This exercise is linked to the article: Diabetes on the rise.
1. Do you know someone who suffers from diabetes? How has it affected his or her life?
2. Discuss why poor eating habits and minimal body movement may cause diabetes.
3. Try to list as many lifestyle diseases of modern civilisation as you can as well as their causes.
4. Read the article carefully; watch the attached video about diabetes and try to describe the complications this disease may cause.
This exercise is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Union poisťovňa.