November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is a deadly disease that has killed millions of people. As time goes by, there are so many people who are still diagnosed by this disease. There are many medical institutions that are still improving and finding a cure in order to stop this deadly disease. Entrepreneurs can help those people who are in burden with diabetes through making fund raisers and campaigns. This will be a great help in order for the people to be aware about diabetes and its complications.
There are so many entrepreneurs that are campaigning for diabetes awareness in order for the people to know the causes and effects of diabetes to the lives of the people. Diabetes is not just deadly but it can also cause heart diseases, blindness, chronic pain, foot ulcers, kidney failure and even depression. There numerous studies that explain that those who are obese are more prone to diabetes, but it can also be a result of hereditary.
Entrepreneurs can make a difference in conveying messages to their customers about the awareness about the effects that diabetes can have on people. Small business can make a difference. Through donations and campaigns, people will be properly informed about the disease and how to prevent it. Entrepreneurs can play a vital factor to the diabetes awareness because of the relationship between their clients and customers.
Here are some additional statistics from the American Diabetes Association:
- Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes.
- Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
- The American Diabetes Association estimates that the total national cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States is $174 billion.