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Nearly 10% of Americans Have Diabetes — Physician’s First Watch

Medical News |
June 11, 2014

Nearly 10% of Americans Have Diabetes

By the Editors

Nearly 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, a 10% increase since 2010, according to newly released 2012 data from the CDC. The agency estimates that 8 million of these people have undiagnosed diabetes.

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Irene Campbell-Taylor MB ChB, PhD

I wonder how many will develop a dementia in later years. The increasing evidence of the relationship between diabetes and what we now call Alzheimer Disease, makes it probable that cognitive impairment lies in wait - or is it hyperinulinemia/insulin resistance/dementia?

RAYMOND GHOUGASSIAN Other Healthcare Professional, Pharmacology/Pharmacy

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