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Health and Wellness

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In Minnesota,

  • 1 in 4 adults don't know they have diabetes
  • Non-whites are more likely to develop Type 2
  • The number of Type 2 cases among youth has increased 31% since 2001
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Feature Article

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Minnesota has major racial and ethnic health inequities, report finds

By Susan Perry | MinnPost | January 13, 2015

Minnesota may consistently appear at or near the top of various national health performance scorecards, but not all people in the state are equally likely to see themselves reflected in those high rankings.

In fact, Minnesota has some of the largest racial, ethnic and geographic inequities in health status and incidence of chronic disease in the country, according to a report released Monday by MN Community Measurement, a nonprofit that works to improve health care in the state by collecting, assessing and publishing health data.

“Recent immigrants are the ones who seem to have the greatest disparity in their outcomes. But we also see some big gaps for African-American and Hispanic populations,” said Jim Chase, president of MN Community Measurement, in a interview with MinnPost.

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