Clinical Trials

ClinicalTrials.gov: A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health
75 studies for: Diabetes and Hispanics
http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=DIABETES+AND+HISPANICS&Search=Search

ClinicalTrials.gov: A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health
161 studies for: Diabetes and African Americans
http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=DIABETES+AND+AFRICAN+AMERICANS&Search=Search

Public Information

NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases – African Americans
These four steps help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage their diabetes to help them stay healthy. This publication is excellent for people newly diagnosed with diabetes or who just want to learn more about controlling the disease.
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/africanamerican/

NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases – Hispanics/Latinos
These four steps help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage their diabetes to help them stay healthy. This publication is excellent for people newly diagnosed with diabetes or who just want to learn more about controlling the disease.
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/hispanicamerican/

OMH U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
African Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. In addition, they are more likely to suffer complications from diabetes, such as end-stage renal disease and lower extremity amputations. Although African Americans have the same or lower rate of high cholesterol as their non-Hispanic white counterparts, they are more likely to have high blood pressure.
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=3017

Womenshealth A project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health – African Americans
You can’t control some risk factors for type 2 diabetes, such as your age, race, or family history. But you can prevent or delay developing type 2 diabetes by taking these steps: …
http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority-health/african-americans/diabetes.cfm

Womenshealth A project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health – Latinas
Latinos are the largest, fastest-growing, and youngest minority group in the United States. They are sometimes called Hispanic-Americans. Latino is not a race, but an ethnicity. Latinos are persons of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin. Latinos may be any race. This helps to explain variations in disease rates between subgroups of Latinos.
http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority-health/latinas/

OMH U.S. Department of Health and Human Services office of Minority Health – Hispanic Americans
According to national examination surveys, Mexican Americans 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 50% more likely to die from diabetes as non-Hispanic whites.
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=3324

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Hispanics
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a study to examine the prevalence of diabetes among Hispanics in six U.S. geographical areas from 1998 to 2002.
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/factsheets/hispanic.htm

Global Information

MedlinePlus Trusted Health Information for You – Hispanic-American Health
Every racial or ethnic group has specific health concerns. Differences in the health of groups can result from Genetics; Environmental factors; Access to care; Cultural factors. On this page, you’ll find links to health issues that affect Hispanic-Americans.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hispanicamericanhealth.html

Journal Studies

MinorityNurse Indiana Wesleyan University
For nurses treating a large number of Hispanic patients, it is an unfortunate reality that they will also encounter a large number of diabetics. http://www.minoritynurse.com/family-support-self-management-type-2-diabetes-among-hispanics

American Diabetes Association
Diabetes is a major health problem in the U.S. Reducing the incidence and economic burdens of diabetes is one of the goals of Healthy People 2010 http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/26/4/1040.full