According to the Public Health Foundation of India, India is presently home to 62 million diabetics äóî an increase of nearly 2 million in just one year. The latest global figures on diabetes, released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), has raised a serious alarm for India by saying that nearly 52% (44 Lakh) æIndians aren’t aware that they are suffering from high blood sugar.
There are many causes for asthma äóñ while some are affected with the condition since birth, some only start developing symptoms at later stages äóñ due to changes in the weather and migrating to places where pollution is on the higher side. Seasonal asthma is the kind that happens due to change in weather or during a particular season. Then there is occupational asthma äóñ one that happens owing to exposure to smoke and chemicals that may be due to working in certain manufacturing plants and industries. Wearing masks can prevent this to some extent.