Diabetes Facts

Almost one third of people with diabetes aren’t even aware they have it.

Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both.

There are three main types of Diabetes: Type1, Type2 and Type 3.

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How prevalent is Diabetes?

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., though it is likely to be underreported as a cause of death. Overall, the risk for death among people with diabetes is about twice that of people of similar age but without diabetes. Read More …


Is Diabetes treatable?

People with diabetes, their support network, and their health care providers can lower the occurrence of diabetes complications by controlling the levels of blood glucose, blood pressure, and blood lipids, and by receiving other preventive care practices in a timely manner. Diet, insulin, and oral medication to lower blood glucose levels are the foundation of diabetes treatment and management. Patient education and self-care practices are also important aspects of disease management that help people with diabetes lead normal lives. Read More …



Many health insurance plans and Medicare cover much of the cost of diabetes testing supplies, including blood glucose monitors and test strips.

Private Insurance Coverage

Products covered by Medicare

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Patient Links to Helpful Websites

Resources to help you learn more about properly managing diabetes.

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