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One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050

Posted on Oct 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

CDC ‘Alarming numbers’ point to importance of healthier lifestyles in reversing the trend, experts say FRIDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) — The number of American adults with diabetes could double or triple by 2050 if current trends continue, warns a federal government study released Friday. The number of new diabetes cases a year will increase from 8 per 1,000 in 2008 to 15 per 1,000 in 2050, predicts the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2050, between one-fifth and one-third of all adults could have diabetes — with virtually all the increase...

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