Department of Health Metrics Sciences

August 4, 2023

MS student a lead author for IHME diabetes projections

Lead authors Dr. Liane Ong and Lauryn Stafford, an MS student in the Department of Health Metrics Sciences, recently published new diabetes projections that have been making headlines. Among other findings, their research finds that diabetes cases will rise to 1.3 billion in 2050.

In this video interview, Dr. Ong and Lauryn discuss their article “Global, regional, and national burden of diabetes from 1990 to 2021, with projections of prevalence to 2050,” highlighting results along with future policy recommendations.