Diabetes in Hispanic Americans is a serious health challenge because of the increased prevalence of diabetes in this population, the greater number of risk factors for diabetes in Hispanics, the greater incidence of several diabetes complications, and the growing number of people of Hispanic ethnicity in the United States.
Diabetes mellitus is one of the most serious health challenges facing American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States today. The disease is very common in many tribes, and morbidity and mortality from diabetes can be severe.
We can all walk into the doctor's office prepared with questions and ideas about our own health issues, including diabetes.
Information for people who care for kids with diabetes, such as teachers, childcare workers, coaches etc..
The goal of any dietary plan is to maintain levels of glucose in the blood. Therefore, foods rich in simple sugars - candy, cookies, sugary snacks and non-diet sodas - must be limited. A healthful, varied diet rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables is the best way of ensuring overall health for your child.