A recent study of the top 35 occupations has found that drivers have up to a three fold risk of getting type 2 diabetes than some other occupations.
It is estimated that there is close to a quarter of a million people in Ireland living with diabetes.
In this unsettling era of Covid-19 related illness, hospital admissions were 6 times higher for those with poor metabolic health and 12 times higher in those that lost their lives to the disease.
While we have all been washing our hands diligently and maintaining social distancing like our life depends on it maybe it’s time to ask ourselves what else might help to avoid illness and boost our immune system.
Many of the people I work with have tummy fat still I hate to talk about it. It’s a thorny and emotive subject, not healthy to obsess about and not healthy to ignore.