People with type 2 diabetes have more than two times the risk for developing heart disease.

Two out of three deaths in people with type 2 diabetes are attributed to cardiovascular disease.

Approximately 30 million Americans have diabetes, 8 million are not yet diagnosed, and 86 million with signs of prediabetes.

 

The U.S. Senate has now unanimously passed a resolution designating November 9th as: 

"National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day,"

coinciding with American Diabetes Month. 

Read the official resolution HERE.

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