Prediabetes & diabetes
Thirsty? Dry mouth? Fatigued? Overweight? Or unexplained weight loss? Your body may be warning you about diabetes. More than 29 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the population, had diabetes in 2012; however, the CDC estimates that more than 25 percent of people with diabetes don’t even know it.
As a former collegiate athlete, Henri Cancio-Fitzgerald knows the importance of staying healthy. As work and family life got busier, his health became less of a priority. Learn about the surprising news Henri received at a recent Remarkable You screening, and why he says the screening saved his life.
In 2012, 86 million Americans over age 20 had prediabetes according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you’re among that number, there are steps you can take to manage your condition and avoid developing type 2 diabetes.
There are two types of diabetes, but many people don’t know the difference or important about prevention, early detection and diabetes management. Take this multiple-choice quiz, based on information from the American Diabetes Association, to test your diabetes knowledge.
There is a wide range of health complications that comes with diabetes. According to medical experts, with the right treatment and lifestyle changes, many people are able too offset or delay some of the most severe complications.
If you or a family member is faced with diabetes, you don’t have to sacrifice fun and flavor when it comes to preparing meals. Check out these recipes from the American Diabetes Association and feel confident about preparing meals the whole family can enjoy.