American Diabetes Month -- November 2009

November 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/20/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 45, p1259
The article reports that November 2009 is American Diabetes Month in the U.S. Almost 24 million individuals in the country had diabetes as of 2007. Obese people are at high risk of contracting type 2 diabetes but this can be prevented by weight loss and physical activity. Timely preventive care can help people with diabetes delay or avoid complications.


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