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Accession Number PB2013-103395
Title National Diabetes Month, November 2012. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 61, No. 43.
Publication Date Nov 2012
Media Count 20p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract November is National Diabetes Month. In 2010, nearly 26 million persons in the United States had diabetes, and an estimated 79 million adults had prediabetes. Persons with diabetes can take steps to control the disease and prevent complications, and those with prediabetes can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes through weight loss and physical activity. Diabetes can occur at any age. To address the burden of diabetes among U.S. youths, CDC and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health support the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study. The study provides estimates of the incidence and prevalence of diabetes in young persons in the United States.
Keywords Chronic diseases
Diabetes mellitus
Health statistics
Mortality
Prediabetes
Trends
Vital statistics
Youths


 
Source Agency Centers for Disease Control Bureau of Laboratories
NTIS Subject Category 44C - Community & Population Characteristics
57E - Clinical Medicine
Corporate Author Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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