Kidney Disease (Japanese)

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by gradual loss of kidneyfunction over time.  CKD is common in people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and obesity. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, about 37 million US adults are estimated to have CKD, and most don’tknow it. According to the National Kidney Foundation: 1 in…


Clinical Trial Diversity Factsheet

Fact Sheet

The demographic diversity of the U.S. is constantly rising, however, minorities including Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) are lacking. We are unable to achieve health equity without the knowledge that comes with having minorities involved in the clinical trial process. Diversity in these trials will enable the scientific community to provide more accurate information…


Japanese in the United States

Health Brief

The purpose of the series is to summarize published research findings of disparities in the health and healthcare of the selected group. The data presented is meant for community health advocates, grant writers, evaluators and students as a tool to raise awareness, guide program development and spark future research for the well-being of Asian American…