FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT DIABETES

The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 80% of the diabetes cases in the world are preventable through healthy diet and exercise.

30% of Americans with diabetes over 40 have lost at least partial feeling in their feet.

21 million adults and children in the US suffer with diabetes.

It is suspected that 6.2 million Americans have diabetes and are unaware they have the condition.

4% of pregnant women in the US develop gestational diabetes.
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Type 2 diabetics are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke than non diabetics. This puts them in the same risk factor as the population who has already experienced a heart attack.

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