SunMed is spreading awareness on the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications, including sharing information on the warning signs of diabetes, encouraging early diagnosis and promoting a healthy lifestyle to reduce the risks for Type 2 diabetes.
IT is estimated that up to 70% of Type 2 diabetes cases can be prevented through lifestyle interventions, according to the Interna-tional Diabetes Federation (IDF).
PETALING JAYA: Schools should begin labelling food sold in their canteens to indicate their amount of calories and cholesterol, so that students know what they are eating, said Diabetes Malaysia.
GEORGE TOWN: Banning vending machines in schools, hospitals and other public places should be implemented to reduce cases of diabetes in children, said the Consumers Association of Penang president S.M. Mohamed Idris.
MORE than 120 people attended a diabetes camp jointly organised by the Sivasanta Derma Clinic (Temple Of Fine Arts Penang) and Diabetics Malaysia Penang branch at the clinic in River Road.
UNTIL he was diagnosed with diabetes, Woo Fong Yeng earned a comfortable living as an operator at a printing company.
YONG PENG: Although losing her right leg from knee-down two years ago due to diabetes, a 57-year-old grandmother is taking a positive outlook on life.
For diabetics who can’t control glucose levels with lifestyle measures, drugs are required.
KUALA LUMPUR: He claimed he stole 47 Kit Kat chocolate bars to pay for mounting medical expenses.
The controversial drink has the attention of medical experts as it may protect against some major diseases.
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