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Diabetes Program

Diabetes Program Contact

Choose to live… it begins with You!


THE FACTS: 

Diabetes is COMMON and INCREASING

In Jackson County, a little over 1 in 10 adults have been diagnosed with diabetes.
 
It is estimated that an additional 35% of adults ages 20 and older have pre-diabetes and are more than likely to eventually develop type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes is SERIOUS

Diabetes is the leading cause of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, limb amputation, and new-onset blindness.
 
Diabetes was the 7th leading cause of death in Jackson County in 2011.