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Dr. Marshall

Why is it important to raise awareness about eye diseases and conditions among African Americans?

Dr. MarshallAfrican Americans have some of the highest rates of vision impairment and blindness due to eye disease, particularly people over the age of 40 and those with a family history of eye disease.
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Dr. AlfonsoWhy is it important to raise awareness about eye diseases and conditions among Hispanics/Latinos?

Dr. AlfonsoHispanics/Latinos have some of the highest rates of vision impairment and blindness due to eye disease. Common eye diseases such as diabetic eye disease and glaucoma often have no early symptoms and can only be detected through a comprehensive dilated eye exam.
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Dr. Elena Rios Headshot 2016 What do you consider the 3 greatest health conditions of Hispanics in the U.S., and why?

The three health conditions I consider most important for Hispanics in the U.S. are: Diabetes, Obesity, and Hepatitis C, and here’s why…..
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