Vitamin D may reduce risk in Black and Hispanic women

Via Peters

Share on PinterestNew research highlights the importance of healthy vitamin D levels in Black and Hispanic women. gorodenkoff/Getty Images Vitamin D deficiency is increasing and people with dark skin living in the Northern hemisphere are particularly affected. Deficiency is increasingly being linked to various diseases including breast cancer. A study […]

Mental Health in the Black community

Via Peters

Mental health is a prominent topic of discussion in today’s era. However, in the Black community, the conversation may still be taboo. What is preventing more Black people from seeking mental help? This episode of Clarified examines some of the barriers to receiving mental health care and what some communities […]

How Diabetes Can Complicate Prenatal Care for Black Women

Via Peters

Key Takeaways Navigating pregnancy and birth as someone with type 1 diabetes can be challenging. People with type 1 diabetes are at a higher risk for birthing complications like preeclampsia and insulin resistance. Black women are also at higher risk for pregnancy complications compared to White women. When I was […]