November Health Observance: American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Depending on your age, weight, and other factors, you may be at higher risk... Read More

November Health Observance: American Diabetes Month

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Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. One in 11 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 29 million people. And another 86 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. If you are overweight, have high blood pressure, or are age 45 or older,... Read More

American Diabetes Month: One in Five

(source) One in five healthcare dollars is spent on diabetes. Besides being concerned about heart health during the winter holidays, November begins American Diabetes Month.  Why be concerned?  The cost statistic cited above, and more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and 86 million Americans are at risk to develop type 2 diabetes.   What is Diabetes? Diabetes is the... Read More