The American Diabetes Association have suggested diabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and AIDs combined.
So, the fact that the number of people in the world suffering from the condition has almost quadrupled since 1980, is very worrying.
In order to prevent this figure rising any more, we thought we would use this year’s World Health Day to help prevent more people developing this devastating disease.
Today, over 422 million people are living with the condition, which is a stark contrast to the 108 million diagnosed 30 years ago.
Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation.
So, to stop yourself developing this disease check out the list below of lethal lifestyle sins that could give you diabetes…;
Eating animal products
Studies have shown that a plant-based diet can reduce your chances of developing diabetes, and has even improved blood sugar control in people who are already diabetic.