Diabetes is a complex disease with multi-faceted causes and no known cure. It is defined by abnormal levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood, which can lead to serious complications such as heart attack, stroke, kidney failure and even amputations, typically of the foot or leg. If you don’t have it, there is a very good chance someone in your family or circle of friends does. Currently, more than 29 million Americans, or almost one in 10, are living with diabetes, according to data from a 2014 report from the American Diabetes Association. It’s important that Americans educate themselves about the three different types of this disease to recognize if they are at risk.
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