Science News: ESC 2013: Risk Factors & Diabetes

Updated:Sep 11,2013
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Risk Factors and Diabetes Science
Donna K. Arnett, PhD and Rose Marie Robertson, MD
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Related Statistics for Risk Factors and Diabetes

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics: 2013 Update
Circulation. 2013;127:21-23, published online before print December 13 2012, doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.155911
  • Fully 34.6% of US adults are obese (body mass index ≥30 kg/m2). Men and women of all race/ethnic groups in the population are affected by the epi¬demic of overweight and obesity.
  • The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing dramati¬cally over time, in parallel with the increases in prevalence of overweight and obesity.
  • An estimated 20 million adults have physician-diagnosed diabetes. An additional 8 million adults have undiagnosed diabetes and about 87 million adults have prediabetes.



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