Diabetes is at record high levels in the U.S. The EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center helps individuals battle the disease and lower their risk of developing complications.
Race & Ethnicity
Minority populations have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes and diabetes-related complications than non-Hispanic whites.
Southeastern Virginia has some of Virginia’s highest incidences of diabetes and Western Tidewater leads Virginia in diabetes-related deaths.
Prevention & Management
Studies have shown that diet, exercise and behavior modification can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%.
Learn more about the truth behind diabetes at evms.edu/DiabetesRisk.