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Type 2 Diabetes

couple cycling 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 disease—which may require dialysis—and lower extremity amputations in adults.

Press Release: Health Department Launches New Ad Campaign Highlighting the Negative Health Impacts of Excessive Sugary Drink Consumption

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