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Diabetes is a complex and chronic disease. Patients with diabetes may suffer complications such as microvascular and macrovascular diseases . In 2018, the prevalence of diabetes was estimated to affect 34.2 million people, or 10.5% of the US population . About 1 in 10 adults in Georgia has diabetes, a health condition that can be prevented with weight loss and lifestyle changes . In 2018, diabetes-related emergencies accounted for 17 million emergency room visits, with 248,000 for hyperglycemia and 242,000 for hypoglycemia . The purpose of this study was to implement a personalized, clinic-based diabetes management program with healthy lifestyles, reduce hemoglobin A1c, and prevent diabetic complications.
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Trinh, Thuy H.; Harris, Shannon; and Labady, Anthony, "Diabetes Type 2 Management" (2023). Poster Presentations. 1.