The number of Americans with diabetes has tripled over the last 30 years – and experts see no end to the trend. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that the number of people with diabetes will continue to rise, until 1 in 3 people could have the disease by 2050. Getting more physical activity and sleep, eating a healthier diet, and managing stress are all lifestyle changes that can cut the risk for diabetes – and obesity.
Type 2 Diabetes is a growing health problem in the United States and around the world. Millions of adults currently from both diagnosed and unrecognized insulin resistance and the side effects of Type 2 diabetes. This infographic from Healthline teaches about the increasing impact Type 2 Diabetes has on everything from pregnancy to national healthcare expenditures.
This Infographic provides a visualization of people in the diabetes community showing support of diabetes awareness events and initiatives, during diabetes awareness month and World Diabetes Day in 2011.