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Diabetes on upswing worldwide
USA Today

The last quarter century has seen a such an explosion in the incidence of diabetes that nearly 350 million people worldwide now struggle with the disease, a new British-American study reveals. Over the past three decades the number of adults with diabetes has more than doubled, jumping from 153 million in 1980 to 347 million in 2008. What’s more, the incidence of diabetes in the United States is rising twice as fast as that of Western Europe, the investigation revealed.

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