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American Diabetes Association

Association that fights the consequences of diabetes

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What Your Family Isn’t Talking About Can Hurt You

31/08/2015 01:00pm | 5929 views

Good food, good music, and good conversation – three key ingredients to many Hispanic/Latino family gatherings.  But what is missing from many of those get-togethers is a life-saving conversation about the family’s medical history.  The American Diabetes Association is encouraging people to discuss any family history of diabetes, a conversation that could help stop diabetes before it starts. (Alexandria)

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Do Latino Foods and Diabetes Mix?

05/05/2015 10:08am | 9288 views

Latin America includes Mexico, Central America, several Caribbean islands and territories, along with many South American countries. From tacos to paella to empanadas, we enjoy many Latin American specialties right here in the United States. While delicious, many of these traditional dishes can be high in calories, fat, and sodium if you’re not careful. 

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Diabetes and Depression in the Hispanic/Latino Community

30/06/2015 06:00am | 7459 views
  1. Leonel Vela, MD, MPH 
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American Diabetes Association

Association that fights the consequences of diabetes

We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. We deliver services to hundreds of communities. We provide objective and credible information. We give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-us/?loc=util-header_aboutus#sthash.miOBssuO.dpuf