DIABETES EDUCATION & AWARENESS
Central Florida Health News|November 2020
JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, we’re here with the Diabetes and Nutrition edition of Central Florida Health News.
James J. Booker

According to the 2020 National Diabetes Statistic Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there has been a downward trend in new cases of diabetes, with one exception—diagnosis in people younger than 20. There are 34.2 million people living with diabetes in the United States, meaning just more than 1 in every 10 people have the disease. In addition, 38 million Americans, or roughly 1 in 3, have prediabetes. That’s a dangerous number that underscores the importance of raising awareness.

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