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Diabetes - Do You Know the U.S. Numbers?

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Diabetes: Do You Know the U.S. Numbers? Diabetes affects millions of people in the U.S. and not only does it alter an individual’s health, but it touches the lives of friends and families, and also creates financial pressure on many households. Having diabetes means having multiple challenges when it comes to living with the disease and one key challenge is this: if you have diabetes, you have a higher chance—sometimes twice as high—of having cardiovascular disease, stroke and even depression.

Diabetes: Do You Know the U.S. Numbers?

Diabetes affects millions of people in the U.S. and not only does it alter an individual’s health, but it touches the lives of friends and families, and also creates financial pressure on many households. Having diabetes means having multiple challenges when it comes to living with the disease and one key challenge is this: if you have diabetes, you have a higher chance—sometimes twice as high—of having cardiovascular disease, stroke and even depression.

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