Diabetes Awareness Resource Center

Nurse uses glaucometer to check a type 2 diabetes patient's blood sugar level

Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

  The National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020 reported several jarring statistics: 34.2 million Americans have diabetes; this equates to approximately 1 in 10 people. 88 million American adults have prediabetes; this equates to approximately 1 in 3 people. 37% of those newly diagnosed had…

Pediatric Diabetes

Nursing Insights: Defeating Pediatric Diabetes

Diabetes diagnoses are increasing among U.S. children.  The American Diabetes Association estimates that around 210,000 Americans under age 20 have been diagnosed with diabetes; a number that represents 0.25% of that population.  While factors such as genetics, family history, physical inactivity and belly fat…

Diabetes Update

Regardless of Type, Diabetes is Typically More Severe for Women New data and longstanding research alike reveal that the consequences associated with diabetes are more detrimental for women than for men — and the evidence goes beyond gestational diabetes. According to officials at the…