POP­U­LA­TION GROUP

Men's Health (South Africa) - - HEALTH + WELLNESS -

Di­a­betes is the num­ber one cause of nat­u­ral death for In­di­ans and coloureds in South Africa. A 2012 study con­ducted in Bel­lville, in the Western Cape, and pub­lished in the SA Med­i­cal Jour­nal, found a 26.3% preva­lence of type 2 di­a­betes in the sam­ple – one of the high­est in the world.

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