RUNNING for the 30 Million Diabetics in the US 425 million in the World
RUN TO END DIABETES on World Diabetes Day Nov. 14th, 2020. Join the movement that is virtually running, walking, biking, skating, swimming in regions & communities around the world
to end diabetes.
MISSION TO END DIABETES January 2021 60 days 60 miles Mission from Newport Beach to the top of Saddleback Mountain!
When we know better we do better. Connecting people to resources to test, measure & change to be better. Resources, Education & Trainings that empower, inspire & put the power for change in your control.
Let's Do This!
A community of farmers, chefs, competive foodies & home cooks adopting to LIVE & LEARN to Eat Well to Be Well.
"You are what you eat, so don't be FAST, CHEAP, EASY or FAKE!" ~ Susan .
Diabetes ll occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. High blood gulcose can cause health problems over time. The types of diabetes are type `, type 2 & gestational.
34.2 million people have diabetes (10.5 % of the U.S. population). An estimated 23.1 million people have been Diagnosed (7.2% of the U.S. population) and those undiagnosed is 23.8% of 34.2 million.
The total estimated cost of diagnosed diabetes in 2017 was $327 billion, including $237 billion in direct medical costs and $90 billion in reduced productivity in the workplace.
The cost of LIFE to diabetes:
Underlying cause - 83,564
Contributed to cause of death was 270,702 in 2017.
Prediabetes is a condition in which blood glucose or A1C levels - which reflect average blood glucose levels - are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. People with prediabetes are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease which can lead to heart attack or stroke.
* an estimated 84.1 million adults age 18 years or older (33.9% of U.S. adults) have prediabetes
* 23.1 million adults (48.3%) age 65 or older have prediabetes
* More men (36.6%) than woman (29.3%) have prediabetes
* The prevalance of prediabetes is similar among men & women across racial & ethnic groups.
END DAMN DIABETES ll.
Over forty years, year after year Diabetes has escalated 308%. Diabetes is an epidemic. We ignite change with the CALL TO ACTION Campaign,
prevention & prediabetic Testing, community engagement, LIVE & LEARNS, Runs To End Diabetes & access to education for Diabetics, their families & advocates.
When I got the call in June my brother was in the hospital's ER due to Diabetes, I was on the next LA to NY red-eye. He's now in recovery (amputation, loss of sight, diabetic complication) & optimistic. Through this we've learned about the Diabetes Epidemic & pivot our mission to END DAMN DIABETES ll.
Let's do this!
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