November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Come see our display and checkout some books!

November is National Diabetes Awareness MonthDiabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Diabetes can lead to serious complications and premature death, but people with diabetes can take steps to control the disease and lower the risk of complications.
 
Did you know?
  • Nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes
  • Nearly 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes
  • Diabetes affects men and women of all races, ethnicities and body types
  • Diabetes reportedly costs the U.S. $245 billion per year
Come see our display on the third floor and checkout some of these titles and more!

Diabetes Demystified
Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet
 
Diabetes for Dummies