DHAKA: The International Diabetes Federation released a report Thursday that said that 10 percent of the global population will have diabetes by 2035.
The report, which was released on International Diabetes Day, said that 382 million people will have diabetes by the end of this year, and that 592 million will be diabetic by 2035, CBS news reports.
Many of those millions will be living in developing countries.
The IDF report also estimates that the percentage of diabetic Americans will jump from 8 percent to 11 percent by 2035.
One person dies from diabetes every six seconds, which amounts to 1.5 million annual deaths.
BDST: 1543 HRS, NOV 15, 2013