November Blue: Diabetes is a disease of the 21st century & Cedeba warned the director.
According to data from the health authorities, the Brazilian population diagnosed with diabetes increased by 61.8% between 2006 and 2016, and now more than 13 million people are infected with this disease. Celebrate World Diabetes Day on November 14 to warn the public about the risks. "Diabetes is a disease of the 21st century because it is a disease that leads to a series of complications, including cardiovascular disease, due to development and stress, and people are aware of the need for treatment," said Reine Chaves, director of the diabetes endocrinology center at Cedeba. Said. In an interview with Bahia News, experts have pointed out that there is a lack of reports of disease cases, mainly related to the number of deaths. According to data from the Death Statistics System (SIM), Brazil has seen a 12% increase in diabetes deaths between 2010 and 2016. "I still think the data is being underestimated and often die from a heart attack, which is the leading cause of death in people with diabetes, and I have not filed a diabetic death certificate." Reine also mentioned signs and treatments for diabetes and talked about the consequences of diseases such as the diabetic foot.