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)

Recent News

Google's Verily AI spots diabetes damage in eyes

Guardian - 08-Feb-2019

Another great example of machine learning saving time and lives

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Simple operation could end daily insulin injections

Guardian - 24-Oct-2018

Destruction of small intestine's mucous membrane improves blood sugar levels

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Type-2 diabetes detectable years before diagnosis

BBC - 05-Oct-2018

Insulin resistance and high levels of blood sugar are early signs for type-2 Diabetes that appear decades before the disease

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