Diabetes headlines

Hope for treating AIDS — and diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects approximately 25.8 million people in U.S, while approximately 1.2 million live with AIDS .

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Source: The Washington Post


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Obesity produces diabetes epidemic in India

India is bracing for a massive surge in type 2 diabetes, with credible estimates putting the number of sufferers in the next 20 years at more than 100 million.

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Source: ABC News
 


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Safeguard our children from global ‘diabesity’ epidemic

An ageing population and the highest levels of obesity and chronic disease in the country all work against us in Tasmania.

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Source: The Examiner


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The International Diabetes Federation Organizes the First African Diabetes Congress

The First African Diabetes Congress is regarded as a highly influential event that will raise attention to the health care delivery in diabetes and other NCDs in the Africa Region. 

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Source: Yahoo News


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Kid soldiers for diabetes war

One person dies from diabetes and two more get the disease every 10 seconds in India. Given that exercise and diet can go a long way in keeping diabetes at bay, the government is pulling out all stops to increase awareness about the disease — and it is starting with schoolchildren.  

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Source: The Times of India

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Diabetes to cost money and lives: expert

Obesity will make diabetes the leading cause of death and disease in 10 years and put a heavy burden on the Australian healthcare sector, a health economist says.     

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Source: The Australian


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Australia's Type 2 diabetes dilemma

Research from the Diabetes Council of Australia has found that people living in rural and remote areas are much more likely to have the disease than people living in well-off inner-city areas.

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Source: ABC Radio Australia
 


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Diabetes to cost money and lives: expert

Obesity will make diabetes the leading cause of death and disease in 10 years and put a heavy burden on the Australian healthcare sector, a health economist says.    

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Source: The Australian

 


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Child diabetes levels higher in China than in US, study finds

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found Chinese teenagers have a rate of diabetes nearly four times greater than their counterparts in the United States. 

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Source: Science Codex


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Rio+20 and chronic diseases: a glass half-empty or half-full?

Twenty years on from the original 1992 United Nations Earth Summit, Rio was bustling with an additional 40,000 to 50,000 people attending either the official UN Rio+20 summit.

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Source: The Conversation
 


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