422 million adults living with diabetes, most in developing countries

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422 million adults living with diabetes, most in developing countries

The data comes as the World Health Organisation (WHO) publishes a major report showing that diabetes – both types 1 and 2 – now affects nearly one in 11 people. Professor Majid Ezzati, of Imperial College London where the WHO research was carried out, said: “Diabetes has become a defining issue for global public health”. Insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar, gives us the energy that we need to live. From 1980 to 2014, the Eastern Mediterranean increased its lead over the rest of the countries, from 0.6 percent to 5.1 percent. Diabetes can be considered as the mother of many other diseases, Indonesia Health Minister Nila F. Moeloek said. The number of people living with diabetes and its prevalence are growing in all regions of the world. More than 40 percent of those deaths occur before age 70. “High blood glucose causes an additional 2.2 million deaths”, he noted. In the World about 422 million people have diabetes. The report said high blood sugar levels were behind 3.7 million deaths around the world each year and that Type 2 cases were fuelling the rise. Etienne Krug, director of WHO’s Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, explains the fast rise of diabetes in low- and medium-income economies to rapid urbanisation. UAE health officials will discuss the war on diabetes at a conference marking World Health Day on Thursday, after a report showed the number of diabetics worldwide has quadrupled in less than four decades. By 2014, that number had risen to 422 million – 8.5 percent of adults – reflecting a global increase in risk factors such as being overweight or obese. “Identifying people who are at high risk of diabetes should be a particular priority since the onset can be prevented or delayed through lifestyle changes, diet or medication”. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly which chose to celebrate April 7 of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day. While Type 1 diabetes, which is usually diagnosed in childhood, is not yet preventable, Type 2 can be avoided with the right health behaviors. Coordinated global and national policies are needed to create awareness of the risk factors for diabetes and to improve access to and quality of diabetes care. Sanders thanks Bill Clinton for ‘being my psychoanalyst’ But both he and Clinton have been skirmishing with increasing frequency and intensity ahead of the April 19 NY primary. He cited her support of free trade agreements, vote for the Iraq war, and campaign finances from Wall Street. Many dislike Clinton, but more disdain Trump And among whites without a college education, one of Trump’s most loyal voting blocs, 55% have a negative opinion. Seven in 10 people have an unfavorable view of Trump, including close to half of Republican voters surveyed. Korea unveils homemade missile engine “capable of striking U.S”. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the deployment of a new US missile-defense system to South Korea is going to happen. The new ICBM could be an upgraded version or what South Korean and USA authorities have named the KN-14. The data comes as the World Health Organisation (WHO) publishes a major report showing that diabetes – both types 1 and 2 – now affects nearly one in 11 people. Professor Majid Ezzati, of Imperial College London where the WHO research was carried out, said: “Diabetes has become a defining issue for global public health”.Insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar, gives us the energy that we need to live.From 1980 to 2014, the Eastern Mediterranean increased its lead over the rest of the countries, from 0.6 percent to 5.1 percent.Diabetes can be considered as the mother of many other diseases, Indonesia Health Minister Nila F. Moeloek said.The number of people living with diabetes and its prevalence are growing in all regions of the world.More than 40 percent of those deaths occur before age 70. “High blood glucose causes an additional 2.2 million deaths”, he noted.In the World about 422 million people have diabetes.The report said high blood sugar levels were behind 3.7 million deaths around the world each year and that Type 2 cases were fuelling the rise.Etienne Krug, director of WHO’s Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, explains the fast rise of diabetes in low- and medium-income economies to rapid urbanisation.UAE health officials will discuss the war on diabetes at a conference marking World Health Day on Thursday, after a report showed the number of diabetics worldwide has quadrupled in less than four decades. By 2014, that number had risen to 422 million – 8.5 percent of adults – reflecting a global increase in risk factors such as being overweight or obese.”Identifying people who are at high risk of diabetes should be a particular priority since the onset can be prevented or delayed through lifestyle changes, diet or medication”.In 1948, the WHO held t…
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