Category Archives: African Americans

Helping African Americans F.A.C.E. Their Risk for Diabetes

Diabetes Health publisher Nadia Al-Samarrie  spoke with television and movie actor Anthony Anderson, who has taken a lead role with Eli Lilly & Company’s F.A.C.E. campaign, a diabetes outreach to African Americans. A veteran of more than 20 films, Anthony,

New Cases Of Diabetes Leveling Off

Diabetes is an epidemic. The number of people with the disease is skyrocketing, and we’re helpless to change the trend.

That’s what we’ve all heard, at least.

However, recent data suggests that new cases of diabetes have slowed. The proof …

Potassium May Help Prevent Diabetes

To discover the relationship between potassium levels and type 2 diabetes, a Johns Hopkins University study looked at more than 12,000 participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC), performed in 1987 and 1996. The study found that as …