- Nearly 27% of American adults age 65 or older have diabetes (overwhelmingly type 2)
- Half of Americans 65 and older have prediabetes
- 11% of U.S. adults (nearly 26 million) have diabetes (overwhelmingly type 2)
- 35% of adults (79 million) have prediabetes, and most of those affected don’t know it
dLife maintains a list of famous, prominent, or noteworthy folks who have or had diabetes. I mention it here in case you have diabetes and sometimes feel like it’s got you by the throat and is ruining your life. Be inspired.
PS: Who has a list of infamous diabetics?
PPS: Many cases of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes can be prevented (https://advancedmediterranean.com/2012/02/29/type-2-diabetes-can-be-prevented/)