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when it comes to being healthy, celebrating our wins and staying on track.

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Diabetes Action Council of South Carolina

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It’s our chance to show the world what life with diabetes is really like and provide ways to manage it.
Every year, our community comes together to ring the alarm on the diabetes epidemic. For the millions of us who are at risk for it, it’s a time to get educated, find resources and make sure all those around us are aware of their risk, too. And for the millions of us living with diabetes, it’s a chance to tell our stories and awaken the world. Until we find a cure, we will find each other and lift each other up. Will you join us?
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Do You Have Prediabetes?

A person can have prediabetes for years but have no clear symptoms, so it often goes undetected until serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes show up.

Find a National Diabetes Prevention Program

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You’re not alone

More than 1 in 3 adults in the
United States are estimated to have prediabetes

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/prediabetes.html

In 2019, South Carolina had the 6th highest percent of adult population with diabetes in the United States

Source: SC DHEC BRFSS, 2019

More than 540,000 adults in South Carolina are estimated to have been diagnosed with diabetes

Source: SC DHEC BRFSS, 2019

In 2019, the total amount of hospital charges related to diabetes diagnosis were $610 million in South Carolina

Source: SC RFA, 2019