We wanted to educate you about an issue that is important to us: the disease, diabetes. According to the National Diabetes Fact Sheet that was released January of 2011, 25.8 million children and adults had diabetes in the United States in 2011. This is 8.3% of the population and includes 18.8 million people being diagnosed and 7 million people going undiagnosed. This fact sheet is the most current fact sheet that is available with hardcore statistics. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, and new cases of blindness among adults” and a major cause of heart disease and stroke in the Un