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 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 Association   Learning About Diabetes
Diabetes Collaborative
  National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
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