Diabetes sufferers require regular insulin injections. As youth diabetes cases rise, experts say regular checks and lifestyle changes may prevent or delay the onset of disease. Photo: Shutterstock
Diabetes sufferers require regular insulin injections. As youth diabetes cases rise, experts say regular checks and lifestyle changes may prevent or delay the onset of disease. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Diabetes and its health risks, why cases are growing faster than world’s population, and the medical breakthroughs that are saving lives

  • On World Diabetes Day, health officials issue a reminder of the importance of talking to your doctor about delaying the onset of the disease if you are at risk
  • It occurs when the body cannot produce enough insulin, needed to process sugar, or cannot properly use the insulin it does produce, and carries some big risks

Diabetes sufferers require regular insulin injections. As youth diabetes cases rise, experts say regular checks and lifestyle changes may prevent or delay the onset of disease. Photo: Shutterstock
Diabetes sufferers require regular insulin injections. As youth diabetes cases rise, experts say regular checks and lifestyle changes may prevent or delay the onset of disease. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE