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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

 

November 8, 2017



During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the YMCA of Snohomish County is encouraging residents of Snohomish County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease.

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more than one in three Americans (86 million people) have prediabetes, up from 79 million in 2010. Prediabetes is a condition in which a person’s blood glucose is elevated, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. Only 10 percent of those with p...



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