- “African American adults are 80 percent more likely than non-Hispanic white adults to have been diagnosed with diabetes by a physician.
- In 2010, non-Hispanic blacks were 4.2 times more likely to be diagnosed with end stage renal disease as compared to non-Hispanic whites.
- In 2012, non-Hispanic blacks were 3.5 times more likely to be hospitalized for lower limb amputations as compared to non-Hispanic whites.
- In 2013, African Americans were twice as likely as non-Hispanic Whites to die from diabetes.”
O.M.H. (U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health.)