ASHVIN (not his real name), age 10, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at seven. His father, who used to work as a safety officer in a private company had to give up his job to take care of his two children after the death of Ashvin’s mother in 2011, due to nasal cavity cancer and paranasal sinus.
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IN conjunction with World Diabetes Day, the Diabetes Association of Malaysia Perak Branch organised an exhibition and health screening campaign at the Sultan Abdul Aziz recreational park recently.
DIABETES does not only affect adults but young children too.
The world is facing a diabetic pandemic of massive proportions, if nothing is done now.
This year’s World Diabetes Day theme is ‘Healthy Living and Diabetes’.
Diabetes symptoms disturb sleep, while sleep loss contributes to diabetes. It’s a vicious cycle that needs to be rectified.
IN CONJUNCTION with World Diabetes Day, Metro Online Broadcast (mob.com.my) spoke to experts Datuk Dr Khalid Abdul Kadir and Dr Shereen Goh on diabetes in Malaysia.
SIBU: The people have been advised to go for blood sugar level checks at least once a year to determine whether they have diabetes.
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