Nearly half of all Americans will get type 2 diabetes, says study

Nearly half of all Americans will get type 2 diabetes, says study
 

A patient undergoes a blood test for diabetes, a condition which brings icnreased risk of stroke and heart failure. Photograph: Hugo Philpott/PA How much worse can the type 2 diabetes epidemic get? Shockingly, a new study published by a leading medical journal says that 40% of the adult population of the USA is expected to be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lifetime. And among Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women, the chances are even higher - one in two appear to be destined to get type 2 diabetes.
As Public Health England spelled out in a recent report... read more

 
13 August 2014 in Health, Views: 33
Source: Guardian
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