World Health Organization India

World Health Organization India

Diabetes is a growing challenge in India with an estimated 8.7% diabetic population in the age group of 20 and 70 years. The rising prevalence of diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases is driven by a combination of factors – rapid urbanization, sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy diets, tobacco use, and increasing life expectancy.

Source:
http://www.searo.who.int/india/topics/diabetes_mellitus/en/

Journal Hypertension

Journal Hypertension

About 33% urban and 25% of rural Indians are hypertensive. Of these, 25% rural and 42% of urban Indians are aware of their hypertensive status. Only 25% rural and 38% of urban Indians are being treated for hypertension. One-tenth of rural and one-fifth of urban Indian hypertensive population have their BP under control.

Source:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4011565/

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