29 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes: One-Quarter Don’t Even Know

CDC reports 29 million Americans have diabetes in 2014
America is becoming a nation of diabetics. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are now more than 29 million Americans who have diabetes. This number is up from 2010 when the CDC reported there were an estimated 26 million people in the US with the disease. Even more concerning, one out of every four people with diabetes doesn’t even realize they have the disease.

In addition to the huge number of people who have diabetes, the report says one out of every three US adults now has prediabetes. This is a condition where blood sugar levels are higher than they should be, but haven’t reached the point where the person can be class


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2 Responses to 29 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes: One-Quarter Don’t Even Know

  1. My father was a diabetic as well as my grandparents. I’m in my late 20’s now and I know that I’m prone to a diabetic too. I should start living a healthy lifestyle, being active, less sweets and more vegetables and fruits.

  2. The costs associated with having diabetes are quite large. Its not only valuable to invest in your personal health and quality of life, but its smart for your wallet to try to prevent diabetes.

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