Georgia Study Shows Drastic Rise in Diabetes-Related ER Visits

Georgia’s cases of diabetes are reaching epidemic status. One might ask, “What is causing this trend?” It is partly due to the state’s relatively high number of residents in the overweight to obese range which is a huge risk factor for developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Currently, more than 1 million Georgians have diabetes, and up to 400,000 Georgians …