The recent study by the Sydney based George Institute for International Health, finds out that by lowering the blood glucose level, patients can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 10%. It also finds that well controlled blood glucose can cut down various other risks of renal disease and cardiovascular risks by 21% and 30% respectively. The study has covered a long period of five years and involved around 11,000 people in various countries.
The George Institute for International Health reports that populations in rural India may be set for an epidemic of diabetes.
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