Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes and an estimated 79 million adults have prediabetes. The new estimates show how important it is to make healthy lifestyle choices to prevent type 2 diabetes. Garden City Hospital is working to help our community prevent, detect and manage diabetes.
Having diabetes shouldn't stop you from enjoying holiday celebrations.
Diabetes affects 8.3% of all Americans and 11.3% of adults age 20 and older. Some 27% of people with diabetes – 7 million Americans – do not know they have the disease.
If you have diabetes, it's important to take care of your feet and the rest of your body. Checking your feet daily can prevent serious problems.
If you have diabetes, make plans to manage your disease while traveling so you can stay healthy and enjoy your trip.