WHITEPAPER: Call to Action for a Coordinated Approach to Diabetes Prevention
October 26, 2015 / in Whitepapers / by admin
The National Diabetes Prevention Program: An Evidence-Based Program for Employers, Providers, Health Plans and Community Groups to Bend the Trend
Currently, there are 26 million adults in the U.S. with diabetes and 79 million who have prediabetes.1 Prediabetes means elevated blood glucose levels that are not yet in the diagnostic range for diabetes, but the risk for developing type 2 diabetes is four to 12 times higher than in people with normal glucose levels. Every year five to 10 percent of people with prediabetes convert to diabetes.
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