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National Diabetes Heart Connection Day

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Website: www.diabetesheartconnection.org 

DID YOU KNOW?

People with type 2 diabetes have more than two times the risk for developing heart disease.

Two out of three deaths in people with type 2 diabetes are attributed to cardiovascular disease.

Approximately 30 million Americans have diabetes, 8 million are not yet diagnosed, and 86 million with signs of prediabetes.

THE U.S. SENATE HAS NOW UNANIMOUSLY PASSED A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING NOVEMBER 9TH AS: 

"NATIONAL DIABETES HEART HEALTH AWARENESS DAY,"

COINCIDING WITH AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH. 

Read the official resolution HERE.

Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease 
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Contact: Jennifer Burke