The prevalence of diabetes in the US has increased substantially over the past 2 decades and is higher among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic adults than non-Hispanic White adults.1 Earlier age at diabetes onset is associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease and death2 and may contribute to observed racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes complications. Therefore, we compared the self-reported age at diabetes diagnosis by race/ethnicity in the US.
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Wang MC, Shah NS, Carnethon MR, O’Brien MJ, Khan SS. Age at Diagnosis of Diabetes by Race and Ethnicity in the United States From 2011 to 2018. JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 07, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4945
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