- By 2020, 50% of Americans will be afflicted by diabetes.
- The cost to America will be $3.35 TRILLION.
- The direct medical bills, today at $11,700 per diabetic, will be about 10% of total healthcare spending by 2020.
- There are 26 million diabetics in the US alone, and another 67 millions are what’s considered pre-diabetic.
- Over 80% of prediabetics don’t even know they are at risk.
via Fooducate (and don’t forget about their iPhone app!)