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This National Diabetes Month, Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) is highlighting its strategic partnership with the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance (DAA) to achieve the HP2020 Diabetes objectives over the decade. The objectives relate to preventing diabetes among those at risk and improving glycemic control among people with diabetes. Currently, 30.3 million people in the United States have diabetes — this includes both diagnosed and undiagnosed cases.…

The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines was just released. The second edition is based on the latest scientific evidence that shows that physical activity conveys even more health benefits than previously known. To accompany the updated Guidelines, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion created the Move Your Way campaign. Download your copy of the Guidelines and find resources for health professionals and consumers today.

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it’s not controlled.

One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.…