Approximately 425 million adults (20-79 years) were living with diabetes; by 2045 this will rise to 629 million (source:www.idf.org).
The glycemic index is a number associated with the carbohydrates in a particular type of food that indicates the effect of these carbohydrates on a person's blood glucose. A value of 100 represents the standard, an equivalent amount of pure glucose. (source:wikipedia.org)
Low less than 55
Medium between 55 and 69
High greater than 69