Type 2 a National Security Issue
By Robin Wulffson MD for EmaxHealth.com
David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health (Philadelphia, PA) Editor-in-Chief of the journal Population and Health Management said in a press release that type 2 diabetes is a “national security issue. His statement is based on predictions that by the year 2025, diabetes will affect 53.1 million Americans unless society as a whole makes lifestyle changes. He says the disease affects every aspect of America’s well-being.
Public awareness, lifestyle changes are keys to curbing diabetes
But the good news is that with public awareness, diabetes can be prevented and treated effectively.