This is now a bigger threat around the world than acute infectious diseases including HIV …
Currently there are 30% more obese people walking the earth than there are undernourished people and this is in the same country that has the undernourished people. I mean this makes absolutely no sense -- how can there be more obese people in Africa than undernourished people but that's what's going on right now.
366 million diabetics walking the earth, 5% of the world's population, and they are chewing through all of the healthcare resources there's no money for anything else.
He quit drinking and stopped the junk food, two changes that helped him drop 200 pounds within six months. Then he had the surgery, and the weight kept coming off.
The joint issues and chronic pain that had been an everyday part of life disappeared—he was able to stop taking six daily medications for all of his previous medical issues—and he decided to amp up the exercise. Just after surgery, he walked a 5K in honor of a friend who’d died from a heart attack.
"My Dad was finally discharged after spending 23 days in the hospital, 16 days in ICU and 7 days in General Ward. The hospital bills, including doctors consultation and medicine came up to about $110,000. Together with the everything else including the International SOS, post physiotherapists, medicines and other things, it adds up close to about $150,000."
--- Brian Halim on the unfortunate event that changed the course of his life recently.
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