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What causes type 2 diabetes?
Anu Anand explains how eating fatty food and becoming overweight can lead to type-2 diabetes, and how it differs from the more serious type 1. Type 2 diabetes has been called the 'mother of all diseases'. In Sri Lanka, one in ten adults have type-2 diabetes, and another one in ten have early signs of the disease - so called ‘pre-diabetes’. That’s four million people on that tiny island nation alone.