July 29, 2016

The Bridge Between Sugary Drinks and Diabetes

In America, it is evident that sugary drinks, especially soda, are consumed in large quantities – almost excessively. Regardless of where you go, the chances of […]
July 26, 2016

African Americans and the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity is simply defined as “weight that is higher than what is considered a healthy weight for a given height” (CDC). In order to calculate whether […]
July 23, 2016

Meet our newest Partners: Yabbit, the digital health assistant!

We at African American Wellness Project collaborate with new and changing technologies to improve the lives of African Americans and Underserved Communities. One of our newest partners […]
July 23, 2016

Diabetes & The Environment

  Affecting 36 million individuals worldwide, it is evident that the diabetes epidemic is ubiquitous – this number is only predicted to rise. With the shift in […]