Malaysia has highest diabetes rate in Asia


MALAYSIA has the highest rate of diabetes in Asia and one of the highest worldwide, said National Diabetes Institute executive chairman Dr Mustaffa Embong.

He said there are some 2.5 million adults – those aged 18 and above – with diabetes in the country.


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  • OBESITY can contribute to diabetes, which can then proceed to kidney failure, etc?..

    Posted 2 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • OBESITY can contribute to diabetes, which can then proceed to kidney failure, etc? So what is the Pakatan govt going to do about it? EXISTING GUIDELINES ARE NOT ENOUGH, & MUST BE REVAMPED FOR BOTH OBESITY & DIABETES! M'sian Insight must get the Health Minister to reply & publish his comment..

    Posted 2 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA