November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is a long-lasting health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Learn more about the statistics for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, risk factors, signs & symptoms, prevention, and resources! Read the English version here.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer can occur regardless of gender – learn about symptoms, risk factors, and how you can screen and prevent breast cancer! Read the English version here!
October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Office of Minority Health, chronic liver disease was the sixth leading cause of death for AAPIs between the ages of 25-44. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors and how you can protect yourself and your family from liver cancer. Read the English version…
Did you know that men who racially identified as NH/PI had significantly higher rates of prostate cancer incidence? This October, for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we urge you to learn the signs, symptoms, and risk factors to help prevent prostate cancer. Read the English version here.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. AA NH/PI women are at a higher risk for ovarian cancer. Learn about your risk, get checked, and spread awareness. Read the English version here.
August is National Breastfeeding Month! Nationwide, there are only a few cultural breastfeeding coalitions currently serving AA NH/PI communities. View the English version here.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by gradual loss of kidney function 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’t know it. According to the National Kidney Foundation:…