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Roughly 38 percent of the adult population (about 100 million people) might have prediabetes in 2021- up from 29.7 percent in 2011.

Vojta, Deneen, Jeanne De Sa, Ted Prospect, and Simon Stevens. Effective Interventions For Stemming the Growing Crisis Of Diabetes And Prediabetes: A National Payer’s Perspective. Health Aff. 2012; 31(1): 20-27. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/31/1/20.short

Reference

Title
Effective Interventions For Stemming the Growing Crisis Of Diabetes And Prediabetes: A National Payer’s Perspective
Publication
Health Aff
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Vojta, Deneen, Jeanne De Sa, Ted Prospect, and Simon Stevens
Volume & Issue
Volume 31, Issue 1
Pages
20-27
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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