About the Series
The Series Creators
Behind the Scenes
About the Family
East L.A.: Past and Present
What It Means to Be Latino
The Art of the Mural
A Healthy Heart
Dealing With Diabetes
Interactive Family Tree
The Generation Gap
Your Family Albums
Dealing with Diabetes
Dealing With Diabetes: Learn about the disease and how to manage it.
Resources: organizations can help you manage the disease.
Dealing with Diabetes.
How much do you know about diabetes?
On average, Hispanic Americans are nearly twice as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites of similar age.
For Hispanics 50 or older, about 25 to 30 percent have either diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes.
Which of the following are symptoms of diabetes?
When diabetes is undiagnosed or untreated, many long-term complications follow.
Risk factors seem to be more common among non-Hispanic whites than Hispanics.
Gestational diabetes, a temporary form of diabetes that a small percentage of pregnant women develop, occurs more frequently among Hispanic women.
Type 1 Diabetes is also known as adult-onset diabetes .