Obesity is among the factors behind an explosion in diabetes cases in China since 1980. Photo: Xinhua Obesity is among the factors behind an explosion in diabetes cases in China since 1980. Photo: Xinhua
Obesity is among the factors behind an explosion in diabetes cases in China since 1980. Photo: Xinhua

Changes to both policy and lifestyle are needed to fight diabetes

With deaths and the costs relentlessly rising, societies have to stop sugar-coating the threat and take lifesaving action

Obesity is among the factors behind an explosion in diabetes cases in China since 1980. Photo: Xinhua Obesity is among the factors behind an explosion in diabetes cases in China since 1980. Photo: Xinhua
Obesity is among the factors behind an explosion in diabetes cases in China since 1980. Photo: Xinhua
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