Rhonda L Hill

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BACKGROUND According to 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data, South Carolina has the fourth highest rate of overall diabetes among the 50 states (9.3%) but the second highest rate among African Americans (15.5%). Nationwide, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes. In addition, 40% of the African American population in(More)
  • Bureau Director, Joe Kyle, Khosrow Heidari, Ms Ma, Patsy Epidemiologist, Drph Myers +6 others
  • 2013
• An estimated 6.7% of South Carolinians have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. • Diabetes prevalence has increased by 50% in ten years and 70% in 20 years. • The number of infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes has doubled in the past 20 years. • The number of physicians who treat patients with diabetes have increased dramatically in the past(More)
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