Interesting Statics on Diabetes - Did you check it?
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1. Ethnicity of Diabetes
- 12.5% of Hispanics
- 11.7% of nonHispanic blacks
- 9.2% of Asian Americans
- 7.5% of non-Hispanic whites
Reference: American Diabetes Association, Statistics About Diabetes https://www.diabetes.org/resources/statistics/statistics-about-diabetes
2. Gender of Diabetes
- Male: 8.86%
- Female: 8.32%
Reference: Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among U.S. adults in 2016, by gender and diabetes type https://www.statista.com/statistics/827815/diabetes-prevalence-us-adults-by-gender-and-type/
In diabetes, the possibility that the postprandial “hyperglycemic spikes” may be relevant to the onset of cardiovascular complications has recently received much attention.
3. Definition of Postprandial Hyperglycemia
Plasma glucose level > 200 mg/dL at 2 hours after a 75-g glucose load.
4. Impact of Postprandial Glycemia on Health
Postprandial glucose has been implicated in the development of chronic metabolic diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and cardiovascular disease (CVD).