World Diabetes Day Tomorrow: New data in UAE announcing cure for diabetes
- Despite the availability of pharmacologic therapies for Type 2 diabetes, the incidence of the metabolic disease continues to rise around the world.
- 537 million adults are now living with diabetes worldwide, an increase of 16% (74 million people) since 2019.
- By 2045, about 783 million people, or one in eight adults, will be living with diabetes worldwide, indicating that current treatment options are not sufficient.
- Additionally, diabetes is not only increasing globally but at a much faster rate in regions such as the UAE, where the population with diabetes is projected to increase to about 2.2 million by 2040 (*further insights in release)