Infographic: Diabetes in the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published an important infographic on the prevalence — and costs — of diabetes in the U.S. Among the highlights:

1 out of every 4 people who has diabetes doesn’t know he/she has the disease.

$245 billion: Total medical costs and lost work and wages for people with diagnosed diabetes.

You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes: Lose weight; eat healthy; be more active.

You can manage diabetes: Work with a health professional; eat healthy; stay active.

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