a study by professionals from United States Centers for Disease Control and published in specialized journal diabetes care States that by 2060, there could be a 700% increase in diabetes cases among young people.
This North American study assesses the current state of diabetes in that country, and predicts the development of the disease, in such a way that researchers believe that if the incidence continues, diabetes cases in the US region will increase. Can be About 12% by 2060. In other words, it would increase from 213,000 people with diabetes to 239,000.
However, these data will only be complete if the event remains stationary; And if you don’t, which has been the trend of the past 20 years, the consequences can be dramatic, especially with type 2 diabetes.
Thus, if the incidence continues to rise, as it is, there will be a 673% increase in young people and a 65% increase in type 1 diabetes cases in 2060.
On the other hand, the study indicates that black people will be most affected, that is, the people who will record the highest number of diabetes diagnoses, which may exacerbate racial disparities. America,
Experts attribute this negative trend to the disease, noting that one of the factors driving this rise in cases is the rapid spread of childhood obesity, Which is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
For all this, the authors of the study appeal not to sit idly by and provide feedback to prevent this situation, while urging the general population to take care of the health status, in particular, of more young people. of.