Study: Diabetes Surged Among Youth of United States


According to a study publish on 24th August 2021, the number of young people suffering from the most relevant form of the diabetes disease have been doubled in the youths of the United States between the period of 2001 to 2017, and the study has found that, the rate of the young people between the age of 10 years to 19 years having the type 2 diabetes have been increased by 95 percent during the period.

The estimated rate of the young people under 20 years of age having the type 1 diabetes have been increased by 45 percent, and Dr. Giuseppina Imperatore from the division of diabetes translation of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States said, the increasing rates of the diabetes, specifically the type 2 diabetes, that is preventable, is having the potential for creating a cascade of the weak and poor health outcomes.

The new study comes from the study known as SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth, that has been founded by the US National Institute of Health (NIH) and US CDC, and according to study, one in around 10 people of the country is having the diabetes in the United States of America, and around 1.6 million people of the country are having the type 1 diabetes, which has been an autoimmune disease of the now known cause, which mainly requires the injections of insulin when they pancreas will stop producing the hormone.

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Million more people in the country are having the type 2 diabetes, a chronic condition in which the body does not produce sufficient insulin.