Obesity crisis sends diabetes rate soaring among under-40s

Soaring numbers of under-40s are developing a type of diabetes linked to obesity and traditionally seen as a disease of the elderly. A study of GPs’ records found the number of young people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes rose six-fold over two decades.

Soaring numbers of under-40s are developing a type of diabetes linked to obesity and traditionally seen as a disease of the elderly. A study of GPs’ records found the number of young people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes rose six-fold over two decades.

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Obesity crisis sends diabetes rate soaring among under-40s