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The number of people in the United States with diabetes is projected to nearly double by 2034, to fourty-four million.

Zhou, Xiauhui, Ping Zhang, Edward W Gregg, Lawrence Barker, Thomas J Hoerger, Tony Pearson-Clarke, and Ann Albright. A Nationwide Community-Based Lifestyle Program Could Delay or Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Cases and Save $5.7 Billion in 25 Years. Health Aff. 2012; 31(1): 50-60. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22232094

Reference

Title
A Nationwide Community-Based Lifestyle Program Could Delay or Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Cases and Save $5.7 Billion in 25 Years
Publication
Health Aff
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Zhou, Xiauhui, Ping Zhang, Edward W Gregg, Lawrence Barker, Thomas J Hoerger, Tony Pearson-Clarke, and Ann Albright
Volume & Issue
Volume 31, Issue 1
Pages
50-60
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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