The study used data from 2.6 million of the city’s residents. Photo: Sam Tsang
The study used data from 2.6 million of the city’s residents. Photo: Sam Tsang

Young Hongkongers with prediabetes have 88 per cent risk of suffering from diabetes in lifetime, study finds

  • Rate higher than some other countries, authors of study say, possibly due to genetic factors such as poorer insulin-release abilities
  • Diabetes is 10th most common cause of death in the city, while 700,000 people live with the condition

The study used data from 2.6 million of the city’s residents. Photo: Sam Tsang
The study used data from 2.6 million of the city’s residents. Photo: Sam Tsang
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