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iru, locust beans

World Diabetes Day: Locust Bean ‘Iru’’, other natural condiments can lower blood glucose, says...

A Consultant Endocrinologist, Prof. Oluyemi Akinloye, has said that dietary condiments and natural products such as locust bean could be used to lower...
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‘Body’s inability to manage glucose cause of diabetes, not sugar, foods’

As the world prepares to observe the World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, medical experts say the condition is not caused by excessive consumption of...

Diabetes: Expert advises Nigerians to embrace regular health checks

A medical practitioner has advised Nigerians to imbibe the habit of going for regular diabetes check-up and reduce consumption of sweetened drinks. Dr Uchenna Iroka...
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Diabetes fast attaining status of mass killer

A medical expert, Dr Sule Bathner, says diabetes is fast taking the position of mass killer, with the ailment causing the death of one...

Skipping breakfast may lead to diabetes; expert recommends regular screening

Dr Adewole Adesanya, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, Kogi State has warned that skipping breakfast regularly pose high risk of...

‘Lack of exercise can cause diabetes, hypertension’

A Dietician, Mrs Sarah Abagai, says indulging in sedentary lifestyle without regular physical exercise can cause diabetes and hypertension. Abagai, who is the Head of...

‘Mango leaves can cure diabetes, high blood pressure’

A Consultant Plant Pathologist at the Herbal Treatment Home of Human Diseases, Orogun, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof. Moses Adeniji, has disclosed that mango leaves...

‘Diabetes, blood pressure increase risk of kidney disease’

  A general practitioner, Dr Kayode Ahmed, on Friday, said adverse medical conditions such as diabetes and blood pressure could increase the risk of kidney...
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‘People with asthma, diabetes, hypertension can still engage in sport’

Mr Brown Ochor, a sport medicine officer with the National Sports Commission (NSC), says people with health challenges such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension...
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Diabetes Association President wants activities of traditional medicine sellers checked

National President of Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN), Dr Mohammed Alkali, has urged government at all levels to check the activities of traditional medicine...