Diabetes is spreading alarmingly not only in the developing countries but also wealthy industrial world and now encompassing the children in huge numbers. Medical science now has identified a number of areas including irregular lifestyle, unhealthy food habit and obesity that can cause this silent killer other than the gene theory.
Obama administration has taken up special program to fight diabetes in which the first lady Michele Obama is an active participant.
Dr.A S Mohammad Nurullah Awal is a Bangladeshi physician now working under Humphrey fellowship program with Tulane University in New Orleans. He discusses this deadly disease, its causes and the usual prevention procedures in this interview.