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Diabetes Management and Oral Health

Diabetes can also affect oral health. If you live with diabetes, it is essential to pay particular attention to your oral health and dental care and keep your blood glucose levels in the target range.

March 29th, 2022|

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2709, 2021

MSAW and Latino Communities Managing Diabetes

September 27th, 2021|

Diabetes affects Americans of all socioeconomic statuses, races, cultures, and ethnicities. However, Hispanic/Latinos are at higher risk of having type 2 diabetes as compared to other ethnic groups. Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) are predominate of Hispanic/Latino descent placing them at higher risk for type 2 diabetes.

2409, 2021

Diabetes Prevention Strategies for the Whole Family

September 24th, 2021|

Hispanic/Latino Americans are a diverse group that includes people of various cultures and races. Hispanics are the largest minority in the United States and have higher rates of diabetes in both adults and children as compared to other racial/ethnic groups. 1 Latinos are among the fastest-growing groups in the United States and, yet, as a whole have low access to medical care and poor general health partly due to sociocultural factors related to economic status.

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