Weekly Article 6.25.21

Diabetes in African Americans

Diabetes is Preventable: Learn more in this article:

– In 2018, non-Hispanic Blacks were twice as likely as non-hispanic whites to die from diabetes

– African American adults are 60% more likely than non-Hispanic White adults to be diagnosed with Diabetes by a Physician 

– In 2017, non-Hispanic Blacks were 2.3 times more likely to be diagnosed with end stage renal disease as compared to non-Hispanic Whites.