According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are currently more than 100 million adults in the United States who are either prediabetic or diabetic. This means that nearly one-third of the U.S. population struggles with high blood sugar, which is characterized by insulin resistance. Such a diagnosis can result in vision loss, nerve damage,
The rates of diabetes have risen in the past few decades. So have obesity rates. Are the two connected? Scientists think so. More than one-third of people in the United States have obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Almost a third of people living in the U.S. have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.