Type 2 Diabetes, sometimes called the "lifestyle disease", affects over a million Australians.
Now there are concerns children and young adults are at elevated risks of developing it.
Experts say lockdowns can increase a person's chances of developing Type 2 diabetes, amid unprecedented levels of stay-at-home orders and restricted activity.
- Type 2 Diabetes is often linked to lifestyle and eating habits.
- A new European study has found the way individuals control their Type 2 diabetes has worsened.
- Unhealthy eating habits, more screen time, and less physical activity is to blame, coupled with increased stress and anxiety.