Know your risks for diabetes and manage them


TODAY is World Diabetes Day, which is marked annually to raise awareness about the growing health threat posed by this disease.

Type 2 diabetes and its complications can be delayed or prevented. This requires us first to know our risks and what to do to support prevention, early diagnosis, and timely treatment. However, the statistics are not encouraging. The latest National Health and Morbidity Survey (2019) reported that 18.3%, or a staggering 3.8 million, of adults in Malaysia were living with diabetes. Even more worrying, almost half of them were unaware of their condition.

Subscribe now for a chance to win your dream holiday!

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month

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!
   

Next In Letters

Social media, a double-edged sword
Lining up their stars
Decision a long time coming
Malaysia urgently needs support systems for elder care
Misinformation about carbon credits threatens climate change mitigation efforts
Great use of comics in learning at school
Dark trade on social media
Green delights her heart
Consider the impact your words can have
Private hospitals rally behind plan for efficient healthcare

Others Also Read