Thursday, April 28, 2011

Diabetes Epidemic Set to Potentially Cripple our Healthcare System

Exploding Epidemic Set to Potentially
Cripple our Healthcare System

Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Tops 40 percent of US Adults

More than 40 percent of American adults age 20 years and older have hyperglycemic condition according to a review of data from the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey from the National Institute of Health (Diabetes Care 2009;32:287-294.)

The magnitude of these findings predict an incredible burden on our health care system in the next 20 years with dramatic increases in heart disease, heart failure, blindness, kidney disease, circulatory problems and amputations.

With the exploding number of type 2 diabetics due to the rise in obesity, more and more physicians are called on to care for these patients. Physicians prescribe drugs that attempt to lower the dangerously high glucose levels, the high cholesterol and triglycerides levels and the high blood pressure typically seen in diabetics. Doctors are continually attempting to target these "risky" numbers that are predictors of damage and or a premature death. Read more...

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