Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes – Hispanic Heritage Month
The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among adults in the United States stands at a significant 40%. However, for Hispanic or Latino adults, this risk exceeds 50%, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2022.
In this video, Giannin Perez, DPM, expertly dives into the profound impact of diabetes on the body, particularly on the lower extremities. Dr. Perez emphasizes the crucial importance of scheduling regular appointments with a podiatrist to prevent complications, and even death.
Consider sharing this insightful video to help raise awareness about the critical importance of managing diabetes within the Hispanic community.