Thursday, November 15, 2012

On World Diabetes Day, The Paradox Of Diabetes Research

People with diabetes struggle to achieve important health goals. 

It’s estimated that more than 85% of Americans with diabetes are not able to maintain simultaneous control of their blood glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure – essential for reducing the risk of serious complications.

The disease of diabetes is chronic, it’s progressive, and – most important – it’s an incredibly personal disease. 

A treatment that works for a child with type 1 diabetes will likely not be right for a 23-year-old athlete with the same disease - or a middle-aged, overweight person with type 2 diabetes - or a senior citizen with multiple health problems that happen to include diabetes.

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