Diabetes in the Black community

Learn more about diabetes and how to lower your risk.


One of the top health crises today

Diabetes is a chronic health disease that causes your blood sugar levels to rise higher than normal. One in 10 Americans (34.2 million people) have diabetes, with another 88 million having prediabetes.

People of color are more at risk

Black Americans have a 77% higher risk of being diagnosed with diabetes compared to non-Hispanic white Americans. You can't reverse diabetes, but you can reverse prediabetes. Find out how to be proactive by adopting healthier habits.

Learn more about the different types of diabetes, how to prevent them and where to find help and support on your diabetes journey.

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What will it take to make affordable, quality health care accessible to all?

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