Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease that occurs when the human body is not able to produce enough of the hormone insulin or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. High blood sugar produces symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst and hunger. Globally in 2013, it is estimated that almost 382 million people suffer from diabetes for a prevalence of 8.3%. North America and the Caribbean is the region with the higher prevalence of 11% having 37 million people with diabetes followed by the Middle East and North Africa with a prevalence of 9.2% having 35 million people with diabetes. Western Pacific is the region with higher number of people living with diabetes (138 million), however its prevalence is 8.6%, close to the prevalence of the World.
Related Journals of Diabetes Case Repors
Journal of Diabetes Medication & Care, Medical Case Reports, Diabetes Medication & Care, Diabetes & Metabolism, Diabetic Complications and Medicine, Endocrinology & Diabetes Research, Clinical Diabetes, Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, Current Diabetes Reports, Current Diabetes Reviews Diabetes, Diabetes and Metabolism, Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, Diabetes Care, Diabetes Educator, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Diabetes Reviews, Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolism - Clinical and Experimental Case Reports