India will be diabetes capital of the world

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By 2025, India could become the diabetes capital of the world, so says head of the cardiac centre at the MIOT hospital in Chennai -  heart surgeon V. V. Bashi who has carried out over 15,000 surgeries to date.

In the western world, 15% of those who suffer from diabetes, also suffer from heart disease, but in India, that figure is 80% so he feels it is necessary to control diabetes in India.

Source: IANS

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