Innovative treatments for diabetes have improved the outcome of the disease, but the number of diabetics in Malaysia is on the upward trend. — Filepic When it comes to diabetes, the first thought that comes to mind is sugar.Yes, sugar does play an important part in this disease, but there is a lot more to this chronic condition. Already a subscriber? Log in. Start your ads-free experience now Monthly Plan RM13.90/month Subscribe Annual Plan RM12.33/month Billed as RM103.60/year Subscribe 1 month Free Trial For new subscribers only Subscribe Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards. Related stories:Foot ulcers cost the most among all diabetic complicationsWhen dogs and their owners share the risk of diabetes Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience! Tags / Keywords: Diabetes , non-communicable diseases , diet , dental heath Found a mistake in this article? Report it to us. What is the issue about? Spelling and grammatical error Factually incorrect Story is irrelevant This field is mandatory This field is mandatory Email (optional) Please enter valid email. Report issue Report issue Cancel Invalid captcha response. Please re-try again. Thank you for your report!