American Heart Association

Strokes more severe in Asian-Americans than whites

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Asian-Americans were more likely to experience a severe ischemic stroke and to have a worse outcome compared with white patients, according to preliminary research presented Thursday at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference.

An ischemic stroke occurs when a clot or mass clogs a blood […]

January 25th, 2018|Categories: Health, multicultural, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Strokes more severe in Asian-Americans than whites

Half of diabetes cases missed in U.S. Asians, Hispanics

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

About half of Asian-Americans and Hispanic-Americans with diabetes don’t know they have it, according to new research. The study, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, also found that half of all U.S. adults have diabetes or prediabetes.

Of the nearly 21 percent […]

September 9th, 2015|Categories: Diabetes, Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Half of diabetes cases missed in U.S. Asians, Hispanics

Chronic conditions revealed in Asian-American study

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A study examining heart failure and Asian-American patients is one of the few looking at heart health within the minority group.

The study – which examined the clinical profile, quality of care and health outcomes for 153,023 patients with heart failure at 356 medical centers – […]

June 24th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |2 Comments