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Prediabetes screenings may lower rate of diabetes among Native Americans


October 29, 2019

PHOENIX – Hispanics, Native Americans and African Americans are most at risk for diabetes, with racial and ethnic minorities reporting the highest rates of the debilitating disease in the U.S. But experts say diabetes could be slowed if people were aware of the risks of prediabetes and took action.

Marcia Angulo was devastated when she was diagnosed with Type I diabetes three years ago, at age 26.


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