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Connecticut’s diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but hispanics and african-americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared. Government leaders and close-knit families olympic athletes and celebrated artists this month we commemorate hispanic and latino culture, connection, and contributions.
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Health nurses should assess and educate hispanic american adults for a health-promoting lifestyle and diabetes knowledge and use appropriate methods of teaching with low-literacy and. Hispanic health is overall better than non-hispanic but hispanics are 50% more likely to die from diabetes or liver disease, according to a new cdc report. Unfortunately, public health experts warn, there are multiple barriers to providing these communities with the tools needed for effective diabetes care, and failure to meet the diabetes. There are more deaths among hispanics from diabetes and chronic liver disease, and similar numbers of deaths from kidney disease. National diabetes education program 'thunder and lightening' campaign for hispanic/latino diabetes control disclaimer this example is derived. Belief and traditions that impact the latino healthcare claudia medina, md, mha, mph program director delta region aetc lsu school of public health [email protected] delta region.