The Mount Vernon Lions Club in honor of World Diabetes Day conduced Type 2 Diabetes Risk Awareness test on our club members in to inspire citizens of the Mt. Vernon Community to make sure they are aware of how much Diabetes is becoming a real epidemic. Diabetes can lead to serious diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves and teeth. In most high-income countries, diabetes is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower limb amputation. It is expected to affect 629 million adults by 2045 according to the World Health Association.
Our Club recognizes how diabetes is becoming a real problem in the world. We are in the process of implement our club in the cause of diabetes and are looking forward to implementing a project to help those who have this horrible disease