Diabetes Cuts Years off Life Span of Americans
Study Shows Sharp Increase in Percentage of Adults With Diabetes
Many Don’t Realize They Have Diabetes continued...
The researchers say diabetes is the fourth leading cause of death among people 45 to 64, and the seventh leading cause of death for those 65 and older. Heart disease, the researchers say, is the main cause of death for older people with diabetes.
Researchers say that weight loss and exercise can be very effective in preventing diabetes in older adults who are at risk for diabetes.