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Gender, Race Affects Access to SGLT2-Inhibitor Therapy for T2DM

Women, Black or Asian patients less likely to receive sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor treatment for type 2 diabetes

AAN: Race May Affect Response to Anti-CD20 Therapy for MS, NMOSD

B-cell repopulation occurs more often in African American versus White patients between six and 12 months after anti-CD20 infusion

Life Expectancy Down for Those Without a College Degree

However, racial differences in life expectancy are narrowing

Rural-Urban Variation Found in Racial Disparities in Death Rates

Gap in mortality rates for diabetes and hypertension between Black and White adults narrowed more rapidly in urban versus rural areas

Prevalence of Vascular Risk Factors High for Hispanics/Latinos

Despite high awareness, secondary stroke prevention strategies are low

In Under 25s, Racial, Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Incidence Varied

Largest persistent disparities seen for NH/PI, AI/AN, and Hispanic or Latino persons from January to December 2020

Racial, Socioeconomic Disparities Seen in Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

Black, Latinx, and lower-income patients receive less rhythm control

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy, Mistrust High Among Black Americans

High hesitancy even seen among Black health care workers, survey finds

Guidance Offered for Improving Diversity in Multiple Myeloma Trials

Ways to improve representation of African Americans in clinical trials could be extrapolated to other underrepresented groups

Racial/Ethnic, Educational Barriers ID’d for DBT Screening Access

Use of digital breast tomosynthesis lower for Black versus White women, those with lower educational level, in lowest income quartile