Epidemic of Cardiometabolic Disease in Developing Nations: A Threat to Global Prosperity

According to the International Diabetes Federation in the year 2011, diabetes mellitus (DM) affects at least 366 million people worldwide, and that number is expected to reach 566 million by the year 2030.

 

Melissa Wiese from Fresno, CA, United States of America [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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