Six Staggering Diabetes Facts

Six Staggering Diabetes Facts

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  • There are about 250 million people with diabetes in the world.

  • Type 1 diabetes is growing by 3% per year in children and adolescents.

  • It is estimated that 70,000 children under

    15 develop type 1 diabetes each year (200 children a day).

  • Of the estimated 440,000 cases of type 1 diabetes in children worldwide, more than a quarter live in South-East Asia, and more than a fifth in Europe.

  • In the US, it is estimated that type 2 diabetes represents between 8 and 45% of new-onset diabetes cases in children.

  • Over a 20-year period, type 2 diabetes has doubled in children in Japan, so that it is now more common than type 1.





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