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About one in three African American patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) would be reclassified to a more severe CKD stage if the race classifier were removed from the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration equation

Removing Race Classifier Would Impact Care in Blacks With CKD

About one in three patients would be reclassified to more severe chronic kidney disease stage
Black and Hispanic patients with cancer used telehealth less often than White patients during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City

Telehealth Disparity Seen in Cancer Care

Black, Hispanic patients with cancer significantly less likely to use video telehealth versus White patients
Black and Mixed/Other ethnicity are independently associated with greater hospital admission risk due to COVID-19 but are not associated with in-hospital mortality risk

Black Race Tied to COVID-19 Admissions, but Not Deaths

In-hospital mortality higher for Asian patients, despite lower risk for hospital admission
The path toward hypertension control includes making it a national priority

Surgeon General Issues Call to Action for Hypertension Control

Three specific goals can drive change in hypertension control in the United States
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Racism, Preventive Care at Forefront of American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

Elizabeth Murray, D.O., AAP spokesperson, discussed the highlights of this year's virtual conference with HD Live!
There are considerable racial- and ethnicity-based cancer health disparities in the United States

AACR Reports Racial-, Ethnicity-Based Cancer Health Disparities

Despite progress, African Americans continue to have highest overall cancer death rate in the U.S.
Racial disparities in insulin pump use among children with type 1 diabetes have persisted for 15 years

Disparities in Insulin Pump Use Persist, 2005 to 2019

Use higher among White children with type 1 diabetes versus Black and Hispanic children
Male sex

Factors Associated With Suicide in Leukemia Identified

Risk factors include male sex, older age at diagnosis, White race
For Black adults

Psychosocial Resilience Linked to Heart Health in Black Adults

Individual psychosocial resilience independently linked to higher LS7 score in Black adults
African American children are more likely to experience failure to rescue after return to the operating room for unplanned reoperation

ASA: Mortality After Reoperation Higher in Black Children

And non-Hispanic Black, Asian, Hispanic children less likely to have surgery than White children