Remote working has become the new normal for many employees. Experts say that work from home culture has made people more sedentary. This has led to an increase in diabetes cases, especially among young adults.
Dr Kausar Usman, Senior Faculty, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, said, “Even after the COVID-19 restrictions are over, companies, especially in some sectors, still have a WFH policy. Perhaps this is the reason for the rising cases. ” of diabetes in people between the ages of 30 and 40. Working professionals must learn a good work-life balance.”
Dr. Abhishek Shukla, Secretary General, Association of International Doctors, said, “Obesity, which is a major contributing factor to diabetes, is on the rise among young professionals. They sit for long hours, eat fast food while working. ” It’s an unhealthy lifestyle.”
Dr. Mayank Somany said, “Diabetes is fast attaining the status of a potential epidemic affecting over 77 million people in India. This is multi-factorial.”
Medical experts further said that youngsters now prefer to do heavy workouts to compensate for the loss of physical activity.
Dr. DK Srivastava said, “This can be counterproductive as the body is suddenly being subjected to high-intensity workouts. Brisk walking and light exercise are the best prescription for a healthy lifestyle.”
He hinted that the recent heavy workout could be the reason behind the death of actors in the Hindi film industry.
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