Today (March 25) is American Diabetes Association Alert Day. This is a time to find out more about this serious condition that impacts 1 in 12 Americans. Some startling facts and figures from the American Diabetes Association include:
- Diabetes kills more Americans each year than breast cancer and AIDS combined.
- In the next 24 hours, diabetes will claim the lives of 200 people.
- Recent estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes in 2050.
Visit www.stopdiabetes.com to learn more about how you can support the American Diabetes Association’s fight to Stop Diabetes.