These alarming statistics show the harsh reality of the diabetes epidemic. Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference in preventing type 2 diabetes. Together, we can fight diabetes by spreading awareness, so that in 35 years, 1 in 3 Americans won’t have diabetes!
Low glycemic foods are very beneficial for diabetes as well as prediabetes. A test run by GI labs of Toronto Canada, the experts on the glycemic index, found that NuGo Slim has a glycemic index of only 24. This is the lowest published and tested GI score for a low sugar, high protein bar! Many low sugar bars uses maltitol syrup, which has a glycemic index of 52, about the same as table sugar. Learn more about NuGo Slim for managing blood sugar.
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At the current rate, 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes by 2050.
86 million Americans have prediabetes.
Exercise and eat healthy low glycemic foods to help prevent type 2 diabetes.
Low glycemic foods metabolize slowly, helping people with diabetes to avoid blood sugar spikes.
NuGo Slim has a 24 glycemic index, the lowest published GI of any high protein bar for diabetes.
25.9% of people over age 65 have diabetes.
5,089 youth are newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes annually.
Diabetes leads to a higher risk for heart disease and stroke.
Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure.
Every 19 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes.
Each day, 4,660 new cases of diabetes are diagnosed.
Diabetes Caution: Some low sugar foods contain maltitol syrup (glycemic index 52, about the same as table sugar).
Chicory root has virtually 0 glycemic index, making it a good choice for diabetes.
Fast Facts Data and Statistics about Diabetes 2014, American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Diabetes by the Numbers, American Diabetes Association (ADA), 2014