Increasing Co-occurrence of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Demands Greater Awareness to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

November 9, 2017
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Fight4Health--The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today hosted an important health observance briefing to raise awareness of the co-occurrence of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), “National Diabetes Heart Connection Day.” Diabetes affects 29.1 million people in the U.S., including 8.1 million people who are undiagnosed.1 Another 86 million more -- one in three adults -- have prediabetes and 15-30 percent will develop diabetes within five years without

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