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Conservative estimates predict that diabetes prevalence will increase 165% between 2000 and 2050.
Boyle, James P., Amanda A. Honeycutt, K.M. Venkat Narayan, Thomas J. Hoerger, Linda S. Geiss, Hong Chen, and Theodore Thompson. 'Projection of Diabetes Burden Through 2050: Impact of changing demography and disease prevalence in the U.S'.