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50 million Indians suffer from diabetes

New Delhi: India is among the list of top five countries with maximum diabetic patients in 2009, organizers of World Diabetes Day have said quoting World Health Organization (WHO) figures.

According to them, more than 347 million people suffer from diabetes worldwide.

International Diabetes Foundation indicates that the top five countries with the most diabetes sufferers in 2009 were: India 50.8 million, China 43.1 million, USA 26.8 million, Russia 9.6 million and Brazil 7.6 million.