516047113Rodríguez JE, Campbell KM. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Prevalence and Care of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Clin Diabetes. 2017;35(1):66-70. doi:10.2337/cd15-0048)3) In your own words, why is it important to study health and nutrition in a truly diverse population?
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