3 Misconceptions About Diabetes Prevention

Lower limb amputations due to diabetes between 2009–2015 rose 50% over the previous 10 years. (Photo: Reuters via Medscape)

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing killers, as I discussed in Part 1 of this series. Thirty million adults in the U.S. suffer from it today. Another 84 million have a milder condition, prediabetes, that puts them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Over time, if current trends continue, the disease will strike 25 to 58 million new victims in the U.S. All will contend with a…

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Futurist and Innovation Advisor. I try to carry out Alan Kay’s exhortation that “the best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

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Futurist and Innovation Advisor. I try to carry out Alan Kay’s exhortation that “the best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

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