FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT DIABETES

  • Every 10 second a person dies due to diabetes
  • In the same 10 second two more people develop diabetes
  • About 366 million people worldwide have diabetes
  • India is hub for diabetes nearby 67 million Indian suffering from diabetes
  • Diabetes is predicted to become the seventh leading cause for death in the world by the year 2030.
  • Total death from diabetes are projected to rise by more then 50% in the next 10 years /li>
  • The burden of diabetes is increasing globally, particularly in developing countries.
  • Due to rapid increases in overweight, obesity and physical inactivity.
  • Type 2 diabetes is much more common then Type 1diabetes.
  • Type 2 diabetes is around 90% of total count
  • Cardiovascular disease is responsible for between 50% to 80% of death in people with diabetes
  • 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low and middle-income countries
  • Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation and kidney failure
  • 183 million people with diabetes are undiagnosed
  • Diabetes caused 4.6 million death in 2011
  • 78,000 children develop Type 1diabetes every year
  • Total number of people living with diabetes will skyrocket within twenty years if nothing is done
  • Diabetes time bomb has been ticking and it's been getting louder
  • Type 2 diabetes can be prevented