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World Diabetes Day

20 Nov
To mark World Diabetes Day, Evercare Hospital, Lekki, Lagos, organised a forum to shed more light on diabetes, its symptoms, and preventions, and to offer free diabetes screening to residents, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility
20 Nov
As World Diabetes Day (WDD) was observed recently, health experts have advised Nigerians to always ensure they are physically active. They stressed the need to ensure brisk walking for 30 minutes every day
14 Nov
On November 14 of every year, World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated all over the world to raise awareness for the deadly disease, and each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme that is related to diabetes. It is an important healthcare event that aims to educate as many people as possible about preventive tips…
A glucometer (glucose metre)
14 Nov
As Nigerians join the rest of the world today, to observe World Diabetes Day (WDD), the Endocrinology and Metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON) has warned that over 10 million Nigerians are living with the disease...
16 Nov 2021
As part of activities to mark World Diabetes Day, the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation (OOF) has flagged off a free diabetes screening campaign for 10 million Nigerians across the country.
15 Nov 2021
Ahead of World Diabetes Day (WDD), November 14, medical experts have alerted to rise in diabetes cases and complications.
14 Nov 2021
As the world, today, marks the World Diabetes Day (WDD), experts are worried that no fewer than six million Nigerians - one in ten adults - are living with diabetes, even as the numbers are expected to double by 2030...
12 Nov 2021
Ahead of World Diabetes Day (WDD) on November 14, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), yesterday, said an estimated 24 million people are living with diabetes in Africa...
16 Nov 2017
The Medical Director of Isolo General Hospital, Dr. Akhaboa Godwin, has stressed the need for regular exercise and medical checkup to prevent and reduce the effect of diabetes.
12 Nov 2017
Dr. Isiavwe, an endocrinologist, said the theme should be of particular interest to Nigerians because the country has one of the highest numbers of persons living with diabetes in Africa.


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