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Type 2 diabetes

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Award winning epidemiologist K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD says we are winning the battle but losing the war in the fight against type 2 diabetes. In the US rates of complications in type 2 diabetes are declining because of improvements in care. However, since 1980 the prevalence of diabetes is increasing so the overall number of people in the health system with complications in type 2 diabetes has risen. Diabetes is now the leading cause of rising costs in healthcare. 
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