Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America!

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Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America!!!!

Mar 03, 2011 at 09:51 AM

By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, but an estimated 79 million adults have prediabetes according to a new report issued by CDC.

1. Approximately 8.3% of Americans of all ages are affected by diabetes

2. 11.3% of Americans aged at least 20 years have diabetes

3. Approximately 27% of Americans who have diabetes do not know

4. 35% of individuals aged at least 20 in the USA have prediabetes

5. Between 90% to 95% of all diabetes patients in the USA have diabetes type 2.

That means 115 million Americans out of 360 million are pre or actual diabetics.  Call the office to make an appointment with Dr. Jacobs to discover how you can prevent or reverse pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Take the steps to live a healthier, happier life!

Source: US Centers for Disease Control 2011; courtesy of naturopathic diabetologist, Mona Morstein, ND
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