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African American Health

Did you know that African Americans have a higher rate of diabetes, heart disease, asthma and stroke than almost anyone else? Yes! Almost half of African Americans will develop some sort of heart disease in their lifetime. Stroke and heart disease are the number 1 killer of African Americans. That’s not the only thing either. Nearly half of all people…

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Basics of Diabetes

1 in 10 Adults in the United States lives with Diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that affects if the body can produce insulin. In Type 1 Diabetes, the body loses the ability to produce insulin on it’s own. With Type 2 Diabetes, the body still produces insulin, it just is not able to process it or use it effectively.  …

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