Cardiology

Managing diabetes risk in Hispanic, Asian communities

People living with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, heart attack and stroke. While it's not a new statistic, it does resonate in Hispanic and Asian communities in the ...

Diabetes

Community-based diabetes screening feasible in barbershops

Community-based diabetes screening in barbershops owned by black individuals is feasible and can identify undiagnosed diabetes, according to a research letter published online Jan. 27 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Diabetes

Diabetes prevalence varies by race, ethnicity

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes varies by race/ethnicity and among subgroups within the adult Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian populations, according to a study published in the Dec. 24/31 ...

Diabetes

Total diabetes at 14 percent in U.S. adults for 2013-2016

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of diabetes was 14.0 percent among U.S. adults in 2013 to 2016, with prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes 4.3 percent, according to a September data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

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