The epidemic of diabetic limb amputation in poor communities and parts of Cleveland

Differences in outcomes across race, ethnicity and income exist for virtually every chronic health condition that Americans experience. Without exception, minority and poor white Americans die younger and suffer more preventable diseases.

November is diabetes awareness month. Few diseases impact every system of the body in the way that diabetes increases the risk for stroke, heart attack and kidney failure.

Of these devastating conditions, loss of limb, or amputation, is one of the most-dreaded complications of diabetes … read more

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