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ADA 2011

Small Successes Can't Stem Overall Global Diabetes Tide

By Anette Breindl

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
As the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting kicked off over the weekend in San Diego, The Lancet published rather grim data on just how entrenched the problem has become: New analysis estimated the worldwide number of individuals with diabetes at almost 350 million worldwide. That number implies that diabetes cases have more than doubled since 1980, and is a sharp increase from a 2009 study which put the global estimate at 285 million.

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