Surjit: Let’s talk about diabetes

A diabetes test. The second week of November is World Diabetes Week.

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What you need to know:

  • In 2008, there were 1.3 million cases of diabetes in Kenya. This number is expected to rise to more than 2million by 2030.
  • According to health experts, South Asians have a higher risk of myocardial infarction and higher proportionate mortality from cardiovascular disease compared with most other race/ethnic groups in Kenya.


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