An alarming 27 per cent of Bahrainis have developed type 2 or adult-onset diabetes
, mainly caused by poor diet and overeating, according to a health ministry official.
Rapid social and economic change are transforming China, where more than one-fifth of the adult population is overweight and the country is seeing large increases in such weight-related problems as hypertension, stroke and adult-onset diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is referred to as either non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or adult-onset diabetes
, Type 2 diabetes accounts for about 90 percent to 95 percent of all diagnosad cam of diabetes.
is fast becoming an epidemic and is largely associated with poor diet and nutrition and other lifestyle issues.
A relatively simple screening tool helps determine whether patients who present with adult-onset diabetes
have type 2 disease or latent autoimmune diabetes, according to Dr.
Results from the 2002 physical examination support adult-onset diabetes
as the most important health problem seen in the Air Force Health Study.
Type 2 diabetes - also referred to as adult-onset diabetes
- was once only seen among adults.
A 56-year-old Hispanic-black man with a history of adult-onset diabetes
mellitus was found unresponsive in his home.
Type II diabetes mellitus is also known as adult-onset diabetes
or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Not coincidentally, Mexico has one of the highest rates of adult-onset diabetes
in the world.
During 10 years of follow-up, women who had about half a drink to two drinks a day were 58 percent less likely than nondrinkers to develop type 2 diabetes, also called adult-onset diabetes
The magazine Taste for Life suggests this metabolic roller coaster may increase the risk for adult-onset diabetes
Mostly poor black kids, they marched through his office suffering from high cholesterol, high blood pressure, enlarged hearts, and adult-onset diabetes
that promised to fill their future with kidney failure, amputations, blindness, and early heart attacks and strokes.
The findings predict an epidemic of adult-onset diabetes
will face the health service in the not-too-distant future.