A novel study conducted in India
has revealed that people who migrate from rural to urban areas face a
high vulnerability to become obese and suffer from diabetes,
The figures reveal that diabetes has registered a significant rise in urban areas of India from 5 per cent to 15 per cent between 1984 and 2004.
The process of urbanization - migration from villages to towns and cities along with the development of urban areas into the periphery - is associated to the variations in diet and behavior. Read More