How we Die: Then and Now – Comparing the Causes of Death in 1900 vs. 2010
Posted on 6 September 2014
In the 1900s coroners did not report any deaths from diabetes related complications and Alzheimer’s was not classified as a disease. While in 2010, 8% of the population succumbed to Diabetes and Alzheimer’s.
Read more about the ‘The Burden of Disease and the Changing Task of Medicine’ at The New England Journal of Medicine