Diabetes sufferers need to watch their diet, avoid obesity and take regular exercise. They also need to keep a close eye on their blood sugar levels and take medicine.
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.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that more kids will be obese or overweight globally than underweight by 2022. Currently, the number of obese five to 19-year-olds is 10 times higher than in 1975.
US scientists have found out that the impaired mice lose a significant portion of their body weight - and not because they eat less. The study's head researcher calls it one of his lab's "most interesting discoveries."
Many of us make New Year's resolutions to get into better shape, maybe by joining a gym or starting running. All too often, we don't last the distance, and a mouse study might yield clues as to why.
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