Vaccine-preventable diseases or their complications account for 50,000 to 90,000 adult deaths in the U.S. each year.
Approximately 1.7 million Americans develop hospital-acquired HAIs each year.
Map figures are for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
By 2050, an American will develop Alzheimer’s dementia every 33 seconds.
Every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s dementia.
The annual number of new cases of Alzheimer’s dementia is expected to double between 2017 and 2050.
In 2017, there will be approximately 64,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s in Americans ages 65 – 74, 173,000 new cases in those 75-84, and 243,000 new cases in those 85+.
The percentage of people living with Alzheimer’s increases with age–from 3% in ages 65-74 to 17% in ages 75-84 to 32% in ages 85+.
An estimate 200,000 Americans under age 65 have Alzheimer’s disease–younger-onset Alzheimer’s.
In 2017, an estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia.
Ten percent (1 in 10) people in the U.S. ages 65 and up have Alzheimer’s dementia.
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) could impact as many as 191 million people around the globe by 2030. Proper management & treatment is critical in preventing vision loss, yet as many as…