Category Archive: Hispanic Health

Is High Blood Pressure a Good Reason to Pursue Medical Weight Loss?

Here in Gwinnett County, the Hispanic population continues to grow and make considerable strides. There are, however, some issues that need addressing, especially in terms of healthcare. Click here to read more »

CDC Report on Hispanic Health: Review

A report published this spring on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website provides some enlightening information on the types of diseases most likely to impact Hispanic people. At our Gwinnett family clinic, we believe that this focus is vital, since Hispanic patients are an important part of our practice. Further they are nearly 18 percent of the U.S. population and projected to be almost 23 percent in another two decades. The study also looked at risk factors for diseases as well as the use of health care services by Hispanics. Click here to read more »

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