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  • Combatting Diabetes: A Multifaceted Approach to Community Well-Being

    Kimberly Harris, Blue Cross Blue Shield|Nov 23, 2023

    Diabetes is a pervasive health issue in the U.S., affecting nearly 1 in 10 Americans, with an additional 88 million adults at risk of developing the disease. The economic ramifications are staggering, contributing significantly to healthcare costs to the tune of $327 billion annually through both direct medical costs and the toll of reduced productivity. Beyond the financial burden, diabetes often leads to other chronic conditions, including heart disease and kidney problems, compounding challenges for people as they try to manage their...