FAST FACTS 

Diabetes is the most common disorder of the endrocrine (homrone) system.

1.6 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older each year.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. With the proper medical treatment, most people suffering from both Type I and Type II diabetes are able to manage the disease. If you are suffering from diabetes, talk with your doctor or nurse practitioner about the following:


How to quit smoking

How to control blood pressure

How to control cholesterol

How to eat healthy

Getting the following tests: A1C, foot care, eye exams, and heart and blood vessel exams

American Diabetes AssociationLearning About Diabetes
   
Diabetes Collaborative
 National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse