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NOVEMBER 2014
DIABETES AWARENESS

Here are just a few of the recent statistics on diabetes:
  • Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes.
  • Another 86 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
  • The American Diabetes Association estimates that the total national cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States is $245 billion.

America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes is an initiative by the American Diabetes Association designed to inspire people to live a more active and healthier lifestyle, empowering all to cook nutritious and delicious food, and be more active. Learn more here

FLU VACCINE STILL AVAILABLE

If you have not yet received your annual flu vaccine, it is not too late. Flu season in the U.S. typically is at its height between December and February and flu outbreaks can last as late as May.

 

Foxhall Internists Immunization Clinic has many options still available, including an egg-free formulation for individuals age 18 and older, FluMist for healthy adults age 49 and younger, and a high dose flu vaccine for individuals age 65 and older.

 

If you wish to receive a flu vaccine, please call (202) 362-4467. Additional information from the CDC about influenza is available here: www.cdc.gov/flu.