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How to Prevent Prediabetes From Turning Into Diabetes

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How to Prevent Prediabetes From Turning Into Diabetes

Did you know that India has become the Diabetes capital of the World?  Yes, from 11.9 million Diabetics in 1980 to 64.5 million in 2014, India is witnessing an alarming rise in incidence of diabetes according to the International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) fact sheet on diabetes, an estimated 3.4 million deaths are caused due to high blood sugar in the world. Just to be clear, we are referring to Type 2 Diabetes here, which is actually a lifestyle disorder, totally preventable, and mostly prevalent amongst adults. While the onset of...

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WIll I Inherit Diabetes?

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WIll I Inherit Diabetes?

Well, if you keep eating what your parents and grandparents ate, there is good chance you will inherit their diabetes. The primary reason here is not genetics, but lifestyle. We are referring to the lifestyle you have so unknowingly inherited from them that is making you ask this question! Let us get a few facts clear first. Research says that genetics account for 20% of lifestyle disorders, the rest is down to your lifestyle and the environment, of which lifestyle dominates at around 70%. Having said that,  when we speak of type 2 diabetes, it is a lifestyle disorder (Type...

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