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HISPANIC HEALTH:  Using Community Health Workers Helps Mexican American Community Combat Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes among Hispanic Americans is growing and their likelihood of being hospitalized for uncontrolled diabetes is two times greater than that of non-Hispanic Whites. Rather than a new drug, the prescription for controlling diabetes may be a person. continue reading »

Deaths from Diabetes Soaring in Mexico

A total of 89,414 people are projected to die this year of diabetes in Mexico, up 92 percent from the year 2000, health activists and experts said. continue reading »

Health Tip:  Keeping a Diabetes Notebook for Your Child

A notebook of instructions and helpful information will make it easier to stay organized when your diabetic child gets sick. continue reading »

National Council of La Raza Embarks On Unique Study of Diabetes Management in Latino Seniors

In a joint effort to improve the health of Hispanic seniors with type 2 diabetes, Humana and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) have launched a study to test the “promotores de salud” – or, community health worker – approach to help this patient population better manage their disease to improve their health and well being. continue reading »