Today the NY Times is reporting that “New Diabetes Cases, at Long Last, Begin to Fall in the United States.” This on the same day as the IDF is releasing its Diabetes Atlas, 7th edition, which says that worldwide the diabetes epidemic continues unabated.
Okay, so the NY Times article is based on one year’s data. And the Diabetes Atlas is gazing in a crystal ball. But which is it? Time for cautious hope? Or time of redoubling our efforts to stop the spread of diabetes?