A Day in the Life of Diabetes: Type II
An estimated 13-percent of Alaskans are living with diabetes and of that number, Nearly 52-thousand are diagnosed with type 2.
That number is growing the Center for Disease Control estimates that by the year 2050 nearly 1 in 3 Americans could have the disease.
Melonee Long was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Finding out meant she was in for some lifestyle changes.
Learn more about diabetes and how to be in control. Visit diabetes.org your local American Diabetes Association
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