This Infographic Shows Scary Statistics About Diabetes, Even As 1-in-11 Persons Have The Disease.


This recent statistics is as published by WHO. Though the infographic has both Diabetes mellitus Type 1 and 2 lumped together, clinical experience reveals that Diabetes mellitus type 2 is more on the increase especially with the Westernization of lifestyle and type 2 is associated with poor standard of living.

You could imagine if of all the people of the world, 1 in 11 have diabetes… it is scary!!!

43% of diabetics die before the age of 70years…

High blood sugar levels are a major killer – linked to 3.7 million deaths around the world each year, the world health body said, advising that the numbers would continue to increase unless “drastic action” was taken.


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