Diabetes Association of Nigeria
Isolo General Hospital advocates healthy lifestyle to prevent diabetes
Experts have said that healthy diet; exercise and drugs are germane for diabetic patients to survive. Consultant physician at the Isolo General Hospital, Dr. Oladunni Ogundare, advised diabetes patients to have their own glucometers so they can monitor their blood sugar themselves. Commemorating the World Diabetes Day organised by the Lagos Chapter of Diabetes Association…
‘Diabetes cases may rise to 642m in 2040’
The Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) has said that diabetes cases may leap to 642 million by 2040. It said that people living with diabetes are about 422 million globally. National President of the association, Dr. Mohammed Alkali, who is also the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi,…
WHO backs taxing sugary drinks to stop chronic diseases
At last, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially backed the call for the ‘ban’ or rather placing higher taxation on sugary drinks and fast foods to discourage their consumption.