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Rising global temperatures may threaten diabetics

The World Health Organization estimates that of the 500 million people worldwide thought to have diabetes, 90 percent have type 2 diabetes and the number diagnosed with diabetes by 2020 will increase dramatically. As the ...

Apr 01, 2016
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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health. Established on 7 April 1948, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the agency inherited the mandate and resources of its predecessor, the Health Organization, which had been an agency of the League of Nations.

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