Number of Adults With Diabetes Doubles, Along With Increase in Juvenile Diabetes

The CDC says in the last 20 years, the number of U.S. adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled.

It is a potentially life-altering condition that affects nearly 40 million people in the U.S. Dr. Donna O’Shea at UnitedHealthcare is concerned that it could affect human longevity…

Type 2 diabetes is when your body cannot use the insulin it produces, resulting from poor nutrition. It accounts for nearly 95-percent of all cases.