Fast Fact: Diabetes
Video Transcript

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“November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes, or high blood sugar, is common. One in 11 Americans has diabetes.

Our lab surveyed 1,700 deaf ASL users. In this group, 15% said that they were told by their doctors that they have diabetes.

Did you know that there are two types of diabetes? Type I develops when you are young, while Type II develops later in life. Symptoms can include frequent urination, constant thirst, increased hunger, increased tiredness, and blurry vision. If you suspect that you have these symptoms, discuss with your doctor."

Diabetes are more common than you would think. Watch this video to learn more about diabetes types and their symptoms!