Ensuring the optimal care of the many people with diabetes who fast during Ramadan is crucial. Peer support is an important element, complementing medical consultations with healthcare professionals.
The prevalence of obesity has doubled in 73 countries around the world. In children the prevalence of obesity rose from 4% in 1980 to 8% in 2015. Childhood obesity is associated with an increased risk of multiple metabolic disorders, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, as well as premature death, in
“Is sugar toxic? Could it be the cause of type 2 diabetes?” In order to answer this question, we must define “toxic”, which is “the degree to which a substance can damage an organism”.