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The number of diagnosed cases of diabetes in the United States will increase by 165 percent, from eleven million (4.0 percent prevalence) in 2000 to twenty-nine million (7.1 percent) by… [ Get More Details ]
It is likely that diabetes is underreported as a cause of death. Studies show that only 35-40% of decendents with diabetes had it listed anywhere on the death certificate, and… [ Get More Details ]
Diabetes caused 176,000 cases of permanent disability in 2002–costing $7.5 billion.
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