Diabetes / Hypertension Information

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and many more are unaware they are at high risk. Some groups have a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than others. Type 2 diabetes is more common in African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans and other Pacific Islanders, as well as the aged population.

Are you at risk for diabetes?  Take the test to find out.  http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/diabetes-risk-test/

Hypertension or high blood pressure affects many in our community.  It is a serious health problem for all Americans and most are not aware that they are at risk.

Are you at risk for heart disease? http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNews/African-Americans-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_444863_Article.jsp

You can reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes and other chronic health conditions by making lifestyle changes.