CDC: 1 in 3 Americans diabetic by 2050

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    maybe cut down on the 2 Liters.
     
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    The way it's going, demographically speaking, 1 in 3 Americans will be over 65 by 2050.

    Probably has something to do with it.
     
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    I've been a diabetic since I entered puberty. I have Type I. turns out the hormone insulin and the hormones released during puberty don't work and play well together in my body.

    Diabetes is not always a consequence of lifestyle and diet.
     
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    That's true. type 2 is what will make the numbers skyrocket.
     
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    They are referring to type 2 diabetes here. Their is no reason for the incidence/prevelence of type 1 diabetes to skyrocket, but there certainly is for type 2 diabetes.

    I am not surprised.

    People need to get a hold of their BMIs now before it's too late.
     
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    who makes the top diabetes drugs, Hope it's Pfizer.
     
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    noooo. not teh diabeeduz.
     

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