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Half of all British men will be obese by 2040, claim experts

Nearly half of all men and more than a third of all women will be obese within the next 30 years, experts have warned. 

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Source: The Telegraph


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No Longer Just ‘Adult-Onset

It found that Type 2 diabetes, a new scourge among young people, progresses faster and is harder to treat in youngsters than in adults.

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Source: International Herald Tribune


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Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children Resists Treatment

Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized.

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Source: The New York Times


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Diabetes: Most NHS costs wasteful, says Diabetic Medicine

The majority of NHS spending on diabetes is avoidable, says a report in the journal Diabetic Medicine.

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Source: BBC News


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Ahmedabad may emerge as diabetes capital of India

Gujarat and more importantly Ahmedabad may emerge as diabetes capital of India.

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Source: The Times of India


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10pc Pakistanis suffer from diabetes

Ten percent of the population in Pakistan is suffering from diabetes, one of the most challenging public health problems of the 21st century and the leading cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world.

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Source: The Nation
 


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Qatar world's most overweight nation - report

Qatar, which has the highest per capita wealth in the world, is also the obesity capital of the world, with over half the population overweight, according to a report in the UK.

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Source: Arabian Business News


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Shift workers 'risking' diabetes and obesity

Shift workers getting too little sleep at the wrong time of day may be increasing their risk of diabetes and obesity, according to researchers.

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Source: BBC


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David Cameron to chair UN committee overseeing development goals

David Cameron has been asked by the UN to chair a new committee on millennium development goals.

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Source: The Guardian


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Diabetes blood pressure control warning

Half of people with diabetes are failing to keep control of their blood pressure, risking "damaging" complications, figures suggest.

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Source: BBC


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