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Body Talk 25/9/19

Record numbers of young adults are being diagnosed with diabetes because of the obesity epidemic. 1 in 8 new  cases are now in the 18-40 age group and these people are more likely to be overweight. They are also more likely to be affected by heart attacks and strokes. These are no longer middle aged diseases.

The 18-40 age group contracting diabetes is now a third higher than in 2000.Young onset diabetes is especially aggressive and requires strong medication. Doctors are even recommending that they be put on statins.

It’s a public health time bomb that is getting worse, and the government should be tasking strong measures to curb it. Nearly three quarters of young adults in the survey that was conducted showed that they had high cholesterol. Every child’s BMI should be monitored whilst at school to avoid contracting the disease. Obesity is one of the main links to type 2 diabetes and id the obesity crisis is managed, then diabetes will be too.

NHS data shows that the levels of diabetes have reached their highest levels with over 200,000 sufferers now officially diagnosed. The condition can lead to heart attacks, blindness and strokes.

Almost a quarter of the world’s population will be obese in the next 30 years according to researchers, so it’s vital that we all act now to stop it progressing further.

Body Talk 25/9/19

Record numbers of young adults are being diagnosed with diabetes because of the obesity epidemic. 1 in 8 new  cases are now in the 18-40 age group and these people are more likely to be overweight. They are also more likely to be affected by heart attacks and strokes. These are no longer middle aged diseases.

The 18-40 age group contracting diabetes is now a third higher than in 2000.Young onset diabetes is especially aggressive and requires strong medication. Doctors are even recommending that they be put on statins.

It’s a public health time bomb that is getting worse, and the government should be tasking strong measures to curb it. Nearly three quarters of young adults in the survey that was conducted showed that they had high cholesterol. Every child’s BMI should be monitored whilst at school to avoid contracting the disease. Obesity is one of the main links to type 2 diabetes and id the obesity crisis is managed, then diabetes will be too.

NHS data shows that the levels of diabetes have reached their highest levels with over 200,000 sufferers now officially diagnosed. The condition can lead to heart attacks, blindness and strokes.

Almost a quarter of the world’s population will be obese in the next 30 years according to researchers, so it’s vital that we all act now to stop it progressing further.

Body Talk 25/9/19

Record numbers of young adults are being diagnosed with diabetes because of the obesity epidemic. 1 in 8 new  cases are now in the 18-40 age group and these people are more likely to be overweight. They are also more likely to be affected by heart attacks and strokes. These are no longer middle aged diseases.

The 18-40 age group contracting diabetes is now a third higher than in 2000.Young onset diabetes is especially aggressive and requires strong medication. Doctors are even recommending that they be put on statins.

It’s a public health time bomb that is getting worse, and the government should be tasking strong measures to curb it. Nearly three quarters of young adults in the survey that was conducted showed that they had high cholesterol. Every child’s BMI should be monitored whilst at school to avoid contracting the disease. Obesity is one of the main links to type 2 diabetes and id the obesity crisis is managed, then diabetes will be too.

NHS data shows that the levels of diabetes have reached their highest levels with over 200,000 sufferers now officially diagnosed. The condition can lead to heart attacks, blindness and strokes.

Almost a quarter of the world’s population will be obese in the next 30 years according to researchers, so it’s vital that we all act now to stop it progressing further.

Body Talk 25/9/19

Record numbers of young adults are being diagnosed with diabetes because of the obesity epidemic. 1 in 8 new  cases are now in the 18-40 age group and these people are more likely to be overweight. They are also more likely to be affected by heart attacks and strokes. These are no longer middle aged diseases.

The 18-40 age group contracting diabetes is now a third higher than in 2000.Young onset diabetes is especially aggressive and requires strong medication. Doctors are even recommending that they be put on statins.

It’s a public health time bomb that is getting worse, and the government should be tasking strong measures to curb it. Nearly three quarters of young adults in the survey that was conducted showed that they had high cholesterol. Every child’s BMI should be monitored whilst at school to avoid contracting the disease. Obesity is one of the main links to type 2 diabetes and id the obesity crisis is managed, then diabetes will be too.

NHS data shows that the levels of diabetes have reached their highest levels with over 200,000 sufferers now officially diagnosed. The condition can lead to heart attacks, blindness and strokes.

Almost a quarter of the world’s population will be obese in the next 30 years according to researchers, so it’s vital that we all act now to stop it progressing further.

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