14 November 2011
More than 346 million people worldwide have diabetes, and more than 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. On World Diabetes Day today, it is important to note that healthy diet, regular physical activity, maintaining a normal body weight and avoiding tobacco use can prevent or delay the onset of the most common type of diabetes.
For full content, please refer to the source!
Read the fact sheet on diabetes – http://www.who.int/entity/mediacentre/factsheets/fs312/en/index.html
See 10 fact on diabetes –http://www.who.int/features/factfiles/diabetes/en/index.html