November is American diabetes month, a time to raise awareness of the disease and communicate the importance of prevention and control.
Nearly 26 million children and adults in the united states are diabetics.
The theme of the American Diabetes Association’s national campaign, “Protect our future,” relates to the goal to engage, empower and educate youth to recognize the importance of early awareness of the risks and dangers of diabetes.
Signs and Symptoms
· Excess thirst
· Excess urination
· Unintentional weight loss
Healthy Lifestyle Tips
· Cut sugary beverages like juice and sports drinks
· Don't skip breakfast
· Limit screen time to less than two hours a day