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  Diabetes  
     
 
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57 million Americans are pre-diabetic

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Recent studies have found that within 10 years pre-diabetics develop type II diabetes

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People with diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke

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1 in 4 individual have diabetes

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o   Most individuals do not know that they have this condition

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Diabetes cost the USA $174 billion each year

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1 in 5 health care dollars is spent on someone with diabetes

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1 in 4 Medicare dollars is spent on someone with diabetes

 
     
  Approximate lifetime risk for development of diabetes from the age of 18, United States  
 
  1. Men                                      33%

  2. Women                                37%

  3. African Americans            45%

  4. Latinos                                 48%

  5. BMI 30-35                           56%

  6. BMI >35                               72%

 
  Prevention of Diabetes  
 
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Weight loss  (5-10% of body weight)

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Increase physical activity (30 minutes each day)

 
  American Diabetes Association. Diabetes.org  
     
     
     
 

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