Type 2 Diabetes Facts & Statistics

Just incase you haven’t heard about the soaring rates of type 2 diabetes in this country – here are some stats.

The stats below show most cases of Type 2 Diabetes are preventable with healthy lifestyle habits. But it is important to know your “risk factor”. Many factors may be beyond our control such as age, gender, and genetics – they all contribute to an individual’s risk of developing the disease.

Diabetes and brain disease are the country’s costliest and most damaging diseases, yet they are largely preventable and are uniquely tied together says renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD in his book “Grain Brain”

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