March 27th is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day– a one-day, “wake-up call” to alert the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.   Every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes.   My brother was diagnosed with Type 1 when he was eleven years old.  Type 1 is commonly diagnosed in children and young adults and is caused when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas are destroyed by… Read more »