A 16-year-old teenager in eastern China ended up fighting for his life after being diagnosed with blood sugar levels 20 times higher than that of the average person.
The alleged cause for his abnormal sugar intake was a daily of of boba tea, among other sugary drinks and food.
A high school student in the Philippines discovered that the Jamaican cherry, locally known as aratiles, could potentially cure type 2 diabetes.
Maria Isabel Layson, 16, noted that the often neglected aratiles (Muntingia calabura) grew abundantly near their home in Iloilo.
New reports claim that South Asians living in the United States have a high risk for cardiac disease.
After a comprehensive review of existing studies, researchers found that South Asians are more prone to develop early diabetes and have high cholesterol, which consequently increases the risk for plaque buildup in the arteries (atherosclerosis).
A dedicated father from Yangzhou, Shandong Province, China, is doing everything he can to raise money for his daughter’s diabetes medical treatment, including dressing up as the British cartoon character Peppa Pig.