The American Diabetes Association expressed its sincerest thanks to Attorney Steven Hart of Hart & Hart, PC for their generous contribution toward Mr. Kessler’s Father of the Year campaign. The contribution will go toward funding ADA’s research, community education and advocacy programs.
The Georgia Department of Human Resources reported that in 2009 alone, there were over 700,000 cases of diabetes mellitus diagnosed and estimated undiagnosed cases at over 300,000 in the state of Georgia.
Diabetes mellitus (MEL-ih-tus), or simply, diabetes, is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin.
There are ways to reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Change your diet, increase your level of physical activity and maintain a healthy weight. With these positive steps, you can stay healthier longer and reduce your risk of diabetes.
For more information on diabetes go to American Diabetes Association