LONDON (Reuters) – The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled worldwide in under four decades to 422 million, and the condition is fast becoming a major problem in poorer countries, a World Health Organization study showed on Wednesday. In one of the largest studies to date of diabetes trends, the researchers said ageing populations and rising levels of obesity across the world mean diabetes is becoming “a defining issue for global public health”.
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What’s wrong? Why do more and more people having diabetes? The number of people with diabetes is increasingly rapidly and is heading towards 500 million (statistics WHO and IDF). This is a becoming a world epidemic. Who will be the next person affected in your family? Your mother, father, your child? Or you?
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