According To A Study, 98 Million Indians May Contract Diabetes By 2030

Nearly 98 million people in India may have type 2 diabetes by 2030. According to a study unveiled Wednesday. Which found that the number of adults with the disease worldwide is expected rise by over a fifth.

The study, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, found that the amount of insulin needed to effectively treat type 2 diabetes will rise by more than 20 per cent worldwide over the next 12 years.

Without major improvements in access. Insulin will be beyond the reach of around half of the 79 million adults with type 2 diabetes. So They will need it in 2030. Said researchers from Stanford University in the US.

The findings are of particular concern for the African, Asian. And Oceania regions which the study predicts will have the largest unmet insulin need in 2030 if access remains at current levels.

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