Rapid economic transition behind surge in diabetes cases, says study
There has been a 10-time increase in the prevalence of diabetes in urban India over the past 40 years, Lancet study said
New Delhi: The growing prevalence of obesity heightening the risk of type 2 diabetes in Indians, can be attributed to rapid economic transition, movement from rural to urban areas coupled with consequent changes in diet and physical activity patterns, a study published in Lancet revealed.
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