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UK Health: Diabetes is the fastest modern health crisis

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By: Keerthi Mohan

Diabetes diagnosis has more than doubled in the past two decades, making it one of the fastest growing modern health crisis. In the UK, almost 3.7 million people have been diagnosed with the condition, revealed Diabetes UK, a healthcare professional and research charity. Obesity, stemming from sedentary lifestyle and poor diet, is one of the root causes for the surge in Type 2 diabetes patients. Number of diabetic patients have reportedly increased by 1.9 million since 1998 and currently 12.3 million are at risk of developing the disease because of unhealthy lifestyle. According to the charity, one in ten people living…

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