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Did You Know?

  • Every 17 seconds, someone in the US is diagnosed with diabetes.
    – via Congressional Diabetes Caucus
  • The International Diabetes Federation has written a charter of rights for people with diabetes and you can download it at idf.org.
    – via International Diabetes Federation
  • Scientists have identified nearly 50 genes or gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes.
    – via National Institutes of Health
  • Each state has specific laws about issuing a drivers license to a person with diabetes. Do you know what your state requires?
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • Winter Olympian Kris Freeman, a cross country skiier, is believed to be the first athlete with type 1 diabetes to compete at a world-class level in an endurance sport.
    – via American Diabetes Association