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Fast facts about diabetes

Written by Healthy Living

The American Diabetes Association says one in 11 Americans has diabetes.

  • The percentage of older Americans (65+) is 25.2 percent or 12 million seniors.
  • 1.5 million cases are diagnosed every year.
  • Diabetes is the seventh-leading cause of death in America.
  • Nearly 193,000 young people under age 20 have been diagnosed with diabetes.

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