Chef Charles Mattocks stops by to talk with Suzanne Malveaux about the diabetes crisis in India.
HINDU GODDESS KALI 'S METHOD OF ELIMINATING DIABETES
A recent report by United Press trust of India (UPI) stated that during the past three years more than 2,500 young boys and girls were sacrificed to goddess Kali in India. Another of AFP's recent reports say: hundreds of young boys and virgin girls are sacrificed every month for the deity Kali. In one case Rama Sewak hacked his eight year old son to death in broad daylight in Delhi because goddess Kali had told him he would come back to life and bring him good fortune. Bloodthirsty Kali is worshipped openly the length and breadth of India. Kali's statue stands naked astride the inanimate body of the Hindu deity Shiva, tongue stuck out with blood dripping from fang-like teeth. She holds a noose, a skull-topped staff, a blood-encrusted sword and a severed head. She is also known as Durga, Devi, Shaktima, Uma and Parvathi in other manifestations. The priest of Delhi, Kali Bari, says that a child sacrificed to Kali ensures a man the birth of a son. Human sacrifices are also made to these gods or goddesses, either to appease them or to ask favours of them.
I thought impotence was the major disease in India.....literally. A few teenage Talibans taking the nation hostage while the army was in hiding.
What's with India. Seems everything is imploding . WO!!. What a tragic end.
Sad end to a story that never was. The Farce That Was India.
This is the tip of the iceberg for us in India. Venereal diseases are rampant and HIV is out of control also.
Strange. In a poverty famine stricken country. Maybe they are sucking too much on coconuts.
Can't be due to overeating as there is too much poverty/famine in India. Must be because of radiation leaking from nuclear plants.
Must be Talibans unleashing some virus.
I heard that indians chomp on a lot of paans and then spit them all over the place. Could diabetes because of the ingredients in the paan?
While the large number of people with diabetes in India is certainly a concern, the implication seems to be that, by comparison, it is much worse than it is in the United States which if completely false. The population of India is FOUR TIMES that of the United States so the per capita rate is much less by comparison.
Wonder how bangladesh compares with india re:diabetes. Comparison would be more apples to apples
Too much sugarcane chewing, i suppose while working in sugarcane plantations.
Then I figure they eat a lot of paans/betelnuts also and spit out the excrete all over the place. Causes tuberculosis also.
Things are either imploding or exploding in India. Blame it on the Talibans.
India has become too big to be able to take care of its people. It is ungovernable and a liability for the world.
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