23.6 million American adults and children have diabetes – 8% of our population! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, newly diagnosed cases of diabetes rose from 4.8 per 1,000 from 1995-1997 to 9.1 per 1,000 from 2005-2007. Why is this? Obesity, lack of physical activity and poor eating habits are the top reasons. What can we do? Increase our knowledge and take charge!
Diabetes may be preventable and certainly it is controllable. This website is designed for you, the person with diabetes, who is eager and ready to understand their disease and how it affects their body’s unique chemistry and learn all the ways of how to "Do-It-Yourself" or manage their disease.
This practical information is written in user-friendly language to support you in this endeavor. My "article of the month" will give you the latest diabetes news, tips and any information to assist you in gaining that control you need to keep healthy and feel good.