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American Diabetes Alert Day - Priority Health Care | For All Your Health Care Needs

American Diabetes Alert Day

Mar 22 - 23, 2021

March 22nd is American Diabetes Alert Day

According to the CDC, 84 million people 18 or older have pre-diabetes and 90-95% of diagnosed cases are Type 2 Diabetes.  Louisiana ranks 45th in the percentage of adults with diabetes and 50th in the number of obese adults (La. Dept. of Health 2016 Report Card). Obesity is a significant contributor to Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes can be a debilitating it’s preventable!

With a healthy diet, exercise, and a healthy weight you can prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes. Take the risk test now. If you already have a diagnosis of Type 2 you can still ward off complications by joining a lifestyle change program or visiting your PHC primary care doctor to help management of your diabetes. Call for a free glucose screening today at 504.309.3262 (Marrero) or 504.509.4800 (Gretna).

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