Is Type 2 Diabetes Declining in the US?

October 27th, 2014

Is Type 2 Diabetes Declining in the US?

Over the last decade, Type 2 diabetes has been a growing concern for many countries. Places like the U.S., U.K, and China have seen increasing rates of T2 diagnosis, and government health agencies and global health organizations have been rushing to implement programs that will help turn these numbers around. And recently, a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, welcomed some good news from the Type 2 trenches.

For the first time in two decades, the U.S. has seen a leveling off of adults diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, with the average number of new cases from 2008 – 2012 decreasing about 5.4%. The data, … Read more...