Some Facts and Statistics for Today…

Approximately 26 MILLION children and adults have diabetes in the US – only 5% of them have TYPE 1 Diabetes **

It is estimated that 15,000 children AND 15,000 adults are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the US every year – that equates to 80 people PER DAY – joining the T1D club – *

The prevalence of T1D in people under the age of 20 has risen by 23% between 2001-2009 !! 23 % – yikes *

T1D accounts for $14.9 BILLION in healthcare costs in the US each year *

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