The 7 Deadliest Diseases For Blacks

 

close up of black coupleIt shouldn’t come as a surprise that there are several deadly diseases that strike Blacks harder and more often than they do other groups, particularly whites.

What are the ones affecting us the most? And more importantly, how can we better fight back?

First, here are the top seven diseases to keep in mind…

• Diabetes. 60% more common in Blacks than in whites. Blacks are up to 2.5 times more likely to suffer a limb amputation and up to 5.6 times more likely to suffer kidney disease than other people with diabetes.