Key Facts of Diabetes

  • Diabetes has no cure
  • Currently 285 million people are affected by diabetes worldwide
  • By 2030 an estimated 438 million people will be affected by diabetes
  • An estimated 23.6 million adults and children in the United States have diabetes
  • Diabetes is more common in older Americans and non-Hispanic African Americans
  • According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States
  • 215,000 people under the age of 20 have diabetes
  • About one in every 400 children and adolescents has type 1 diabetes
  • 25.6 million people 20 years or older have diabetes – 13 million men and 12.6 million women
  • 10.9 million people 65 years or older have diabetes

About Us

U.S. Medical Instruments is a technology-based medical device manufacturer located in San Diego, CA. Our mission is to develop, manufacture and market safety-enhanced medical instruments that are both cost-effective and user-friendly.

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 928439
San Diego, CA 92192

Telephone: (619) 661-5500
Fax: (619) 661-0500

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