Tag: minority health. diabetes

Diabetes Rates on Track to Triple

The number of U.S. adults with type 2 diabetes is on track to double or triple by 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s one in three adults. Œæ Researchers attribute the rapid increase in diabetes to the fact that more people are being diagnosed with...

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Blacks and Hispanics Highest Risk for Alzheimer’s

[embed_youtubea href=”http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/636812.html”>This Business Week article[embed_youtube/a> reports on an Alzheimer’s Association study that shows that over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and blacks and Hispanics are at highest risk of developing the disease. [embed_youtubep>The report, [embed_youtubei>2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures[embed_youtube/i> finds that black Americans are about two...

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