Causes Of Diabetes # IELTS Listening

CAUSES OF DIABETES

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. The audio talks about the causes of diabetes.

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AUDIO

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. How many spoons of sugar is in a can of Cola?
  2. In which is the body not able to control the amount of glucose or sugar in the blood?
  3. The speaker uses a phrase to refer to something that is increasing at an alarming rate. What is it?
  4. Which kind of diabetes causes diseases like obesity?
  5. How many people suffer from diabetes all over the world?
  6. There exists a food that gets changed from its natural state by either freezing it or re-hydrating. What is it?
  7. The speaker uses a term for the growth of cities and towns. Which term is it?
  8. What is something that changes over time called?
  9. Which is the point where making small changes does not make a big impact?
  10. How much money is being spent in present time over diabetes?
ANSWER
  1. 6
  2. Diabetes
  3. on the rise
  4. diabetes 2
  5. 413 million
  6. Processed food
  7. Urbanization
  8. Continuum
  9. tipping point
  10. $827 bn
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