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Managing diabetes risk in Hispanic, Asian communities

Managing diabetes risk in Hispanic, Asian communities 1

aldomurillo/E+, Getty Images People living with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, heart attack and stroke. While it’s not a new statistic, it does resonate in Hispanic and Asian communities in the United States, where 1 in 5 adults has diabetes, diagnosed …

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    Telemonitoring plus phone counseling lowers blood pressure among black and Hispanic stroke survivors

    Telemonitoring plus phone counseling lowers blood pressure among black and Hispanic stroke survivors 3

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Adding phone-based lifestyle counseling to home blood pressure telemonitoring is an effective strategy to improve long-term blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors with uncontrolled high blood pressure, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020. Uncontrolled high …

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      Bystander CPR less common in hispanic neighborhoods

      Bystander CPR less common in hispanic neighborhoods 5

      Science Photo Library, Getty Images (American Heart Association News)—Receiving CPR from a bystander can double the chance of surviving a cardiac arrest. But you’re less likely to get this help—and less likely to survive—if your heart stops in a Hispanic neighborhood, a new study shows. The study published Monday in …

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        CDC study breaks down diabetes risk for hispanic, asian subgroups

        CDC study breaks down diabetes risk for hispanic, asian subgroups 6

        (HealthDay)—There are significant differences in rates of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes between subgroups of Hispanic and Asian Americans, a federal government study finds. Hispanics and Asians represent 23% of the U.S. population and are expected to account for 38% by 2060. And, these groups may be at higher risk for …

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