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African American Programs

Live Empowered/ African American Programs 

Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems that the African American community faces today. Compared to the general population, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes.

To address this growing epidemic, the American Diabetes Association created program and materials to increase awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and its complications among African Americans.


Choose to Live

Choose to Live is a diabetes awareness toolkit targeting African-American women between the ages of 35-55.

Live Empowered

Live Empowered takes a targeted approach to increasing the awareness of the seriousness of diabetes.


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Diabetes Complication SeriesJust A Touch is a community based educational module that discusses nerve damage, also known as neuropathy