Among Youth, Type 2 Diabetes Is Growing Faster than Type 1

Among youth in the United States, the growth of type 2 diabetes is 166% that of type 1. Seventy-five percent of youth diagnosed with type 2 diabetes develop one or more comorbidity by age 21, all but ensuring a lifetime of burdensome medical costs, diminished quality...

Diabetes Causes 12 Percent of US Deaths

Diabetes causes 12 percent of deaths in the United States, making it the third-leading cause of death nationally behind cardiovascular disease and cancer. The death toll is higher than previously expected for the United States, which leads the world in spending on...

In Focus: Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death worldwide. People with diabetes tend to develop CVD earlier in life, and the risks increase with age. Five million people died from diabetes in 2015, most of them due to cardiovascular complications such as...

Diabetes in England “Out of Control”

With only 1 in 3 patients having their blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol properly managed, type 2 diabetes is now “out of control” in most parts of England, according to data published by Public Health England. The consequences of diabetes in...