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The prevalence of diabetes increased by 8.2% from 2000 to 2001. Since 1990, the prevalence of those diagnosed with diabetes increased 61%.

Rosamond W, Flegal K, Furie K, Go A, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2008 Update. Circulation. 2008; 117. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/117/4/e25

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2008 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Rosamond W, Flegal K, Furie K, Go A, et al
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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