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Diabetes affects millions of Americans and hits Hispanic, Latino adults especially hard, CDC says

September 16, 2022

Via: Fox News

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in the United States — and it may impact Hispanic or Latino adults in particular.

U.S. adults overall have a 40% chance of developing the disease. That risk increases to more than 50% for those adults who are Hispanic or Latino, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The CDC said the Hispanic or Latino population are typically hit harder with complications from diabetes, including higher rates of kidney failure and diabetes-related vision loss and blindness.

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