Diabetes Diagnosed Earlier in Minorities 


Published: September 19, 2021

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Adults with diabetes are 60% more likely to die than those who do not have it. This is in part because the disease makes people more prone to heart disease, strokes, blindness, and kidney failure. A recent study found that high blood pressure, less sleep, limited access to healthy foods, and other conditions associated with structural racism make Black and Mexican Americans more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes in their 40s. White and Asian Americans are typically diagnosed in their 50s.

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