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Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus once again proved the increasing incidence.

the Epidemiology of diabetes mellitushas completed In the capital of the VI all-Russian Congress of endocrinologists, during which were discussed the most actual problems of diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. The first report, which was presented at the separately held on may 30 during the Congress of the Symposium on innovative solutions in the treatment of diabetes, was the performance of the member correspondent of the Russian Academy of medical Sciences M. V. Shestakova "Value epidemiological programs in modern diabetology: from diagnosis of new cases to monitor the effectiveness of diabetes treatment".


Results of epidemiology of diabetes mellitus

Today, diabetes is now in third place among the diseases leading to early disability and death. While his "overtake" only cardiovascular diseases and cancer. While the number of people with diabetes is increasing annually. According to scientists, at the moment the number of ill has doubled every 10-12 years.

the Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus the prognosis for 2030, M. V. Shestakov noted that the increase in the number of cases continues to increase at the expense of diagnosing type 2 diabetes. It is the same version of the disease, which is caused by violations of style diet and physical inactivity. In this case, "start" type 2 diabetes literally gets younger every year. DM1, the instigators of which are mostly genetic factors, overall retains about static picture of the number of persons diagnosed with diabetes mellitus.

meanwhile, the scientists note that the epidemiology of diabetes, especially T2DM type, characterized by a significant percentage of undiagnosed cases. According to experts, at present 1 case identified and diagnosed diseases have 3-4 cases undetected. Diabetes is dangerous asymptomatic course of the first stages. Often in this case, the presence of disease is confirmed only in the later stages of the disease. At a time when it can be about vascular lesions 1 and type 2. At that moment, when it can talk about disability.

M. V. Shestakov and his colleagues, speakers at the Symposium emphasized that the only option against the disease is prevention and early diagnosis. Including significant role in this case was given to the work of psychologists, able to adjust the attitude of the society to their own lifestyle. Also big attention is paid to the need for preventive examinations and early diagnosis.