Over Two Million Ugandans Suffering From Diabetes - Study


According to a study and expert opinion from the ministry of health, close to two million Ugandans live with diabetes.

Over two million Ugandans are diabetic according to the government.

  • Uganda:  World Diabetes Day Should Be Wake-Up Call for the Public

    New Vision, 15 November 2012

    Today Uganda joins the rest of the world to mark World Diabetes Day, a day set aside to create global awareness on the escalating health threat that diabetes now poses. read more »

  • Uganda:  Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Diabetes

    New Vision, 6 November 2012

    Recent research indicates that 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes have a form of neuropathy, a leading cause of erectile dysfunction (ED). Diabetes is a condition of elevated ... read more »

  • Uganda:  A Big Behind Can Reduce the Risk of Diabetes

    New Vision, 8 August 2012

    It is a well known fact that women with big bottoms are a favourite for some men. As a result, many women wish for big bottoms in a bid to look more attractive to the opposite sex. ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Masaka Hospital to Host National Diabetes Centre

    The Monitor, 8 December 2011

    Masaka Hospital will be the first of the regional referral hospitals to host the National Type One Diabetes Centre. read more »

  • Uganda:  Gulu Diabetes Patients Receive Test Kits

    New Vision, 4 December 2011

    MEMBERS of Gulu Diabetes Association will have reason to smile having received diabetes test kits worth $20,000 from Orange Uganda Limited to help fight non communicable killer ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Ignorance Increases Rate of Diabetes in Uganda-World Diabetes Day Supplement

    New Vision, 24 November 2011

    Few people go to hospital to test for diabetes, while the majority only do so when it is very late. read more »