Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Diabetes Awareness

Did you know that more than 8 percent of Americans have diabetes? November is
 Diabetes Awareness Month, making it a good opportunity to learn about this increasingly
prevalent disease. 

Risk Factors - Family history, blood pressure, weight, and activity level are a few of
the factors that can affect your chances of developing diabetes.

Prevention - The onset of Type 2 diabetes can sometimes be prevented or delayed
 through moderate weight loss and exercise.

FREE Toolkit for Managing Diabetes - Get practical advice about medications,
 insulin, and glucose meters to help you manage your diabetes.

Statistics - Get some basic facts, including the number of Americans with diabetes;
 the prevalence of Type 1 versus Type 2 diabetes; deaths linked to diabetes; and more.




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