article on diabetes, Preventing a slow, silent epidemic,
that ran in the Aug. 24 Inside U.Va. should have stated that the
disease can be controlled through diet, exercise and medication.
Under the effects of diabetes, the article should have stated
that sugar build-up in the blood can damage small and large blood
vessels. This leads to long-term complications such as blindness,
heart attack, stroke, kidney failure and amputations.