President Barack Obama Acknowledges National Diabetes Month
Diabetes affects an estimated 23.6 million children and adults in the United States alone. By the year 2050, an estimated one-third of the American population will suffer from either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
A Quote from the President
"In recognition of National Diabetes Month, I commend those bravely fighting this disease; the families and friends who support them; and the health care providers, researchers, and advocates working to reduce this disease's impact on our Nation. Together, we can take the small steps that lead to big rewards -- a healthier future for our citizens and our Nation." - Barack Obama
I decided to share the President’s quote with you as I found it to be heart felt and realized that just because the President is usually dealing with the larger issues that our country faces it is nice to know that he still has time to be concerned with a serious health issue that effects so many of the American people.