Diabetes: The Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Diabetes: The Facts The number of Americans with diabetes has tripled over the last 30 years – and experts see no end to the trend. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that the number of people with diabetes will continue to rise, until 1 in 3 people could have the disease by 2050. Getting more physical activity and sleep, eating a healthier diet, and managing stress are all lifestyle changes that can cut the risk for diabetes – and obesity. This infographic from Tractivity Online shows the Causes, number of affected people, the cost related to diabetes and ways of prevention.

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The Disability Disconnect [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think you’re invincible? You’re not alone. Most working Americans drastically underestimate the odds of experiencing an income-interrupting injury or illness that will last an extended period of time. Now consider that more than one in four of today’s 20-year-olds will have their income interrupted by a disability before they retire. That’s because some top causes of long-term disabilities aren’t catastrophic accidents, but common, everyday health issues like back pain, heart disease, arthritis, cancer, even pregnancy. No matter how healthy, everybody has a risk that is too high to ignore. You’ve probably protected your most prized possessions from damages and accidents, but what about the resource that makes all others possible — your paycheck? Learn more about the causes of disability and how you can defend your income from them at DisabilityCanHappen.org.

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