Sinclair Cares: Cutting your risk of developing diabetes
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86-million Americans have prediabetes. That's one out of every three adults.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with organizations nationwide to tackle this issue with diabetes prevention programs.
Michelle Marsh takes us to a YMCA in Washington, D.C. to reveal the two specific ways you can cut your risk of developing diabetes.
Medical treatments for type two diabetes typically cost about $650 a month.
This YMCA's nationwide program costs $36 a month.
Some insurances cover it and they say Medicare is expected to start covering it in 2018.