Awareness on Diabesity (Infographic)

By on October 24, 2013

Are you wondering what is diabesity? It is nothing but Diabetes + Obesity. This term was coined by Dr. Francine Ratner Kaufman, M.D. She is an American endocrinologist, who is also a researcher, corporate officer, and consultant in the field of diabetes.

Obesity has become an epidemic in present day world. This is the scenario in America and many other countries. According to the 2010 – 2012 stats 35.7% and 34.9% of adult in America are obese respectively.

This is same in the case of children. For every three American children, one child is obese. This rate has got tripled when compared to the childhood obesity stats of 1963. The main causes for obesity in adults are lethargic desk jobs, no exercise, junk foods, stress, etc.

When it comes to kids, the main cause is that the present day children are just sticking up to television, video games, computer, etc instead of playing games. As a result, they don’t have any exercise. And on it, they are eating lots of junk foods. All these things are making them overweight or obese.

Obesity results into type 2 diabetes, heart problems, and many other diseases. Even children are getting effected diabetes due to obesity. In the following Infographic, you can find information on causes of this obesity, simple tips to prevent diabetes, and things to do once a person gets become diabetic.

Awareness on Diabesity

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