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.
To prevent or reduce the risk of diabetes, physical activities such as running is important.
Diabetes can be prevented, and one of the best ways of doing so is by practising healthy eating habits and regular physical activity.
To find out your glucose levels, you could one day pick up a pen with a special bio ink and draw a sensor directly onto your skin.
Some may refer to it as the ‘sweet’ disease because of its link to high sugar levels, but diabetes is definitely not what you would call a ‘sweet deal’.
Being mindful of weight gain when you are with child is important. Obesity can increase a pregnant women’s chances of gestational diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, long labour, labour interventions and miscarriage.
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