Articles written by Ocean Le

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 By Ocean Le    Columns    August 1, 2023

Disparities in mental health for diverse groups

July marked National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental health conditions currently prevailing among diverse groups, however we should take...

 By Ocean Le    Columns    February 1, 2022

Addressing diabetes disparities in Black Americans

African American older adults are disproportionately affected by diabetes, which affects more than 10% of African American adults. Without proper management, diabetes may increase the risk for other...


New toolkit will help to connect diverse family caregivers

Equitable access to care, services and supports for older adults and their caregivers has always been one of the main pillars of The Diverse Elders Coalition, founded in 2010, which comprises six member organizations representing African...


Meeting the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native caregivers

As is now well-known, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on communities of color. For American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, the virus has proven to be extremely...

 By Ocean Le    Columns    July 1, 2019

Lessons learned about type 2 diabetes, Native Americans

In the United States, American Indians and Alaska Natives have a greater chance of having type 2 diabetes than any other racial group. This is troubling because without medical intervention, the progression of type 2 diabetes may lead to other...


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