Shopper Jessie Koo (seated, right) getting her blood pressure checked at Sunway Medical Centre’s World Diabetes Day celebration in Sunway Pyramid. Looking on are (standing from left) SunMed business development and corporate communications director Nadiah Wan, Chua, Dr Balachandran and Choo.

Sunway Medical Centre spreading the message on diabetes

24 November 2015

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.

Guests posing for a group photo while wearing a blue cap and holding the iconic blue World Diabetes Day circle above their heads. —Photos: AZMAN GHANI/The Star

Healthy start with breakfast drink

23 November 2015

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).

Canteen food should be labelled

14 November 2015

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.

Beware of risks: Idris explaining the perils of obesity and diabetes at CAP headquarters.

‘Reduce childhood diabetes’

13 November 2015

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.

Camp raises awareness on danger of diabetes

15 October 2015

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.

iplkaki270715 1...Amputee Woo Fong Yeng, 64, feeding three stray cats, who are his only companion, at his home at the Bukit Merah New Village in Lahat, Ipoh, on July 27.

64-year-old amputee is in desperate need of help

30 July 2015

UNTIL he was diagnosed with diabetes, Woo Fong Yeng earned a comfortable living as an operator at a printing company.

Ayer Hitam MP Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong speaking to Sakdiah Majid, 57, who suffers from diabetes and kidney failure.

Wee spends about a million in aid for Muslim community in Yong Peng

23 June 2015

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.

When lifestyle measures are no longer effective to control diabetes, oral medications are prescribed. Photo: AFPAlong the line, insulin may be added to better control glucose levels. – Filepic

Medicines for diabetes

26 April 2015

For diabetics who can’t control glucose levels with lifestyle measures, drugs are required.

Diabetic Kit Kat thief gets time

14 April 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: He claimed he stole 47 Kit Kat chocolate bars to pay for mounting medical expenses.

Coffee may be able to beat life-threatening diseases

8 April 2015

The controversial drink has the attention of medical experts as it may protect against some major diseases.

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