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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Today marks the observance of World Diabetes Day, the day that the International Diabetes Federation focuses attention on awareness and prevention of the disease that affects millions. Since Boosterrific.com is devoted to comic books, it is only natural that we celebrate with comic books!
More than 8% of the population of the United States have some form of diabetes, which is credited with killing more Americans than kidney failure, influenza, or homicides. Though the chance you may be diagnosed with diabetes is linked to your genetic make-up, you can minimize your risk through careful diet and frequent exercise. Booster Gold has a few ideas about how to help, as seen in Justice League Quarterly #6.
Epoxy on the tongue? Maybe that's not the most practical solution. Don't trust a celebrity spokesperson for proper medical advice; see your doctor for real details about steps you can take to prevent the disease.
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