Friday, November 6, 2009

November is American Diabetes Month – How Many People Do You Think are Affected? How Many Are At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Most of us know someone affected by diabetes, but very few of us likely know the full impact it has on people’s lives. November is American Diabetes Month, a time to raise awareness about diabetes. With that in mind, here are some statistics supplied by The American Diabetes Association:

- 24 million children and adults in the United States live with diabetes
- 57 million Americans are at risk for type 2 diabetes
- 1 out of every 3 children born today will face a future with diabetes if current trends continue

The American Diabetes Association is launching a national movement to Stop Diabetes. Visit the American Diabetes Association website to learn more.

Visit to view an assortment of products for diabetics, including blood glucose monitors (glucometers), insulin coolers and travel wallets, diabetic support socks and more.

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