Bridging the Gap: Disparities in Heart Failure Associated with T2D: An Opportunity to Improve Care in the African American Community
Originally presented on September 8, 2021 by Crisamar J. Anunciado, PhD, FNP-BC, BC-ADM and Shamera Robinson, MPH, RDN, CDCES
The goal of this presentation is to tackle disparities and challenges that African American communities face by identifying key areas that can be addressed to bring change.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Review health disparities and explore the causes of disparities among African American patients.
- Discuss health disparities in cardiovascular diseases including hypertension, heart failure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease among African American patients.
- Address the unmet need and raise awareness for patients and HCPs of African Heritage regarding the effects of cardiovascular diseases in the community.