Key Messages


1.Diabetes is an emerging global epidemic.The rise in the incidence of diabetes and pre-diabetes is higher in the developing than in the developed world.

2.The increasing incidence and prevalence provides for a serious burden in care, socio-economically and is overwhelming to developing economies that are unable to finance the costs of the complications arising from this condition.

  1. Diabetes complicationscontribute significantly to the increase in morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease, Stroke and renal failure.


  1. Early diagnosis of diabetes and adequate careimproves the quality of life and reduces the potential complications of persons living with diabetes.


  1. Lifestyle modification remains the backbone of management and prevention of diabetes.






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