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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #3


Subject
American Diabetes Month - November 2015

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating November 2015 as "American Diabetes Month" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
 

Background Discussion
  • Diabetes affects nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. today—nearly 10 percent of the population.
  • Another 86 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
  • Recent estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes by 2050 unless steps are taken to Stop Diabetes®.
  • Every 19 seconds someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes.
  • African Americans and Hispanics are almost twice as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

None.



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  American Diabetes Month Proclamation.pdf