Diabetis and High B P of BengaluriansRecently a study was conducted by the Union Health Ministry about various aspects of health condition of the people of the country in various centers. The study had comparisons of similar studies conducted by other countries.
According to the studies just as in population, India is following China in the high percentage of incidence of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure. As gar as India is concerned Chennai and Bengaluru are the leading centers of high incidence in both the diseases.
According to the pilot study, 14 % of Bengaluru population is affected by the insidious killer of Diabetes. The High Blood Pressure rate for Bengaluru is 21% of the population. Both the problems are very high and steps to check this trend is being chalked out by the Union Health Ministry. Let us hope that the health department catches up with the diseases to check the same.