November is National Diabetes Month

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Nestled strategically between the guilt of eating too much Halloween candy and the letting out your pants out in preparation for Thanksgiving gluttony, November is National Diabetes Month. Here at Heal, we don’t think it’s a coincidence.

One of our favorite doctors, Matt Walvick, DO, shares with us important facts about diabetes and how Heal can help.

The more common type of diabetes is type 2. Type 2 diabetes is a condition that prevents insulin from helping sugar into your cells.

A major medical journal published a study this past September, citing that nearly half of adults living in the U.S. have diabetes or pre-diabetes. This trend was noted over the past few decades across all age groups, regardless of sex, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status.Hence, diabetes and pre-diabetes states have reached epidemic proportions nationally.