Impact of Diabetes:
Did you know diabetes affectes almost 21 million people in the U.S.?
1/3 (more than 6 million) are undiagnosed.
Costs more than $132 billion/year in health care expenditures.
It is one of the 6 leading causes of death in the U.S.
It is the number 1 cause of acquired blindness.
It is the number 1 cause of kidney failure.
It is the number 1 cause of non-traumatic amputation.
It is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease, which is the #1 cause of death.