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World Health Day

The WHO made an announcement about diabetes today:

"If we are to make any headway in halting the rise in diabetes, we need to rethink our daily lives: to eat healthily, be physically active, and avoid excessive weight gain," Dr. Margaret Chan, the WHO39;s director-general, said in a statement from the WHO39;s Geneva headquarters.
"The increase in DM, once a problem of the rich, is now seen in poor/developing countries, probably because of easy availability of cheap sugary foods and beverages. Time to think about that "Mediterranean Diet" (or similar) for both our patients and ourselves."  Dr. David Beach