The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Worry Over Diabetes in Pregnant Women

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

An alarm has been raised over increased diabetes cases among pregnant women. Nancy Ngugi from the diabetes management and Information center says they are concerned because this is exposing the fetuses to death. She is encouraging women to get screened often.

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