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  • DIABETES

    Is a chronic disease that occurs as a result of the pancreas producing an insufficient amount of insulin for the body or when the body does not use the insulin produced by the pancreas effectively.

  • DIABETES

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs as a result of the pancreas producing an insufficient amount of insulin for the body or when the body does not use the insulin produced by the pancreas effectively.

Below is an overview of some of the most common effects of Diabetes across Africa according to our research at My Health Africa.

Diabetes

Please See a Doctor As Soon As Possible

Manageable by Medication, Not Curable

1.6 million people died in 2015 due to diabetes, globally, while in 2016 over 400 million people were living with diabetes, worldwide. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when insufficient insulin is released by the pancreas or insulin is not utilized by the body effectively. Some of the symptoms of diabetes include frequent urination, unintentional weight loss, changes in vision and extreme hunger.

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Foods to Prevent Diabetes

Over 400 million people worldwide, are living with diabetes, and this rise mirrors the increase in the number of people who are overweight or obese.

Weight is a risk factor for developing diabetes, making people who are overweight or obese more vulnerable to developing diabetes. Overweightness and obesity are mostly brought about by what we eat.

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