By The Numbers…

hmmm… some extra numbers to chew on.. scary reality – there will not BE a cure unless people understand this disease… even more fuel for me to continue spreading awareness… please help me


1214820_70736742 A little light reading for your Monday. Grab something strong to drink. (If it’s still morning, may I suggest coffee?)

Nobody Wins, but here’s the numbers…

According to the most recent estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 34 million people around the world had HIV in 2010. About one-half were women, and one-tenth were children younger than age 15.

Diabetes? 371 million. Almost 10 times more than HIV/AIDS. According to the International Diabetes Foundation statistics, this number will explode to 552 million in less than 20 years.

Cause of Death

An estimated 15,529 people with an AIDS diagnosis died in 2010 in the United States. 

An estimated 40, 230 people died from breast cancer in 2010 in the United States. 

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

69,071 people died in 2010 from…

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