06/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Asia Copes With Diabetes Crisis

New research suggests diabetes is becoming a global problem, with more than 60% of all cases likely to occur in Asia.

A study in the Journal of the American Medicine Association shows those hit in Asia are younger and less likely to be overweight than those in the West. The study says numbers worldwide could grow by a third by 2025, with low and middle income countries worst hit.

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