Researchers identify association between food insecurity and urge incontinence

“Our main finding was that participants who reported food insecurity in the past year were 65%, more likely to experience urge incontinence compared to those who were food secure,” says Chihiro Okada.

In this video, Chihiro Okada discusses findings from the study, “Urge urinary incontinence is associated with food insecurity,” which was presented at the 2022 American Urological Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Okada is a third-year medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York.