A Concerted Effort to Reduce Diabetes in the LowcountryJan 19, 2021
As we have documented previously, diabetes is a rampant and preventable scourge in South Carolina, affecting the daily lives of half a million adults and dramatically increasing their mortality risk. Recent research suggests that type II diabetes – i.e., diabetes with adult onset – is significantly less associated with genetics than with lifestyle.
Adding to Successful Efforts to Reduce Diabetes in the LowcountryJan 7, 2021
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in South Carolina, a top 10 state for the disease with more than half a million adult sufferers. Diabetes increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, nerve damage, and even death. And it is largely preventable.