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Diabetes' Impact on Diverse Populations (Rita Louard presentation)

Panel: Diabetes' impact on diverse populations (Health Journalism 2012)

Speaker: Rita J. Louard M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., director, Clinical Diabetes Program - Moses Campus, Montefiore Medical Center; associate professor of clinical medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Panel description: Nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes, a leading cause of death, limb amputation and vision problems. This panel will examine the prevalence of diabetes among pregnant women, children and members of racial and ethnic groups, along with their susceptibility to other illnesses. Find out why so many people are undiagnosed, what’s being done to find a cure and how you can take your reporting in new directions.