Feb 03 2020

5 Things African Americans Need to Know About Prediabetes

By |2020-02-03T13:00:13-06:00February 3rd, 2020|

This Black History Month, understand your health history and reshape your destiny, especially when it comes to prediabetes. As an African American, there are 5 things you should know: African Americans are at a higher risk for prediabetes than non-Hispanic whites, especially if type 2 diabetes runs in their family. Around 36% of African Americans [...]

Jan 21 2020

Nationwide Launch of CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation Initiative

By |2020-01-21T11:03:47-06:00January 21st, 2020|

This month, CDC released new maps that highlight geographic and racial/ethnic disparities in physical inactivity in the U.S. State and territory-level estimates of physical inactivity range from 17% in Colorado to 48% in Puerto Rico. In the majority of states, non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics had a significantly higher prevalence of inactivity than non-Hispanic whites. These [...]