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How You Can Successfully Manage Diabetes: Learnings from 52 Years

  Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich: Diabetes is Rampant & here to stay -   The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Diabetes Atlas (2021) reports that 10.5% of the adult population (20-79 years) has diabetes , with almost half unaware that they are living with the condition. Over 90% of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, which is driven by socio-economic, demographic, environmental, and genetic factors. The key contributors to the rise in type 2 diabetes include: Urbanization An ageing population Decreasing levels of physical activity Increasing overweight and obesity prevalence But what is important for us is to note that as per the IDF “ It is possible to reduce the impact of diabetes by taking preventive measures for type 2 diabetes and providing early diagnosis and proper care for all types of diabetes. These measures can help people living with the condition avoid or dela