‘Diabetes is linked to food insecurity, and needs coordinated, multi-sectoral intervention’ – University of Pretoria academic
Posted by: University of Pretoria
14 November 2018
Diabetes prevalence has risen faster in low- and middle-income countries over the past decade than it has in high-income countries. Globally, three quarters of reported diabetes cases occur in low- and middle-income countries that are also experiencing mild to severe forms of food insecurity, which contributes to the increased occurrence of type 2 diabetes.