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Diabetes

  • India is currently ranked #1 in the world in terms of Type II Diabetes, with an estimated 50.8 million affected.
  • This is predicted to increase in developing countries. In the state of Karnataka, overall prevalence is estimated to be approximately 16%. This is a particularly severe issue among people in the high socioeconomic strata, with over 32% estimated to be affected by the disease.
  • If left unchecked, the prevalence of diabetes will no doubt increase and impose an even greater burden on society.