Do You Know Your Role in Fighting Diabetes?
As World Diabetes Day is observed, the World Health Organisation warns that if left untreated, diabetes can be deadly. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces, it is the major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and lower limb amputation, according to the WHO.
Foroyaa, 14 November 2018
Today, November 14, the World Health Organization joins the international community in observing World Diabetes Day 2018, which this year focuses on "The family and diabetes". This… Read more »
Community members get tested for sicknesses such as high blood pressure and diabetes at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital during the World Diabetes Day awareness campaign led by MaNgema Zuma in Umlazi, South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal (file photo).
Premium Times, 13 November 2018
Do you feel tired, hungry and excessively thirsty all the time? Do you experience blurred vision or a tingling in the feet? Have you lost weight, frequently visited the toilet to… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 13 November 2018
Evidence shows that the risk of developing chronic diseases in adulthood is influenced not only by genetic and adult lifestyle factors; the environment during early life also plays… Read more »
Guardian, 11 November 2018
As the World marks Diabetes Day on Wednesday, readers have been advised to eat healthy, by consuming more fresh fruits and vegetables. Read more »
Guardian, 13 November 2018
The Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) has said that diabetes cases may leap to 642 million by 2040. Read more »
Vanguard, 13 November 2018
Medical experts who gathered at the 2018 One- Day Diabetic Summit organized by Sanofi Aventis have raised concern over the care and control of diabetes in Nigerians already living… Read more »