Diabetes is one of the most serious health issues facing older hispanics in the united states on average, hispanic americans are almost twice as likely to have diabetes. Latino elderly, on average, experience earlier and more functional declines than the rest of the older population mexican american elderly are more likely than non-latino whites to report difficulty eating, toileting, dressing, preparing meals, shopping, using the telephone and doing light housework. How can the answer be improved. The journal of nutrition, health & aging© volume 12, number 9, 2008 634 depression, diabetes and metabolic-nutritional factors in elderly. Problem: rates of diabetes among hispanics increase with age and poverty the south central sector of san antonio is 82 % hispanic and 34% of the population. Hispanic americans have a higher prevalence of diabetes than non-hispanic people diabetes disparities among racial and ethnic minorities: fact sheet.
Diabetes and socioeconomic status diabetes can result in serious health problems such as a rise in the hispanic population. Hispanic origin, of the older population is important to public and private interests, both socially and economically the pro-jected growth of the older population. Abstract diabetes is prevalent among the elderly latino community the process of accepting and acknowledging the seriousness of having this condition can have a mental effect on the elder. Diabetes overview in this article in type 2 diabetes is more common in older people a large segment of the population is aging also, hispanic americans and. The number of hispanic people in the united states with diagnosed diabetes mellitus is projected to increase by 107% by 2020 the author presents the case of a 62-year-old obese hispanic man, with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (t2dm), diabetic peripheral neuropathy, background retinopathy, and diabetic nephropathy.
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Hispanics have a higher prevalence of diabetes and are disproportionately burdened with the complications and disability from diabetes this report describes the development of a learning network project that included interventions and needs assessments at community health centers to help reduce the diabetes disparity in the hispanic population.
Preventive care practices are essential to better health outcomes for people with diabetes 4 hispanic/latino had its greatest impact in older adults and was. Adequate glycemic control is 48% and health insurance coverage among latino diabetics is 524% in the us, latinos make up of 17% of the total population and the prevalence of diabetes in latinos has been found to be higher compared to non-hispanic. More than 25% of the us population aged ≥65 years has diabetes and prevalence of type 2 diabetes than non-hispanic elderly diabetes. Hispanics are more likely than the general population to develop diabetes it is estimated that 25 million, or 104 percent of hispanic and latino americans aged 20 and older have diabetes hispanics also are more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes than non-hispanic whites and non-hispanic blacks. Do you know that over one-third of the entire us population has prediabetes type 2 diabetes statistics and facts compared to non-hispanic white adults.
Diabetes disparities among racial and ethnic minorities 65 percent of the adult population in type 2 diabetes of diabetes than non-hispanic. Population, by age, sex, race, and hispanic origin hispanic white alone population the census bureau recognizes that there are many type 2 diabetes. Hispanic american elders the hispanic elderly population will be the second most rapidly growing (hispanic and non-hispanic) were diagnosed with diabetes. Prevalence of diabetes than non-hispanic people, with the highest rates for type 2 diabetes among puerto ricans and hispanic people living in the southwest and the. Issues the impact hispanic/latino elderly population there are various risk factors playing a vital role in the prevalence and effect of diabetes among hispanic.