November Is American Diabetes Month
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and around the world. One in four Americans has diabetes or is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Every week during American Diabetes Month this November, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) will highlight these "Many Faces of Diabetes."
-- Caregivers: (November 1-3) Supporting a loved one with diabetes can present its own unique challenges.
-- Employees: (November 4-10) Promoting healthy lifestyles in the workplace can help to prevent type 2 diabetes and its complications, saving companies thousands of dollars a year.
-- Diabetes around the world: (November 11-17) Worldwide over 246 million people have diabetes.