Chances are you or someone you know has Diabetes. That’s because 25 million people are now living with the condition. Most of them have Type 2 Diabetes.
The good news is many times the disease can be prevented and controlled.
In the November Health Check report, WOWT Six News’s Serese Cole takes us to the Fremont Area Medical Center where Dr. J. Michael Adams says our growing obesity rate and high-calorie diet is what’s behind the growing number of Type 2 Diabetes cases. Dr. Adams tells us know who is most at risk, what signs to watch out for and what we can all do to reduce our chances of getting the disease.
We’ll also hear from Gary Fouraker who has lived with the condition for more than 20 years. Find out what he believes was behind his diagnosis and what he’s now doing to keep his condition in check.
It’s a story that may have you thinking twice about your diet and exercise routine. It’s Wednesday, November 6 on the WOWT-Six News at 5:00 p.m.