Navigation Links
One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC
Date:10/22/2010

FRIDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American adults with diabetes could double or triple by 2050 if current trends continue, warns a federal government study released Friday.

The number of new diabetes cases a year will increase from 8 per 1,000 in 2008 to 15 per 1,000 in 2050, predicts the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2050, between one-fifth and one-third of all adults could have diabetes -- with virtually all the increase attributed to type 2 diabetes, which is largely preventable.

An aging population, an increase in minority groups at higher risk for diabetes, and the fact that diabetes patients are living longer are among the reasons for the steep projected rise.

"These are alarming numbers that show how critical it is to change the course of type 2 diabetes," Ann Albright, director of CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, said in an agency news release. "Successful programs to improve lifestyle choices on healthy eating and physical activity must be made more widely available, because the stakes are too high and the personal toll too devastating to fail."

Another expert agreed.

"These data are accurate and reflect reality," said Dr. Mary Ann Banerji, professor of medicine and director of the Diabetes Treatment Center at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York City. "Taking into consideration minorities and longer life expectancy, the real burden of diabetes is much greater than many people thought."

Banerji believes that "we need to act now. Immediate changes in diet, physical activity, stress and sleep are known to decrease diabetes and obesity. We can make changes in our physical environment to promote greater physical activity and we should consider changes in national food policy."

Diabetes remains the leading cause of new cases of blindness under age 75, kidney failure, and preventable leg and foot amputation among adults in the United States, ac
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. One-third of antimalarial medicines sampled in 3 African nations found to be substandard
2. Teen Inhalant Use Drops by One-Third in U.S.
3. One-third of young girls get HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer
4. One-Third of U.S. Girls Get HPV Vaccine
5. 10 minutes could prevent one-third of road deaths
6. Watch your step: Elevator-related injuries and older adults
7. Americans Recognize Risk of Fire to Older Adults
8. Damaged protein identified as early diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimers disease in healthy adults
9. Overweight middle-aged adults at greater risk for cognitive decline in later life
10. Third of Young U.S. Adults Lack Health Insurance
11. Video games may help combat depression in older adults
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC
(Date:9/2/2014)... (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Anti-aging ... products and services such as anti-wrinkle treatments and ... based treatments, and breast augmentation becoming much sought ... by U.S.-based market intelligence firm Transparency Market Research, ... products will grow to USD 191.7 billion by ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... CITY, GA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Last ... whole new level with the launch of a luxurious line ... to announce that the SEA ISLAND COTTON Socks are joining ... compression level, giving more people the comfort of natural cotton ... COTTON Socks, they are surprised to find socks as soft ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Alliance Strategies ... and multi-channel email marketing is pleased to announce it ... Firearms & Freedom as well as ... represent more than one million concerned Americans who can ... , “We are honored to continue providing our ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... What happens when you are hospitalized, but your ... arrive at the office for follow-up care, but ... about your hospital stay? Missing or incomplete ... (PCPs) can contribute to poor experiences and lead ... study shows that implementing guidelines can improve hospitals, ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... health risks, including heart disease and diabetes, but University ... mitigate one often-overlooked risk: not buckling up in the ... Jacobson, a professor of computer science and of mathematics, ... a decrease in seatbelt usage. However, these effects can ... "Primary seatbelt laws lead to increased use of seatbelts," ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Anti-aging Market Research Report 2018 by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Global Anti-aging Market Research Report 2018 by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:SIGVARIS’ Luxury Line of Compression Socks, SEA ISLAND COTTON, Now Available in Stronger Compression Level 2Health News:ASG Continues to Bring New Lists to Market 2Health News:ASG Continues to Bring New Lists to Market 3Health News:Can data motivate hospital leaders to improve care transitions? 2Health News:Seatbelt laws encourage obese drivers to buckle up 2
... bit relaxed now. Genosis Inc, a US firm, has developed ... test has his and hers components a screening test ... the concentration of motile sperm, and a test for women ... ,The availability of the two-in-one test helps drive ...
... Depressed? Consider marriage as an option please, a pair of ... happier you could be after marriage . And never mind ... to benefit, claim Adrianne Frech, a sociology graduate student at ... ,They looked at a sample of 3,066 men and women ...
... WASHINGTON, D.C. A first-of-its-kind study presented at the 54th ... molecular imaging and nuclear medicine professionals , declares that ... tumor patients' response to treatment is a powerful predictor ... to the possibility that brain tumor patients may live ...
... of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) is launching a new ... care to those patients diagnosed with diabetes as ... An industry leader, AAPPO today kicked off its new ... take Action, Champion better care, and empower their patients ...
... announced today that HHS has awarded a contract for $500 ... manufacture and deliver 20 million doses of a next generation ... would be recommended in the event of a smallpox outbreak ... immune systems. The full supply of the vaccine will be ...
... Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) today announced that ... three years to the state of Iowa ... The first year award is $400,000. This grant ... intervention and treatment services for youth suicide prevention ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fertility Test at Home Possible With a New Kit 2Health News:Marriage Could Lift One Out of Depression, New Study 2Health News:Brain Tumor Patients Survival Depends on Predicting Treatment Responses Earlier 2Health News:AAPPO Launches ACT on Diabetes Initiative to Promote Improved Diabetes Care 2Health News:HHS Buys Next Generation Smallpox Vaccine 2Health News:HHS Buys Next Generation Smallpox Vaccine 3Health News:Iowa to Receive Grant Funding for Youth Suicide Prevention, Early Intervention 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: ... announced agreement to purchase the Interventional business of ... Boston Scientific to offer physicians and healthcare systems ... challenging vascular conditions. The addition of ... technologies supports the Boston Scientific strategy to provide ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... DIEGO , Sept. 2, 2014  Volcano ... company focused on improving patient and economic outcomes ... innovative minimally invasive coronary and peripheral visualization, physiology ... be participating in the Morgan Stanley Healthcare conference ... by Scott Huennekens , president and chief ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug ... hypertension. "The FDA Office of Orphan ... from sponsors to identify and designate drug candidates that ... evaluation and development of such products," said Craig ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 2Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 3Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 4Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 5Arena Pharmaceuticals' APD811 Granted Orphan Drug Status for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2Arena Pharmaceuticals' APD811 Granted Orphan Drug Status for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 3Arena Pharmaceuticals' APD811 Granted Orphan Drug Status for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 4
... SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 7, 2011 Cepheid (Nasdaq: ... for its 2011 second quarter ended June 30, 2011, on ... The company will host a management presentation at ... discuss the results.  To access the live webcast, please visit ...
... just three weeks after hearing oral argument, the First District ... judgment against Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) ... death case involving their Duragesic® fentanyl pain patch. ... in DiCosolo v. ALZA Corp, et al ., obtained ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cepheid Schedules 2011 Second Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast 2Heygood, Orr & Pearson: Court of Appeals Affirms $16.56 Million Judgment in Defective Fentanyl Patch Case 2Heygood, Orr & Pearson: Court of Appeals Affirms $16.56 Million Judgment in Defective Fentanyl Patch Case 3
... Minimize Patient Trauma and Increase Staff Protection ... (10 Fr, 12 Fr, 14 Fr, 16 ... Suction Catheters with Contro-Vac Valves and DeLee ... potential for inflammation,during suctioning. Each catheter utilizes ...
SAFE-T-VAC Coil Packed Suction Catheters Kits, Sterile without Solution...
Sterile, Coil Packed Suction Catheter Mini Tray with (2) Walleted SAFESKIN PURPLE NITRILE Latex-Free Exam Gloves...
Clear plastic sleeve envelopes a plastic suction catheter. Sleeve slides over exudate to reduce potential clinician contact....
Medicine Products: