Top 5 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

October 17, 2014 3:41 PM

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Hispanics continue to be challenged by high rates of diabetes. According to national examination surveys, Hispanics are almost twice as likely as non-Hispanics to be diagnosed with diabetes by a physician. Hispanics also have higher rates of end-stage renal disease as a complication of diabetes and are 50 percent more likely to die from diabetes than non-Hispanics.

Diabetes is a common disease, and while it can be effectively managed, it also often requires significant lifestyle changes and can present unique challenges. Recently, my uncle was taken to the hospital after suffering a severe hypoglycemic reaction. Knowing I am a health professional, my family me...

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