DEAR ABBY: I married my husband 40 years ago. A few years later, he was diagnosed with diabetes. He refused to take care of himself and ended up with double leg amputations 13 years ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why.
May 26 marks the beginning of the 62nd year of the Louisiana Lions Camp, 55 of those years in Leesville. There is no cost to the parents for the campers' stay.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Type 2 diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in America.
Diabetes affects as many as one in four older adults with Medicare. It costs hundreds of billions of dollars to treat and results in the loss of tens of thousands of lives every year.