Diabetes is currently the 5th most common cause of death in the world.
5% of people (1 in 20) in the UK have diabetes.
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the US.
Around 1 in 8 people between 20 and 79 years old have their death attributed to diabetes.
The average life expectancy is reduced by:
More than 20 years (Type 1)
Up to 10 years (Type 2)
Diabetes risk could be reduced by a quarter by eating fruits and vegetablesIndependent - 22-Jul-2019
People who use mainly plant based diets were 23% less prone to develop diabetesRead more...
Fresh fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of getting diabetesIndependent - 22-Jul-2019
But not all plant-based foods have the same advantageRead more...
Islet cell transplants cut down the need for insulin therapyDiabetes.co.uk - 14-Jun-2019
No need for painful insulin injections for a very long periodRead more...