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Diabetes Management and Prediabetes Prevention

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. About 1 in 10 people have diabetes in the U.S. 1 in 5 don’t know they have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type. Diabetes can be managed. People who do not have diabetes can take steps to prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes. Iowa is part of a national effort for health promotion and chronic disease prevention and management.