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By 2030, more than 30 million Americans could have diabetes–71% higher than in 2000.

Giorgianni, Salvatore J., John Grana, and Lisa Scipioni. Global Impact of Innovations on Chronic Disease in the Genomics Era. The Pfizer Journal. 01-Nov-2001; 11

Reference

Title
Global Impact of Innovations on Chronic Disease in the Genomics Era
Publication
The Pfizer Journal
Publisher
Pfizer Inc
Publication Date
01-Nov-2001
Authors
Giorgianni, Salvatore J., John Grana, and Lisa Scipioni

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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