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Beginner’s Guide to a Diabetic Diet – The Plate Method

Today, an estimated 347 million people worldwide are diabetic, according to the World Health Organisation. In 1985, the number was at 30 million. That’s a 317 million increase over 2 decades, which is staggering if you really think about it. Closer to home, 58% of new dialysis patients in Malaysia in 2009 were diabetics. Diabetes …

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6 Important Points about Diabetes that You Should Know

At the moment, about 2.6 million Malaysians are affected by diabetes. And no, it’s not just the oldies who are getting the disease. Diabetes amongst the 30-somethings is spiking, with numbers from 2006 almost doubling amongst the 30 to 39 age group. Out of these numbers, only half of them are diagnosed. Diabetes is a …

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