Infographic: The Impact of Diabetes

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), nearly 12 percent of the Hispanic population has diabetes and even more importantly, are at a 66 percent increased risk of developing the disease when compared to other ethnicities. In addition, a new APMA survey found that 90 percent of U.S. Hispanics with diabetes or at risk for diabetes have not visited a podiatrist.

Diabetes complications in the feet can be very dangerous. Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower-limb amputation. These complications and amputations can be prevented with proper foot care. Learn more in this infographic.

Diabetes by the Numbers

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