Health Alert – November: Increasing Awareness of Diabetes Risk in Ethnic Communities

Various ethnic groups experience higher rates of diabetes incidence and prevalence than the general population.  Learn more about the risks and ways to help prevent the disease from the statistics here (Click on each infographic to enlarge):

Mexican-Americans Have a Diabetes Prevalence of 13.8%
Hispanic_ENG.jpg and Diabetes


Excess Weight Increases Risk for Developing Diabetes

AsianAmericans and Diabetes

211 People are Diagnosed with Diabetes Every Hour in the United States
AfricanAmericans and Diabetes

A Negative Family History Doesn’t Mean You are Safe from Diabetes
AmericanIndian and Diabetes

Infographics Courtesy of the American Diabetes Association



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