1 IN 9 ADULTS HAS DIABETES.
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs as a result of high blood glucose levels. Over time, diabetes can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves.
1 in out of 3 adults have prediabetes and 90% don’t know they have it. Adults with diabetes have a two- to three-fold increased risk of heart attacks and strokes 1.
1. Diabetes mellitus, fasting blood glucose concentration, and risk of vascular disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 102 prospective studies. Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration