The U.S. has seen a sharp rise in the rates of diabetes over the past two decades, with 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population affected, according to the latest statistics from the American Diabetes Association.  Diabetes occurs when a person has high blood glucose or blood sugar, either because insulin production is inadequate, or […]

Nearly 30 million Americans had diabetes as of 2012, according to a new federal government study. That’s over 9% of the population, or 1 in 10 people. The number rose from 26 million in 2010 to 29 million. Also, one in every four people with diabetes don’t know they have it, according to the report […]