Tuesday, March 27th is American Diabetes Association Alert Day and the public is urged to take the all-new Diabetes Risk Test and to share it with everyone they care about to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Visit the American Diabetes Association Facebook Page, www.stopdiabetes.com or call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) for a free Diabetes Risk Test.
Diabetes is a devastating reality in the African American community. Approximately 18.7 percent of African Americans have diabetes and about 35 percent have prediabetes. These statistics can change.