Health DG: Number of diabetic patients increasing every year


PETALING JAYA: The number of diabetic patients has been increasing over the last several years, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general said over the last three National Health and Morbidity Surveys, the percentage of Malaysian adults with diabetes had rocketed from 11.2% in 2011, to 13.4% in 2015, and 18.3% in 2019.

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