" Data suggest a doubling of the incidence and prevalence of diabetes during 1990-2008, and a plateauing between 2008-2012.
There appears however to be continued increases in the prevalence or incidence of diabetes among subgroups, including non-Hispanic black and Hispanic subpopulations."
The whole article is here: http://www.medpagetoday.com/Endocrinology/Dia...
This is not to say it is declining. But that it seems to have leveled off. Still from 1990 when it was 3.2 people of 1000 and rose to 8.8 people of 1000 by 2008. Now it seems to have leveled off at 7.1 people of 1000 in 2012.
They explain that the decrease may be due to the slowing obesity in our country and maybe that fact that populations that may struggle with it more are not getting the healthcare they need to diagnose or treat it.
It's kind of mixed bag article, and I believe they are missing many points that could be made, but at least the incidents of diabetes seems to have stopped climbing.
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