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Diabetes

Key facts347 million people worldwide have diabetes1.In 2004, an estimated 3.4 million people died from consequences of high blood sugar.More than 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.WHO projects that diabetes deaths will increase by two thirds between 2008 and 2030.Healthy diet, regular physical activity, maintaining a normal body weight and avoiding tobacco use can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.