Type 2 diabetes is a growing epidemic in many hispanic communities and families today. Not only does it presently affect individuals and their lives, but in the long-run this disease can cause pain and suffering from diabetes risks that evolve in the future if not taken care of.
Watch as baseball legend Juan Marichal, who was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 1982, tells us his story and how he manages his diabetes today. Hispanic Americans are twice as likely as White Americans to be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Let’s help to raise awareness of this growing disease!