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Diabetes in Asia - growing and growing...

Discussion in 'The Middle East' started by TonyCap, May 28, 2009.

  1. TonyCap

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    Mar 28, 2008
    Statistics show that the number of diabetes sufferers will increase from 240 million in 2007 to 380 million in 2025; a new study, however, revealed that more than 60 percent of these cases will be in Asia, the world's fastest growing region with low- and middle-income countries.

    According to the study published in the Journal of American Medicine Association , Asian women, unlike their Western white counterparts, are two- to three-times more likely to have gestational diabetes.

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