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‘420m people have diabetes’

No fewer than 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, adding that the number has been increasing steadily...

How to tackle diabetes, by experts

Medical experts on Wednesday called for inclusiveness as well as an early diagnosis and treatment of diabetes to reduce the burden on people living...
chef, rice, vegetables

‘If you prefer shawarma, ice cream to vegetables, diabetes knocking at your door’

The Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt healthy lifestyle that would save them from suffering from...
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‘Control of blood sugar reduces diabetes’

Dr Samuel Ovo, a Medical Officer at the General Hospital Ughelli, Delta State says controlling blood sugar and regular exercise can reduce the risk...
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Diabetes drug reduces risk of heart attacks, strokes

A common, safe and inexpensive drug for type 2 diabetes, Metformin, decreases the risk of heart attacks and strokes caused by air pollution and...
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Varsity develops herbal anti-diabetic, anti-cancer drugs

Dr Salihu Ibrahim Isma’il, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University, Dutse (FUD), Jigawa State, has developed a herbal anti-diabetic and anti-cancer drugs. The Vice-Chancellor of the...
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‘Diabetes drug shows potential in treating Alzheimer’s disease’

    A drug developed for type-2 diabetes can possibly be a boon for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a new research published in the Brain Research...
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Diabetes kills only careless people, says Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment. Obasanjo made the statement on Friday in Abeokuta...
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...