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Doctor insights on: How Many People Are Diagnosed With Asthma Each Year

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How many people a year are diagnosed with asthma?

How many people a year are diagnosed with asthma?

Difficult to know: The incidence of asthma (or new diagnosis) of asthma is tough number to actually know. The best guess would be based on the prevalence (number of people who have ever had asthma) and the total population. For children this would estimated to about 120, 000 each year. The CDC is a great source for this information www.Cdc.Gov. The number of people with asthma is on the rise. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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How many kids are diagnosed with asthma in the u.S. Each year?

How many kids are diagnosed with asthma in the u.S. Each year?

Asthma: ~5, 000 people die of asthma attacks per year, ~500, 000 are hospitalized; more than 5 million doctors visits for asthma attacks per year. It is estimated that between 6-8 million children in the United States have asthma. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How many different children are diagnosed with thalassemia a year?

How many different children are diagnosed with thalassemia a year?

Thalassemia: One study estimates that symptomatic individuals arise at 1 in 100,000 throughout the world each year. The number is closer to 1 in 10,000 in the European Union where the disease is more frequently expressed. Currently, there are approx. 1000 patients with severe thalassemia in the US. ...Read more

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How many people are diagnosed with kidney disease each year in america?

How many people are diagnosed with kidney disease each year in america?

Enter an ansDwer sum: ~31 million american adults are living with chronic kidney disease (ckd). The prevalence of chronic kidney disease is increasing: about 25% of the population over age 60 but <1% of the population ages 20-39. The incidence of new cases per year: ~5% of population over age 60 and <1% younger age group. ...Read more

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How many group homes are available to people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia?

How many group homes are available to people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia?

Not sure: This varies from state to state. In ct there is a continuum of services. There is less reliance on group homes and more assisted living arrangements with teams of support people helping clients in various independent living situations. ...Read more

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How many people a year in the us are diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis?

How many people a year in the us are diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis?

Large number : The incidence rate in usa is thought to be 6.8 - 16.3 per 100, 000 persons which can translate to 14000 - 30000 new diagnoses. ...Read more

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What number of people are diagnosed each year with eye cancer?

What number of people are diagnosed each year with eye cancer?

1 in 100,000: One in 100, 000 people get eye cancer each year. There are many different type of eye cancer. See this site for more on incidence of this cancer. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/860751. ...Read more

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What number of people each year are diagnosed with eye cancer?

What number of people each year are diagnosed with eye cancer?

More than one types: You need to be specific about what type of Eye Cancer? There are several types of primary cancer arising in the eye(Retinoblastoma, Choroidal/ uveal melanoma are well known) and many tumros can spread(metastasize) to the inside of the eye(Retinal mets) from common cancers like breast and lung Cancer. ...Read more

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How many people are infected with polio every year?

How many people are infected with polio every year?

Polio: Incidence in western countries has declined dramatically, now to roughly 1, 000 cases per year. ...Read more

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Approximately how many people are diagnosed with Down syndrome in a year?

Approximately how many people are diagnosed with Down syndrome in a year?

1 in 700: Approximately 1 in 700 births is affected with downs syndrome. This incidence increases with advancing maternal age. ...Read more

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How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?

How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?

Few yrs, rare: Benson's syndrome (also posterior-back brain-cortical atrophy) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder start in vision cnter with inability to recognize familiar objects or people. It is a syndrome, because it can be part of another disease, such as alzheimers or jacob-creutzfeld). Mild to severe, 1 to >10 yrs, stable for yrs or progressive disability. First 2 yrs at specialized center is crucial. ...Read more

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How many different children have heart attacks each year in america?

How many different children have heart attacks each year in america?

Not published: I've never seen this statistic published. Here's my guess: there are 74.05 million children (age. ...Read more

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In what ways are kids or adults diagnosed with autism every second?

Statistics: Its a way of rephrasing the statistics. The cdc states 1 in 88 children will be diagnosed with autism by age 8. ...Read more

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How many people re diagnosed with typhus?

Depends on the type: Epidemic typhus occurs sporadically in times of war, famine or rebellion but is not seen as much any more. Outbreaks have occurred in burundi and several other areas of africa. Endemic (murine) typhus is found in many areas of the world including the usa and northern india. There is currently an outbreak in the los angeles area. ...Read more

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How many people get diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

How many people get diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

It is very common: In the us about 235, 000 women are expected to be diagnosed in year 2013. There are nearly one million new cases of breast cancer if you count the global numbers. ...Read more

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How many people are infected with polio worldwide each year?

How many people are infected with polio worldwide each year?

See below:: In 2012, only three countries (afghanistan, nigeria and pakistan) remain polio-endemic, down from more than 125 in 1988. Polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated 350 000 cases then, to 1 352 reported cases in 2010. The recent news notes pakistan is rejecting polio vaccinations due to paranoia that it is tainted by the U.S. ...Read more

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How many people are diagnosed with leaky gut syndrome in the u.S. Every year?

How many people are diagnosed with leaky gut syndrome in the u.S. Every year?

Leaky gut: That is a tricky question because we are not commonly taught about "leaky gut" in allopathic medical training, so it is not a common diagnosis. It is a very common condition in my opinion as an M.D. with certification in Functional Medicine. There is current research at Harvard by Dr Allessio Fasano around this, so it should be more and more recognized by all physicians in the coming years. ...Read more

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