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Actress Angela Bassett has teamed up with two health-focused organizations to spread awareness about diabetes.

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The primary causes for the high rate of diabetes in the African-American community revolves around poor diet and lack of physical activity. With the proper treatment and care, diabetes can be prevented and/or controlled.

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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 […]

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  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 […]

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are countless complications that can occur when you have type 2 diabetes. Just some of the many conditions include: Heart disease Stroke High blood pressure Eye problems, including blindness Foot complications HHNS Bacterial infections Now, a new study published in the journal Radiology suggests that it may actually […]