422 million with diabetes worldwide

WHO (World Health Organization) has released a report based on a survey of the national health organizations around the world. According to the report, a total of 422 million people were living with diabetes in 2012. That is a quadrupling since the previous survey was done in 1980. - an increase the WHO report points out is mainly due to changes in people’s eating habits, which among other things have led to an obesity epidemic, which is tied closely to the increase in type 2 diabetes cases…