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Diabetes called a brewing ‘economic tsunami’ – The Globe and Mail | December 14, 2009

The number of Canadians living with diabetes will rise dramatically over the next decade, spurring an “economic tsunami” that will be felt well beyond the health system, new research predicts.

By 2020, there will be 3.7 million Canadians with diabetes, up from 2.5 million today, and from 1.3 million a decade ago, according to projections prepared by Robin Somerville of the Centre for Spatial Economics in Milton, Ont.

Stated simply, more than 20 people will be diagnosed with diabetes every hour for the foreseeable future.

via Diabetes called a brewing ‘economic tsunami’ – The Globe and Mail.

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