Dr. Jürgen Homberger speaks about diabetes and the role of food and leading an active lifestyle. He's a specialist doctor for internal medicine, and Medical Director at the Rehazentrum Westend Clinic in Berlin.
Everyone knows diabetes. Those who suffer from it have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right? Not quite. Time to clear up some prejudices with DW's fact check.
Diabetic patients in Cameroon are facing a severe shortage of insulin. Concerns are rising that many could end up dying if they don't get the drug. The government has put the blame on the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Many Tanzanians continue to succumb to non-communicable diseases every year. Despite several health campaigns, the majority get to know their health status when it's too late to save them, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.
Nigerian hospitals are grappling with increasing cases of diabetes. The World Health Organization says millions of people in Africa now suffer from the non-communicable disease.
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