Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion. National Diabetes Fact Sheet: National estimates and general information on diabetes and prediabetes in the United States, 2011. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/pdf/ndfs_2011.pdf
In 2007, approximately 1.6 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in Americans aged 20 years or older.
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Approximately 60% to 70% of diabetics have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage causing impaired sensation or pain in the extremities, slowed digestion, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other… [ Get More Details ]