Manage Diabetes

Managing diabetes requires daily treatment, regular monitoring, a healthy lifestyle and ongoing education. Family support is key.

November 14, 2018

Did you know: Patients who receive anti-retroviral drugs are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, as some of the drugs cause glucose intolerance as one of the side effects.

As the main focus in Africa remains on infectious diseases such as HIV/Aids, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria, because of their acute nature, there is little awareness around diabetes and its complications and many patients go undiagnosed or don’t receive treatment in time.

 For more information on how to get involved in this awareness campaign, please click on the image below;

World Diabetes Day 14 November 2018

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Sources: World Diabetes Foundation (WDF), International Diabetes Federation


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