The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ignited hope in the fight against diabetes with new data suggesting that after decades of continuous growth of diagnosed diabetes the rate of increase may be slowing.
The data was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association this year. However, even with this positive news of progress, the CDC wrote on their website that “continued efforts needed to reduce future cases of diagnosed diabetes.”
According to CDC’s 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report, one out of every 11 people is suffering from diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes in the United States. This means 29.1 million people in the population are suffering with this disease. Continue reading Diagnosed Diabetes Rate Slowing