Diabetic Eye Care Articles

Sedentary lifestyle - A lifestyle that is predominantly inactive. Those who sit for 5 or more hours a day.

An estimated 23.6 million people were affected by diabetes in the United States in 2006 alone, according to National Institute of Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association. In 2007, diabetes was the fifth leading cause of death from disease. Since diabetes is preventable and controllable, people at risk for diabetes can make certain changes to their diet and lifestyle to stay healthy.