1 out of every 4.

Author:Brown, Carolyn M.
Position:Talking Points: What You Need To Know - 1 out of 4 African Americans have diabetes - Brief article
 
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Black women over age 55 is diabetic. Some 2.7 million or 11.4% of all African Americans over age 20 have diabetes--more troubling is that one-third of them don't know it. African Americans are 1.6 times more likely to have diabetes than whites, reports the American Diabetes Association. African Americans with diabetes are at increased risk for...

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