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Diabetes in America

Diabetes Facts & Statistics Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin. 2$ T 8.3% 25.8 million $174 billion Estimated diabetes costs (direct and Indirect) in the United States, 8.3% of the population in the United States have diabetes. 18.8 million People Diagnosed 7.0 million People Undiagnosed 2007 1.9 million 7th leading cause of death New cases of diabetes are diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older in 2010. Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death based on U.S. death certificates in 2007. RISK & COMPLICATIONS EYE DISEASE STROKE Diabetic eye disease cause severe vision loss or even blindness. Diabetes It is responsible for 7% of deaths in stroke patients. HEART DISEASE KIDNEY DISEASE Diabetic patients have a 2 to 6 times higher risk than the general population Nearly 180,000 people in Unites States are living with kidney failure as a result of diabetes NERVE DAMAGE DIABETIC FOOT About 60% to 70% of people with diabetes have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage. People with diabetes can develop serious problems with their feet that can affect how easily they can walk, and even lead to amputation. PREVENTION 85% of Type 2 Diabetes and its side effects can be prevented, delayed or effectively treated. 85% Changing your lifestyle could be a big step toward diabetes prevention it's never too late to start HEALTHY DIET Track what you eat to manage your diabetes and prevent the onset of complications. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Weight loss management using nutritional change and exercise is associated with beneficial effects on the heart, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. In addition, weight loss can reduce "insulin resistance" and make muscles and fat tissues more sensitive to circulating insulin levels in the blood. The Top 5 Natural Fat Loss Extracts and Supplements v Garcinia Cambogia v Green Coffee Bean v Raspberry Ketone v Saffron v Acai Berry PHYSICAL ACTIVITY A complete physical activity routine includes four kinds of activity: v Activity-walking, using the stairs,moving around–throughout the day v Aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking, swimming, or dancing v Strength training, like lifting light weights v Flexibility exercises, such as stretching REGULAR MEDICAL CHECKUPS Regular checkups can help you and your doctor prevent diabetes complications. CD

Diabetes in America

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Infographic shows Informtion & Statistics on Diabetes in United States.


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