By Mike Stobbe
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — The number of Americans with diabetes has increased again — now more than 29 million people have the illness.
That’s an increase of about 3 million from three years ago.
In new report released Tuesday, federal scientists calculated that more than 9 per cent of Americans have diabetes — or 1 in 11 people. The report estimates that about a quarter of them haven’t been diagnosed yet and don’t know they have diabetes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention used a 2012 national survey and other data to come up with the new numbers.
More information from the survey can be found courtesy of…
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