Did you know that Hispanic and Latino American adults have more than
a 50% chance of developing type 2 diabetes within their lifetimes
(Source: CDC)? With these odds come more, often undiscussed, barriers.
Our Patient Perspectives Podcast Host, Desirea Richardson, sat down
with two of our endocrinology diabetes care specialists, Mariella
Toufos and Melissa Harakuni. Mariella and Melissa share their personal
stories along with some of the barriers that Hispanic/Latino
individuals may face with tackling diabetes prevention and management.
Tune in to learn more about the role of culture, family and food when
it comes to personal health.