Globesity: Fat’s New FrontierThe Diabetes Site
Although we have all heard that type 2 diabetes is a growing epidemic amongst American’s, this growing disease is no longer the case for only the U.S. With the increase of American culture, foods, and habits crossing the waters, obesity is no longer just a rich country’s problem. From the days where world hunger was a problem amongst poor countries in the 50s, today we have managed to transition from world hunger to world obesity.
Take a look into the growing waistlines of the world, in this documentary, “Globesity: Fat’s New Frontier.” Due to the rise in overweight and obese individuals around the world, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers are on the rise, and many of these countires are not equipped to treat or educate those who have been diagnosed. Let’s raise awareness of the dangers of obesity!