Diabetes Data and Projections

by: Ryan Halvorson

Making News

According to the International Diabetes Federation, current diabetes data and future projections look grim. The umbrella organization, which comprises more than 200 national diabetes associations in more than 160 countries, estimates that the number of people living with the disease worldwide will reach 592 million by 2035—or 1 in 10 of the world’s population. The IDF states that there are currently 382 million diabetics worldwide. This information was published in the sixth edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Issue 2

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About the Author

Ryan Halvorson

Ryan Halvorson IDEA Author/Presenter

Ryan Halvorson is the chief content officer for Fit Scribe Media (; contributing editor for IDEA Health & Fitness Association; director of group training at Bird Rock Fit in La ...