growing concern about diabetes, The cases of this disease affecting the absorption of glucose by the cells of our body have been increasing over the years. In particular, the phenomenon of diabetes type 2 Which can have fatal consequences without proper monitoring. Now, a study claims that, by 2060, Cases in young people may increase by 700%.
This is a study done by professionals United States Centers for Disease Control and published in specialized media ‘Diabetes Care’In which they assess the current state of diabetes in the United States and predict the development of the disease.
Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem
Thus, the researchers believe that the incidence remains constant, with diabetes cases in the US region grow by about 12% by 2060, In other words, it would increase from 213,000 people with diabetes to 239,000.
However, these data will be complete only in the event that, as we have said the event remains constant, Failure to do so, which has been the trend of the last 20 years, can have dramatic consequences, especially in the case of type 2 diabetes. In 2060, cases in young people will increase by 673% and type 1 diabetes by 65%.
On the other hand, studies indicate that those Black People They will be most affected, that is, those who will register the most diagnoses of diabetes, which may exacerbate racial disparities in the United States.
At the same time, experts have also given the reason for this negative trend regarding this disease. They believe that one of the factors driving this increase in cases is the rapid spread of childhood obesitywhat is a Risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
For this reason, the authors of the study call on us not to sit idly by and react to prevent this situation. In what sense, They urge us to take care of the state of our health and especially of the little ones.