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WDD: Subsidise cost of diabetic care, healthcare professionals tell government

Cost of  antidiabetic drugs, monitoring devices now beyond reach of Nigerians      (L-R Sitting) Business Unit Head, Novo Nordisk English West Africa, Mr. Jude Abonu and keynote speaker Mrs.

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Diabetes: Why Nigerians are not achieving control

No self monitoring by patients Ignorance by care givers and patients Financial constraints Poor adherence to therapy and several other factors Amidst studies showing that more than 70% of Nigerians

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DICOMAG congratulates new health minister

Urges him to priorities diabetes control  A non-governmental organization, Diabetes Control Media Advocacy Group (DICOMAG) has urged the new Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire to make the control

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WHO warns on dangers of diabetes complications

• Expresses concerns over global rate of antibiotic resistance ABUJA – The World Health Organization, WHO, has warned of dangers associated with diabetes. WHO said persons living with the disease

Why diabetes mgt. in Nigeria needs urgent Govt. intervention, stakeholders speak

• NHO, in collaboration with Roche, holds 2018 WDD Media Round table Round Table Faculty (L-R): Accu-Chek Strategic Account Manager, Roche Products Limited Diabetes Care, Mrs Folasade Olufemi-Ajayi, Regional Sales

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Revelations at Sanofi Diabetes Summit

Experts say it’s increasing fast in Nigeria Majority of patients not achieving control Drugs too expensive due to govt tariffs They came from far and near. From Cameroon, Ghana, Bauchi

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Sanofi Diabetes Summit debuts on October 18

All is now set for the first Sanofi Diabetes Forum scheduled to hold in Lagos on Wednesday, October 18, General Manager and Country Chair, Sanofi Nigeria-Ghana, Folake Odediran announced earlier

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It’s World Diabetes Day

415 million have diabetes worldwide Could rise to 642 million by 2040 More Nigerians down with foot complication Expert advocates structured self monitoring of blood glucose for patients   The

High cost of drugs preventing diabetes control

Patients cry out at NHO Media Roundtable Seek government’s urgent intervention Nigerians living with diabetes today at the NHO media roundtable on diabetes cried out about the escalating cost of anti-diabetes

Vanguard hosts medical team for blood sugar screening

… large turnout by staff It was the turn of Vanguard,  a leading national daily, to host the medical team coordinated by Nigeria Health Online yesterday for the ongoing free

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Blood glucose screening for journalists begins

* NHO partners Rainbow Specialist Hospital, Roche Diabetes Care, Eli Lilly, Pathcare as Nigeria gears up for WDD As part of activities marking the 2016 World Diabetes Day (WDD) Africa’s premier

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Novo Nordisk launches diabetes awareness campaign

… Minister Urges Regular Check With statistic showing that 40,800 persons died of diabetes related-cases in Nigeria last year, the Minister of Health, Isaac F. Adewole, has urged adult Nigerians

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Hope rising for diabetes management

… Daily insulin injection may soon give way to oral capsules   Every day, millions of people with diabetes worldwide have to inject themselves with insulin to manage their blood-sugar

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3rd Annual Podiatry and Diabetes Foot Care Workshop Begins

The 3rd Annual world Diabetes Foundation, Podiatry Institute and Rainbow Specialist Clinic Workshop on diabetic foot began today in Lagos amidst revelations that diabetes is on the increase in Nigeria

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Rainbow Medical Centre organises  training workshop on diabetes foot care

In a bid to help prevent and manage complications of diabetes mellitus, now on the increase worldwide, with Nigeria having the highest number of cases in Africa, Rainbow Specialist Medical

NHO Diabetes Portal opens!

So you have diabetes? You are not alone! Have you been told by your doctor that you have diabetes? This could be devastating news for most people. But you know