Posts By Shanile Harris, Community Health Worker

For week 3 of Minority Health Month, Neighborhood Health Association had our Community Health Workers (CHWs) examine the racial disparities of common diseases affecting all Americans. Today, we are focusing on obesity rates of patients in the Latino and African American communities.

This Minority Health Month, our Community Health Workers (CHWs) at Neighborhood Health Association (NHA) are tackling common health conditions that affect Americans, and the health disparities among minority groups. Shanile Harris, a CHW at Mildred Bayer Clinic for the Homeless, discusses the concerns and recommendations she has for patients with type 1 diabetes.

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