“diabetes” Charts

The Deceptive Dessert: Your Favorite "Healthy" Foods »

While we are quick to avoid obvious 'dessert foods', such as chocolate glazed donuts (13g sugar), many of the snacks…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 500
Score: 4

The Economics of Dining »

In 2009, Americans in the highest quintile of household income spent an average of $10,780 on food for the year,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 127
Score: 3

From Divorce to Diabetes »

WebMD recently produced an article that proves the toll divorce can have on one's health. Going through a divorce of…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 71
Score: 2

Can Obesity Be A Symptom? »

While it is no surprise that with increasing obesity, there is an increase in diabetes diagnoses, here are the numbers.…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 341
Score: 2

Wonder why they are called Neglected Tropical Diseases? »

Neglected Tropical Diseases are a group of tropical infections which are especially endemic in low-income populations in developing regions of…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 191
Score: 2

A Utilitarian's Disease Donation Guide »

The Ice Bucket Challenge popularized donating to ALS charities, though even if the numbers of afflicted was weighted for life…

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
views: 142
Score: 2

Young Adults and the Wealthy Among Fast Food's Biggest Fans »

In a demographic breakdown of fast food's most frequent customers, young adults topped the list, presumably due to tighter budgets…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 118
Score: 2

The World Is Going To Need More Insulin »

Diabetes is a growing epidemic, not just in the United States, but the entire world. The International Diabetes Foundation found…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 87
Score: 1

Public Health Issues Be Damned: Fast Food Remains a Staple »

Despite the enormous, and growing, issue of public health in the United States, fast food popularity remains high. Nearly half…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 153
Score: 1

Perceived Nutritional Value of Fast Food Among Americans »

When asked to give their opinions on the health value of fast food, over 3 out of 4 Americans admitted…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 132
Score: 1

Who's getting amputated? »

A study by the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice found that African-Americans suffering from diabetes and on…

Chris Williams
by: Chris Williams
views: 54

A Shift Away From the Dinner Table »

In 1960, 26% of money spent on food in the U.S. was spent on food eaten away from home, while…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 107

The Killer We Are Too Silent About - Air Pollution »

Diseases get a lot of attention in the press, in advocacy, in foundations and donations. But air pollution is a…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 163

Percent Change In Death Rates By Causes Of Death »

From 2000 to 2010, the death rate for Alzheimer's disease increased. However, the death rates for diabetes mellitus, cancer, heart…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 171

In Many States, Childhood Obesity Rates Are Decreasing »

Of the 43 states (including DC) reporting obesity rates among low-income preschoolers (ages 2-4), 19 stated that obesity rates had…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 293

Childhood Obesity Rates are Starting to Decrease »

Obesity rates among low-income U.S. preschoolers (ages 2-4) are finally starting to decrease. After steadily increasing from 10% in 1990…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 437

What We Pay For When Buying Food »

In 2010, restaurants accounted for 34% of the total cost that Americans paid for domestically produced food. Advertising only made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 138

Fast Food is Now a Smaller Percentage of the American Diet »

The percentage of daily calories consumed from fast food among adults (age 20+) has decreased. From 2003-2006, fast food accounted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 119

Increasing Diabetes Gap between Men and Women »

Americans have more than doubled their rates of diabetes in the last two decades. In 1980, 2.9% of females were…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 19

Amputation Rate Declines Among Diabetics »

The rate of nontraumatic lower extremity amputation has decreased for diabetic Americans. The amputation rate remained the highest for toe…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 39