An estimated 7.8% of the United States population has some form of diabetes
Diabetes is a condition when the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar and starches into energy. An estimated 7.8% of the United States population has some form of diabetes.
When not properly managed, diabetes can lead to many serious effects, including but not limited to:
Almost all effects can be prevented with proper management.
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There are multiple risk factors for diabetes, including:
The best way to manage diabetes is to work directly with a registered nurse to develop a plan.