estimated 60 to 65 percent of people with diabetes have high blood pressure.
- 4 in 10 people
with Diabetes develop complications.
the USA, for instance, amputation of the lower limb happens 15 times more often
in people with diabetes as opposed to those without.
8.1 million or 8.2% of all women in the United States have diabetes, however,
about a third of them do not know it.
7.5 million or 8.2% of all men in the United States have diabetes, however, more
than one third of these do not know it.
is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States.
is the leading cause of adult blindness in the United
States and the single leading cause of kidney failure
and non-traumatic amputation.
with diabetes are 7.6 times more likely
to suffer from peripheral vascular disease.
disease is a frequent complication of diabetes, and often ends in kidney failure,
or end-stage renal disease.
can cause impotence.
of diabetes include: blindness, kidney disease, amputations,
is the leading cause of death by disease in Canada.
day approximately 2,200 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with diabetes.
prevalence of diabetes among African Americans is about 70% higher than among
every six white Americans who have diabetes, 10 African Americans have diabetes.
with diabetes have an average life expectancy 15 years less than those without
is the most frequent cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations.