TYPE 2 DIABETES AFFECTING YOUNG INDIANS IN THEIR PRODUCTIVE YEARS
- December 6, 2014
Diabetes is one of those lifestyle diseases that many young Indians are increasingly suffering from.
In a 12 year long study conducted in Mumbai and Ahmedabad, doctors found that many young Indians near the age of 25 were detected with Type 2 Diabetes. It is usually caused by poor dietary habits and a sedentary lifestyle and can lead to many health complications if left unchecked.
A recent article in the Times of India highlights how the incidence of Diabetes can lead to complications that affect the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves in subsequent years.
Regular physical activity and a healthy diet are critical for preventing the chances of being afflicted by Type 2 Diabetes. You also need to monitor blood sugar levels regularly as part of this process.
Here’s an interesting video featuring American basketball star, Shaquille O’Neal who talks about his fight with diabetes and says how healthy living, eating right and maintaining his body fat levels have been critical for him to stay healthy.
If you are looking for solutions to help you prevent the onset of Type 2 Diabetes, ensure that you have a high component of fibre in your diet.
Nutrova’s Functional Fibre is a great source of natural fibre and has numerous health benefits that can help promote healthy living.