World Diabetes Day Raises Awareness, Education

Posted on November 15th, 2011 by

Diabetes is a disease being diagnosed at rapidly increasing rates. The International Diabetes Federation estimates 336 million people worldwide have the disease, and that number is expected to jump in the next 20 years…The report was released Monday in honor of World Diabetes Day, a day where 160 different countries try to raise awareness and education about the disease. “It's on the rise and it continues to go up,” said Gala Kubat, certified diabetes educator at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.

KIMT, Shane Delaney, 11/15/11

Tags: Endocrinology / Diabetes, Mayo Clinic Health System

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