The Multicultural Health Institute (MHI) Diabetes Resources
  • 5.8 million Children and adults in the United States (8.3% of the population) have diabetes.

  • 18.8 million People in the United States have been diagnosed as having diabetes.

  • There are approximately 7.0 million undiagnosed people with diabetes in the United States.

  • 1.9 million New cases of diabetes have been diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older in 2010 in the United States.

  • African American adults are twice as likely as non-Hispanic white adults to have been diagnosed with diabetes by a physician.

  • 2.6 percent of non-Hispanic blacks in the United States have been diagnosed as having diabetes.

  • In 2006, African American men were 2.2 times as likely to start treatment for end-stage renal disease related to diabetes, as compared to non-Hispanic white men.

  • In 2006, diabetic African Americans were 1.5 times as likely as diabetic Whites to be hospitalized.

  • In 2006, African Americans were 2.3 times as likely as non-Hispanic Whites to die from diabetes.

  • African Americans with diabetes are more likely to develop diabetes complications and experience greater disability from the complications than white Americans with diabetes.

  • Death rates for people with diabetes are 27 percent higher for African Americans compared with whites.

 Some Online Resources to Explore

Ionie Healing Center & Raw Food Café
www.ionie.com

Life Length
www.lifelength.com

Michelle Davis – Zumba
www.michelledavis958.zumba.com

ChooseMyPlate.gov
www.choosemyplate.gov

Anit Ford, MD
3920 Bee Ridge Rd, Bldg. E Site H (2nd Floor)
941-926-8855

Motaz Agabani, MD
Endocrine Medical Center
2650 Bahia Vista Street
941-330-8355

Jose Antunes, MD
2400 Fruitville Rd
941-365-0333

Mobil Apps

SMH Physician Special App
Provides user with a dynamic listing of physicians, services, and locations.
http://bit.ly/1CQM7pR

Diabetes Tracker apps
Glooko Logbook
Save time and eliminate errors from manual entry by easily and quickly downloading blood glucose readings from your meter to your iPod touch® or iPhone®.
www.glooko.com

OnTrack Diabetes
OnTrack is an application to help diabetics manage their diabetes by tracking various items such as glucose, exercise, food, medication, blood pressure (BP), pulse and weight.
www.ontrack.org.au/diabetes

Nutrition apps
Fooducate
Fooducate helps you identify which foods are high in sugar, fats, and unnecessary ingredients.
http://bit.ly/158ybvV

GSK Diabetes HealthMate
This apps helps users track blood sugar readings and offers a visual perspective of how those readings relate to other factors such as mood, taking medication, activity levels, and diet.
http://bit.ly/1sPzHKO

1781 Dr. Martin Luther King Way, Sarasota,  Florida 34234

Phone: 941-706-3362   Fax: 941-225-8198

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