Diabetes Shows Upward Trend In The Americas

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November 14, 2012

World-D.jpg On World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14, experts call for stepped-up prevention, better patient care Washington, D.C. -- Diabetes has become a leading cause of death and disability in the Region of the Americas, and if current trends continue, the burden of the disease will increase substantially over the next two decades, according to experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

On November 14, PAHO/WHO will celebrate World Diabetes Day to raise awareness of the impact of diabetes and encourage improvements ...

News date : 11/14/2012    Category : Health, World News

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