1. “Total: 25.8 million people, or 8.3% of the U.S. population, have diabetes. Diagnosed: 18.8 million people
Undiagnosed: 7.0 million people” (CDC 2010)
2. “Among adults with diagnosed diabetes (type 1 or type 2), 12% take insulin only, 14% take both insulin and oral medication, 58% take oral medication only, and 16% do not take either insulin or oral medication.” (CDC 2007-2009) 3. “Age 20 years or older: 25.6 million, or 11.3% of all people in this age group, have diabetes. Age 65 years or older: 10.9 million, or 26.9% of all people in this age group, have diabetes. Men: 13.0 million, or 11.8% of all men aged 20 years or older, have diabetes. Women: 12.6 million, or 10.8% of all women aged 20 years or older, have diabetes. Non-Hispanic whites: 15.7 million, or 10.2% of all non-Hispanic whites aged 20 years or older, have diabetes. Non-Hispanic blacks: 4.9 million, or 18.7% of all non-Hispanic blacks aged 20 years or older, have diabetes.”
A.Type 1 diabetes also called “juvenile diabetes”.
1.The body needs a hormone called insulin, insulin is used to help convert sugar into energy. 2.Type 1 Occurs in children and young adults.
B.Type 2 diabetes
1.More commonly called Adult onset diabetes.
2.The body does not make enough insulin or the cells ignore insulin. 3.Type 2 is the most common form of diabetes.
C.“Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.” D.Diabetes is a serious and deadly health condition that can cause many health complications such as:...