Thursday, January 27, 2011

Seniors Account For 42% of Americans with Diabetes

Health & Medicine for Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens Lead the Way as Diabetes Spreads to 26 Million in New U.S. Estimate

Estimates in U.S. have risen since CDC estimated in 2008 that 23.6 million (7.8) had diabetes and 57 million adults had prediabetes

Jan. 27, 2011 - Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes but about 42 percent of them are senior citizens aged 65 or older, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Among all seniors living in the U.S., 10.9 million, or 26.9 percent had diabetes in 2010.


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