How diabetes treatment is taking toll on Kenyan families

Duncan Motanya

Duncan Motanya (right) with the staff of Diabetes Management Medical Center, Pharmacy and Laboratory (DMMC).

Photo credit: Amina Wako | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • More than 420 million people live with diabetes globally; 4 in 5 of them live in low and middle-income countries.
  • An estimated 9 million people living with type 1 diabetes rely on life-long treatment with insulin for survival.

Diabetics in Kenya have urged the government to regulate the prices of diabetes drugs in the country.


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