Lower Your Diabetes Risk

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Lower Your Diabetes Risk
Lower Your Diabetes Risk

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We Need A Moonshot For Diabetes Prevention, Part Two: Three Misconceptions

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing killers, as I discussed in Part 1 of this series. Thirty million adults in the U.S. suffer from it today. Another 84 million have a milder condition, prediabetes, that puts them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Over time, if current trends continue, the disease will strike 25 to 58 million new victims in the U.S. All will contend with a disease that is the leading cause of blindness and kidney failure, often leads to the loss of a leg or foot, significantly increases the risk of heart disease and is one of the leading causes of death.

We can save many from this fate. We have the knowledge and resources to dramatically…

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 We Need A Moonshot For Diabetes Prevention, Part Two: Three Misconceptions

We have the knowledge and resources to dramatically lower new incidences of diabetes. To do so, we must first discard three misconceptions: prevention doesn’t work, it is too expensive, or it takes too long.

Defeat Diabetes Foundation

Diabetes is a highly preventable rising global epidemic. Defeat Diabetes Foundation works to support conscious and sustainable solutions aimed at preventing, identifying and managing Type 2 Diabetes.

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