Over 700,000 New Yorkers have diabetes — almost a third don't know they have it.
In New York City, 40% of elementary school children are overweight, which puts them at risk for diabetes.
Uncontrolled diabetes can cause blindness,
end-stage renal diseasewhich may require dialysisand lower
extremity amputations in adults.
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Last Updated: August 20, 2012