How to tackle diabetes safely

Exercise and a change of diet can be just as effective in preventing the onset of diabetes as drugs being administered to people at high risk of developing the disease, according to medical professionals.

2nd June, 2007

Exercise and a change of diet can be just as effective in preventing the onset of diabetes as drugs being administered to people at high risk of developing the disease, according to medical professionals.

An estimated 1.1 million people died of diabetes last year worldwide and diabetes deaths are likely to rise by 50 per cent in the next ten years.

The disease, which has been classified as an epidemic by the World Health Organisation, has two...

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