National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month


The Andrew County Health Department would like to remind you Diabetes can strike anyone, from any walk of life.

And it does - in numbers that are dramatically increasing.

In the last decade, the cases of people living with diabetes jumped almost 50 percent - to more than 29 million Americans. If you are diabetic make sure you are following the proper diet, getting regular checkups, and testing your blood sugar as often as your healthcare provider says.

This project is/was funded in part by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Maternal and Child Health Services Contract #DH150006012 and is/was supported by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant #B04MC28109, Maternal and Child Health Services for $9,095,311, of which $0 is from non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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