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

One in three of world’s adults with diabetes is in China, WHO reports

Prevalence of chronic disease among Chinese has risen more than ninefold in a generation, far faster than in rest of world, thanks to unhealthy lifestyles, population growth and ageing

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