type 1 diabetes

The U.S. has seen a sharp rise in the rates of diabetes over the past two decades, with 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population affected, according to the latest statistics from the American Diabetes Association.  Diabetes occurs when a person has high blood glucose or blood sugar, either because insulin production is inadequate, or […]

  You may have heard plenty about diabetes, one of the most prevalent diseases in the African American community, but how much of your knowledge is fact, vs. fiction? Blacks are from 1.4 to 2.2 times more likely than Whites to have a form of the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and […]