What’s more important to control diabetes: Awareness or money | Data Point podcast

Diabetes is often dubbed a rich man’s disease. But is it fair to call it that in India?

January 19, 2023 11:56 am | Updated June 30, 2023 07:38 pm IST

Data from the National Family and Health Survey-5 showed that, more than the wealth of a person, awareness levels play a relatively superior role in diabetes incidence. But do ground realities support this conclusion drawn using data? In this episode, The Hindu speaks to experts about the wealth-awareness-diabetes link. 


Emilija Zabiliute: Lecturer, Anthropologist, Durham University (Department of Anthropology)

K Srinath Reddy: Physician, Honorary Distinguished Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India.

Production credit: Sonikka Loganathan

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