November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

November 8, 2016

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President Barack Obama has declared November to be National Diabetes Awareness Month.

More than 29 million Americans have diabetes. That’s 1 in 11 people. Are you or your family at risk?

To learn some basic information about diabetes, such as types of diabetes, symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of diabetes click here.

For some helpful and healthy tips on how to manage or even prevent diabetes, click here.

Our nation’s health care providers, researchers, and advocates have made important strides in combating this disease, and we have reason to hope this progress will continue. This month, let us work to show every individual living with diabetes that they are not alone, and let us continue strengthening our investment in the fight against this disease.

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