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Life expectancy diabetes Elderly Less than 8.5 Years

Diabetics chasing each other with time, if not immediately change the pattern of life. A new study shows elderly or diabetes at the age of 50 years had a life expectancy of less than 8.5 years ago condemned.

A report published by The National Academy on Aging Society showed that elderly diabetasi a lower life expectancy than older colleagues who do not have the disease. At age 60, for example, differences in life expectancy is 5.4 years, while at the age of 90 years, the difference is 1 year. As released by the Times of India on Friday (03/18/2011).

This report is based on an examination of the profiles of an aging society: Diabetes, released to the National Diabetes Awareness Month in November 2010 to coincide. Indeed, these figures show a marked increase in the percentage of seniors diabetasi during the last decade.

Of the 11 percent non-Hispanic whites in 1998 the percentage rose to 18 percent in 2008. Meanwhile, the non-Hispanic blacks, the percentage rose from 22 per cent in 1998 to 32 percent in 2008.

The analysis performed by M. Scott Lynch, PhD of the Department of Demography at Princeton University used data collected biannually from 1998-2008 range, including information obtained from 20,000 adults over 50 years in 1998.


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