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UK: Number of Type 2 Diabetics Tripled in Twenty Years

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1
UK: Number of Type 2 Diabetics Tripled in Twenty Years

The number of people suffering from type 2 diabetes went from 700,000 to 2.8 million in the UK - in only twenty years. Along with it came a doubling of the obesity rate, and there seems to be no end to this in sight:

BBC News: Type 2 Diabetes Numbers Treble, Cardiff University Finds

Arguably, the main culprit in the twin epidemic of type 2 diabetes and obesity is the increased proportion of sugar and other carb-rich junk in the diet. Focus on reducing that, and the epidemic could halt, or even reverse, as is the case for many individuals already.


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