Endocrinologist Dr. Christian Bernecker from the HELIOS Clinic in Bad Saarow tells us how to prevent and treat diabetes.
Everyone knows diabetes. Those who suffer from it have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right? Not quite. Time to clear up some prejudices with DW's fact check.
Almost four times as many adults live with diabetes when compared to known figures from 1980. A global World Health Organization report noted sharp increases in cases in low- and middle-income countries.
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.
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