To describe how type 2 diabetes affects the latino or hispanic population in the united states, and identify the multiple challenges and opportunities to improve diabetes care in this rapidly. The prevelance of diabetes in the hispanic culture 1465 words feb 21st, 2018 6 pages over time they built organized civilizations with distinct cultures like the olmec, teotihuacan, mayan, toltec, zapotec, mixtec, and aztecs. Prevalence of diabetes in the hispanic population of the united states due to their wide range of sampling approaches, data collecting methods, and sample sizes from these articles, three significant themes were identified that have been.
Diabetes is an epidemic in the united states every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes1 nearly 26 million children and adults in the united states live with diabetes and an additional. In fact, data from the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) from 2007 to 2009 suggest that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is almost twice as high in hispanics/latinos compared with non-hispanic whites (118% vs 71%, respectively. Diabetes is a leading chronic health condition among patients served by federally funded health centers, and the seventh leading cause of death in the us over 12 percent of latino americans suffer from diabetes, compared to 94 percent of the population overall in addition to a greater prevalence, latinos suffer worse outcomes.
Larissa avilés-santa, md presented the results of the hispanic/latino community health study focusing on incidence of prediabetes and diabetes key to the study's outcome is the influence living in the united states has on the prevalence of obesity and diabetes. It is the fifth leading cause of death among hispanics/latinos in the united states persons with diabetes have a higher risk for secondary health conditions, including coronary heart disease, blindness, kidney disease, peripheral vascular disease and amputations. Statistics about diabetes overall numbers, diabetes and prediabetes prevalence: in 2015, 303 million americans, or 94% of the population, had diabetes approximately 125 million american children and adults have type 1 diabetes.
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that some women get during pregnancy between 2 and 10 percent of expectant mothers develop this condition, making it one of the most common health problems of pregnancy (the rate is even higher among latinas) diabetes is complicated, but in a nutshell it. Diabetes and hispanic americans according to national examination surveys, hispanics are almost twice as likely as non-hispanic whites to be diagnosed with diabetes by a physician they have higher rates of end-stage renal disease, caused by diabetes, and they are 40% more likely to die from diabetes as non-hispanic whites. Hispanic people are about 50% more likely to die from diabetes than whites more than 1 in 3 us adults have prediabetes (see below), and hispanic people are at greater risk than non-hispanics diabetes is associated with serious health complications, including chronic kidney disease, [108 mb] or ckd.
If the prevalence of diabetes among mexican americans was applied to the total hispanic/latino population, about 25 million (95%)hispanic/latino americans aged 20 years or older would have diabetes. And cultural factors that affect the prevalence and course of type 2 diabetes in hispanic/latino individuals although certain aspects of hispanic/latino culture may become barriers in the management of type 2 diabetes in this. Diabetes disproportionately affects hispanics in the united states (1) however, the hispanic population is composed of culturally distinct subpopulations that tend to be regionally concentrated (2), and the prevalence of diabetes can differ in these subpopulations (3.
Thus the hchs/sol data document a large variation in diabetes prevalence among hispanic/latino heritage groups but are also consistent with previous findings that hispanic/latinos have a greater prevalence of diabetes than non-hispanic whites (10,19. Hispanic whites6 there is wide variation by state with a high prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in california and texas, whereas it is lower in new york, illinois, and florida 20 in 2010, there were 5,425,500 hispanic americans in the united states with diabetes 1 some 2,015,700. Prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nafld) in hispanics with diabetes mellitus type 2 (t2dm) and role of treatment official title nafld in t2dm: prevalence in hispanics and role of treatment.
Thus, not only is the prevalence of type 2 diabetes alarmingly high in hispanics, but also that of various categories at risk for type 2 diabetes, imposing a high risk. Diabetes prevalence rates among persons older than 20 years show that in 2005, while 66% of non-hispanic whites had diabetes, visible minority group members had much higher rates they were 76% for asian americans, 104% for hispanics, and 118% for non-hispanic african americans. The state of california is one of the regions with the highest number of hispanics/latinos with a statewide diabetes prevalence of 622% financial burden because dm is a serious medical condition, it poses serious health concerns for individuals, families, health professionals and the government.