Diabetes Cases Soar, Numbers Alarm WHO
Individuals who are afflicted with diabetes have startlingly amassed themselves in numbers through the years which has made the World Health Organization question the recent lifestyle of the population at the moment.
A recent registry has been released by the WHO in order for the public to be aware of the escalating figures which have said to have "quadrupled" since the 1980s, according to (e) Science News.
Records initially coming from The Global Diabetes Report assessed the confirmed cases from 108 million to a stockpiled 422 million holding into accountability such factors as density in population, overweightedness and getting old.
The said medical account according to its primary author Professor Majid Ezzati of the Imperial College London, London, UK emphasized that they gave no disparity between type 1 and type 2 diabetes which has become a global public health problem that needs a critical attention. An attention from both
"Obesity is the most important risk factor for type 2 diabetes and our attempts to control rising rates of obesity have so far not proved successful. 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," Professor Ezzati made it clear in (e) Science News as a certain percentage of cases were directed towards the elderly populace who are mostly within the type 2 demographic.
As cited the ailment without a surprise has targeted the populace belonging to the lower echelons of the financial strata which has made the government ever more concern of stepping-up its current medical platform. The government has made it ideal that they will hand in hand with the public act especially that diabetes has rooted itself in countries belonging to the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
Last January, a call-to-arms for the reduction of sugar content in beverages to stop the excess weight in the younger population was brought up in the U.K., according to The Guardian.