Diabetes deaths increased by 35 percent in 10 years in India

New Delhi: Deaths due to diabetes in India has been increasing, the Rajya Sabha was informed by the health ministry on February 7.

It would appear that India is not only the capital of diabetes, but care is so poor that deaths due to the condition is increasing.

The Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that according to the Global Burden of Disease Report 2015, the number of deaths due to diabetes increased from 2.24 lakhs (in the year 2005) to 3.46 lakhs (in the year 2015). “Thus, leading the shift from 11th position to 7th position in terms of cause of death due to diabetes,” the house was told in a written reply by the minister of state (health and family welfare) Faggan Singh Kulaste.

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