Developing countries of Africa are vulnerable to the predicted diabetes epidemic, projected to become one of the world's main disabler and killer within the next twenty-five years. This can be attributed to increase in urbanization, which has resulted in a continuous generational paradigm shift of lifestyle from the customary African model to a more âwesternâ standard. Many have abandoned the rural life characterized by agriculture based energy-intensive occupations in search of so-called âwhite collarâ jobs characterized by sedentary lifestyle along with dependence on unhealthy or âjunkâ meals. In a bid to curb the global rising trends of non-communicable the rising trends in morbidity and mortality related to chronic non-communicable diseases.
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