Health Ministry: Nearly one in five Malaysians has diabetes


PUTRAJAYA: Nearly one in five Malaysian adults, or 18.3%, has diabetes, says the Health Ministry.

A recent survey showed that an estimated 3.9 million Malaysians aged 18 and above are suffering from diabetes, said its minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

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