According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis in 2014, in the United States, gestational diabetes may have a prevalence rate as high as 9.2%.
In a recent study published in the Journal of Patient Safety, it was revealed that each year, between 210,000 and 440,000 patients who go to the hospital for medical treatment suffer from some type of preventable harm that result in their premature death.
Hemochromatosis is a condition caused by excessive absorption of iron and in most cases, it is inherited. It has been found that it mostly affects Caucasians. In the United States, approximately 5 in every 1,000 white people have the condition.
According to a recent study, roughly 12 million adults seeking outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed each year in the United States.