Tuesday is American Diabetes Alert Day a time when you can take a simple test to see if you're ask risk for diabetes. Lori Gibbons is the Diabetes Program Coordinator at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in Yakima who says if you're at risk it's time for a change.
Gibbons says while 30 million people have diabetes in America 86 million are pre-diabetic and 9 out of 10 who have the disease don't even know it. Gibbons says take the test at memorialhospital.org/diabetes to see if you're at risk. And if you are Gibbons says it's time to take action Today to save your life. Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital offers an extensive program to help you get a hold of your life and prevent diabetes. Learn more at memorialhospital.org.