Monthly Archives: November 2009

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Obesity a Contributor to Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity: A Major Contributor to the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Link to Article| SATURDAY, Nov 21st, 2009 (The Medical News) --The incidence of Type 2 diabetes has increased significantly over the last two decades, affecting both women and men alike. Obesity, often the result of unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, is a …

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285 Million People Worlwide Are Diabetics

Latest Diabetes Figures Paint Grim Global Picture Link to Article |,1004944.shtml MONDAY, October 19th, 2009 ( The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) released new data today showing that a staggering 285 million people worldwide have diabetes. The latest figures from the IDF Diabetes Atlas indicate that people in low and middle-income countries (LMCs) are bearing …

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IDF Launches Action Plan

International Diabetes Federation Launches Action Plan to Improve Standards of Diabetes Care in North America Link to Article | MONDAY, October 19th, 2009 (Business Wire/ The International Diabetes Federation North America and Caribbean Region (IDF NAC) today launched an action plan to improve the prevention, treatment and care of diabetes in the region. The …