jueves, 11 de agosto de 2016

New: Diabetes At A Glance

New: Diabetes At A Glance

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Diabetes has a tremendous impact on the health of millions of Americans, and many don’t even know they have it. Get a clear picture of the US diabetes epidemic—and the progress being made in handling it—in the new CDC Diabetes At A Glance 2016. This fact sheet provides comprehensive information about one of our most critical public health problems, including: 
  • The number of US adults with diabetes or prediabetes
  • The enormous health and financial costs of diabetes
  • Major risk factors for type 2 diabetes, who is most at risk, and how to lower risk
  • The differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Complications of diabetes and how to prevent or delay them 
You’ll also find out how CDC is working to
  • Prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
  • Prevent or delay diabetes complications.
  • Improve the health and quality of life for all people with diabetes. 
One proven approach: People at risk for type 2 diabetes who participate in a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program that is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program can cut their risk by as much as 58%
Please take a look at Diabetes At A Glance 2016 and share it with the people you know. You could be helping someone live a longer, healthier life!

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