Grow Fit Blog — type-2 diabetes
The metabolic syndrome is not a disease but a group of factors — increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. The prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome is rapidly increasing in India and other South Asian countries, leading to increased mortality and morbidity.
Lifestyle Changes For The Metabolic Syndrome 6
Diabetes is a silent epidemic and India is the diabetes capital of the world. It is currently estimated that 40 million people suffer from diabetes in India and by 2025, that number will swell up to 70 million.