Tag: Diabetes

Diabetes: Leading Cause of Death in Mexico

The World Health Organization released that as of 2016, diabetes was the leading cause of death in Mexico, being responsible for with 14.7% of Mexico’s deaths and thus seizing over 76,000 lives that year. The percent of the population that died to diabetes has tripled since 1990, and by 2050, scientists predict that half of […]

Diabetes: No Longer Solely a “Rich Country” Problem

Within the United States, it is common to hear about diabetes as a leading public health issue. What may come as a surprise is the fact the diabetes is becoming more and more significant throughout low income countries. According to World Health Organization, in Africa the prevalence of diabetes in adults has increased more than […]