Shoes Blamed for Diabetic Foot Problems in Uganda
According to reports, 15 percent of patients living with diabetes in the country develop complications with their legs and one in six of those have to be amputated.
Diabetic patients develop problems if they don't take sufficient care.
Observer, 27 November 2012
Diabetes is among the world's most dreaded diseases - it is not 100% curable. Read more »
Uganda: Stranded With a Rotting Leg
New Vision, 4 September 2012
Richard Mugabi lies on a bed tucked behind the pieced-up wooden door of his tiny dark mud-walled room. The 32-year-old resident of Kayunga village in Mafubira sub-county, Jinja… Read more »
Monitor, 19 January 2012
Doctors say that we can live quite well with only one kidney, and some people live a healthy life even when born with one missing. But while bones can break and muscles can waste… Read more »
New Vision, 16 November 2011
People suffering from Diabetes are at a high risk of getting blind. This is according to Dr.Stanley Bubikire, the national eye coordinator, ministry of health. Read more »
According to a study and expert opinion from the ministry of health, close to two million Ugandans live with diabetes. Read more »