New risk factors for obesity and diabetes: Environmental chemicals

  title={New risk factors for obesity and diabetes: Environmental chemicals},
  author={Ja Young Jeon and Kyoung Hwa Ha and Dae Jung Kim},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes investigation},
The global prevalence of diabetes and associated metabolic diseases has increased dramatically in recent decades. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 382 million people worldwide have diabetes (8.3% of adults), and that 592 million people (10% of adults) will have diabetes in 2035. The estimated population with diabetes is greater in the Western Pacific than other regions. In Korea, the prevalence of diabetes is 12.4%, or an estimated 4.01 million people. Type 2 diabetes… CONTINUE READING
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