Review: Racial Disparities Impact Black, Hispanic MS Patients in US

Review: Racial Disparities Impact Black, Hispanic MS Patients in US

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Review: Racial Disparities Impact Black, Hispanic MS Patients in US

Black and Hispanic/Latinx people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the U.S. tend to have more severe disease, but less access to specialty care, greater diagnostic delays, and poorer outcomes, a review found. Moreover, Blacks are at higher risk than whites of both developing MS and dying from it. These inequities are directly linked to systemic racism in the U.S., and specifically to social determinants of health, dubbed SDOH, according to the findings of a review…

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