Martin Kuhlmann explains why a growing number of people are suffering from diabetes and how to recognize the warning signs.
At an age when many would comfortably slide into retirement, 74-year old physician and businessman Wolfgang Kehr is only getting started with his next idea. He's not what you'd call a typical startup founder.
Many people believe that synthetic sweeteners will help them lose weight. But it turns out that one common substitute for sugar actually blocks the function of an enzyme that is essential for preventing obesity.
On a global level, 422 million people are today affected by diabetes. That’s nearly four times the number affected 30 years ago. In Africa, middle-income countries are those most affected.
Dr. Andreas Pfeiffer is the head of Clinical Nutrition at the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) and director of the endocrinology, diabetes and nutritional medicine department at the Charité in Berlin.
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