Decreasing the Burden of Type 2 Diabetes in South Africa: The Impact of Taxing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
Veerman, J. Lennert
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
Introduction Type 2 diabetes poses an increasing public health burden in South Africa (SA) with obesity as the main driver of the epidemic. Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) is linked to weight gain and reducing SSB consumption may significantly impact the...