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ACT on Diabetes

India is among the top three countries when it comes to the incidence of diabetes. According to a study by The Lancet magazine published earlier this year, nearly 65 million people in India have been diagnosed with the condition; many health experts believe that this number may be greater, as thousands of people may not be aware that they have diabetes; the International Diabetes Federation says one-third of adults with diabetes haven’t been diagnosed.

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World Diabetes Day

Did you know?

  • Around 65 million people in India currently suffer from diabetes and this number is expected to reach 100 million by 2030.
  • According to experts, of the 77.2 million in the ‘at risk’ category, a significant number are undiagnosed.
  • Almost 60 percent of diabetic patients are in the uncontrolled category and face an additional threat of acquiring other serious health conditions.
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