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revised July 26, 2007

Seniors' Health Report 2006

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  • In 2003, 14% of seniors living in Peel reported that they had diabetes, as diagnosed by a health-care professional.

  • Hospitalization rates for diabetes increased by age up to 79 years of age for both females and males in Peel, although the highest age-specific rate was among males 85 years of age and older.

  • In Peel, diabetes was the fourth leading cause of death among male seniors and the fifth leading cause of death among female seniors in 2001.

Diabetes (PDF 6 pages, 297KB)

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