Next generation of diabetics waiting in the wings

“There are times schools don't allow home food and the kind of food many school canteens serve is rich in calories,” she added.
Dr Chauhan says both parents and schools are to be blamed for it.

follow link Picture obesity and you would think of a person in either their 20s or 30s, sitting in front of a couch, gorging on fast food. Cut to 2016, doctors are seeing teenage patients who are in need of major operations such as bariatric surgery. Obesity has long stopped being an adult problem and the leading cause of non-communicable disease.“We are seeing young adults in our OPD with cardiac problems. The weight gain starts in children as young as 10 and peaks during puberty,” said Dr Phulrenu Chauhan, head, department of endocrinology, PD Hinduja Hospital. Full Story