Every 23 seconds, another American is diagnosed with diabetes. And according to the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, the average yearly health care cost for a person with diabetes is $13,700, with $7,900 due to diabetes alone. This illness, although prevalent, is not seen as serious by people as it should be. Many live with […]Read More Why Should we Worry about Diabetes?
Wellness folks love to be sweet – whether it is to the environment, each other, or ourselves. But here’s a fact we won’t sugarcoat: 86 million Americans have prediabetes according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Having prediabetes elevates us to a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes can create adverse health complications such as heart or kidney disease, strokes, blindness, and it can even […]Read More American Diabetes Alert Day