#AmericanDiabetesAssociationAlertDay

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Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Today is American Diabetes Alert Day –

  • Diabetes affects about 30.3 million Americans or about 9.4 percent of the U.S. population.
  • Nearly 1 in 4 adults with diabetes, or 7.2 million Americans, are unaware that they have the disease.
  • Another 84.1 million Americans have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.
  • Nine out of 10 adults with prediabetes don’t know they have it.

Assess Your Risk Here

Some ways to prevent and manage pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Healthy Weight
  • Physical Activity
  • Stress Reduction

Talk to Your Doctor about prevention and treatment of diabetes.  

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2 thoughts on “#AmericanDiabetesAssociationAlertDay

  1. Thanks for sharing Joey! #AmericanDiabetesAlertDay was yesterday, an important reminder to have your blood sugar check and ask your doctor about prevention and treatment. But it’s important Every Day to focus on health and wellbeing. 🙂 #EveryDayHealthy.

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