Funny But Not Funny Diabetes Humor

November is National Diabetes month, while this joke is funny, it is so true. Sadly 85% of diabetes can be prevented or delayed, by exercise, diet, weight loss. Because the USA is one of the fattest countries in the world.. you can imagine how much diabetes will increase over the years.

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  • 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, 8.1 million of whom may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition.
  • In adults 20 and older, more than one in every 10 people suffers from diabetes, and in seniors (65 and older), that figure rises to more than one in four.
  • 1.7 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in U.S. adults in 2012, and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is on the rise.

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Type 2 diabetes is on the rise worldwide. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reports that as of 2013 there were more than 382 million people living with diabetes. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 90 percent of people around the world who suffer from diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes.

  • In 2004, high blood sugar as a result of diabetes led to an estimated 3.4 million deaths worldwide.
  • More than eight of every 10 diabetes-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.
  • In developing nations, more than half of all diabetes cases go undiagnosed.
  • WHO anticipates that worldwide deaths attributable to diabetes will double by 2030.
  • Adults ages 40 to 59 comprise the world’s age group with the highest diabetes rates, although this is expected to shift to adults ages 60 to 79 by 2030.

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