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African-Americans have higher burden of multiple, large-joint OA

There are 2 comments on the Medical News story from Oct 21, 2011, titled African-Americans have higher burden of multiple, large-joint OA. In it, Medical News reports that:

New research suggests African Americans have a higher burden of multiple, large-joint osteoarthritis , and may not be recognized based on the current definition of "generalized OA." African Americans were also more likely to have knee OA, but less likely to be affected by hand OA than Caucasians according to the findings reported today in Arthritis ... (more)

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Sandy

Latham, NY

#1 Oct 21, 2011
African-Americans have higher burden of multiple, large-joint OA

Because they are all obese.
whip cream

Roslyn, NY

#2 Oct 23, 2011
always studying black people. There must be some deep dark secret about us that make Caucasians watch us, copy us, and make judgements against us. They never had anything positive to say about us. So whose to say its truth. I see alot of fat white mommas over weight too. They will never report good news.

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