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Diabetes in Canada

Diabetes IN CANADA How much do you know? Diabetes touches many Canadians 1 in 20 Canadians have diabetes But awareness is low 1 in 3 people with diabetes don't know they have it. Prevalence is higher among men and the older population By 2012, 38% of people with diabetes will be 30% baby boomers. By age 45 males are more likely than females to be diabetic 0% 1-19 AGE IN YEARS 85+ And varies across the country HIGHER THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE (5.2%) LOWER THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE NATIONAL AVERAGE And is closely tied to other chronic conditions OTHER DIABETES CHRONIC CONDITIONS Nearly three quarters of Canadians with diabetes also have other chronic health conditions-arthritis, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease or cancer. By participating in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, you can help researchers better understand why some people develop diabetes and other chronic diseases, like cancer, while others don't. With five regional study teams and tens of thousands of Canadians taking part, the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project is the largest long-term health study of its kind in Canada. Be part of something big! Learn more about the project by visiting Sources: Canadian Canadian Diabetes Association Health Council Canada Statistics Canada Partnership for\I7 PARTENAHIAT CANAUIEN CONTRE LE CANCER Tomorrow CANADIAN PARTNERSHIP AGAINST CANCER Project National Diabetes Surveillance System PREVALENCE

Diabetes in Canada

shared by kcatoto on Mar 24
Did you know that 1 in 20 Canadians have diabetes? This infographic gives an overview of the diabetes landscape in Canada.


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