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Diabetes is associated to other conditions such as hypertension, obesity, heart disease

La diabetes se asocia a otras condiciones tales como hipertensión, obesidad, enf. del corazón.

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En la frontera

En la frontera México-EUA, las tasas de mortalidad son mayores a las nacionales.

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Minorías

La frontera está primordialmente compuesta por minorías (en promedio es 70% hispana).

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OMS estima

OMS estima que para el año 2025 la diabetes se habrá incrementado entre un 150-200%

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In 2011 empower those at risk for type 2 diabetes to make healthy lifestyle changes

Webinar,  a tool that gives you skills and knowledge to prevent diabetes in your community

This Webinar was organized by the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Pan American Health Organization/world Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) U.S.-Mexico Border Office to raise awareness about how The Road to Health Toolkit of the National Education Program on Diabetes (NDEP), can be used, adopted and implemented in communities.

Also to inform about the excellent resources that the PAHO/WHO U.S.–Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project makes available on this Web site.

  Listen to the recording of the webinar here.  http://bit.ly/webinarCDCRTHkit

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Along U.S. – Mexico Border, Diabetes Cases are the “Tip of the Iceberg”

Border inhabitants are 2–3 times more likely to have diabetes, but many are unaware of the condition, according to a special issue of Pan American Journal of Public Health

Washington, D.C., October 22, 2010 (PAHO) — For every three people diagnosed with diabetes along the U.S.–Mexico border, a fourth person has the condition but doesn’t know it, putting them at increased risk of heart disease and stroke as well as blindness, kidney failure, and amputations, according to studies published in the latest issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health.

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