Diabetes mellitus is an epidemic in the United States that disproportionately affects racial/ethnic minorities, with higher prevalence in black, Hispanic, and Asian populations than in the white population.1 Racial/ethnic minorities with diabetes also have worse outcomes, including higher risks of amputations, end-stage kidney disease, and death.2
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