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Adopting healthy lifestyle key to keep diabetes at bay: Experts

DNJAI82240 | 11/14/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :397 | Health

World Diabetes Day 14th November

Jaipur: With the estimate that every fifth person suffering from diabetes in the world is an Indian, recent Lancet Study published on World Health Day this year reveals that India is among the top three countries with a high number of diabetic population. Attributing the rise in diabetic population to modern life style, on World Diabetes Day that is observed on November 14 each year, to raise awareness and provide affordable care to all, city based diabetes experts emphasise on adopting a healthy lifestyle.
"Overweight and obese people have a much higher risk of developing diabetes compared to those with a healthy body weight," said Dr Mukul Gupta, senior diabetes specialist at Narayana Hospital. "Being overwei
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