Diabetes Risk Assessment Calculator
Are you at risk for Adult-Onset Diabetes?
Diabetes is a major lifestyle disease and there is an alarming rise of its incidence in the world. However 50% (183 million) of the people with diabetes are undiagnosed. Research on diabetes suggests that uncontrolled and untreated diabetes have grave short and long-term consequences including blindness, heart disease, nerve disease and kidney disease. Check to find out if you are at risk for developing diabetes by using this calculator.
Shocking Diabetes Facts❖Which country has the highest rate of diabetes?
China and India now have the most diabetes sufferers in the world. Today, out of the top ten countries with diabetes sufferers, seven are developing countries. ❖29 million people in the United States (9.3 percent) have diabetes. ❖Caribbean and the Middle East have regions where the percentage of adults with diabetes has reached 20% ❖In the year 2011, it is estimated that 366 million people had diabetes around the world and it is expected to reach 552 million by 2030. ❖More than 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. ❖WHO projects that diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030. ❖1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year. ❖9% of adults (18+)in the world have diabetes. ❖90% of people with diabetes in the world have type 2 diabetes. ❖208,000 people younger than 20 years have been diagnosed with diabetes (type 1 or type 2). ❖86 million adults aged 20 years and older have prediabetes. gnosed. ❖ EVERY FIVE MINUTES - Two people die of diabetes-related causes and 14 adults are newly diagnosed.