Holiday Greetings From CTLatinoNews…..and 2014 in photos

Holiday Greetings From CTLatinoNews…..and 2014 in photos

 

 

 

Happy Holidays to all of you – our diverse readers, sponsors and advertisers.  We are taking some time off to enjoy some time with our families, but we will back  in January with more stories, more features…as we continue to report on Latinos in Connecticut.

As we enter the end of our 3rd year, we have worked to make a difference in media coverage of Latinos, tell objective stories about our community and  provide information to decision makers who want to learn more about the many Hispanic residents in our state.

We wish you all a joyous, prosperous 2015.  We leave you now for until January  with CTLatinoNews …

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Study Finds Hispanics Have Different Opinions On Diabetes

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Hispanics are nearly twice as likely as non-Hispanic to get diabetes, the perception of the metabolic disease, within the community, varies a great deal, according to a new survey by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health.

The alarming findings showed that 87 percent of Hispanics with diabetes think an afflicted person can take actions to prevent the illness compared to 80 percent of non-Hispanic whites and 69 percent of non-Hispanic blacks.

Only 3 percent of Hispanics thought of monitoring blood sugar as a way to manage diabetes.

In a press release, Jane L. Delgado, president and chief executive officer of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, explained …

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