Diabetes: Silent killer in developing nations
Nadhira Nuraini Afifa
Physician practicing in West Nusa Tenggara
During commemorations of World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14 we were reminded that currently 371 million people live with diabetes and another 280 million are at high risk of developing the disease globally. Half a billion people are expected to be living with diabetes by 2030.
Diabetes is a chronic, non-communicable disease (NCD) divided into two main types: type 1 and type 2. Type...
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