Diabetes

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)

Resources

Resource Beta Bionics - Medical device company creating solutions for people with diabetes.

Resource MiniMed 670G - Insulin pump system developed by Medtronic.

Recent News

Mushrooms considered as diabetes-friendly food

Healthline - 06-Jan-2020

Improved blood sugar and cholesterol control, among its many health benefits

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New, more reliable FDA-approved device to help type 1 diabetes patients

The Verge - 13-Dec-2019

This closed-loop system customizes treatment, automatically adjusts insulin levels

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Weight loss is not really important to fight diabetes

Medical Daily - 02-Oct-2019

There is no need to lose 15% or more of body weight to manage type 2 diabetes

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