Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
News » Latinos have high rates of eye disease

Latinos have high rates of eye disease

Studies show that Latinos over 40 have a high rate of diseases including diabetic retinopathy and open-angle glaucoma. Researchers indicate that older Latinos are the population group most affected by eye disease. Many of them are also undiagnosed.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Contra Costa Times

Related Disease Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Latinos have high rates of eye disease

Date: 22 August 2004

Source: Contra Costa Times

Author: Veronica Torrejon


Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Baby overdosed in pharmacy bungle.
  • Baby suffers pain of undiagnosed fracture for two weeks
  • Baby’s survival rate reduced by late diagnosis of SCID
  • Bacterial meningitis is often fatally misdiagnosed as the flu
  • Bacterial meningitis more deadly than viral meningitis
  • Bakery workers more prone to asthma symptoms
  • Basilar artery migraines can be mistaken for a stroke.
  • Baycol should have been pulled from the market sooner
  • Belief in salt vapor therapy for varying ailments
  • Benefits of exercise realized more with protein diet
  • Beryllium disease may not become evident for 40 years
  • Best practice for asthma medication
  • Better testing for osteoporosis
  • Better understanding of Barrett's esophagus

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise