More diabetes information in recognition of National Diabetes Month

More than 8% of Americans have diabetes and about 35% of American adults have prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal. Without healthy lifestyle changes, those with prediabetes may develop diabetes.

To protect your health, get information about:

  • Risk Factors – Family history, blood pressure, and other factors can affect your chances of developing diabetes. Take a quick test to learn your level of risk.
  • Prevention – The onset of Type 2 diabetes can sometimes be prevented or delayed through moderate weight loss, good nutrition, and exercise.
  • How to Manage Diabetes – If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, learn how to stay healthy and keep the disease under control.
  • Statistics – Get some basic facts, including the prevalence of Type 1 versus Type 2 diabetes.