November Is American Diabetes Month

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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."

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-- 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.

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