November is Diabetes Month
Happy National Diabetes Month! This year's theme is "Take Diabetes to Heart."
In 2018, 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the population, were living with diabetes. Adults with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to die from heart disease or a stroke then people without diabetes.
As a Care Manager, I encounter many patients diagnosed with diabetes. The good news is diabetes can be a preventable or manageable disease if you engage in healthy behaviors. I’ll be sharing some tips and facts about diabetes this month. Stay tuned!