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Take charge of your health this World Diabetes Day

Diabetes is a chronic condition that continues to be a burden throughout the world. As we observe World Diabetes Day, let’s define some terms and talk about who is at risk. How does diabetes affect you or someone close to you? Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of Read More >

Posted on by Ann Albright, PhD, RD, Director, CDC Division of Diabetes TranslationLeave a comment

November 14 is World Diabetes Day

  Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, and there are 371 million people living with diabetes worldwide. Another 280 million are at high risk of developing the disease. By 2030, half a billion people are expected to be living with diabetes. (See About World Diabetes Day.) The good news Read More >

Posted on by Ann Albright, PhD, RD, Director, CDC Division of Diabetes TranslationLeave a comment
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