‘30,000 diabetics need eye surgery’

Diabetes Fiji trustee, Professor Eddie McGaig, left, chairman of EqualMed Professor Divesh Sharma, CWM Hospital physiotherapist Ashneel Chand and deputy director nursing East wing Raymond St John during the handover of equipment at the CWM Hospital auditorium in Suva on Monday, July 01, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU.

OF the 60,000 people that are living with diabetes in Fiji, 30,000 will need some form of eye surgery in the near future, says College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science at Fiji National University, Professor of Surgery Eddie McCaig. Prof McCaig also said of this figure, 800 would need dialysis. He said those needing […]

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