The frequency of diabetes is rising around the world, and studies are showing children are at an increasing risk of developing the disease. About 350 million people worldwide have the illness, a number likely to more than double in the next 20 years.
There is an emerging global epidemic of diabetes that can be traced back to rapid increase in foods that cause diabetes, obesity, and physical inactivity.
Obesity is the real culprit behind the increase in juvenile diabetes and heart diseases among children, said experts. In addition to biological or genetic factors, children are becoming overweight due to modern lifestyle, excess calorie intake in ...
A study has found further evidence that heavy sugar consumption is linked to diabetes and heart disease in children. The research explored the effect of sugar on its own, rather than the effects of calories in general.
Children who experience high levels of stress are more likely to suffer from heart disease and diabetes later in life, a new research reveals.
Here's a look at the importance of lifestyle and medication in keeping your child's blood glucose (blood sugar) levels under control.