Health equity is the goal that every person is equally able to live a healthy life regardless of their background or circumstance. This includes equitable (fair) access to healthcare professionals, healthy food, a safe living environment, and the ability to be well across all aspects of life, from work to home life to medical care. Read the following articles to learn more about health equity, and how we can help make sure everyone has access to the care they need.
- Health Equity: What It Means, Why We Care, and What You Can Do
- Why Social Determinants of Health Matter in Clinical Care
- Health Equity: A Framework for Improving Health Outcomes for People Living with Diabetes
- American Diabetes Association Launches Campaign for Health Equity
- How Has the Pandemic Affected People with Diabetes?
- Food Insecurity, Diabetes, and COVID-19: What Is Working, and What Can We Do About It?
- Food Insecurity and Diabetes, A Dangerous Combination
- How Can We Make Mainstream Trends of Health and Wellness More Inclusive of Other Cultures?
- Food as Medicine? When the Key to a Lower A1c is Access to Healthy Food
- America’s Black Community is Hurting Right Now
- Karen Washington – A Food Justice Warrior in New York City
- Interview with Dr. Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan: Native Communities Working to Improve Their Health