A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Diabetes in the U.S. and China
Rates of diabetes are increasing in the U.S. and China, but with very different outcomes for patients.
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Diabetes affects nearly half a billion people globally. As that number increases, so does the cost on human health and economies. Both the U.S. and China have higher rates of diabetes than the global average, but with vastly different costs per person. For National Diabetes Awareness Month, we look at how patients in both countries are affected by this global health crisis.