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Diabetes burden: India lost 45 years of healthy life per person in 2021

By 2040, Type 1 diabetes cases to increase by 116% in India, says Lancet study


Anoushka Sawhney New Delhi
India will record an increase of 116 per cent in Type 1 diabetes cases by 2040, up from 2021. Globally, the number of cases will increase by 106.9 per cent, according to a study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal. 

In 2021, an estimated 8,423,530 people in the world were living with Type 1 diabetes, with 64 per cent of them in the 20-59 age bracket. 

In India, 818,620 people were living with Type 1 diabetes — an increase of 5.1 per cent from 2020. 

According to the Lancet study, India is among the top 10 countries that

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First Published: Sep 23 2022 | 1:23 PM IST

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