Trucker guide to avoid and manage diabetes

Did you know that more than 9 percent of the population (30 million Americans) have diabetes? Approximately one quarter is 65 years of age or older. The American Diabetes Association estimates the disease accounts for $237 billion for direct medical costs and $90 billion in reduced productivity. That means diabetes is extremely costly – financially and physically. Both of which can put a real drain on your quality of life.

The good news is that there are things you can do to minimize the likelihood of becoming diabetic as well as several practical things you can do to manage it, if you have diabetes.

diabetes chart

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Beating Diabetes Infographic

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