Number of diabetics growing to epidemic proportions

15.11.2011                      18.Cheschwan. 5772

Gesundheitswesen:

Number of diabetics growing to epidemic proportions

“We are working to prepare prevention programs that will bring about a reduction in new cases in Israel,” National Council chair says.

The number of Israelis with diabetes – today there are 500,000 diagnosed and an equal number as yet undiagnosed or with pre-diabetes – will double to two million by 2025, unless the health authorities take action to fight it.
During Monday’s annual International Diabetes Awareness Day, the National Council for Diabetes and the International Diabetes Federation reiterated the importance of educating the public about the dangers of the disease….