Tag: prevalence of diabetes

How Do You Get Diabetes?

How Do You Get Diabetes?

The worldwide prevalence of diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions, recent data suggests. So, the critical question for everyone is: How do you get diabetes? A number of underlying factors are to blame for the global upswing in diabetes cases.
To avoid becoming part of the statistics, it’s vital to understand

Newsbriefs: Diet Soda; Exercise; Blood Thinners

Diet Soda Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
A recent study from the University of Iowa says that drinking two or more diet drinks a day can raise the risk of heart disease in healthy postmenopausal women. The research analyzed the diet drinking habits of almost 60,000 women.

Half of Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes

The prevalence of diabetes is rising dramatically. Nearly half of the U.S. population has diabetes or prediabetes, with prevalence of diabetes estimated at 12 to 14 percent, and prediabetes at 37 to 38 percent in the overall 2011-2012 population.

Based on data from more than 26,000 U.S. adults, researchers found that

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