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Diabetes

Learn to thrive with diabetes

Through advanced treatment, education programs and intervention, our comprehensive services can help you live with diabetes in a way that fits your lifestyle.

How serious is diabetes?

  • Approximately 29 million people in the US have diabetes, but only 19 million have been diagnosed
  • At least 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, which raises a person's risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke
  • New diabetes cases have nearly doubled in the U.S. in the last 10 years
  • South Carolina has more diabetes cases than most states in the U.S.

What are some common risk factors for diabetes?

  • Being age 45 or older
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Being physically inactive
  • Having a parent or sibling with diabetes