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)
JDRF - Nonprofit organization that funds type 1 diabetes research.
Diabetes UK - Leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK.
Beta Bionics - Medical device company creating solutions for people with diabetes.
MiniMed 670G - Insulin pump system developed by Medtronic.More Diabetes resources
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