India is home to 73 million cases of diabetes as of 2017. A haven to more than half the population living with diabetes—understood to be undiagnosed— there is a pressing need to increase awareness and information on diabetes and associated health complications amongst health professionals and the public in order to promote early diagnosis, screening, and treatment.
Type 1, Type 2, and type 3 diabetes have landed India in a sticky situation. So, how high is the country on blood sugar?
Here are a few figures to establish the truth, and also a reminder that you should see a specialist right away if you spot any of the symptoms. You can also download the diabetes infographic at the end.