The World Health Organization will celebrate its birthday tomorrow, April 7th, with a call to action to tackle diabetes.  The number of people living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with most living in developing countries. Factors driving this dramatic rise include being overweight and obesity.  Stepping up the prevention of the disease is key.

Source:

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/world-health-day/en/

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http://westbridgfordwire.com/exercise-free-rushcliffe-world-health-day-2016/