The Star (Nairobi)

13 November 2012

Kenya: Children Dying Due to Diabetes

Photo: Phuong Tran/IRIN
Diabetes on the increase among young people (file photo).

Thousands of children are dying annually due to Diabetes. Chairperson of the diabetes management and Information center Nancy Ngugi says these deaths are caused by late diagnosis and lack f or inability buy insulin.

She says they are working together with the Health ministry to ensure health workers are able to diagnose and treat diabetes early.

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