November 14th is World Diabetes Day, and Mayo Clinic experts want you to know that Type 2 diabetes is a growing health concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 22 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with it. The disease increases your risk of conditions such as blindness, amputations, heart failure and kidney failure. Mayo Clinic experts say proper management can help diabetics stay healthy.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to endocrinologist and diabetes researcher Dr. Adrian Vella about what you need to know about Type 2 diabetes.
Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is in the downloads. Read the script.