Providing Education and Awareness
to Reduce the Prevalence of Diabetes

The Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative is a regional collaboration serving northern Michigan that is dedicated to the prevention, early detection, and management of diabetes.

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Know Your Facts


More than 30.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, which is 9.4% of the U.S. population


Of those 30.3 million, 23.3 million have been diagnosed with diabetes while another 7.2 million remain undiagnosed


84 million adults - more than 1 in 3 - have pre-diabetes


Without weight loss and moderate physical activity, 15% to 30% of people will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Statistical Report, 2017. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017.

Living with Type 1 Diabetes

People with diabetes can face unique challenges. In this MedWatch report from 9&10 News, dietitians offer tips to help you avoid the blood sugar "roller coaster" during the holidays.

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