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National Diabetes Month
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National Diabetes Month

Making sure that diabetes is under control is crucial to someone being able to live a healthy life. Here are some resources to help with managing this disease: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/managing-diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month. The focus of the 2022 awareness month is on managing your diabetes by building your health care team. While almost 37 million people in the United States have some form of diabetes, 1 in 4 people don’t even realize they are walking around with it. This month boosts awareness surrounding the risk factors, symptoms, and the different types of diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease that happens when someone’s blood glucose (blood sugar) is too high. Diabetes can cause damage to the nerves, kidneys, heart, eyes, and is linked to certain types of cancer. Taking out the time to work with a group of health care professionals who provide personal care specific to your needs can help drastically improve your health.

There are numerous things you can do to help build your health care team and manage your diabetes. Some things include: