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Half of Americans Have Diabetes or High Blood Sugar, Survey Finds

Half of all U.S. adults have diabetes or blood sugar so high they're almost diabetic, researchers reported Tuesday. And for the first time they've looked at diabetes rates among Asian-Americans and find they are nearly as high as rates among other minorities.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Once you have pre-diabetes, it usually only takes 10-15 years to develop diabetes.  Once you have diabetes, you are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s.  This is why the surge in pre-diabetes and diabetes should cause concern for the future of America, as I explained in The Mediterranean Zone.

 

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