Risking Risk (Text Only)
Published Oct. 18, 2017
By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS
The lifetime odds of being diagnosed with diabetes was one in four for Hispanic-American boys and one in three for Hispanic-American girls born in the late 1980s. Those odds rose to one in two for both boys and girls by the 2000s.
Lifetime diabetes risk (%)
Source: The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
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