New study debunks the common belief that Blacks have a higher diabetes risk than Whites – it all comes down to weight, for all of us

There is a new study that debunks the common belief that African American people have a higher diabetes risk than whites. In the end, it all comes down to weight for everyone. White people and African American people are both very susceptible to diabetes. Obesity is a huge factor when it comes to diabetes.

Key Takeaways:

  • New study debunks the common belief that Blacks have a higher diabetes risk than Whites
  • Researchers from Northwestern University have discovered that various modifiable, biological factors like body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure can predispose one to this condition
  • researchers found that black and white people were equally susceptible to type-2 diabetes.

“various modifiable, biological factors like body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure can predispose one to this condition, not genetics.”

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-01-08-new-study-debunks-the-common-belief-that-blacks-have-a-higher-diabetes-risk-than-whites.html