[VIDEO] What it means to live with diabetes — The Star Co Kenya

  FULL LIFE: Eric at his graduation in 2014. He must set aside Sh12,000 for medication every month. Eric must set aside Sh12,000 every month to buy insulin and other drugs As an impressionable young man straight from form four, January of 2006 was my first month in “freedom”. But then, I started getting continually…

Pakistan to fully integrate non-communicable diseases into the primary health care system — News story by Shahina Maqbool on The News com

Three years after having signed the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Pakistan on Friday announced its intention to fully integrate NCDs into the primary health care system by establishing NCD units at the federal and provincial levels. The announcement was made at a workshop, where health experts had…

MCL staff screened for lifestyle diseases, cancer – Citizen com Tanzania

Dar es Salaam. The Aga Khan Hospital yesterday conducted a health clinic for Mwananchi Communications Ltd (MCL) staff, in a move by the company to promote healthy lifestyles and improve performance at the workplace. The free screening focused on breast cancer for females as well as diabetes and hypertension for all. The MCL management noted…

Develop healthy habits to manage your diabetes

World Diabetes Day is observed every year on 14 November to raise awareness of diabetes. This year’s theme focuses on diabetes education and prevention. Type 2 diabetes is at least five times more common in South Asians than in the wider population. While there is currently no cure for it, people with diabetes can still…

Fasting and diabetes – The Ismaili Org.

Those suffering from type 2 diabetes may be worried about observing the fast during the Muslim month of Ramadan. However, it is possible to fast safely if you are careful about managing your diabetes. A recently study concludes that most people with well-controlled type 2 diabetes can safely observe the fast. The study was published in the…