Saudi Diabetes group launches drive to tackle obesity

26 August 2010

The Saudi Diabetes and Endocrine Association (SDEA) has launched a nation-wide drive involving parents, schools, government agencies, and sports organisations to address the problem of obesity among Saudi children, Saudi Gazette has reported. The campaign follows a study conducted by the directorate of health affairs in the health ministry, which revealed an increase in obesity among Saudi youngsters including children less than six years of age.

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