High Risk Populations

High Risk Populations

Populations at high risk for diabetes require specific types of treatment and care.

Treatment and Care for African Americans

Compared to the general population, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes.

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander are at increased risk for diabetes.

Treatment and Care for American Indians/Alaska Natives

At 16.1 percent, American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest age-adjusted prevalence of diabetes among all U.S. racial and ethnic groups.