Diabetes up 5 fold in 15 years, 1985 to 2000.

May 9, 2015

Diabetes up 5 fold in 15 years, 1985 to 2000.

"In 1985 about 30 million people across the globe had diabetes, that number hit 150 million in 2000 and is expected to reach 350 million by 2025, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

 

Source: Baertlein, Lisa. "Doctor Wages War on Childhood Obesity," Reuters.com (12/18/2006), http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID;=2006-12-18T155541Z_01_NCE341046_RTRUKOC_0_US-DIABETES-ADVOCATE.xml

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