Diabetes
Diabetes Quiz
More than 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and more than 5 million more have diabetes but don't realize it, according to the CDC. Yet diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
Facts About Diabetes
Diabetes affects the way the body metabolizes, or uses, digested food to make glucose, the main source of fuel for the body.
Diabetes Statistics
Looking for vital diabetes facts and figures? Here are statistics for both patients and consumers.
Anatomy of the Endocrine System
The endocrine system includes not only the pancreas—the organ involved in the development of diabetes—but also the pituitary, thyroid, and other glands.
Diagnosing Diabetes
If you're older than 45, you should be tested for diabetes. If you are younger, you should be tested if you are at high risk.

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