A new report by government scientists has said that diabetics are living longer and longer nowadays.
That's great news!
The biggest decline was seen in a study of diabetics dying from heart disease and strokes: the number of deaths dropped 40% between 1997 and 2006.
And diabetic deaths in general declined 23% as well!
The study's authors claim it has to do with less smoking, more exercising and better medicine.
This clearly is just a trend with how as time goes on, medicine keeps advancing.
The declines were seen in both men and women too!
The CDC has estimated that 25.8 million American's have diabetes.
Diabetes costs America an estimated $174 billion a year! That shiz cray!
Want to do your part?
Quit soda, eat healthy, exercise regularly and your risk of diabetes will drop significantly.
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