2016 World Health Day: Spotlight on Diabetes

Preventative health tactics can stop severe and irreversible issues from occurring later in life.

Understanding diabetes and combatting the disease supports a long and healthy life. There are specific approaches that you can take, all which allow you to remain healthy and to reverse the issue. Diabetes testing can help you stay a step ahead when it comes to your health.

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Signs You May Have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes

With a diabetes diagnosis affecting nearly 10% of the U.S. population, it’s clear that the disease is an epidemic. When it’s diagnosed and treated, diabetes is manageable. The people who have these issues can lead full, active lives, but not being diagnosed can be deadly.

While an estimated 8% of the population have been diagnosed, there are millions more who are suffering the symptoms without being aware of their diagnosis. Millions more exhibit the signs of pre-diabetes, a condition that signals onset of the disease. When detected early, many people with pre-diabetes succeed at not developing this difficult illness.

To help people identify their pre-diabetes before it progresses, we are highlighting some symptoms of diabetes and pre-diabetes.

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