As of 2011, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. About 7 million people are undiagnosed and almost 2 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older in 2010.


For more information on diabetes rates visit: http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/diabetes-statistics/ or  http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/factsheet11.htm?loc=diabetes-statistics   (American Diabetes Association, 2012)

The Philadelphia Ujima Diabetes Health Promotion Sessions Provide:

  • Overview of diabetes causes, types and symptoms
  • Guidelines for preventing and managing the disease with nutrition and lifestyle adjustments
  • Innovative and interactive games to learn about the risk factors, signs, symptoms and complications of diabetes
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