[ Nutrition ]

New taskforce established to wage ‘war on diabetes’

The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is growing rapidly in the Saudi population. The conference was held on April 6, 2016 and organised jointly by Hamdard Public School and Hamdard Foundation Pakistan on the World Health Organisation (W.H.O.)’s theme for the 2016 “Beat diabetes” on the occasion of World Health Day 2016, presided over by Dr Sara Salman, head of W.H.O. Diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, death and sudden cardiac death. However, it remains unknown how commonly patients at risk for amputation actually receive preventive measures. Green and colleagues culled data from the clinical trials website for studies aimed at diabetes or conditions related to diabetes. 84% responded that diabetes could be prevented. Towards awareness about this ever increasing disease, World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated every year on November 14.

Adjust your medication or eat additional snacks if you increase your physical activity. No statistically significant differences were detected between the two intervention groups in age; gender and clinical measurements at recruitment. Type 2 diabetes is strongly associated with obesity, itself associated with ready access to food and a more indolent lifestyle. Lobbying groups against tobacco and alcohol were found to be weak, whereas the industries were well-organised and powerful. Odds of adherence increased as participants reported multiple strategies to take medication (2.69, P < 0.0001). The ministry will also improve disease management protocols to prevent or delay complications. - Adolescents should be able to recognise the risk factors for developing T2DM so as to ensure preventative measures and lifestyle modifications can be implemented before the disease progresses. MOH will also seek to raise public awareness on prevention and care for diabetes, with nationwide efforts to make supporting changes to the environment. “The key to winning the war on diabetes is for all Singaporeans to be engaged in the battle. While observational and descriptive in nature, our analyses suggest that evidence-based, broadly recommended preventive measures are uncommonly provided to patients with diabetes, PAD, and limb-threatening tissue loss.

Tags: , ,