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UniAbuja Begins Master’s Degree In Diabetes Education

As part of efforts to address the growing burden of diabetes in Nigeria, the  University of Abuja has announced the commencement of a new Master’s degree programme  in Diabetes Education.

Learn about diabetes – DICOMAI urges Nigerians

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2022 World Diabetes Day (WDD) on November 14, a non-governmental organization, Diabetes Control Media Advocacy Initiative (DICOMAI) has urged

Doctors raise alarm over high rate of hernia, diabetes in Abia

Medical doctors have decried the high rate of hernia, diabetes and high blood pressure in Abia communities. They also expressed concern over the rising cases of eye-related diseases, and called

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Diabetes in Nigeria projected to rise to 8m by 2045 – Report

The number of people living with diabetes is expected to grow over 100 per cent in Africa with the prevalence of the disease in Nigeria  projected to rise to eight

 World Diabetes Day: DICOMA-I expresses concern over rising cost of drugs, devices  

says many patients can no longer control their condition As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2021 World Diabetes Day (WDD) on November 14, a non-governmental

WHO prioritizes access to diabetes, cancer treatments in new Essential Medicines Lists  

Says high prices and low availability still a major barrier for patients’ access to new and old medicines                   World  Health Organisation

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Roche launches Accu-Chek Instant, new blood glucose monitoring device

No set-up required, just insert a strip, apply a small blood sample and have instant clarity with the intuitive target range indicator Easy-edge test strips with a wide dosing area

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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

Delta, Sanofi, partner on diabetes, hypertension management

To help address the growing incidence of diabetes and hypertension in Nigeria, the Delta State Government and multinational pharmaceutical company, Sanofi Aventis yesterday (October 22) signed an agreement to ensure

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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Experts advocate comprehensive NHIS cover for diabetes

as Sanofi  Summit ends Experts at the one-day Diabetes Summit organized by Sanofi Aventis, a global biopharmaceutical healthcare company focused on human health on Wednesday October 17, have advocated a

Experts storm Lagos for Sanofi Diabetes Summit

Top endocrinologists and other experts in the management of diabetes around the world are expected to converge in Lagos next week for the second edition of the Diabetes Summit organized

World Diabetes Day: New IDF report reveals continued increase

Estimate shows 1 in 11 adults now live with diabetes – 10 million more cases than in 2015 Sanofi leads campaign in Nigeria with special walk, capacity building workshop for

FG, WDF set up 390 diabetes clinics nationwide

Sanofi holds diabetes summit The Federal Government said today it has, in partnership with the World Diabetes Federation (WDF), established about 390 diabetes clinics in different parts of the country

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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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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

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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

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

Viagra could reduce risk of heart attack, new study shows

  Research shows it can save patients from heart attack Study of 6,000 diabetic patients reveals those taking the pill had less heart incidents than those who didn’t Cuts heart

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

US-based hospital to build diabetes facilities across Nigeria

…To train Nigerian doctors on diabetes treatment Hope may soon come the way of diabetes patients in Nigeria as a US-based hospital, PreHab Diabetes Services, has pledged to build hospitals

Diabetes patients must be involved in their own management – Olufemi-Ajayi

People living with diabetes must be involved in the management of their condition to be able to achieve good control of their blood sugar and prevent the numerous complications associated

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Diabetes epidemic looms in Nigeria – Health Minister

… NMA says over 2m people are diabetic in the country ABUJA: Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole yesterday decried the growing rate of diabetes in the country, saying the

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