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Health inequities are systematic differences in the health status of different population groups. These inequities have significant social and economic costs both to individuals and societies. Learn more …

A national report released in 2000 by the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services found that African-Americans, Mexican Americans and American Indians in particular were experiencing a sharp rise in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Learn more …

Diabetes Awareness

Higher Diabetes Prevalence Among Minorities

American Indians: 14.7%
Hispanics: 12.5%
African Americans: 11.7%
Asian Americans: 9.2%
Caucasians/Whites: 7.5%

Source: American Diabetes Association – Statistics About Diabetes