ST. LOUIS - Mercy Clinic in Missouri's east region is participating in Together 2 Goal (T2G), a national campaign to improve care for one million people with type 2 diabetes. The T2G National Day of Action is Nov. 3 with a goal to empower patients to better manage diabetes. If you haven’t been screened, take time to get screened. If you’re pre-diabetic or diabetic, take steps to better manage your health.
November is also National Diabetes month so you have all month to start taking steps to better health.
Did you know:
Approximately 28 million people in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes.
86 million more people have pre-diabetes.
At least one out of three people will develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime.
People with diabetes are at much higher risk of serious health complications, including blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, and loss of toes, feet or legs.
Together 2 Goal is an American Medical Group Association Foundation National Diabetes Campaign.