Today is World Diabetes Day! Several of you may be wondering why that's important to an arthritis program; it's important because it's a day to bring awareness regarding the chronic health condition of diabetes, but also because 55% of adults in Missouri with diabetes also have arthritis (BRFSS, 2009). Diabetes kills 1 person every 8 seconds, 4 million people a year (World Diabetes Day). Help raise awareness in your community by starting the conversation. Learn more about World Diabetes Day here.
Act on Diabetes. Now.