Number of diabetics in Malaysia alarming


KUALA LUMPUR: An alarming 3.6 million adults are estimated to be affected by diabetes in Malaysia, according to the Obesity Prevention Council President, Jong Koi Chong.

Jong said the number was very high and has put Malaysia as the number one country in Asean for having the highest number of diabetics and sixth in the western pacific region.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month
RM5/month

Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

diabetes , Malaysia , disease

   

Next In Nation

Teenager found dead at Broga Hill after going missing
Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognise a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens
Man killed by lightning in Sungai Petani
Zahid arrives in Beijing, last stop in official China trip
Nine out of 10 fires in Perlis are open burning cases, says Bomba
Ministry to finalise study on elevated autonomous rapid transit system by August, says Johor exco member
'Why must we register with Budi when there's Padu?' MP asks govt
Chef Wan apologises for Aishwarya Rai dress post
Barber claims trial to armed robbery charge
Health Ministry bans sales of Everest fish curry masala, MDH curry powder

Others Also Read