Asia-Pacific Has The Biggest Diabetes Burden In The World

Tue, 06 Mar 2007 09:00 AM EST

... Given that in the year 2000 an estimated 83 million people in the Asia-Pacific region were living with type 2 diabetes, representing almost half of the 171 million people with diabetes worldwide, these findings highlight the huge impact that diabetes prevention and awareness campaigns could have in the area. [click link for full article] ...