Dr. Tarr quick facts
By contactus
January 10, 2011
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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.

 

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