-Vaping can cause dehydration, nicotine addiction, and mouth and lung diseases!
-E-cigarettes contain acrolein, a herbicide used to kill weeds
-Vaping can aggravate the symptoms of COVID-19
-Vaping can cause fatal lung and respiratory problems
-Using e-cigarettes can increase the users chance of catching cold and flu viruses
-In 2018, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders were 2.5 times more likely to be diagnosed
with diabetes, as compared to the non-Hispanic white population.
-Prevalence of Utah adults with diabetes is especially high for members of the Pacific
Islander in Utah.
-Diabetes is the 7 th leading cause of death in the United States
-Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease, lower-limb amputations, and
-Diabetes places an enormous burden on health care resources. Nationally, approximately
$245 billion is spent annually: $176 billion in direct medical costs and $69 billion in
indirect medical costs (disability, work loss, and premature death). In Utah, more than a
billion dollars each year is spent on direct and indirect medical costs of diabetes.