By 2030, at least 550 million people will have diabetes- approximately 10% of the world's adult population.
- International Diabetes Federation, 2011
Diabetes kills more people annually than breast cancer and AIDS combined.
- American Diabetes Association, 2009
60-70% of those with diabetes will develop peripheral neuropathy, or lose sensation in their feet.
- Dyck et al. Diabetic Neuropathy 1999