Programs tackle diabetes prevention in Black, Hispanic youth as cases surge

Health October 12, 2021 News
Programs tackle diabetes prevention in Black, Hispanic youth as cases surge

From Cronkite News | Health by Nicholas Johnsen

When Nahomi Garcia was young, she usually had some sort of sweet treat or snack around the house. Her mother often cooked, but she still enjoyed Flamin’ Hot Cheetos or the sweetbread her grandmother loved.

But at the same time, Garcia began to worry about both her weight and her health – especially the potential for developing diabetes, which affects Hispanics in the U.S. at disproportionate rates.

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