Diabetes affects roughly 30 million people, and another 84 million have prediabetes—glucose levels that are elevated, but not high enough to be considered full-blown diabetes. And 40% of Americans with diabetes will also suffer from diabetic retinopathy, the most common cause of vision loss among those with diabetes. If you or someone you love has diabetes, you cannot afford to miss out on this eye-protecting information.
Summer and its monster storms, thankfully, are behind us. But there’s a monster disease among us today—and it continues to grow in strength, affecting an estimated 30 million Americans. You can’t do much about extreme weather, but you can protect yourself against type 2 diabetes. Why have a National Diabetes Month? Type 2 diabetes affects […]
Type 2 diabetes is a major health crisis in this country. That’s why, when you go for your annual exam, your doctor typically runs blood tests to check if you have diabetes. Knowing where you stand and understanding your blood test numbers is first step toward controlling (or even avoiding) this dangerous disease.