From The American Presidency Project: Proclamation 10299—National Diabetes Month, 2021
“Over the last 20 years, our Nation has seen a significant rise in the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes—a chronic condition that can lead to heart disease, kidney disease, vision loss, and other serious health problems. Today, more than 34 million American adults are living with diabetes, and an estimated 88 million more may be at risk of developing the disease. During National Diabetes Month, we draw awareness to all forms of this dangerous condition—including Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes and prediabetes—and recommit ourselves to finding a cure.”
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Diabetes Month 2022:
“November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This year’s focus is on managing diabetes by building your health care team.
“Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. It affects about 37 million Americans, including adults and youth. Diabetes can damage the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart, and is linked to some types of cancer.
“Working with health care professionals who can offer you the personal care you need may help improve your health. And while it takes a team to manage diabetes, remember that you are the most important participant in your diabetes are.
“Here are some tips to help you manage diabetes and build your health care team…”
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