November is American Diabetes Month. Did you know that diabetes is the 5th leading cause of death for Asian Americans? Furthermore, Asian Americans have a higher risk of developing diabetes compared to non-Hispanic whites. Diabetes is a serious illness that affects our communities. It is important to help raise awareness and educate our family and friends. You can learn more about diabetes by clicking here.
You can check out diabetes resources on Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Service's calendar of events.
Holy Cross Hospital also offers a free diabetes prevention class to individuals diagnosed with pre-diabetes. For more information, click here.